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The UK’s premier Mixed Martial Arts promotion, BAMMA, is proud to announce that World Class Ring Announcer Mike Markham has been named the official “Voice of BAMMA”. 

BAMMA 12 is scheduled for March 9th in Newcastle, England and will be Markham’s first event as the promotion’s official voice. Markham’s BAMMA debut was in September of 2012 at London’s Wembley Arena. Markham also worked BAMMA 11 in Birmingham, England in December of 2012. 

Markham has announced events ranging from the World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship in Abu Dhabi to bouts involving the legendary Fedor Emelianenko in Russia. Markham has worked as a live announcer for over 40 entities, including 24 fight promoters, at engagements around the world. 

Mike Markham said: “I look forward to an exciting long term relationship with BAMMA as the sport of MMA continues to vibrantly explode across the United Kingdom.” 

BAMMA’s Managing Director, Ashley Bothwell, said: 

“Mike Markham has fast become a popular member of the BAMMA team and has made an stunning impression both internally and on BAMMA fans, for his professionalism and the quality of his work. We are thrilled to welcome him into a more permanent role as BAMMA’s MC.” 

BAMMA 12 will broadcast live 5* in the UK with highlights on Channel 5;  and will be televised on AXS-TV in the US, The Fight Network in Canada, Red Media in Russia, TV Esporte Interativo in Brazil and Setanta in Africa. 

Information on World Class Ring Announcer Mike Markham is available at www.Ring-Announcer.com

 

Markham is available for interviews on request. 

Follow @MikeTheVoice and @BAMMAUK on Twitter. 

 

BAMMA 12 FIGHT CARD 

 

WELTERWEIGHT BOUT

MATT VEACH VS. JIM WALLHEAD 

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT

MARCIN LAZARZ VS. MAX “POWER” NUNES                                                                                                                                                    

BAMMA LONSDALE BRITISH LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

CURT WARBURTON VS. STEVIE RAY 

 WELTERWEIGHT BOUT

LUKE NEWMAN VS. RYAN SCOPE 

 CATCHWEIGHT BOUT 88KG

KEVIN THOMPSON VS. SCOTT ASKHAM 

BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT

JAMES MACALISTER VS. DAWID FARYCKI 

MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT

LEEROY BARNES VS. STEVE WATSON 

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT

BRETT MCDERMOTT VS. THOMAS DENHAM 

MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT

CRAIG ROBERTSON VS. LUKE HARRIMAN 

BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT

MAHMOOD BESHARATE VS. STEVEN GARDENER 

LIGHTWEIGHT BOUT

JEFFERSON GEORGE VS. STEPHEN MARTIN