BAMMA World Lightweight Champ Mansour Barnaoui Will Challenge Fletcher at BAMMA 14


Following his fight against Curt Warburton (Video Below), Mansour ‘Tarzan’ Barnaoui called for yet another English UFC veteran, Colin Fletcher who had won his fight that same night against Tim Newman. BAMMA organizers have responded positively to Mansour’s wishes, and the challenge for the title is set for BAMMA 14 event which takes place at Birmingham’s LG Arena (UK) on 14th December.

Known as one of the world’s hottest unsigned competitors in the Lightweight division, Mansour ‘Tarzan’ Barnaoui fights out of Team Magnum in Paris, with a current record of 10 -2-0 and his two losses via decision. The Tunisian stunned at BAMMA 13 when he stopped Curt Warburton via TKO just 4:08 into round 1 to earn the BAMMA World Lightweight crown. The new champion wasted no time in calling out BAMMA’s exclusively signed Colin Fletcher to challenge him for the title.

Sunderland’s Colin ‘Freakshow’ Fletcher returned to BAMMA from the UFC for BAMMA 13 to defeat Welsh talent Tim Newman, bringing his record up to 9-3-0. First appearing on BAMMA for BAMMA 8, Fletcher became instantly renowned for his ‘evil clown’ walk-outs and spikey aggression in the cage. Fletcher returned for BAMMA 9 where he clinched a compelling victory over Jason Ball, before entering the TV show contest, ‘The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes’. His one post-TUF fight with the UFC saw him go the distance with Mike Ricci at ‘UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz’ to harbour a decision loss. Following a return to form on BAMMA 13 Fletcher will be looking sustain a winning streak following his derailing of Newman.

Video: Mansour Barnaoui VS Curt Warburton BAMMA 13
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