International K-1 Blockbuster

Local Fightstar Leif Taggart is looking for strike 2 when he faces Dutch fighter Pascal Koster on June 11th at Contender Promotions New Blood Event.

Taggart of Chok Dee academy, a new signed fighter to Contender Promotions UK is a fast growing talent and has a wealth of skill and experience ready to smash his way into the lime light.
He knows Contender can help him climb that ladder to the top as has happened with many other fighters.

The Netherlands Pascal Koster Is ready to stamp his international mark by taking out Taggart Dutch style. With revenge on his mind this will be a phenomenal bout of skill and determination from both camps as Taggart beat Kosters team mate Kalaykhan from FFC Pancration back in Decembers Jingle Bell Brawl.

Contender Promotions will bring you fast paced K-1 action at full throttle on 11th June with a card showcasing raw new talent alongside some phenomenal Pro K-1 bouts.

Real Fights – Real Knockouts.

TeesValley Arena

Tickets –
£25 standard
£500 VIP Table seats 10

Clash of the Titans


The heavyweights have come stomping their way onto June 11th K-1 Rising Stars New Blood.

Michael Parkin hailing from The Dungeon Okinawan Boxing Team will place everything on the line including his Contender Promotions Gold as he accepts the challenge from a previous opponent Darren Moffitt.

Parkin and Moffitt have met previously between the ropes with Parkin taking a decision victory after a tough fight which seen some heavyweight shots landed from both camps.

Moffitt asked for the rematch and a chance to show Parkin that he has the tools to remove the belt from Parkin in spectacular style.

When these 2 guys meet in Middlesbrough on June 11th the roof is going to be lifted, this clash is going to be epic, both of these guys can bang and the crowd are going to be electrified.

Tickets available from fighters or the ticket hotline 07825 184659

Contender Promotions New Blood – Welcome The Females


Female Championship Title defence confirmed for K-1 Rising Stars New Blood. Contender Promotions champion Lucy Lister fighting out MFA Sheffield will put her gold on the line against a legitimate opponent on June 11th.

Lister is not only the current Contender Promotions champion she is also a phenomenally rounded fighter and is talented in various stand up martial arts, making her stand up style extraordinary to watch.

Stepping up and taking the challenge is a Northeast favourite, multiple title holder in various disciplines and hungry for success Kennedy Freeman. Freeman is daughter of Legendary UFC veteran Ian “The Machine” Freeman and Kennedy certainly is a chip off the old block.

This bout with be one of the most talked about fights on the night and both ladies have promised the fans will not be disappointed when they step through the ropes.

Tickets available now from any fighters or the ticket hotline 07825 184659

New Blood Amateur Title Bout Announcement


This bout is set to be a clash of 2 of the Northeasts best upcoming shining talents. Atkinson of Wolf Thai is making quite a name for himself on the K-1 and Muay Thai scene and is eager to claim a piece of Gold under the K-1 rules.
Standing between him and victory is Ransom training out of Contender Fight Academy under instruction of Garry Bell. Ransom has a slick skill set and shows real potential with a great local following.

Both of these young talents have great ring experience and are no stranger to placing everything on the line between the ropes.

This is set to be a battle of Skill vs Skill and will have all the makings of one of the Top Top fights on this bill.

Tickets available now from any fighters or by contacting the ticket hotline on 07825 184659

Contender Promotions New Blood


Contender Promotions New Blood K-1 Rising Stars will hit the town of Middlesbrough on June 11th and promises a knockout atmosphere.

Garry Bell is passionate about New Blood and upcoming amateur talent on the K-1 Kickboxing scene.

Stay tuned for all the latest updates and fight announcements in the coming days.

Amateur fighters will get the opportunity to compete alongside so established names as fighters go toe to toe in championship defences on the main card.

Tickets available now – Dont miss out on the unique event.

More news as it unfolds.