Linton Vassell ‘buzzing’ about his world championship shot

Linton Vassell
Linton Vassell

Linton Vassell is ready for a career-defining fight this weekend, as he fights for the Bellator Light Heavy Weight World Championship.

The mixed martial arts fighter from Broughton has shot to face in America on the popular tour, earning himself a title shot against Emanuel Newton at Bellator 130 on Friday night.

“When the call came in offering me the title fight, I was buzzing,” he said.

“I’m more than ready to take on the challenge.

“If the fight goes to the ground, I’m comfortable, if we stay on our feet, I’m comfortable.

“This is my time to show everyone who I am.”