FRONT ROW MMA EP 21 With Mike Wootten & Jaye Haynes

Podcast 21

On episode 21 of the FRONT ROW MMA podcast we have interviews with:-

Mike Wootten. Mike Wooten (8-0-0), will make his second appearance on BAMMA when he faces Peter Ligier on BAMMA 17 at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, December 6th. Undefeated, Wootten earned submission wins in his last three fights.

Ligier (4-0-0), makes his debut for BAMMA with an undefeated record, he as two submissions, one TKO and a decision victory.

Jaye Haynes. Jaye Haynes will be facing Sinead Kavanagh for the Bantamweight Amateur title on BCMMA 9 which takes place at the Charter Hall in Colchester on December 6th.

Follow our guests on Twitter - Mike Wootten @mikewootten & Jaye Haynes @JayeHaynes

Follow the team - @frmmauk @FrontRowClay, @Frontrowshawn & @FrontRowSteve

FRONT ROW MMA EP 20 With Colin Fletcher & Martin Stapleton

On episode 20 of the FRONT ROW MMA podcast we have interviews with:-

Colin "Freakshow" Fletcher. Colin Fletcher (10-4-0), takes on Hawaiian, Michael Brightmon in the main event for BAMMA 17 which takes place at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester. Freakshow as gone 2-1-0 since competing for the UFC, all three of those fights have been on BAMMA.

Brightmon (13-4-0), is currently on a four fight winning streak and will make his UK debut.

Colin joins us to talk about his relationship with BAMMA and sets his sights on the current World champion, Mansour Barnaoui.

Martin ".50 Cal" Stapleton. Martin Stapleton will also be competing on BAMMA 17 where he will take on late replacement, Sebastian Fournier after Jeremy Petley pulled from the fight due to injury.

Stapleton (14-4-0), enters the fight on the back of a second round TKO win over Kostadin Enev at FCC 11 in Bolton.

Fournier (8-5-0), looks to get back into the winning column after he lost to Teemu Packalen by way of TKO in the first round at Cage 26.

Martin talks to us about his upcoming fight and his training at SBG Mainline in Manchester.

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On episode 19 of the FRONT ROW MMA podcast we have interviews with:-

  • Andy Ryan. Team Ryano's Andy Ryan could be classed as one of the Godfathers of Irish MMA. Andy joins us to give his thoughts on the current state of MMA in Ireland. (02.40)
  • John Robinson. John Robinson will be making his pro debut on November 29th at Punch Up Promotion's Fight Night 7. John tells us about his transition into pro mma and gives his thoughts on his opponent. (22:25)
  • Chris Miah. Chris Miah as just returned from Team Alpha Male, Chris talks about his experience there and what it was like being around TJ Dillashaw whilst he was in his UFC Title defence, fight camp. (35:50)


On episode 18 of the FRONT ROW MMA podcast we have interviews with:-

  • Leon Edwards. Leon recently fought on BAMMA 16 in Manchester and successfully defended his Lonsdale welterweight title when he knocked out Shaun Taylor in the third round. His victory earned him a four fight contract with the UFC where he will be making his debut against Claudio Silva on UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.
  • Pannie Kianzad. Undefeated, Pannie Kianzad made her debut for Cage Warriors when she fought Megan Van Houtum, she earned a third round TKO finish which now gives her a shot at the bantamweight title on CWFC 74 in London, she will be facing off against undefeated Agnieszka Niedzwiedz.
  • Joanne Calderwood. Joanne as just finished filming for TUF 20, the first Ultimate Fighter that features just women. Joanne spared some time to chat about what as been happening since she finished filming and her media tour where she will be guest fighter on UFC Stockholm.
  • Paddy Holohan. Paddy made his debut for the UFC in Dublin where he earned a victory over Josh Sampo. He is now ready to fly out to Canada where he will be fighting Louis Gaudinot on UFC Fight Night 54. *Since the interview took place Chris Kelades as replaced Louis Gaudinot

Follow our guests on twitter - @RockyUtc, @BanzaiKianzad, @DRkneevil and @PaddyHolohanMMA

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On episode 17 of the FRONT ROW MMA podcast we have interviews with:-

  • Eddie Bravo. Eddie is the creator of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu and will be setting out on a UK seminar tour in October. Eddie also as a show in December called the Eddie Bravo Invitational, you can check out his upcoming UK dates and how to watch his show by going to and (Starts at 10:00)
  • Jack Mason & Shane Gunfield. Jack recently fought on Cage Warriors 71 but had to put a stop to the fight when he injured his leg, he is using is injury time to promote BCMMA. Shane fights for the BCMMA welterweight title which takes place in Colchester on September 27th. Check out the fight card by going to (Starts at 42:35)
  • Harry Marple. Harry is an undefeated amateur fighter from Team Kaobon Midlands and will be making his pro debut at FCC 11 on October 18th. (Starts at 57:30)
  • Brett Johns. Brett is an undefeated Pro Bantamweight, he last fought on Cage Warriors 67 when he took on James Brum and earned a victory making him 10-0-0. Unfortunately he missed weight before the fight and was stripped of his championship title. (Starts at 1:09:35)

Follow our guest on twitter @eddiebravo, @JackStoneMason, @shanegunfield89, @TeamKaobonMids and @36Johns

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