Final fight card released for UK Fighting Championships 6 this weekend

Final fight card released for UK Fighting Championships 6 this weekend

UK Fighting Championships has today released the full fight card for UK Fighting Championships 6 which takes this Saturday, 10th March 2018 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.

The main event features a professional lightweight bout pitting Antonio Sheldon against Ant O’Connor.

Sheldon has had a perfect start to his professional MMA career opening with back-to-back wins. A debut first round TKO win over Tyler Thomas at Aeron MMA F.C was followed most recently by a second-round submission win over Rico Franco at ACB 65 in Sheffield.

O’Connor has traded wins and losses in his professional career to date, going 2-2 in his four pro bouts. A debut TKO win over Wes O’Neill at Shinobi War 9 was followed by a first-round TKO loss to Birgir Tómasson at Shinobi War 10. The Team Kaobon fighter rebounded from the loss with a submission win over Craig Bale at Cage Warriors Academy North West 1 before dropping a second-round submission to Steven Hooper at Shinobi War 11 last time out.

The co-main event features a 59.5kgs catchweight Bout: between Alex Valyandis and. Kieran O’Brien.

Following a first-round TKO win over Filipe Martins at ICE FC 18, Valyandis has won his last two bouts under the UK Fighting Championships banner. Another first-round TKO win over Lewis Lofthouse at UK Fighting Championships 3 was followed most recently by a first-round submission win over John Spencer at UK Fighting Championships 4.

O’Brien suffered a loss in his only professional bout to date, a second-round TKO loss to John Shink at Budo Fighting Championships 14 back in 2016.

The other professional bout features a lightweight fight between Martin Chester and Steven Hooper.

Also featured on the card are 22 amateur bouts including three amateur title bouts.

Corey Fry and Magdi Gereev battle it out for the UKFC amateur featherweight title, while Danny Williams and Brandon Elwell will face each other for the UKFC amateur lightweight strap. The last title bout on the line is for the UKFC amateur bantamweight title which seems Callum McVay take on Ciaran Mulholland.

Check out the full fight card for this weekend’s event below.


Main Card

Pro Lightweight Bout: Antonio Sheldon vs. Ant O’Connor
Pro Catchweight (59.5kgs) Bout: Alex Valyandis vs. Kieran O’Brien
Pro Lightweight Bout: Martin Chester vs. Steven Hooper
Amateur Featherweight Title Corey Fry vs. Magdi Gereev
Amateur Lightweight Title Danny Williams vs. Brandon Elwell
Amateur Bantamweight Title Callum McVay vs. Ciaran Mulholland
Boxing Lightweight Title Bout: (10oz) Kie Holden vs. Alfie Poole


Amateur Welterweight Bout: Connor Dearn vs. Nathan Lambert
Amateur Featherweight Bout: Gergely Juhasz vs. Andy Ellis
Amateur Featherweight Bout: Liam Molloy vs. Jamie Paul
Amateur Middleweight Bout: James McQueen vs. Asa Carrington
Amateur Catchweight (73kgs) Bout: Sarfraz Nawaz vs. Sean Elliot
Amateur Flyweight Bout: Lewis McGrillen-Evans vs. Francis Breen
Amateur Lightweight Bout: Naveed Yakub vs. Kaine Rowlands
Amateur Featherweight Bout: Mikey Boden vs. Jay Corkovic
Amateur Flyweight Bout: Dereece Gooding vs. Jordan Kearns
Amateur Featherweight Bout: Jamal Khan vs. Lewis Clarke

Preliminary Card

Amateur Catchweight (90kgs) Bout: Laurence Day vs. Guy McLoughlin
Amateur Lightweight Bout: Connor Hughes vs. Joe Lyons
Amateur Catchweight (74kgs) Bout: Michael Morris vs. TBC
Amateur Lightweight Bout: Aftab Javed vs. Macaulay Dyson
Amateur Welterweight Bout: Phil Farmery vs. Alex Bold
Amateur Lightweight Bout: Lee Miller vs. Cian Corey
Amateur Featherweight Bout: Hossein Ghorbani vs. TBC
Amateur Catchweight (74kgs) Bout: Kyle Schofield vs. Lewis Calladine
Amateur Bantamweight Bout: Oliver Broadbent vs. Tom Staerke

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