Category Archives: Contender Promotions

*** Northeast Superstar sets his sights on Gold ***

*** Northeast Superstar sets his sights on Gold *** *** Northeast Superstar sets his sights on Gold *** Contender Promotions Fight Federation have landed an international star to make an appearance on November 18th Northern Kings very own Juan Cervantes will be competing on November 18th for a Pro K-1 CPFF Title. Cervantes, an Enfusion combatant is renowned both nationally and Internationally for his graceful yet devastating style that leave opponents bewildered and the crowd in awe. Juan Cervantes will face a top competitor that is already pencilled in and just ironing out the finer details before we announce this epic bout. Stay tuned to Contender Promotions Fight Federation for all the latest details and announcements. Tickets on sale soon priced as follows Standing Ticket – £30 Seated Ticket – £35 VIP Table – £500 seats 10, include waitress service, table wine and snacks, fast...

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Its no joke when Cairns sets his sights

Its no joke when Cairns sets his sights *** Its no joke when Cairns sets his sights *** Contender Promotions Fight Federation’s November 18th Event hots up as they announce another Pro bout added to the card. John ‘Joker’ Cairns of Millennium Martial Arts is CONFIRMED and will be fighting under Pro K-1 rules in this Contender K-1 Superfight. Cairns is young, eager and climbing the ranks with a real passion for K-1, his eagerness to compete makes him one to watch out for on November 18th. Cairns opponent will be confirmed soon and he stated that whoever gets placed across from him will have to bring something ultra special if they even want to consider leaving with the win. Stay tuned to Contender Promotions Fight Federation for all the latest details and announcements. Tickets on sale soon priced as follows Standing Ticket – £30...

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** TARGET SET FOR TAGGART **

** TARGET SET FOR TAGGART ** ** TARGET SET FOR TAGGART ** Contender Promotions Fight Federation announce their very first confirmed fighter to appear on Novembers bill….. Garry Bell and his team are excited to announce that local legend and fast rising star Leif Taggart will be representing England when he makes his appearance on November 18th in Middlesbrough. Taggart who is currently unbeaten on his Contender Promotions appearances will be fighting it out at the MEC Arena Middlesbrough, competing for the WKA K-1 World Title. It’s not yet confirmed who Leif will be going into combat with, but rest assured with a title as big as this on the line it’s going to be no easy feat. Stay tuned to Contender Promotions Fight Federation for all the latest details and announcements. Tickets on sale soon priced as follows Standing Ticket – £30 Seated Ticket...

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THE NEW MODERN LOGO REVEALED!!

THE NEW MODERN LOGO REVEALED!! THE NEW MODERN LOGO REVEALED!!! In 2009 Garry Bell began a journey that he had always dreamt of but understood, it was risky as he was new to the promoting game. After 8 solid years of building the brand Garry and his team have decided that the famous brand logo was in need of a little face lift. Although a complete brand change wasn’t what Contender Promotions needed, it was more of a modern take on the fighting industry that is taking the world by storm. Today, the update has been finalized, and the new logo is ready to take center stage. Contender Promotions – Fight Federation...

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JOYA JUNIOR FIGHT LEAGUE #1

JOYA JUNIOR FIGHT LEAGUE #1 JOYA JUNIOR FIGHT LEAGUE #1 The long-awaited date & venue is now set for the first collaboration between Contender Promotions ‘ own Garry Bell, and Duel Fight Sports ‘ David Weild. 2nd July 2017 In association with the WKA – World Kickboxing Association – JOYA Fight League aims to showcase the the best of local & national kickboxing talent, on an exclusive, junior – only, Summer Gala, to be held at Newcastle ‘s NE6 Suite. All junior fighters will wear Joya Fight Gear gloves and bodyshields for K-1 Light, and gloves for the Light-contact and Full-contact divisions. ‘JOYA’ is one of Europe’s leading fight brands with some of the World’s leading fighters wearing them. Joya also sponsors the biggest kickboxing promotion in the World – GLORY! JOYA Fight League #1 will feature ‘K-1 and Kickboxing ‘ bouts, for competitors aged...

