BAMMA has always been one of the most visible UK MMA promotions, thanks to it’s UK TV deals, and now the promotion is set to find a new home on Freeview and Satellite channel, DAVE commencing with their next event BAMMA29.
UKTV’s leading entertainment channel Dave will exclusively air Live MMA World Title Fight, set to take place live from BAMMA29 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham on 12 May.
Two world title fights top-off an action-packed card headlined by Heavyweights – UK’s Brett ‘The Spartan’ McDermott Vs Germany’s Ruben ‘The Viking’ Wolf – live. Dave’s live coverage of the evening’s events from 9pm – 11pm.
All the action and commentary across the evening will be led by seasoned MMA presenter Andy Shepherd alongside main pundit, former WBA Heavyweight Champion David Haye. Each clash will be made up of 3 x 5 minute rounds with 60 second breaks between.
The co-main event will be MMA World Middleweight championship fight, between Yannick ‘Black Mamba’ Bahati and Matt ‘Farmer Boy’ Hallam. Former MMA professional Paddy Holohan and actor/comedian and MMA fan Tom Davis will also present some of the action across the evening at BAMMA29.
Dave general manager Steve North, said,
Mixed martial arts is growing in popularity and appeals to a young and highly engaged audience which is perfect for Dave. David Haye is a familiar face for Dave viewers after we showed his comeback fight last year and we’re delighted to have him back for Live MMA World Title Fight.
David Green, BAMMA CEO said,
We are delighted to be partnering with Dave and to continue bringing MMA fans the very best in British Mixed Martial Arts. MMA is one of the most exciting live sports in the world and fans now get the opportunity to watch all the BAMMA action on one of the UK’s best loved channels.