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Contender Promotions 2017 kicks off in style

IMG_0733Contender Promotions starts to name drop May 2017 card and we’ve got to say we are a little excited…

The main card is shaping up nicely and although we are yet to see who will take on who, we can still get excited by the names in the mix.

We see confirmed home grown favourites such as , Andrew Dillon, Andrew Liddell, and not forgetting the return of The Destroyer Thomas Daniel.
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We also see some crowd favourites reappear in the form of Christian Joplin, George Pattison,Kaylem Johnson and Luke Westwood

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As always the Contender Promotions team are also lining up a great under card with up and coming talent, this will see local amateurs such as James Gillion, Michelle Ferguson, Lewis Kirtley and Josh Thomas showcase their skills on the main circuit.

Garry Bell the Contender Promotions CEO has also confirmed he has secured more Dutch opponents to compete on the card making it one of the strongest cards he has produced to date. New names and a few previous fighters complete the Dutch line up in the form of Gerwin Lubbelinkhof, Mike Buist, Malik Kysho, Emiel Exel, Jochem Hakkers, Max Manoehoetoe, Rhydel Vogelenzang and Etoes Pattiasina

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Tickets will be available on pre-release in the next few weeks and initially only available through limited channels. For all the latest information surrounding May 6th 2017 stay tuned to contenderpromotions.co.uk

The Jingle Bell Brawl 2 – Main Event Confirmed

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Contender Promotions Jingle Bell Brawl 2 December 4th 2016
The Main Event is confirmed

Daniel vs Hester is ON !!!!!

Niall Hester of The Manor Thaiboxing will place his Championship Belt on the line as he steps through the ropes on December 4th. Training under the supervision of SuperKombat vet Micky Terrill he is more than ready to prove he has the credentials to stand toe to toe with the local boy Daniel.

Thomas Daniel coached by Contender Fight Academy coach Garry Bell is already hard at his camp ahead of this high octane bout. Daniel is fully active this year and has confirmed he will place his full attention on removing some Gold from Hester on December 4th.

This main event is 100% not to be missed.

The Hub University Of Teesside December 4th The Jingle Bell Brawl 2

Stay tuned for ticket releases

Hoost Hits The Northeast


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Contender Promotions CEO Garry Bell does it again pulling out all the stops this weekend. Bell secured the infamous living legend Ernesto Hoost to host K-1 style seminars at 4 different locations across the North East of England. Hoost structured his seminars around his famous combos and drills which seen him crowned the K-1 Champion.

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He was very happy with the talent he witnessed over the 3 days and was especially pleased to see up coming talent as young as 6 years old taking the opportunity to train.
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Garry Bell would like to thank the hosts of the individual seminars :
Tony Cunningham of Millennium Martial Arts
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Nathan Boyce and Anthony Frankland of Akurei MMA

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Micky Terrill of The Manor Thai Boxing.

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Hoost proudly showed off his K-1 crown and prestigious belt that he was awarded when crowned K-1 Champion many years ago. It wasn’t all work and no play for Mr Perfect however, he took some time out to dine with Garry Bell and Mick Caven the events manager at Contender Promotions, swapping stories of his rise to glory and his memories over some Chinese cuisine at Stocktons Peaking Garden. Bell will be bringing more stars to the UK very soon hosting various seminars throughout the remainder of 2016 and into 2017.

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The guys we all watched as children making the K-1 scene light up could be in your home town very very soon.
For all upcoming events,seminars with Contender Promotions add us on Facebook or check our website www.contenderpromotions.co.uk

New Blood New Champion

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Kaylem Johnson vs Colm Neill Amateur K-1 International Title bout confirmed for June 11th.

Johnson trains will represent England in the International bout. Johnson is young and hungry for success and Contender Promotions is looking to help him on his way on June 11th.

Neill fighting out Dublin Ireland sized the opportunity with both hand when this late title shot was thrown his way. These lads are young, strong and quick, both are convinced of victory, neither accepting it can go any other way.

Watch the New Blood as they smash their way onto the stage on June 11th

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The goal is gold

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Justin Burlinson vs Connor Bolton confirmed K-1 Semi-pro 80kg Title bout confirmed for June 11th.

Burlinson trains out of The Dungeon Okinawan Boxing Team under guidance of Aaron Nesbitt. Burlinson is looking forward to returning to the ring with Contender Promotions on June 11th and leaving with some gold.

Bolton fighting out of Rich Cadden’s Chok Der Academy and is keen to claim to the title that’s been presented to him. Both guys are strong and quick, this is one to watch out for

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North East Giants Declare War

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WKA k-1 pro Title Eliminator Parkin of Dungeon Okinawan Boxing Team and Hewitt of Spartan Gym are arguably 2 of the best Heavyweights in the northeast and this gets your taste buds going just thinking about this mega fight.

It’s amazing to know that North East England has real talent with fighters that can and will fight on the world stage. Both of these guys are champions in either MMA or K-1 so the crowd really are I for a treat with this epic bout.

This has knockout written all over it, but who will stand victorious? Are you ready for the war ?

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Local Deal Struck with Peking Garden

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Contender Promotions proudly announces newly agreed sponsorship deal with Peking Garden Chinese Restaurant.

We are delighted to be working with another local business and welcome them on board as an official sponsor of June 11th New Blood.

Peking Garden is situated in Stockton Town Centre and easily accessible with parking directly behind the restaurant. Call in and remember to mention Contender Promotions for your exclusive deal.

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Local Businesses Joining Forces For Success

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Contender Promotions proudly announces newly agreed sponsorship deal with ips-stock.com who have just put pen to paper to jump on board as an official sponsor of June 11th New Blood.

ips-stock.com are a rising local company and have the same work hard work smart merits as us here at Contender Promotions.

As a fresh new sponsor we look forward welcoming IPS to the team and show them what it’s all about at New Blood – Rising Stars on June 11th.

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Renault To Stay Put With Contender Promotions

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Contender Promotions proudly announces our continued sponsorship deal with Evans Halshaw Middlesbrough Renault, who are staying on board as an official sponsor of June 11th New Blood.

Evans HalshawMiddlesbrough Renault will host the official New Blood – Rising Stars Weigh in and Press Conference on Friday June 10th ahead of the Event on Saturday June 11th.

Head down to mingle with the team, meet the fighters and listen what they have to say to each other ahead of meeting in the ring the next day
Check out the latest offers from Renault HERE and remember to Quote Contender Promotions for your exclusive offers.
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