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International Contenders aim for gold in Teesside!!!!

International Contenders aim for gold in Teesside!!!! International Contenders aim for gold in Teesside!!!! Contender Promotions May 6th event is in full swing with the official fight card announced. Check out the Main Card fighters that will be displaying their talents for you Live in Middlesbrough when they will face each other in the ultimate test. Here for your entertainment are some of the UK’s hottest upcoming K-1 kickboxing talent First off we have an 80kg Semi-pro bout. Justin Burlinson vs Malik Kysho, both guys are fast and precise fighters with exceptional skill. This bout is itself worth of main event status and as such the crowd are in for a great fight. Next up we have a 94kg Semi-Pro title bout. George Patterson vs Ian Ashbourne who will fight it out for the recently vacated Semi-pro Contender Promotions title. These guys have 2 very...

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Garry Bell lands the perfect deal & brings Mr Perfect to England for UK seminar

Garry Bell lands the perfect deal & brings Mr Perfect to England for UK seminar  Garry Bell lands the perfect deal & brings Mr Perfect to England for UK seminar We are proud to announce that four time K-1 heavyweight champion Ernesto ‘Mr Perfect’ Hoost will be coming to England. Garry Bell from contender promotions is hosting a seminar in his gym, Contender K1 Fight Academy & 4-5 others in the north of England. This one is not to be missed! The Seminars will consist of drills on the pads followed by some time for Ernesto Hoost to answer some of your questions, signings and photos at the end. Limited spaces will be available and strictly on a first come first served basis! Tickets… Adults £40 advanced, £50 on the day Kids £20 advanced £30 on the day. Tickets available from Contender K1 Fight Academy...

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BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT!!

BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT!! BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT!! 2 of North East England’s best fighters going head to head in the Battle of Britain Contender promotions K-1 rising stars Harry Hardwick MMA & K-1 champion of Akuri MMA Middlesbrough takes on another hometown fighter. Needs no introduction Leif Taggart trained out of the Chock Dee academy in York. This fight will now be for the WKA pro British title 61.5kg This is what North East England fight fans have being waiting for. Contender promotions is now partner with WKA World Kickboxing Association Tickets on sale now ringsideworld.co.uk...

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Audesr Asztely vs Juan Cervantes confirmed K-1 Pro super fight for June 11th.

Audesr Asztely vs Juan Cervantes confirmed K-1 Pro super fight for June 11th. Audesr Asztely vs Juan Cervantes confirmed K-1 Pro super fight for June 11th. This bout is going to be off the scale with a HUGE fan favourite Cervantes making an appearance on local soil. Cervantes of England fights out of Craig Jose thaiboxing gym Northern Kings and has fought on the prestigious Yokkao events. Asztely of Sweden is a Swedish K-1 amateur champion and says that amateur means nothing as he already has the confidence of a Pro. This fight alone is worth all making the trip to Middlesbrough on June 11th England vs Sweden – Who wins? Tickets available at www.ringsideworld.co.uk Or 07708375677 / 07825184659...

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A “Perfect” evening of K-1 memories

A “Perfect” evening of K-1 memories A “Perfect” evening of K-1 memories A deal has be clinched by Contender Promotions chief Garry Bell to bring a living legend and K-1 Mega Star to the town of Teesside. The one and only “Mr Perfect” Ernesto Hoost will be flying into the Northeast to enjoy an evening of stories, life tales and interview from the man of the moment Vinney Shoreman. Ernesto Fritz “Mr. Perfect” Hoost is a Dutch former kickboxer and four-time K-1 World Champion, he made his debut in 1993 at the K-1 World Grand Prix 1993 and won his fourth Grand Prix title in 2002. This is an unmissable opportunity for all fight fans country wide and the first time Hoost has agreed to tell his story and brave the interviewers questions live on stage. If you are remotely involved in the kickboxing, boxing,...

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