Matty Hodgson Caged Steel

AVT’s Matthew “The Hammer” Hodgson returns to Caged Steel on July 14th, with yet another tough matchup for the promotion’s amateur middleweight title. Since his first bout at Doncaster Dome in 2014, he has consistently taken on the best opposition available, and although the results may not have gone the way he wanted, he’s had invaluable experience.

Next time out, he’ll face off against Reykjavik MMA’s Thor Thorarinsson , his third Icelandic opponent, and he’ll be hoping to break his duck against the viking invaders. Continue reading Matthew Hodgson keen to maintain run of form against Thor Thorarinsson

Marcin “Mad Boy” Prostko is a fighter that is renowned for his all-action style. From his early days debuting in the cage with Caged Steel, to now taking on one of his biggest tests to date at Caged Steel 21, he’s had a quite a journey in front of the Doncaster crowd, and it continues on July 14th.

He’ll meet Grimsby’s James Bateman, an experienced local favourite who has been in the game for many years, briefly featuring on The Ultimate Fighter 9 back in 2009. Now running his own gym in Bateman MMA, the veteran has found a thirst for competition once again. Continue reading Marcin Prostko looking for evolution in Caged Steel 21 bout with James Bateman

Madars Fleminas Caged Steel

Grimbsy-based Latvian fighter Madars Fleminas made his professional debut in December of last year, picking up a dominant first round victory at Caged Steel 19.

Eager to keep up the momentum and work towards his goals, the up-and-coming prospect approached Lukasz Pilch – a more experienced pro from the renowned Full Contact Performance Centre – to try and get the fight on for CS 20 in March.

With a huge bout set for Fleminas, hundreds of his fans followed him to Doncaster to take on the Polish athlete, but minutes before they were due to walk out to the cage, disaster struck. Pilch had injured himself backstage, and was unable to compete. Continue reading Madars Fleminas: I will go on the hunt to finish Lomas at Caged Steel 21

Glenn Irvine Caged Steel

Caged Steel professional middleweight champion Glenn Irvine has put in some stellar performances in Doncaster, making new fans with his stoppages of Rob Fulton and Marcin Prostko, and showing his versatility using KO power and submission skills.

Originally slated to defend his title in December against Matt Pepper, an injury to his opponent forced the bout off the card, to be rescheduled at Caged Steel 20 on March 17th at the Doncaster Dome.

Irvine, who fights out of the famous Next Generation Northern Ireland gym under coach Rodney Moore, was frustrated at Pepper’s withdrawal, Continue reading Glenn Irvine: I’m here to get the job done!

Ben Fahey Caged Steel Fighting Championship 20 - UK MMA

Scunthorpe battler Ben Fahey has always been known for his fight anyone, anywhere attitude, much like his upcoming opponent for CSFC 20, Warren Mason.

Both men have taken on the best the country has to offer in the amateur ranks, often fighting at higher weights in order to be tested. The pair almost met at CSFC 19 in December, as Continue reading Ben Fahey: Actions speaks louder than words, come prepared Warren!

Madars Fleminas Caged Steel

Bateman MMA standout Madars Fleminas put an emphatic finish on an already successful 2017 when he was victorious in his professional debut at Caged Steel 19 inside the Doncaster Dome.

Although it wasn’t the hard-fought victory he had wanted, “The Latvian Express” was happy to get off the mark in familiar territory on Yorkshire’s top MMA show. Continue reading Madars Fleminas: I promise Fight of the Night at Caged Steel 20!

24-year-old SKA fighter Ben Fahey is part of the exciting amateur bantamweight four-man tournament set to take place at CSFC 19 on December 2nd, inside the Doncaster Dome.

A new arrival for CSFC, the tournament format pits some of the best bantamweights together to battle for the belt and the cash prize. Fahey is excited to return to action on CSFC, especially in such an eagerly anticipated format. Continue reading Ben Fahey: You will definitely remember my name!