BCMMA returns this week for BCMMA 16 which takes place at the Charter Hall, Colchester on Saturday, July 23rd.
The card features four professional title fights 15 amateur fights.
The main event features a 135lbs women’s BCMMA title fight between Kerry Hughes and Clemence Schrieber. Hughes (2-1 MMA) won her debut via unanimous decision over LJ Adams at UCMMA 35 before dropping a unanimous decision over Agnieszka Niedźwiedź at Cage Warriors 62. In her last bout, Hughes defeated Amanda Kelly at Cage Warriors 69: Super Saturday via TKO in the second round. Originally scheduled to face Sinead Kavanagh at BAMMA 24, the fight was cancelled so Hughes was booked in a title bout on this card against Stephanie Page. When Page was pulled from the bout, Clemence Schrieber took her place.
Schrieber (2-5 MMA) lost her first four pro bouts before going on a two-fight winning streak over Maria Casanova (decision) and Maguy Berchel (submission). In her last bout, Schrieber lost via submission to Maria Casanova at flyweight.
In the co-main event, Stephen Martin looks to defend his BCMMA featherweight title against Arnold Quero.
Martin (6-3 MMA) has won three straight under the BCMMA banner. Two submission wins over Robin Gidlöv at BCMMA 11 and Corrin Eaton at BCMMA 12 earned Martin a shot at the title against current champion Steve Aimable. Martin impressed in the title bout, earning a dominant unanimous decision win to earn the BCMMA featherweight title.
Quero (12-4) is riding a seven-fight winning streak which has earned him a title shot against Martin at BCMMA 16. In his last seven fights, Quero has finished five of those inside the distance.
The third title bout on the main card is for the BCMMA flyweight title between Jamie Powell and Owen Gayle.
Powell (6-0 MMA) has looked very impressive since turning pro in 2015. In his third pro-fight, Powell submitted Arnaud dos Santos at BAMMA 21: DeVent Vs. Kone in the second round. In his next bout, Powell earned a title shot under the Contenders Norwich promotion by submitting Nils Henrik Tjikkom. Powell earned the Contenders Norwich flyweight title by defeating Spencer Hewitt at Contenders Norwich 14.
Gayle (4-4) has traded wins and losses in his last four bouts. However, in his last bout, Gayle earned the biggest win of his career, earning a first round TKO win over Luis Gonzalez at Shock n’ Awe 22.
The final bout on the main card is an atom weight title bout between Bryony Tyrell and Mellony Geugjes.Tyrell (2-0 MMA) is perfect thus far in her pro career. Her debut came against Jade Barker at Shock n’ Awe 21, defeating Barker by second round TKO. In her most recent fight, Tyrell defeated Samantha Jean-Francois on BCMMA 15 via second round submission. Geugjes (0-2 MMA) has lost her first two pro fights. In her last bout, Geugjes lost a unanimous decision to Montana Stewart at SCC: Preserving the Arts.
Tyrell (2-0 MMA) is perfect thus far in her pro career. Her debut came against Jade Barker at Shock n’ Awe 21, defeating Barker by second round TKO. In her most recent fight, Tyrell defeated Samantha Jean-Francois on BCMMA 15 via second round submission.Geugjes (0-2 MMA) has lost her first two pro fights. In her last bout, Geugjes lost a unanimous decision to Montana Stewart at SCC: Preserving the Arts.
Geugjes (0-2 MMA) has lost her first two pro fights. In her last bout, Geugjes lost a unanimous decision to Montana Stewart at SCC: Preserving the Arts.
There are three amatuer title fights on the preliminary card as James Webb takes on Greg Summers for the middleweight title, Wendy McKenna takes on Deborah O’Sullivan for the atom weight title and finally Louise Hiller battles Meagan O’Loughlin for the interim bantamweight title.
Check out the full fight card below for BCMMA 16 below and stay tuned to MMA Mad all week for full coverage of the event.
Kerry Hughes vs. Clemence Schrieber for the 135lbs women’s BCMMA title
Stephen Martin vs. Arnold Quero for the 145lbs BCMMA title
Jamie Powell vs. Owen Gayle for the 125lbs BCMMA title
Bryony Tyrell vs. Mellony Geugjes for the 115lbs women’s BCMMA title
Preliminary Card (Amateur)
James Webb vs. Greg Summers for the amateur 185lbs title
Wendy Mckenna vs. Deborah O’Sullivan for the amateur 115lbs title
Louise Hiller vs. Meagan O’Loughlin for the interim amateur 135lbs title
Adam Spalding vs. Andreas Endis
Cory Mckenna vs. Fiona Chrystall
Sam Diplock vs. Michael D’Aguiar
Charlie Falco vs. Sam Green
Luca Senatore vs. Megdad Noorbakhsh Sarvar
Ayat Karami vs. Alex Bodnar
Johnny Bryant vs. Anton Defreistas
Kyle Hewson vs. Tommy Asabre
John Parthaugen vs. Simone D’anna
Ben Higginson vs. Cameron Hardy
Jack Eglin vs. Ollie Southern
John Goring vs. Luke Palmer
Niall Rose vs. Jake Moore
Darren Fraczek vs. Martin Ivanov