Tom Kong Watson

Tom "Kong" Watson

Tom “Kong” Watson defended his middleweight championship at BAMMA 9 on Saturday at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England.

Waton defeated Jack Marshman by TKO due to strikes near the end of the second round.

The victory marked Watson’s successful return to action after nearly a year on the sidelines due to injury.

He has now won three straight and 11 of his last 12 fights. Watson has mentioned in recent interviews that he has had conversations with Strikeforce, and with his track record, it wouldn’t be out of the question that the promotion would want to bring him in and bolster its roster of contenders to current Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold.

BAMMA 9 Results:

Tom Watson def. Jack Marshman by TKO at 4:50, R2
Colin Fletcher def. Jason Ball by Unanimous Decision
Jason Jones def. Przemyslaw Mysiala by TKO at 3:51, R1
Jake Murphy def. David Round by Submission at 1:40, R2
Patrick Vallee def. Andrew Punshon by Submission at 2:16, R2
Tom Breese def. Mark Tucker by Submission at 1:30, R1
Dale Hardiman def. Antanas Jazbutis by Unanimous Decision
Leeroy Barnes def. Matt Ewin by Submission at 4:57, R1
Rab Truesdale def. Sam Mensah by TKO at 4:32, R1
Marc Godbeer def. Catalin Zmarandescu by TKO at 5:00, R1
Luke Barnatt def. Lee Johnson by Submission at 2:36, R1

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