MTK MMA is live in Newcastle this Saturday evening from 7pm.
In a mix of professional and amateur bouts, all eyes on this side of the Irish sea are on Carlow’s Andy Murphy, returning to the cage for the first time in 18 months.
Originally slated to face Joe Calboutin, then an eastern European opponent, Murphy (1-1) takes on Bailey Gilbert (1-2) in the night’s co-main event.
In tonight’s amateur action, Murphy’s Team Ryano stablemates Brian Draper and Graham Sheehan will also feature.
Watch the live feed on YouTube below via IFL TV.
Tonight’s MMA action features four amateur bouts (3×3) and 3 professional bouts (3×5).
Watch MTK MMA: Newcastle Live
MTK MMA: Newcastle Official Results
- Tommy Quinn def. Vincent del Guerra via TKO (strikes), 1:32 R2
- Bailey Gilbert def. Andy Murphy via submission (triangle), 1:26 R1
- Joe Calboutin def. Evgenjis Volkovs via TKO (strikes), 3:00 R2
- Amateur: Brad Tarren def. Brian Draper via unanimous decision
- Amateur: Richie Bonallie def. Perry Starbuck via split decision
- Amateur: Graham Sheehan def. John Gray via medical stoppage (dislocated shoulder) 3:00 R1
- Amateur: Khalil Sghair def. Kieron Hardaker via submission (RNC), 0:40 R1
Next for MTK MMA
MTK continue with two more planned events before the end of the year. MTK MMA 4 is scheduled to take place at the Liverpool Olympia, Liverpool on Saturday 13 October.
The same venue was due to host MTK MMA 2 in June but the event was postponed.
MTK MMA 5 is scheduled for a return trip to Newcastle, England and the Walker Dome on Sunday 25 November.
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