Category Archives: UK MMA News

LIVERPOOL FAVOURITE SET FOR ACTION AT CAGE WARRIORS 82

LIVERPOOL FAVOURITE SET FOR ACTION AT CAGE WARRIORS 82 LIVERPOOL FAVOURITE SET FOR ACTION AT CAGE WARRIORS 82  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Everton-supporting Molly McCann set for action against Colorado veteran Lacey Schuckman on April 1 event at the Echo Arena Liverpool’s Molly McCann now has a confirmed opponent for her hometown bout at Cage Warriors 82, in what will be the biggest night in the promotion’s history. McCann will take on Lacey Schuckman in a 125lb flyweight contest at Liverpool’s Echo Arena in a fight that’s sure to deliver plenty of action. ‘Meatball’ McCann splits her training between Ippon gym, Bournemouth and NextGen in Liverpool that has produced Cage Warriors world champions Paddy Pimblett and Chris Fishgold. She’ll line up with Pimblett for the April 1 card looking to add another win to her pro record. The proud Evertonian has a...

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BUILD-UP TO CAGE WARRIORS 82 CONTINUES WITH TRIPLE ANNOUNCEMENT

BUILD-UP TO CAGE WARRIORS 82 CONTINUES WITH TRIPLE ANNOUNCEMENT BUILD-UP TO CAGE WARRIORS 82 CONTINUES WITH TRIPLE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 Cage Warriors continues the build-up to their blockbuster show in Liverpool with three announcements Four more pro fights added The fight card has been further strengthened by the addition of four more professional bouts. Martin Stapleton returns to action at 155lbs when he takes on Finland’s Aleksi Mantykivi, while Cage Warriors veteran Leeroy Barnes will make his ninth appearance for the promotion when he takes on Frenchman Johan Romming. Also added to the card is a welterweight bout between undefeated prospects Ross Houston and Dylan McLoughlin and a heavyweight clash between Cian Erraught and Shaun Kenny. Dan Hardy is heading to Liverpool Former Cage Warriors welterweight champion and UFC title challenger Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy will be in attendance at Cage...

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CAGE WARRIORS SIGNS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH BCMMA

CAGE WARRIORS SIGNS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH BCMMA CAGE WARRIORS SIGNS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH BCMMA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 13th, 2017 MMA promotion BCMMA joins the Cage Warriors family as the East Anglian arm of the Cage Warriors Academy network Cage Warriors have added another promotion to their Cage Warriors Academy family with the signing of BCMMA. The East Anglian promotion has established itself as one of the most successful regional promotions, consistently staging high-quality mixed martial arts events. And Cage Warriors can confirm that a deal has been agreed to bring BCMMA promotion under the Cage Warriors Academy banner as they look to invest in the development of mixed martial arts at all levels. The promotion is run by two experienced and respected MMA fighters Jack Mason and Craig Powell. It will make its debut as a Cage Warriors Academy event with...

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ACB 54: SUPERSONIC TOURNAMENT RESULTS

ACB 54: SUPERSONIC TOURNAMENT RESULTS Main event 16. (83.9) Mamed Khalidov def. Luke “Bigslow” Barnatt (England) via ??, 0:22, round 1 Main card 15. (65.8) Brendan Loughnane (England) def. Mike «The Warrior» Wilkinson (England) via ??, 2:29, round 1 14. (77.1) Aslambek Saidov (Poland) def. Ion “Bombardierul” Pascu (Romania) via unanimous decision 13. (70.3) Aurel “The Miner” Pirtea (Romania) def. Saul “The Hangman” Rogers (England) via submission, 0:55, round 2 12. (70.3) Ali “Hulk” Bagov (Russia) def. Bubba “The Highlight Kid” Jenkins (USA) via submission, 4:02, round 3 11. (70.3) Joshua “EL REY” Aveles (USA) def. Amirkhan Adaev (Russia) via unanimous decision 10. (93.0) Batraz Agnaev (Russia) def. Max “Power” Nunes (Sweden) via ???, 3:00, round 1 9. (83.9) Rahman Dzhanaev (Russia) def. Adam “Zajcu” Zajac (Poland) via ???, 2:50, round 2 8. (83.9) Andy “The Lion’s Paw” DeVent (England) def. Danny “The Cheesecake Assassin”...

