Simona Soukupova out of BAMMA 22 bout, Celine Haga steps in to face Catheran Costigan

English Women's MMA fighter Simona Soukupova has pulled out of her bout with Catheran Costigan at BAMMA 22, and Celine Haga has stepped in to face the Irishwoman in Dublin. News-Catherine-Costigan-Signing The official BAMMA Twitter account confirmed the news today. The injury that Soukupova suffered is currently undisclosed. Celine Haga (7-13 MMA, 1-0 BAMMA) is coming off an impressive victory over Alyssa Garcia at BAMMA USA - Badbeat 16, she picked up a first round submission. Haga is 3-2 in her last five fights and will be looking to pick up her second consecutive victory. "The Alpha Female" Catherine Costigan (5-1 MMA, 0-0 BAMMA) was 5-0 before her last fight, where she lost to Amber Brown via submission in the first round of their bout at Invicta FC 13. In her five wins, Costigan has picked up four submission wins and one decision win. BAMMA head to Ireland for the first time ever for BAMMA 22, as they hit up the capital, Dublin, and more specifically, the largest indoor arena in Ireland, the 3 Arena. The event is set to take place on Sept. 19 and is headlined by a BAMMA featherweight title bout between Champion Tom "Fire Kid" Duquesnoy and Brendan Loughnane. Tickets are on sale NOW!

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