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Ex-UFC fighter signed by Brave Combat Federation for Belfast

467   //    14 May 2018, 22:02 IST

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Norman Parke signed to compete at Brave 13 hosted in Belfast

Norman Parke announced signing a multi-fight contract with Brave Combat Federation. The fighter from Northern Ireland will compete in the co-main event of the event hosted on 9th June at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Parke is a professional MMA competitor since 2006 and has competed in the UFC, Absolute Championship Berkut, KSW, and BAMMA. Parke is a Black belt in Judo and is a national champion in Northern Ireland in both Freestyle Wrestling and in Judo.

With a professional record of 24 wins in his 32 appearances, 12 came by way of submissions and 8 came by way of decisions.

He is also a former Cage Contender Lightweight Champion and the Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes Lightweight Winner.

Parke made his previous bout at the KSW 43 - Soldic vs. Du Plessis against Lukasz Chlewicki which he won by unanimous decision. The ex-UFC fighter will face Myles Price in the lightweight division during the fight night.

Brave 13: Belfast will feature Parke against Price in the co-main event
Brave 13: Belfast will feature Norman Parke against Myles Price in the co-main event

His opponent Myles Price, has 15 fights in his career with 9 professional wins. Price has not suffered a defeat in his fight career by way of knockout.

Currently representing the Team Ryano, Price will also be making his first appearance at Brave Combat Federation. Apart from Price, Team Ryano will showcase multiple fighters on the fight card.

In his previous fight, he faced Mario Saeed at BAMMA 24 - Kone vs. Phillips. He scored a TKO victory over Saeed in the second round. The fight will feature a fighter from the Northern Ireland against the one from the Republic of Ireland.

The main event of the evening will feature the championship title defence between Stephen Loman from Team Lakay representing the Philippines against Frans Mlambo from Straight Blast Gym Ireland representing the Republic of Ireland.