Mark Platts (Faktory) V Darren Gilchrist (Fighters Hive) Catchweight 59kgs
Platts is a highly regarded flyweight in the UK with a total of 12 professional fights, the BJJ blue belt will be looking to use his experience to overcome the up and coming Darren Gilchrist who will be looking to cause an upset and let the rest of the division know that he is as hungry and dangerous as they come.
Darren Gray (DNFT, Lanark) V Ryan Quinn (Independent) Featherweight
There has been a lot of hype surrounding the first of many Dinky Ninja’s on the card Darren Gray. Gray takes on Ryan Quinn who is making his pro debut tomorrow night.
Keiran Malone (DNFT) v Mick Bowman (Wolfslair) Catchweight 74kgs
Keiran Malone was initially scheduled to fight Kyle Cassidy but Cassidy pulled out and in stepped in TUF 13 contestant Michael Bowman. Bowman brings much more experience to the match up but Malone insists that he is more than ready to take on an opponent of this caliber.
“People will be surprised by this fight, I am going to stamp my authority over it and control it in whatever range it goes to”.
Andy Hillhouse (Grip) v John McGurk (Ayrshire MMA) Heavyweight
The only heavyweight fight on the card is set to be a war as the intimidating Hillhouse takes on ‘the Slugger’ and this one is personal! The fight came around after an argument between the two started on Facebook and On Top speedily offered the fighters the chance to settle their differences the cage.
Alan Johnston (DNFT, D-Unit) V Alex Montagnani (Keddles gym)- Middleweight
In the only middleweight match up on the card it is a battle between Scotland and England as D- Unit’s Johnston looks to win his second fight in as many outings against Keddles gym export Alex Montagnani.
Brian Hyslop (DNFT) v Barry McGuigan (EFR Ireland) Catchweight 58.4kgs
This featherweight bout has the potential to be fight of the night. Both fighters are game competitors coming from a boxing background but more than happy to take the fight to the ground… Expect fireworks from this one.
Martin Delaney (DNFT) v Warren Mitchell (Antrim MMA) Lightweight
Coming off an impressive first minute stoppage victory Delaney will be looking to put away another tough opponent when he faces Northern Ireland’s Warren Mitchell. Mitchell will be making his pro debut and will be looking to get his foot on the ladder in style.
Sean Wright (DNFT) v Richard Edwards (Keddles gym) Lightweight
Sean Wright a former Muay Thai British and international champion will have his toughest mma fight to date against the well-rounded American fighter Richard Edwards. Wright is unbeaten and has finished all of his opponents to date. Will Edwards be good enough to stop him?
Greg Knapp (Olympians MMA) V Rob McCrum (Lycans MMA) Bantamweight
Greg is ranked well within the UK top 10 at bantamweight and after a long layoff due to injury Rob will be hungry to take the scalp of a respected opponent and show that he belongs in the top ten rankings himself.
Graham Armstrong 4-2-0 (Team Mataleon) v Claes Beverlov 6-1-0 (Stockholm Shoot Sweden) Lightweight
Tough Scottish fighter Armstrong who is on a 3 match winning streak will face tough Swedish fighter Beverlov who has lost only 1 in 7 outings at pro and has 4 victories by submission, this will be a cracker.
Marcos Nardini (DNFT) v Sergei Grecicho (The Knight of Plunge Lithuania) Featherweight
Brazilian Marcos Nardini looks to make a massive step up the featherweight ladder when he takes on highly respected Sergei Grecicho. This is a mouthwatering match up for grappling fans as Nardini is a BJJ black belt and Grecicho a former two time world Sambo champion.
The Welterweight tournament semi finals
Mervyn Mullholland v Stevie Ray
Mervyn Mullholland (IFS)
In his last three MMA outings Mervyn Mullholland has won three titles in less than two minutes including a knockout, a stoppage and one submission. Mullholland claims he is ready to go anywhere with anyone and if he makes the final he would like to face Cathal Pendred to avenge a loss earlier in his career.
Stevie Ray (Edge MMA)
Stevie Ray is the only Scot in the tournament and is set to have the whole crowd behind him as he challenges for his second belt of the year. Ray wowed the crowds at SFC 4 as he showed the heart of a champion and came back from the brink of defeat in round 1 to dominate and force the stoppage to claim his title. Confidence is high and Ray is determined to keep add the On Top belt to his collection.
Cathal Pendred V Nicholas Musoke
Pendred comes into the bout with an impressive record of 8 wins and 2 losses and merits the nickname ‘The Punisher’ with 5 (T) KO’s to his name.
Nicholas Musoke (Stockholm Shoot)
With just 6 professional fights Nico has the least experience of the competitors in the tournament but promises to show the fans good fights and his game plan for the night is to:” Finish the first fight quickly and win all the bonuses”.