On Wednesday, BAMMA officials announced some late changes to the BAMMA 24: Kone vs. Phillips fight card set for February 27th 2016 at the 3Arena Dublin, Ireland.

Due to health issues, Bola Omeyele has been forced to withdraw from his BAMMA debut against Paul Byrne. Also, due to weight cutting issues, Chris Fields has also withdrawn form his bout fight against Andy Devent.

With these changes Byrne will now square off against Andy Devent at BAMMA 24, whilst Fields will now move back up to Light Heavyweight and take on Andrew Clamp.

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