Tankō Events - Tankō Events - The UK's Premier Combat Sports Promotion

Tankō Events are dedicated to promoting all variants of combat sports across the country, offering a glamorous stage for huge stars and fledgling fighters alike. Powered by Tanko Ltd, Tankō Events has produced a collection of spectacular MMA events (Tankō Fighting Championships) and Muay Thai shows (Tankō Muay Thai League), with a wide range of exhilarating projects in the pipeline for 2017.

We’re committed to ensuring domestic combat sports maintains its momentum and ever-increasing popularity, attracting the biggest talent worldwide whilst offering home-grown athletes wonderful opportunities to develop and showcase their skillsets. We’re all set to make some huge announcements throughout the year, so be sure to keep an eye on our social channels for more information.

Tankō Events is the future of British combat sports promotions.

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Tankō Events Weekend Itinerary

This weekend, Victoria Warehouse will play host to some gripping combat sport action, beginning with the third instalment of Tanko Fighting Championships on Saturday, followed by the highly anticipated Tanko Muay Thai League on Sunday.

8 Reasons Why You Should Attend A Tankō Event

Even if you don’t consider yourself a combat sports expert, you must have seen the likes of MMA and Muay Thai whilst flicking through your TV channels or scrolling through your social feed in recent months. Combat sports is massive in the UK right now, and it’s only going to get bigger.

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Tankō Muay Thai League 1

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


Tankō Muay Thai League is set to be one of the biggest Muay Thai shows the UK has ever seen. Fighters from all corners of the country will descend upon the illustrious Victoria Warehouse venue in Manchester for the event, which will feature a magnificent melting pot of superstars and ambitious beginners.

Tankō Fighting Championships 3

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


Back for a third night of blood and bravery, Tankō Fighting Championships returns to Victoria Warehouse on 11th February 2017 for another enthralling Mixed Martial Arts showcase. TFC 3 smashes the world of British combat sports to its very core.

Tankō Fighting Championships 2

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


Following the enormous success of the inaugural Tankō Fighting Championships, the explosive combat sports event returns to Victoria Warehouse for a second installment of pulsating Mixed Martial Arts action on 3 December 2016.

Tankō Fighting Championships 1

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


Taking place on 13th August 2016 at Victoria Warehouse, the inaugural TFC event will feature some of Britain’s biggest combat sports stars. The headline fight is one the MMA community has been craving for years: the Manchester Grudge Match between Brendan Loughnane and Eden Newton. Stay tuned. MMA history is about to be made.

Tankō Main Event

USN Arena, Bolton


Combat sports occasions do not come any bigger than The Tankō Main Event. This is the place where champions are born and the greatest chapters in Muay Thai history are written, all set against a breath-taking backdrop of pyrotechnic displays and high-definition multimedia screens.