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Battle arena started as a regional show in the UK. over the years we have built an unparalleled platform across many international locations selling out wherever we go. We adhere to two firm principles:

Safety: Our protocols are borne from the experience of running over 50 events. Fighter safety is of paramount importance. We follow the rules set out by ISKA. In addition to this, we work in conjunction with our Close Protection partners to ensure that all patrons enjoy our events in a safe and calm environment.

Matchmaking discipline: Nobody likes to see a one-sided contest; therefore, we thoroughly research and skillfully match our athletes before booking them on our cards. we have longstanding relationships with gyms and clubs internationally, as they are confident and comfortable in the knowledge that we will provide the right opponents and opportunities for their fighters.



James has been involved with event management and promoting for over 20 years

James oversees the day to day running of battle arena UK as well as supporting its international franchises. James is an experienced martial artist who holds a 6th Dan in Goshin jujitsu, 4th Dan in karate and has black belts in other martial arts.

A devoted family man he has a busy time looking after  6 kids, 3 dogs and 1 cat.

Andrew Morrison – Event Director

Andrews role is to make sure the experience for your fighters is exactly as it should be.

He directs the running of a show on the day and manages the runners and cage crew. As part of the franchise team, he works with new shows when starting to help them deliver a first class show.

He holds  a black belt in Jujitsu and  has extensive knowledge of internal Chinese martial arts which help him to keep cool and deal with the stress of fight day.


Kat Price –  Operations Director

As operations director, Kat makes sure staff are in place, equipment is in place and that shows are ready to be delivered to battle arenas high standards on fight days

Kats role is to make sure the spectator experienced is the best it can be. running front of house, VIP and customer relations you know your battle arena experience is in capable hands.


Paul Nicholls – Commissioning Director

Paul is Battle Arenas commissioner and head referee. As one of the UK’s leading refs, he can been seen plying his trade on big shows like Bamma, Glory & of course Battle Arena.

If you want to know about rules and regulations then he is the man to see.
Running the weigh ins, managing the judging team and being the official Referee are his main responsibilities.

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Karsten M Lenjont – Master of Ceremonies

As  Battle Arenas master of ceremonies Karsten builds the hype, energises the crowd and helps us to bring the boom to every city we visit. As well as being a top mc The Archer is also a pro fighter

Mark Bromiley – Cage Side Commissioner (On the right)

Mark is essential to the event running like clockwork,  a very experienced cage manager mark has extensive experienced of running the the area.  As a fighter he is one of the last people you see when you walk into the cage and one of the first people you see when your leaving the cage.

Mark is a devoted martial artist and holds a 2nd Dan Jujitsu.


Marc Moggridge –  Official Photographer

Marc is a recognised international sports photographer who works at the highest level with many top organisations and sports. Marc is the man who makes fighters and fans look good.

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Chris Fensom and Steve Be – Commentators

Chris and Steve call it as it happens on our videos and live on PPV. Both guys are experienced mixed martial artist with intricate knowledge of our sport. interesting fact is that both these guys have been battle arena champions.

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