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Tanko Events: Now Matching

Tanko Events are recruiting fighters for three massive shows in 2017. Here’s how you can get involved…

If you’re a fighter dreaming of conquering the world, you’ll want nothing more than to see your name listed alongside the biggest stars at the best venues in combat sports.

Tanko Events can make this a reality.

We’re offering fighters the opportunity to feature on three huge shows in 2017: Tanko Fighting Championships 4, Tanko Muay Thai League 2, and Tanko Submission Championships, which will take place on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, and Sunday 14th May respectively.

If you’re an aspiring MMA star, budding Muay Thai master, or submissions specialist, Tanko Events offer the ultimate stage for you to showcase your talent to the world.

Take a look at our events schedule below to learn more. All the information you need to apply is listed here.

Tanko Fighting Championships 4

Tanko Fighting Championships is the leading MMA promotion in the UK right now, and is set for a fourth instalment this spring. Huge names in British combat sports have all featured on previous bills, including Brendan Loughnane, Kane Mousah, Felony Charles Bennett, Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Paul Cook, Saul “Tha Hangman” Rogers, and Andre Winner.

TFC4 will be organised by Carl Prince and powered by the rest of the Tanko Events team, with commentary and analysis conducted by Ian Butlin and Bryan Lacey. The event will take place on Friday 12th May 2017 at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester.

Here are a few things previous TFC fighters have had to say about the show:

“It’s a big, big show. A massive crowd. The setup adds to the experience. Tanko is a very, very good show with some good fighters on. A lot of local talent.”
James Duckett


“It’s a big show. It’s growing and getting bigger every time. The matchups are great. The set up is great. It’s the best show in Manchester now. It’s“It’s a massive show. It’s Manchester’s biggest show. It’s going to be taking over soon. I believe it’s an exciting show to be on.”

Gaz Corran


“It’s a big show. It’s growing and getting bigger every time. The matchups are great. The set up is great. It’s the best show in Manchester now. It’s soon going to be the best show in the UK.”

Lerone Murphy

TFC recruiters are seeking amateur and professional fighters from all weight classes for Tanko Fighting Championships 4. Apply today.

Tanko Muay Thai League 2

Tanko have long been associated with the ancient fighting art of Muay Thai, and we decided to launch our very own blockbuster show back in February – Tanko Muay Thai League. The event featured a smorgasbords of top talent from around the globe, including Liam Harrison, Michael Wakeling, Dakota Ditcheva, Marco Pique and Savvas Michael.

TML is led by Ricky Sewell, Pardeep Robinson and Panicos Yusuf, and the rest of the Tanko Events team. The event will take place on Saturday 13th May 2017 at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester.

Here are a few things previous TML fighters have had to say about the show:


“Thanks to Ricky Sewell, Panicos Superpetch and Pardeep Robinson for putting on a top class event and having me on the show. There was no cutting corners with this show and we were well taken care of!”

Callum McGowan


“The Tanko team did a fantastic job. The production was excellent, the timing of the show was superb, and the fighters were all looked after. The commentary team, the ringside officials, and medical team were all spot on. The photos and the live-links were both of a high quality. And the runners were great, too.”

Jonno Chipchase


“The attention to detail was unreal, fighters were fed and clothed, and great accommodation provided. I am very grateful for the experience and will definitely be back to support the next show!”

Kat Paton

TML recruiters are seeking amateur and professional fighters from all weight classes for TML2. Apply today.

Tanko Submission Championships

Tanko are consistently seeking ways to keep combat sports fresh and exciting, and our innovative new show Tanko Submission Championships is something Manchester has never seen before.

TSC will incorporate a submissions-only format, utilising Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) rules. The overtime ‘shootout’ will be used to pick a winner should the ten-minute round pass without any successful submission.

The focus for TSC is on bringing together skilled competitors for a selection of stylistically thrilling matchups, with a ruleset aimed at encouraging athletes to hunt for the finish.

Tanko Submission Championships is operated by Carl Prince, and the event will take place on Sunday 14th May 2017 at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester.

TSC recruiters are seeking amateur and professional fighters from all weight classes for the first ever show. Apply for TSC today.

What does Tanko Events offer?

Exposure

Tanko Events shows draw capacity crowds and are broadcast to millions of homes around the world on YouTube and Fight Life TV (on SKY and Freeview).

Platform

Tanko Events offers a platform for talented athletes looking for a big break in combat sports. Many of the fighters who have competed on our shows have returned to the same stage for sequel events, signed deals with promotions and gyms, and managed to acquire a wide selection of additional fights thanks to the terrific exposure Tanko Events offered them.

Experience

A Tanko Events show offers you the ultimate experience. You’ll never be the same fighter again once you step onto that stage, and you’re guaranteed to learn invaluable lessons during your contest – win, lose or draw.

Be a Tanko Events star

Get in touch with the Tanko Events team today, and you could be starring on the very next edition of Tanko Fighting Championships, Tanko Muay Thai League, or the first ever Tanko Submission Championships.

Contact information is as follows:

TML#2: ricky@tanko.co.uk
TFC#4 and TSC#1: carl@tanko.co.uk

This is where your combat sports career truly begins here. Contact Tanko Events today and show the world what you’re made of on the biggest stage in Britain.

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