Tankō Fighting Championships held its first event on Saturday, August 13th 2016 at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester.

In the main event Brendan Loughnane inflicted an epic beatdown on Eden Newton in an emotionally filled affair to be crowned the King of Manchester.

The co-main event saw two TUF veterans  do battles as Saul Rodgers scored a super quick d’arce choke submission win over season 9 runner-up Andre Winner with just 0:54 of the opening round gone.


Tankō Fighting Championships Quick Results
Brendan Loughnane def. Eden Newton via TKO (punches) at Round 2, 4:07
Saul Rodgers def Andre Winner via submission (d’arce) at Round 1, 0:54
Vahid Hoseinpoor def. Jan Lysak via TKO (punches) at Round 1, 3:27
James Duckett def. Danny Nash via unanimous decision
Javonne Morrison def. Brad Evans via TKO (punches) at Round 1, 1:31
Matt Bonner def Laurence James via TKO (punches) at Round 3, 1:16
Bobby Pallet def. Ben Royle via unanimous decision
Aaron Daniels def Dea Graham via submission (rear-naked choke) at Round 2, 2:23
Craig Edwards def. FFion Healy Magwa via TKO (head-kick & punches) at Round 1, 0:09
Abdul Chowdhury def. Micky Pereira via unanimous decision
Matthaus def. Lucas Araujo via unanimous decision
Luke Trevelyn def. Grant Hudson via TKO (punches) at Round 3, 2:37
Reece Samuels def. Kamil Gidaszewski via unanimous decision
Elliot Powell def. Shane O’Brien via unanimous decision
Ryan Robinson def. Hossein Ghorbhani via split decision
Eddie Mayor def. Ashley Gibson via submission (rear-naked choke) at Round 1, 1:42
Bee Corr Davis def. Lewis Loftus via KO (punches) at Round 1, 0:11