This week’s worst-kept secret has finally been confirmed by ACB, as we can officially announce that ACB 65 will take place at the Sheffield Arena on July 22nd!
ACB 65 will not only bring some of the biggest names in the sport to the city of Sheffield but they will also bring ACB gold as the Light-Heavyweight belt will be on the line when ACB Champion, Thiago Silva, will make the first defense of the belt against the undefeated Russian prospect Batraz Agnaev.
This will be the first MMA event ever to take place in the historic Sheffield Arena and with a card full of some of the sport’s highest profile fighters alongside an undercard steeped in UK and European talent this is set to be a night to remember and not to be missed!
Alongside a title fight that will see an MMA legend defend his belt MMA fans will get the chance to see a plethora of some of the sports biggest names and most talented athletes. UK MMA fans will have a particular interest in the homegrown star that is Brendan Loughnane as he once again takes on another UFC veteran, ‘Bam Bam’ Pat Healy in the co-main of the night.
The supporting cast for these two bouts will not disappoint either as Thiago Tavares makes his ACB debut in a battle which sees’s him test himself against the Swedish talent, Niklas Backstrom.
American Top Teams Leandro ‘Buscape’ Silva looks to repeat his successful debut in his second fight for ACB but looking to spoil the party will be the ever-tough and super talented American Joshua Silva.