Heavy Duty Fight Management™ is a globally recogised organisation with years of experience in the MMA industry. our unique brand has now become common place among the worlds fight infrastructure as a key ingredient in management, promotion, sponsorship and marketing . We have gained a enviable reputation as a first class management company with an impressive portfolio of fighters. Agents operate in most countries around the world giving unrivalled support and advise to Fighters and coaches signed to Heavy Duty Fight Management™ Our fighters enjoy the benefits of our global contacts and management experts who look to secure sponsorship, media relations and ultimately a platform and identity for the fighter to progress.. Working closely with the largest organisations, UFC, MANO MANAGEMENT, EFC, BELLATOR, BAMMA, EIKO, COMBAT CHALLENGE, and many more here in the UK and around the world our roster of managed fighters have the leadership and opportunity to develop into future champions on some of the worlds largest MMA stages.


Partners with the biggest promotions and organisations .

Our Services

Heavy Duty agents have years of experience and are happy to discuss and answer any questions you may have regarding management.

Our Promise

Heavy Duty Fight Management™ will work in the best interest of the fighter. at all times.

unrivalled opportunities

Backed by some of the biggest names in the industry.


Heavy Duty partner the biggest promotions in turn giving signed fighters the opportunity to travel and train anywhere on the globe.

Career Developer

Working with HDFM creates an opportunity to train and develop with some of the top coaches and fighters from around the globe.

Brand Development

Access to unpararelled experience from athletes who have been there and done it! Our unique approach to management gives the fighter unrivaled exposure through social media and sponsorship.

Personal Development

fighters have the leadership and opportunity to develop into future champions on some of the worlds largest MMA stages.

Our Fighters

Heavy Duty Fight Management are proud to manage some of the elite fighters from around the globe

Marc Diakiese (Pro)

Signed to UFC

Dan Konecke (Pro)

Eiko LHW Champion

Marcin Prostco (Pro)

Signed to BAMMA

Scott Askham (Pro)

Signed to UFC

Ruben Wolf (Pro)

No2 German HW

Merhdad Jansemini (Pro)

Signed to UCMMA

Aleksandar Rakic (Pro)

LHW Signed to BAMMA

Christian Holley (Pro)

Signed to ACB

Mike Wilkinson (Pro)

Signed to ACB

Azi Thomas (Pro)

Signed to ACB

Conor Hignett

Signed to Cage Warriors

Mush Aslani

Amateur prospect

Shoaib Yousef

Amateur prospect

Jack Dean Cullshaw

Hot Amateur prospect

Warren "Tank" Mason

Hot Amateur prospect

Beau Gavin

Hot Amateur prospect

About Us

If you are a talented MMA athlete looking for a expert management team, just what can expect when you sign as a Heavy Duty Fighter?. Requirements Maximizing income potential with hands-on, strategic career and brand management. Extensive resources and expertise to generate value in all facets and stages of a career. Recurring revenue streams via endorsements, appearances and licensing. Global media exposure through a tailored public relations program “Franchise approach” to brand management with explicit focus on long-term goals.

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Multi Capability

HDFM™ manages the careers and brands of the world's most famous MMA sports and entertainment figures throughout the world. We take a complete approach to managing and marketing talent & brands. We provide in-depth analysis and planning on how the fighter should be positioned within the market, maintaining the desired reputation to ensure continuous and consistent application of the fighter's image in all communication channels and media..

WORLDWIDE TRAINING Heavy Duty Fight Management™ partner some of the best MMA Coaches and Gyms giving unrivalled access to training from the best in the world . Requirements Access to top Coaches in the UK and around the world. ASW, GYM 23, Allstars, American Top Team, Renzo Gracie. Top Coaches in Muay Thai, ju Jitsu, and all other Martial arts. Unrivalled training in strength and conditioninge Accomodation. .

  • Media training
  • MMA training
  • Sponsorship
  • Contract negotiation
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Meet The Team

The Heavy Duty management team have years of combined experience in Business and Mixed Martial Arts

Darren Reed


Specialist in integrated business systems and implementation, founder of Heavy Duty Fighter, UK fighter agent


Carl Messen

Co Founder

Carl Messen former MMA fighter who joined Heavy Duty in 2014 co founder of HDFM and is point of contact for all UK Fighters


Amanda Barber


With Heavy Duty since its creation back in 2012, Amanda creates designs for the Heavy Duty Fight Gear and Jesshd franchises


Kevin Wall

Agent USA

kevin is lead agent for all fighters in the USA and surrounding territories including Canada

email: kevin@heavydutyfightmanagement.com

Our Skills


Our History

Heavy Duty was formed by Darren Reed in 2012 and became a limited company in April of that year.

Initially supplying fighter clothing Heavy Duty became known for full sublimation walkouts and team wear.

In 2013 Heavy Duty introduced its Nutritional range aimed at fighter weight cut Heavy Duty Nutrition.

Heavy Duty Nutrition quickly became the preferred choice for fighters weight cut having been proven within the UFC.

In 2014 Heavy Duty Fight Management was created with the help and expertise of Carl Messen.

HDFM had huge success through its infancy with signings Marc Diakiese, Scott Askham who have since been signed to the UFC.

2015 has been a decisive year for Heavy Duty Fight Management with signings from some of the top prospects within MMA.

Partnering the UKMMAF within 2016 ensures Heavy Duty is oozing with hot amateur talent from the UK.


Heavy Duty Fight Management continues to grow with top signings from Europe including Aleksandar Rakic, Ruben Wolf and Christian Holley.
Heavy Duty Fight Gear become official partner of UKMMAF (United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation)supplying official strip and Nutrition.
Heavy Duty continue to promote all fighters through social media and sponsorship securing deals from giants such as Lonsdale.

Get in Touch

If you believe you have the talent to become a Heavy Duty managed fighter email:carl@heavydutyfightmanagement

Contact Info

Heavy Duty Fight Management.
2 South Farm Drive
Skellow, Doncaster, DN6 8SE
P: 07423 771874