November 5th, 2014 – Leaders in Mixed Martial Arts sports entertainment, BAMMA, are proud to announce Mike Wootten’s return to the promotion, to take on the undefeated Peter Ligier in a Bantamweight bout at BAMMA 17 at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester on Saturday 6th December.
Mike Wootten has remained undefeated through his professional career to hold a record of 8-0. The Liverpudlian defeated Frenchman Antoine Gallinaro on his debut at BAMMA 16. Holding a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and with a background in Japanese Jiu Jitsu, Wootten fights out of the MMA Academy in Liverpool.
“I’m Looking forward to fighting on BAMMA again against Ligier, I enjoyed my first outing on the promotion and look forward to showcasing my skills again on BAMMA.”
Peter Ligier brings with him a 4-0 record. Based out of the Fight Move Academy in France, he is a well rounded MMA fighter with a wrestling base. Ligier has competed in several grappling competitions outside of his MMA career.
On Facing Mike Wootten at BAMMA 17, he had the following to say:
“For me it’s a good opportunity to show what I am able to do in a big European Organization against someone like Mike, is a young talented fighter undefeated.
He’s fighting in his own town, in front of his fans. He have more experience, than me but I have “nothing to lose” I just want to be among the top of my division, put on a great show and then why not continue with BAMMA to take that belt.”
BAMMA 17 Fight Card
BAMMA 17 MAIN CARD
LIGHTWEIGHT MAIN EVENT
Colin Fletcher vs. Michael Brightmon
WELTERWEIGHT CO-MAIN EVENT
Walter Gahadza vs. Mickael Lebout
Martin Stapleton vs. Jeremy Petley
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT
Oli Thompson vs. Brett McDermott
BAMMA 17 PRELIMS
Andy Craven vs. Greg Severs
Jody Collins Vs. Gaz Pilot
Mike Wootten Vs. Peter Ligier
Lee Chadwick Vs. Conor Cooke
Mark Diakiese vs. Kane Mousah
Zi Shah Vs. Brendan Loughnane
Jack McGann Vs. Kayvan Fallah
Khalad Radman Vs. Paul Douglas
Regis Sugden Vs. Ben Dearden
Michael Cutting vs. Mike Grundy
Sam Creasey vs. Mick Gerrard