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ACB: SuperSonic (MMA)

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One of the world's fastest growing MMA promotions, Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), will stage its debut fight in England at Manchester Arena next year.

Tickets for the Saturday 11 March ACB: Supersonic event are on sale now, priced from £40.00 (booking fees apply).

ACB have established themselves as the fastest growing MMA on the planet and for their trip to Manchester are putting together a monumental fight card that will introduce fight fans to their breed of high octane, all out action that will hear the Manchester Arena roar come fight night!

With a headline fight that puts ‘Champion vs. Champion’ as the UK’s very own and current Venator Middleweight Champion Luke Barnatt goes up against top 10 Middleweight and current KSW Middleweight Champion Poland’s Mamed Khalidov.

This is an epic battle between two fighters who lay it all on the line every fight. Barnatt is a UFC veteran and riding a current 3 fight win streak which has seen him claim gold in the Italian promotion of Venator and Khalidov is without a doubt one of the most devastating and dominant champions MMA and KSW have ever seen. With a record of 32 wins and just 4 losses and with 29 of those wins coming by way of finish Barnatt will need all his skill and heart to overcome this Polish wrecking machine!

Alongside that ACB have also announced one of the biggest domestic fights possible between two of Manchester’s finest warriors. This is the rematch UK MMA fans have been waiting for - Brendan Loughnane will take on Mike Wilkinson for the second time in a featherweight bout that will bring these two fine local fighters together in the cage for the second time in their careers. Wilkinson took victory in the first back in 2012 and Loughnane is looking for revenge on March 11th 2017.

ACB have also promised a host of big fights, global stars and local talent on the card including the return of top lightweight fighter Saul ‘The Hangman’ Rogers plus many more! 

Fight Timings

Doors: 4.30pm 
Prelim fights: 5pm 
Fight Curfew: 11pm

Is there an age limit on this event?

Yes. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult (over 18 years).


What time should I arrive?

We ask that all ticketholders arrive as early as possible. Full searches, including search dogs, will be in operation at all entrances throughout the night. To comply with our entertainment license, anyone deemed to be intoxicated will be refused admission and no refund offered.


What can I bring with me?

To speed up the search process please bring as little with you as possible. No food or drink is to be brought into the venue and the unauthorised use of cameras, video or any other form of recording equipment (including iPads / tablets) is strictly prohibited. Anything that could be used as a weapon, including flagpoles, along with air horns and laser pens are also strictly prohibited from the event. Banners up to A3 size which don’t obstruct the view of others or contain offensive wording, are permitted. No sticks or poles on banners please.


Can I leave and come back in again later?

Unfortunately not. As with all events at Manchester Arena we have a strict no pass out / no re-entry policy.


What about smoking?

Our city-centre location, next to the inner ring road, does not offer a safe place for a designated smoking area for the visiting general public due to the potentially large numbers involved.  Therefore, for health and safety reasons, there will not be an opportunity for the general public to leave and re-enter the venue. Please also note, the use of electronic cigarettes is not permitted inside the venue.

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ACB: SuperSonic (MMA)

  • Sat 11 March
  • Door Times: 4.30pm

Please note this event has now expired.

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