Jack Grant replaces Roberts to face George at BAMMA 15

Jack Grant replaces Roberts to face George at BAMMA 15

March 13th, 2014 - Jack Grant replaces Dyson Roberts for the preliminaries at BAMMA 15, following a reported injury by Roberts. Grant steps in against Jefferson George in a Lightweight bout at the event held by Europe's flagship Mixed Martial Arts promotion at the Copper Box Arena on 5th April. Tickets are on sale from £25 at

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Jack Grant holds a professional record of 6-0-0. The fight not listed on Sherdog is a recent victory scored at OMMAC 20 on 1st March, where he defeated replacement Abi El Kalphi via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in Round 2 in just 2:44. (Sources: http://www.yourmma.tv/news/details.asp/id/3205/ommac-20-results.htm, http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/other-sport/amateur-sport/martial-arts---ommac-20-6784600 ). Grant's prior outing saw him KO Jason Ball within 38 seconds, to tally his number of 1st round victories up to 5. Other wins have come via TKO and Submission. Jack Grant fights out of the Fight Ministry in Grimsby.

Jefferson George also known as 'Shadow Demon Blaximus' fights out of Morefire Icon Jiu Jitsu Team in Luton. All his victories to date have come by way of Submission. George is renowned for his Thai-boxing, BJJ and powerful athleticism. George defeated Marius Marzec at BAMMA 13 by Rear Naked Choke at the close of Round 2. BAMMA 14 saw the fighter suffer a loss to Tim Wilde due to a cut above the eye that caused a frustrating early Doctor's Stoppage. George holds a professional MMA record of 3-2.

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