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Locked In: BattleZone 17 fight card and nogi matchups confirmed

All in, there’s 23 bouts scheduled for BattleZone 17, BattleZone Fighting Championship’s first of two shows for 2017.

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MMA and grappling lovers, get on it.

With just over 24 hours to go, the lineup for BattleZone 17 at Trinity Sports & Leisure in Donaghmede is locked in, and it’s packed.

MMA Bouts

  • Lightweight Title Fight: Alexander O’Sullivan (C-MAC) v Lee Hammond (SBG)
  • Bantamweight Title Fight: Matiss Zarahovs (Ryoshin) v Ciaran Mulholland (Belfast Martial Arts)
  • Featherweight: Ryan O’Connor (SBG Cork) v Jordan Bradshaw (C-MAC)
  • Featherweight: Audrius Norkanus (Ferocity) v Peter Salmon (Team Ryano Portlaoise)
  • Lightweight: Constantin Blanita (Team Ryano) v Adam Nowak (Arena Wexford)
  • Lightweight: Jack Sheridan (Team Ryano) v Colin Murphy (TMG Portlaoise)
  • Lightweight: Patrick Lehane (SBG Cork) v Emil Piatek (C-MAC)
  • Heavyweight: Brian Draper (Team Ryano) v Trevor Makengo (C-MAC)
  • Catchweight 53KG: Eilis Ni Hanluain (SBG Cork) v Emily Badmaev (Kyuzo)
  • Catchweight 64KG: Paul Barret (Team Ryano) v Ben Grimes (SBG Tullamore)

NoGi Prestige Match-up

  • Paul ‘Redser’ Redmond (Team Ryano) v Connor ‘Done Deal’ Dylan (No Fear MMA)
  • Will Fleury (SBG) v Lukas Citokas

NoGi Super Fights

  • Hughie O’Rouke (Team Ryano) v Declan Kenna (Full Power)
  • Dylan Logan (SBG) v Jordan Mahon (SBG Charlestown)
  • Dean Scott (Team Ryano) v Calvin Looney (SBG Cork City)
  • David O’Neill (Kyoukin BJJ) v Keith Kavanagh (10th Planet Dublin)
  • Ivan Blanita (Team Ryano) v Ryan O’Dalaigh (Ferocity)
  • Stephen O’Driscoll (Samson Martial Arts) v Andy White (SBG D24)
  • Leon ‘The Hitman’ Hill (Full Power) v Chopper Reid (D10 MA)
  • Nathan Kenna (Full Power) v William Cooper (SBG Cork)
  • Nadine Abbot (Team Ryano) v Kiya O’Sullivan (C-MAC)
  • Jamie Abbot (Team Ryano) v Erik Luko (Full Power)
  • Matthew Whyte (Full Power) v Keith Keogh (C-MAC)

In case counting eludes you heading into the weekend, that’s 23 bouts on a packed card. It’s also worth noting that the final card above is not reflective of the running order on the night.

We’ll be in the building tomorrow night with a live blog of events and keeping you posted with photos, highlights, chats and all the results as they happen.

Some tickets may be available online, priced €25.

BattleZone FC also announced the initial details of their debut arena show, booked for the WIT Arena on 9 September, earlier this week. Tickets are already on sale via

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