Petley & Dearden out of BAMMA 17. Fournier & Bentley In.

Nov 24, 2014
(PRESS RELEASE) -- The BAMMA 17 fight card has been hit by Injuries to Jeremy Petley & Ben Dearden. Leaders in Mixed Martial Arts Sports Entertainment, BAMMA are pleased to be able to announce the replacements, Sebastien Fournier & Paul Bentley. BAMMA 17 is to be held on 6th December at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester.

Tickets are on sale now at http://bit.ly/BAMMA17

Martin Stapleton will now take on Sebastien Fournier who is replacing Jeremy Petley. Fournier currently holds a 8-5 pro record and fights out of the Tours Lumpini Club, Tours in France. Regis Sugden will now take on Paul Bentley replacing Ben Dearden. Bentley Fights out of Eagle MMA based in Crawley. His current pro record is 1-0. Bentley had the following to say about Regis Sugden: "Regis has a good k1 background and I respect his stand up but I'm confident in my wrestling and GNP and will not let it go to the judges."

You can follow Paul Bentley & BAMMA on Twitter at @PaulBentleyMMA @BAMMA

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