London. August 11th, 2014 – Flagship Mixed Martial Arts promotion, BAMMA, proudly presents a Bantamweight bout between Mike Wootten and Antoine Gallinaro for “BAMMA 16: Daley vs Fernandes” at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on 13th September. Tickets are on sale at: http://bit.ly/1xZ6u2g
Mike Wootten has remained undefeated through his professional career to hold a record of 7-0. A known face on the North West circuit the Liverpudlian last fought when he defeated Jody Collins at OMMAC. He shot to recognition in the 2013 reality show, “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs Team Tate”, where he reached the semi-finals to be defeated by Chris Holdsworth. Woottenholds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu and has a background in Japanese jiu jitsu. Fighting out of theMMA Academy in Liverpool, Wootten returns for BAMMA 16.
Fighting out of Évolution Pancrace in Marseille (France), Antoine Gallinaro has attained a 7-1 record under French Pankration rules. All his victories have been achieved in the first two rounds. Gallinaro is the 2013 Bantamweight title holder for 100% Fight, and was previously a university champion in kickboxing. Gallinaro said,”Thank you to BAMMA for giving me this opportunity”.
The fight was officially confirmed over the weekend.