BAMMA 31 in London to feature Yannick Bahati vs Mike Shipman, Geordie Shore’s Aaron Chalmers and latest signing 6’10” Chi Lewis-Parry

The SSE Arena, Wembley is ready to rumble with the biggest fighting event in London this September as BAMMA returns to the nation’s capital.  BAMMA today adds a Middleweight title defence.

Yannick ‘Black Mamba’ Bahati Vs Mike ‘Sea Bass’ Shipman

In a ferocious Middleweight match up, champion Yannick Bahati makes his first title defence against an incredibly tough opponent in the shape of Mike ‘Seabass’ Shipman.  The challenger is undefeated since his debut, with his last two wins coming on the London Bellator events.  However, the ever confident Champion Bahati will be undeterred by the Challenger’s credentials as he continues on his own path to cementing his name as the best Middleweight in the division.

“I come to entertain the fans and put another bum away early at Wembley London and will cement my name in the history book of UK MMA”. – Yannick Bahati BAMMA World Middelweight Champion

“I’m excited to become BAMMA champion, it’s a well respected title and will attract the type of challengers I need to progress me as a fighter. I’m also excited to fight Yannick, he has a good record and some attributes but I am a very bad match for him.” – Mike ‘Sea Bass’ Shipman

BAMMA London takes place at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Friday 15th September and tickets are on sale now from

Announced LIVE on the BAMMA 30: Philpott Vs. Walsh broadcast was the return of “The Joker” Aaron Chalmers at BAMMA London.

The Geordie Shore superstar made headlines as he announced his intention to become an MMA fighter earlier in the year.  Signing on the dotted line with BAMMA, he made his debut at BAMMA 29: McDermott Vs. Wolf and shocked the world when he put away Greg Chalmers via submission.

Showing composure and that he was taking this career change seriosuly, he turned a vocally hostile crowd to a respectful one as they gave him a standing ovation after his victory.  With his next challenge awaiting him at the SSE Arena, Wembley on the 15th September, Chalmers sent a message to the viewing audience, which you can watch HERE

You can also watch Aaron Chalmers MMA debut against Greg Chalmers HERE

At BAMMA 30, the promotion’s latest signing was unveiled in the the shape of 6’10” Chi Lewis-Parry.

The former ONE FC & Glory fighter holds a professional MMA record of 6-0 and instantly upon his arrival sent out a message to all the BAMMA Heavyweights that he was the new man in town.

Chi Lewis-Parry will make his BAMMA debut on the upcoming BAMMA London fight card at the SSE Arena, Wembley with his first opponent to be announced shortly.

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