BAMMA recently released three equally excellent fights set for the preliminary card of their event taking place Spetember 19th in the 3Arena, Dublin.
Strikers Conor Cooke and Paul Byrne will square off and on the opposite side of the sport two high level grapplers will meet in Stepehen Coll and Alexandre Leite. Two of Ireland’s most promising amateurs will make their debuts against one another as Adam Caffrey faces Dylan Tuke.
The press release reads as follows:
Conor ‘Da Crook’ Cooke vs. Paul Byrne (Middleweight Bout)
Conor ‘Da Crook’ Cooke (6-6) returns to BAMMA after his last appearance at BAMMA 19. Training under Rodney Moore out of Next Generation Northern Ireland, Conor joins team mate Alan ‘The Apprentice’ Philpott on the BAMMA 22 card. With 5 of his victories via T/KO Da Crooke will be looking to add another to his record against SBG’s Byrne.
Paul Byrne (5-0) makes his BAMMA debut in his fight with Cook. Fighting out of Dublin’s Straight Blast Gym, Byrne also has 5 T/KO victories to his name and will also be looking to add a 6th straight victory as well as possibly putting himself into contention for a BAMMA title shot.
Stephen Coll vs. Alexandre Leite (Featherweight Bout)
Stephen Coll (5-4) fights out of Rilion Gracie, with all his wins coming via way of submission with a variety of choke holds. The Northern Ireland fighter will be looking for his next victim at the 3 Arena come September 19th.
Alexandre ‘Figura’ Leite (0-3) will be looking for his first victory at BAMMA 22. The Brazilian fighting out of Instigacao Xtreme will look to implement his dangerous ground game against the equally skilled Coll.
Adam Caffrey vs. Dylan Tuke (Bantamweight Bout)
Adam Caffrey (0-0) makes his professional debut at BAMMA 22 after a Amateur career of 6 wins and 1 loss. Caffrey fights out of Rush Fight Academy.
Dylan Tuke (0-0) is also making his pro debut at the 3 Arena, fights out of SBG in Dublin. Tuke’s Amateur career record stood at 3-0