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January 15th 2015, BAMMA Leaders in MMA sports entertainment are proud to announce the signings of:
Stuart Austin (Heavyweight)
Stuart Austin is a highly regarded 25 year old Heavyweight, who fights out of the Trojan Free Fighters in London. The well rounded Judo black belt brings a 8-1 record with most of his victories coming coming via T/KO or Sub. Standing at 6'3" the Lichfield native is looking to dominate the BAMMA Heavyweight division, starting with his first fight:
"I am very happy to sign with BAMMA as they are one of the biggest shows in Europe and a great promotion to show my skills. Also i’m proud to be fighting back on UK soil once again."
Mike Grundy (Featherweight)
Mike Grundy signs with BAMMA following his first two successful bouts with the promotion. He made his debut at BAMMA 16 against Ant 'Submission Magician' Philips with his victory coming via way of submission in the first round. He followed this up with another first round submission victory over Micheal 'Gip' Cuting at BAMMA 17. The Kaobon wrestling coach is also the proud owner of a Commonwealth Games Bronze medal after last years games in Scotland. Grundy is very pleased to be signing with BAMMA and had the following comments:
"I have really enjoyed my professional career so far with BAMMA. I have been well looked after and impressed with the events as a whole.
So I have signed with BAMMA to move my career forward and test myself in their exciting 145lb division and am looking forward to a big 2015 with Europe's best promotion"
Nathaniel Wood (Bantamweight)
Nathaniel 'The Prospect' Wood joins the rapidly expanding BAMMA Bantamweight division. His current record stands at 6-1, with his sole loss coming via a very hotly contested fight of the night performance at BAMMA 15, where he narrowly lost to Ed Arthur in his BAMMA debut. Most recently Wood put all the UK Bantamweights on notice when he broke Steve McCombes arm with a kick in his last bout. On signing with the promotion Nathaniel had the following comments:
"I am really pleased to be signed with BAMMA as it is one of Europes top promotions and a great platform for me to grow and showcase my skills"
All three fighters have signed mutli-fight contract over 18 months. News of their first fights on BAMMA events will be announced shortly.