Imavov suffers VISA issues, McGann now faces Lapilus at BAMMA 23


Dagir Imavov has suffered visa issued leading up to his BAMMA debut against Jack McGann in two weeks time and has been removed from the card. BAMMA has confirmed today that Damien Lapilus  will now face McGann at the Barclaycard Arena in two weeks time.

Damien Lapilus (11-5-1-1 MMA) has fought for multiple promotions across Europe and has faced notable names like Mickael Lebout and Joseph Duffy. Coming off a KO win last July against Martin Avetisyan, Lapilus is also the brother of UFC fighter Taylor Lapilus.

BAMMA 23 : Night of Champions will be held on 14 November 2015, at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. The event will host four BAMMA world title fights.

With this fight shuffle, BAMMA 23 now looks like this.

Main Card (Spike TV)

Thomas Denham vs. Ruben Wolf – for the interim BAMMA World Heavyweight title
Ed Arthur (c) vs. Shay Walsh – for the BAMMA World Bantamweight title
Gavin Sterritt vs. Martin Stapleton – for the vacant World BAMMA lightweight title.
Rany Saadeh (c) vs. Shajidul Haque – for the BAMMA World Flyweight title
Marcin Lazarz (c) Vs. Paul Craig – for the BAMMA World Light Heavyweight title

Preliminary Card (

Stuart Austin vs. Paul Taylor
Nathaniel Wood vs. Bryan Creighton
Harry Marple vs. Shane Gunfield
Cameron Else vs. Jay Butler
Tobias Reid vs. Kayvan Fallah
Billy Beaumont vs. Marcin Prostko
Jamie Powell vs. Cheya Salem
Mike Grundy vs. Mick Brennan
Daniel Crawford vs. Francisco Albano Barrio
Jack McGann vs. Damien Lapilus
Ben Bennett vs. Jai Herbert

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