Combat sports promotion, Tanko have announced today that they will be moving into the submission grappling scene with the formation of the Tanko Submission Championship.

The promotion have announced that on Sunday May 14, they will hold their inaugural event and have promised to have lined up names from the MMA scene as well as the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu circuit.

Fans will be able to watch this event go down as the promotion have agreed a deal with Fight Live TV which can be viewed on Sky Channel 468, Freeview 91 and Free Sat 250.

Read the full statement HERE.