BAMMA, Europe's leading Mixed Martial Arts promotion, is proud to announce that BAMMA: Kong vs. Ninja will be broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK on Saturday 14th April, at 23:30 GMT; and follows the boxing broadcast of Tyson Fury vs. Martin Rogan.
This will be the first time that a domestic MMA promotion is broadcast on terrestrial TV in the UK and confirms the rapid rise in popularity of MMA in the UK.
Kong vs. Rua will give fight fans the chance to witness the exhilarating Middleweight World title bout recorded live at last year's flagship UK MMA event, BAMMA 6, from London's Wembley Arena (21st May). The fight sees BAMMA's World champion, Tom 'Kong' Watson, take on Brazilian legend Maurilo 'Ninja' Rua, in an explosive five round Title fight.
British Tom Watson, returned from the renowned Jackson's fight camp in the States to take on Ninja, having attained mainstream recognition for his epic victory against celebrity fighter, Alex Reid, at BAMMA 4, viewed live by a UK TV audience o
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