Amateur UK MMA team announced for 2015 IMMAF European Championships

The Amateur UK MMA team has been announced for the 2015 IMMAF European Championships of Amateur MMA following try-outs which have taken place over the past few months.

The 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships will take place in Birmingham, England from 19–22 November 2015 at the Walsall Sports Centre at the University of Wolverhampton.

James Duckett (silver medal), Carl Burton (bronze medal), Aiden James and Amy Omara (participants) are all returning following participation in the 2014 IMMAF World Championships. Also re-entering is Ross Gallagher, who was selected to represent the UK for this year’s World Championships but was forced to withdraw due to injury.

See below for the full UK Amateur MMA team for the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships:

Men’s Flyweight: -56.7 kg (125 lbs)

Name: Warren Mason

Age:  20

Hometown: Doncaster

Gym: The Unit

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 5-4-0

Name: Jake Bond

Age: 24

Hometown:  Leigh

Gym:  Team Colosseum

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 6-4-0

Men’s Bantamweight – 61.2kg (135lb)

Name: Carl Burton

Age: 27

Hometown: Cheshire

Gym: 12 Gauge MMA

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 8-3-0

Name: Josh Neal

Age: 21

Hometown:

Gym: Warriors MMA

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 6-4-0

Men’s Featherweight -65.8 kg (145 lbs)

Name: Aidan James

Age: 21

Hometown: Swansea

Gym: Chris Rees Academy

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 6-1-0

Name: Manny Akpan

Age: 22

Hometown: Manchester

Gym: SBG

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 5-0-0

Men’s Lightweight: -70.3 kg (155 lbs)

Name: Ross Gallagher

Age: 29

Hometown: Corby

Gym: Siam Gym

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 14-7-0

Name: Jack Shore

Age: 20

Hometown: Gwent

Gym: Tillery Combat

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 8-0-0

Men’s Welterweight: -77.1 kg (170 lbs)

Name: Hardeep Rai

Age:  19

Hometown: Hounslow

Gym: Carlson Gracie

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 2-0-0

Name: Tom Mowle

Age: 21

Hometown: Chelmsford

Gym: BKK

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 2-1-0

Men’s Middleweight: -83.9 kg (185 lbs)

Name: Tom Crosby

Age:  27

Hometown: West Yorkshire

Gym:  AVT MMA

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 7-3-0

Name: James Duckett

Age:  24

Hometown: Manchester

Gym:  Predators

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 11-4-0

Men’s Light Heavyweight: -93.0 kg (205 lbs)

Name: Matthew Findlay

Age:  27

Hometown: London

Gym: Team Titan

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 4-1-0

Name: Danny Dutch

Age: 32

Hometown: Liverpool

Gym: Next Generation

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 2-1-0

Men’s Heavyweight: -120.2 kg (265 lbs)

Name: Jack Burton

Age: 19

Hometown: Chelmsford

Gym: BKK

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 3-1-0

Name: Shawn Kenny

Age:  29

Hometown: Liverpool

Gym: Next Generation

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 3-1-0

Women’s Strawweight: -52.2 kg (115 lbs)

Name: Polly Beauchamp

Age:  28

Hometown: Wiltshire

Gym: Trojan Free Fighters

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 2-1-0

Name: Amy O’Mara

Age: 27

Hometown: Cheshire

Gym: 12 Gauge MMA

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 4-1-0

Women’s Flyweight: -56.7 kg (125 lbs)

Name: Wendy McKenna

Age: 35

Hometown: Chelmsford

Gym: BKK

Verified Amateur MMA Record: 2-2-0

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