MMA UK’s Jade Morris talks to the new Lightweight Champ Martin ‘.50 Cal’ Stapleton after his win at BAMMA 23 against Gavin Sterritt.

Martin Stapleton ‘Gavin is the only one that stepped up because he is a warrior’

BAMMA 23 : Night of Champions 14th November 2015, Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

BAMMA 23 Main Card 

BAMMA Lightweight Title:

Martin Stapleton def. Gavin Sterritt via submission (rear-naked choke) RD 1, 1:18 (Vacant title)

BAMMA Light-Heavyweight Title:

Paul Craig def. Marcin Lazarz (c) via submission (triangle) at Round 1, 3:51

BAMMA Flyweight Title 

Rany Saadeh (c) def. Shaj Haque via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

BAMMA Bantamweight Title

Shay Walsh def. Ed Arthur (c) via unanimous decision (30-27, 20-27, 30-27)

BAMMA 23 Prelims 

Damien Lapilus def Jack McGann via submission (rear-naked choke) RD 1, 3:30

Nad Narimani def. Jeremy Petley via TKO (punches) at RD 1, 2:26

Interim Heavyweight Title
Stuart Austin def. Tom Denham via KO (punch) at RD 2, 1:55

Brett McDermott def. Pelu Adetola​ via TKO (strikes) at RD 1, 1:57

Shane Gunfield def Harry Marple via TKO at RD 2, 3:02

Billy Beaumont def. Marcin Prostko via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Tobias Reid def. Craig Clarkson via TKO (punches) at RD 2, 1:43

Cameron Else def. Jay Butler via TKO (strikes) at RD 1, 2:48

Jai Herbert def. Ben Bennett via TKO (body kick) at RD 2, 3:59

Nathaniel Wood def Bryan Creighton via unanimous decision (30-27,30-26, 30-27)