BAMMA 23 Post-Fight Interview: Shay Walsh ‘It was a tough fight… he’s a real tough guy’

MMA UK’s Jade Morris talks to the new Bantamweight Champ Shay Walsh after his win at BAMMA 23 against Ed Arthur.

Shay Walsh: ‘I’m not backing away from anyone, I’ve fought and beat some of the top guys in Europe and I will keep doing the same anyone that wants it come and get it’

BAMMA 23 Main Card 

BAMMA Lightweight Title:

Martin Stapleton def. Gavin Sterritt via submission (rear-naked choke) RD 1, 1:18 (Vacant title)

BAMMA Light-Heavyweight Title:

Paul Craig def. Marcin Lazarz (c) via submission (triangle) at Round 1, 3:51

BAMMA Flyweight Title 

Rany Saadeh (c) def. Shaj Haque via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

BAMMA Bantamweight Title

Shay Walsh def. Ed Arthur (c) via unanimous decision (30-27, 20-27, 30-27)

BAMMA 23 Prelims 

Damien Lapilus def Jack McGann via submission (rear-naked choke) RD 1, 3:30

Nad Narimani def. Jeremy Petley via TKO (punches) at RD 1, 2:26

Interim Heavyweight Title
Stuart Austin def. Tom Denham via KO (punch) at RD 2, 1:55

Brett McDermott def. Pelu Adetola​ via TKO (strikes) at RD 1, 1:57

Shane Gunfield def Harry Marple via TKO at RD 2, 3:02

Billy Beaumont def. Marcin Prostko via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Tobias Reid def. Craig Clarkson via TKO (punches) at RD 2, 1:43

Cameron Else def. Jay Butler via TKO (strikes) at RD 1, 2:48

Jai Herbert def. Ben Bennett via TKO (body kick) at RD 2, 3:59

Nathaniel Wood def Bryan Creighton via unanimous decision (30-27,30-26, 30-27)

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