BORN TO FIGHT EVERY Friday and Saturday at 11pm


BORN TO FIGHT EVERY Friday and Saturday at 11pm


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 EVERY Friday and Saturday 11pm FROM 20th May on

 Front Runner Sky 468 with repeats on Showcase SKY ch212 the following week



Front Runner a new sports  TV channel, proudly announces it will broadcast  Born to Fight, a six-part entertainment show that will air  from Friday 20th May  2016.


Born to Fight, is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) eliminator-style competition, discovering raw talent to find the Born to Fight champion. The new show throws novice fighters into the world of MMA, the fastest growing sport in the world where only the strongest survive.


Thousands applied but only sixteen men will be chosen to be put through their paces and only eight of them will make it into the cage. Four will be flown out to Bulgaria for the semi-finals, leaving just two guys to battle it out on UCMMA in London for the final. But there can only be one winner.


Throughout the series contestants will be put through a rigorous fitness and training regime working with notable and respected names with the sport focusing on technical ability, style and commitment. Alex Reid, UCMMA champ John Demmel , Nick Chapman, Michael Venom page and Karlos Vemola are just a few of the names that will offer hands on expertise to nature talent and put each contestant through their paces.


Dave O’ Donnell, Founder of Cage Rage, UCCMA and Warrior Challenge, Grant Waterman,

MMA Official Referee and Director of Combat Promotions, George Anadolov takes their places at the judges table to find the next potential MMA Superstar. With a woman hosting the show

[ Cherelle Jay ]  who has trained in MMA, Boxing and Kick boxing


Ross Ravago, Head of Content on Front Runner and Showcase said “We are thrilled to be broadcasting Born to Fight, a series that is focused on nurturing new talent and really gives an insight into why MMA is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Over the last few years we have committed to building more exclusive sports programming into our schedule, with excellent results.  The UK has an impressive concentration of high profile MMA and grassroots events, and with huge MMA personalities involved in this series, we are sure that this show will resonate well with our viewers”.


Dave O Donnell said, Front Runner is a massive platform for Born to Fight and we are proud to be here. This is a fantastic chance for MMA fighters; we are looking for the next superstar in the making, a guy with skill and personality. Over the past few years, Showcase has really have got behind MMA and this is just another huge step in right direction to making this great sport main stream.

I have put on over 100 shows since 2002 and always looking for the next big thing, well I can say now, I’m blown away by Born to Fight. This is a show not to miss.


Born to fight will air Friday’s and Saturday’s from 20th May 11pm on Front Runner

Born to Fight Ep. 1     23.00 Fri 20th May and Sat 21st

Born to Fight Ep.2     23.00 Fri 27th May and Sat 28th

Born to Fight Ep.3           23.00 Fri 3rd June and Sat 4th

Born to Fight Ep.4      23.00 Fri 10th June and Sat 11th

Born to fight Ep. 5      23.00 Fri 17th June and Sat 18th

Born to Fight Ep.6      23.00 Fri 24th June and Sat 25th

Front Runner SKY 468




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It's no secret that the man behind UCMMA is the same guy that brought you the runaway success that was Cage Rage.

Let’s set the record straight, no one has done more for UK MMA than Dave O’Donnell  from his humble beginnings in 2002, he and his team have gone from strength to strength and have promoted sell out shows ever since. They don’t just talk the talk; these guys make dreams a reality with well over 100 successful events to their name.

18 MILLION Hit’s on you tube

270 talk shows the smash hit cage fighter plus Warrior Challenge 23 shows to date.

UCMMA hold events the Troxy London nearly every 6 weeks but  Let’s not forget some of the great former champions and all out true fighters, from the likes of Anderson Silva , Vitor Belfort, Lee Murray, Mike Bisbing, Alex Reid, Phil Baroni, Ian Freeman , Butterbean,  Murilo ‘Ninja’ Rua,  Melvin Manoeff, Antonio Silva, , Brad Pickett,  Paul Daley,  Tank Abbott,  Herb Dean,  Julius Francis,  to name but a few .

 If you’re looking for the best cage fighting entertainment, be it live or on TV, then go no further than,

UCMMA - "The Ultimate Challenge"

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