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10th Legion Championship Fighting
IndustryMixed martial arts promotion

10th Legion Championship Fighting[1] or 10th Legion is a UK-based Mixed Martial Arts promotion. The company was founded in 2008 and held its first event in April 2009 in Hull. The company is based in Hull, London and New Zealand.

Mixed Martial Arts combines Olympic disciplines such as Greco-Roman Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, Boxing and Judo with the more modern Martial Arts skills of Kickboxing/Muay Thai, Submission Fighting/Grappling – such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu

10th Legion works with other MMA organizations to build a better standard in the sport. Events are planned for 2014 in Hull, London and New Zealand.


10th Legion Championship Fighting has brought together fighters from around the UK, United States and Europe for international events.

10th Legion's first World Champion was five times UFC veteran Welterweight fighter Jess 'The Joker' Liaudin, who still holds his title.

Another well known 10th Legion World Champion is Lightweight fighter Abdul Mohamed.


  • 10th Legion Championship Fighting III in Hull[2]
  • 10th Legion Championship Fighting developing a reputation[3]
  • 10th Legion Championship Fighting making waves in UK MMA[4]
  • Cage Fighting: Chapman seeks top 10 spot[5]
  • Cage Fighting Comes To Hull[6]
  • We're friendly really, says cage fighter Gowans[7]
  • Army training will inspire me to be the best, insists Rouse[8]
  • Cage fighter Louis Chapman expects to lead the way[9]
  • Cage fighter Chapman eyes a rankings rise[10]
  • 10th Legion Championship Fighting 7 in London[11]
  • Bateman Victory[12]
  • Interview with Louis Chapman[13]

10th Legion Championship Fighting events[edit]

Main article: List of 10th Legion Championship Fighting events
  • 10th Legion 1: The War Machine 05-Apr-09 Hull
  • 10th Legion 2: Forged in Battle 27-Sept-09 Hull
  • 10th Legion 3: Decimation 21-Feb-10 Hull
  • 10th Legion 4: Rise of Olympia 21-May-10 Birmingham
  • 10th Legion 5: War of Independence 04-Jul-10
  • 10th Legion 6: Gates of Fire 27-Nov-10 Hull
  • 10th Legion 7: Invasion of Warriors 13-Mar-11 London
  • 10th Legion 8: Symbol of Power 9-Apr-11 Hull
  • 10th Legion 9: March to Glory 17-Sept-11 Hull
  • 10th Legion 10: Temple of the Titans 24-Mar-12 Hull
  • 10th Legion 11: Victorious 13-May-12 London
  • 10th Legion 12: Army of Gods 15-Sept-12 Hull
  • 10th Legion 13: 4-May-13 Hull
  • 10th Legion 14: TBC Hull
  • 10th Legion 15: TBC New Zealand

Organisation information: 10th Legion Championship Fighting[14]

Current 10th Legion champions[edit]

Division Weight World Champion European Champion British Champion NSAC GNP Champion Amateur Champion
Heavyweight convert}} vacant vacant vacant vacant Stuart Crooks
Light Heavyweight convert}} vacant Janus Jones vacant Richie Knox Carl Messen
Middleweight convert}} vacant Brian Moore Phil Ounsley Diego Björn Valencia
Welterweight convert}} Jess Liaudin Peter Irving Qasim Shafiq Bjarki Þór Pálsson Gavin Lofts
Lightweight convert}} Abdul Mohamed Maxim Ionov Louis Chapman Josh Layton Patrick Tucker
Featherweight convert}} vacant Dan Gibbon vacant Andy Craven Ramon Silva
Bantamweight convert}} vacant vacant vacant vacant Sam Wilkinson
Flyweight convert}} vacant vacant vacant vacant vacant

Title holders[15]


  1. "10thlegion.tv – 10th Legion Championship Fighting MMA". http://www.10thlegion.tv/.
  2. "10th Legion Championship Fighting III in Hull". Thomas Tailford. 2 January 2010. http://www.fight-factory.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=104:10th-legion-championship-fighting-iii-hull&catid=18:latest-news&Itemid=14. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  3. "10th Legion Championship Fighting developing a reputation". Sherdog Press Release. 2 January 2010. http://www.sherdog.com/news/press_releases/10th-Legion-Championship-Fighting-22016. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
  4. "10th Legion Championship Fighting making waves in UK MMA". Cage Warriors Press Release. 11 March 2010. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20101130054127/http://cagewarriors.com/article.459.htm. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  5. "Cage Fighting: Chapman seeks top 10 spot". Hull Daily Mail. 4 November 2010. http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/Cage-Fighting-Chapman-seeks-10-spot/article-2836288-detail/article.html. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  6. "Cage Fighting Comes To Hull". Hull Daily Mail. 23 November 2010. http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/CAGE-FIGHTING-COMES-HULL-Grey-excited-ahead-big-fight-night/article-2922980-detail/article.html. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  7. "We're friendly really, says cage fighter Gowans". Hull Daily Mail. 24 November 2010. http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/friendly-really-says-cage-fighter-Gowans/article-2928504-detail/article.html. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  8. "Army training will inspire me to be the best, insists Rouse". Hull Daily Mail. 25 November 2010. http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/Undefined-Headline/article-2936660-detail/article.html. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  9. "Cage fighter Louis Chapman expects to lead the way". Hull Daily Mail. 27 November 2010. http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/Cage-fighter-Chapman-expects-lead-way/article-2945499-detail/article.html. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  10. "Cage fighter Chapman eyes a rankings rise". Hull Daily Mail. 30 November 2010. http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/Cage-fighter-Chapman-eyes-rankings-rise/article-2951347-detail/article.html. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  11. "10th Legion Championship Fighting 7 – Invasion of Warriors in London". Sherdog Press Release. 3 March 2011. http://www.sherdog.com/news/press%20releases/10th-Legion-7-Invasion-of-Warriors-30595. Retrieved 9 March 2011.[dead link]
  12. "Bateman Victory". Grimsby Telegraph. 19 September 2011. http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/Bateman-victory/story-13359592-detail/story.html. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  13. "Interview with Louis Chapman". Grimsby Telegraph. 30 April 2013. http://m.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/story.html?aid=18845821&category=sport. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
  14. "Organisation Info: 10th Legion Championship Fighting". MMA Universe. 5 April 2009. http://www.mmauniverse.com/organisations/SS2623. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
  15. "Title Holders". 10th Legion. http://www.10thlegionchampionshipfighting.com/Title%20Holders.html. Retrieved 5 December 2010.

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