We head to North West England for this instalment of Prospect Profiles by Brad MMA, in particular, the county of Merseyside.
Merseyside is now hailed for its fighting brawn. In recent years it has been propelled by names such as UFC title challenger Darren Till, Cage Warriors’ fan favourite Paddy Pimblett, boxing star Tony Bellew and once Cage Warriors champion and UFC newcomer Molly McCann. With notable names like that being produced on a somewhat regular basis, it is clear to see why there is a certain buzz in the fighting world around the talent that has recently emerged from the area. Continue reading “Prospect Profiles by Brad MMA: Liam Gittins”
Ireland seems to be breeding prosperous MMA talent by the dozens these days. When scrutinising the last 5 years (avoiding the obvious household names such as Crumlin native Conor McGregor, adopted Irish son Artem Lobov and fighter turned celebrity Paddy Holohan) it is clear to see why in the grand, ever-expanding world of MMA, that Ireland is among the leaders for talent production. Continue reading “Prospect Profile by Brad MMA: Andreeas Binder – “I see myself as a World Champion in 5 years. By the end of this year, many people will know who I am””
Northern Ireland is quickly becoming the newest hotbed for European talent. With names such as ex-UFC lightweight “Stormin” Norman Parke (now signed to the Bellator ranks), undefeated prospect James Gallacher and BAMMA’s Rhys McKee, it most certainly confirms Northern Ireland is breeding a certain style of surging MMA stardom.
Continue reading “Prospect Profile by Brad MMA: Belfast’s Ciaran Mulholland – “I have always strived to make something of myself. I believe I can do that with this sport.””
Since coming off the back of two straight losses, Michael “The Count” Bisping has toyed with the idea of one final fight in front of his home fans. However, yesterday on his Believe You Me podcast, the former UFC middleweight champion announced that he has officially retired from the sport following more complications with his eye. Continue reading “Profile: A Look Back At The Career Of Michael Bisping”
At UFC 224 in Brazil, Amanda Nunes will have a new challenger for her crown in Raquel Pennington. Prior to the event, we’re going to dive in and look at the lady we know as Raquel “Rocky” Pennington. Continue reading “Profile: A Closer Look At UFC 224 Challenger, Raquel Pennington”
On April 13th, Heinrich “Ricky Scraps” Wassmer faces his toughest opponent yet in Michael Reyes at Combate Americas – Combate Estrellas 1 card. Prior to the fight, I decided to take a look at the life of Wassmer and see what made him the fighter he is today. Continue reading “Profile: Heinrich Wassmer, One To Watch At Combate Americas”
Combate Americas has gained a great fighter in Chase “El Guero” Gibson. On April 13th in his hometown Los Angeles, Gibson faces his toughest opponent yet in Rafa Garcia (5-0 pro. record) , at Combate Americas Combate Estrellas 1. Prior to the fight I caught up with “El Guero” to find out about his life before MMA, and to give you an insight on the life and mindset of one of L.A’s hottest prospects. Continue reading “Profile: Chase Gibson, Road To Combate Americas”
Junior “Baby” Albini was born in Paranagua, Brazil on March 15th, 1991. Not coming from a wealthy background, Albini and his family did not have an easy life. Continue reading “Profile: A Closer Look At Junior Albini”