On Friday, May 12, BAMMA traveled to the Genting Arena in Birmingham, England for BAMMA 29: McDermott vs. Wolf.
In the evening’s main event, Bellator veteran Brett McDermott defeated Austria’s Ruben Wolf to win the vacant BAMMA heavyweight title.
In the night’s main card action, England’s Matthew Hallam looked to avenge his past loss to EFC Worldwide middleweight champion Yannick “Black Mamba” Bahati with the vacant BAMMA middleweight title on the line. Undefeated BAMMA Lonsdale lightweight champ Tim Barnett took on England’s Mario Saeed. Top English welterweight prospect Walter “Black Sniper” Gahadza battled the surging Terry Brazier for the vacant Lonsdale welterweight championship.
The event aired live at 12 p.m. ET.
Brett McDermott def. Ruben Wolf by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:54 – for heavyweight title
Yannick Bahati def. Matthew Hallam by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:19 – for middleweight title
Tim Barnett def. Mario Saeed by knockout (punch). Round 1, 3:34 – for Lonsdale lightweight title
Aaron Chalmers def. Greg Jenkins by submission (keylock). Round 1, 2:09
Terry Brazier def. Walter Gahadza by submission (bulldog choke). Round 1, 4:28 – for Lonsdale welterweight title
Shay Walsh def. Aaron Blackwell by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Jai Herbert def. Rick Selvarajah by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:38
Daniel Crawford def. Ronnie Mann by TKO (punches). Round 1, 3:28
Daniel Rutkowski def. Cameron Hardy by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2, 2:13
Nathias Frederick def. Pelu Adetola by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:32
Daniel Cassell vs. Daniel Olejniczak ends in a majority draw (20-17, 19-19, 19-19)
David Khalsa def. Clan Cowley by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:40
Sam Halliday def. Mike D-Aguiar by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 1:28
Łukasz Świrydowicz def. Mick Stanton by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:09