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VAUGHAN LEE VS NATHANIEL WOOD ADDED TO STACKED FIGHT CARD FOR CW82 IN LIVERPOOL

VAUGHAN LEE VS NATHANIEL WOOD ADDED TO STACKED FIGHT CARD FOR CW82 IN LIVERPOOL VAUGHAN LEE VS NATHANIEL WOOD ADDED TO STACKED FIGHT CARD FOR CW82 IN LIVERPOOL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 10th, 2017 Bantamweight duo were due to compete at Cage Warriors 80 in London, but now the pair will meet at the Echo Arena on April 1 The much-anticipated bantamweight bout between Vaughan Lee and Nathaniel Wood is back on, and has been added to the fight card for Cage Warriors’ spectacular show in Liverpool, Cage Warriors 82. The pair were originally scheduled to face off at Indigo at The O2 at Cage Warriors 80, but medial issues forced Wood out of the contest as the bout was postponed pending medical clearance. Wood has since received that clearance and is free to compete again, and Cage Warriors has wasted no time in adding...

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CAGE WARRIORS BOLSTER ROSTER WITH 12 NEW SIGNINGS

CAGE WARRIORS BOLSTER ROSTER WITH 12 NEW SIGNINGS  CAGE WARRIORS BOLSTER ROSTER WITH 12 NEW SIGNINGS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 9th, 2017 Graham Boylan unveils a dozen new signings as Cage Warriors strengthens their roster of fighting talent heading into the second quarter of 2017 Cage Warriors’ roster of fighters has expanded with 12 new arrivals confirmed to the promotion’s lineup. The new crop of signings includes six lightweight additions: Donovan Desmae (9-3), Soren Bak (7-1), Perry Goodwin (6-4), Aleksi Mantykivi (10-4), Ellis Hampson (6-3-1) and Alexander Jacobsen (7-1). Joining them are bantamweights Gavin Kelly (8-3) and Brian Bouand (5-1), welterweights Dylan McLoughlin (3-0) and Craig White (11-4), light-heavyweight Norman Paraisy (15-4-2, 1nc) and heavyweight Shawn Kenny (2-0). Announcing the signings, Cage Warriors president Graham Boylan said: “I’m delighted to welcome this exciting crop of fighters to the Cage Warriors family. “We’re a handful...

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CHRIS FISHGOLD RETURNS HOME TO DEFEND LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE AT CAGE WARRIORS 82

CHRIS FISHGOLD RETURNS HOME TO DEFEND LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE AT CAGE WARRIORS 82 CHRIS FISHGOLD RETURNS HOME TO DEFEND LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE AT CAGE WARRIORS 82 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Lightweight world champion to put his Cage Warriors lightweight belt on the line against Jani Salmi in the co-main event at the Echo Arena Liverpool lightweight and Cage Warriors world champion Chris Fishgold will return to his home city as he bids to make history at Cage Warriors 81. Fishgold (16-1-1) will look to make a third successful defence of his 155lb world title when he takes on fellow submission specialist Jani Salmi (9-2) in the co-main event at the Echo Arena on April 1. If Fishgold is successful, he’ll become the first Cage Warriors champion to make three consecutive world title defences and he’ll get to keep his Cage Warriors belt as a...

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UNITED KINGDOM’S MADE4THECAGE (“M4TC”) JOINS THE MMA WORLD CUP

UNITED KINGDOM’S MADE4THECAGE (“M4TC”) JOINS THE MMA WORLD CUP   UNITED KINGDOM’S MADE4THECAGE (“M4TC”) JOINS THE MMA WORLD CUP                     LAS VEGAS, NEVADA  March 7, 2017  With last month’s official announcement of The MMA World Cup, organizations from around the world have been scrambling to put together their teams to participate in this highly anticipated event. Made4TheCage (M4TC) becomes the 21st team to accept the invitation to join the most prestigious tournament in MMA history, set to begin May 13 in Russia. Teams are currently represented in sixteen countries on six continents and will have the opportunity to become a host for World Cup Events in 2017 and beyond. The top talent from each host team will get to represent their country and organization and compete throughout the world.  The MMA World Cup is set to prove who has “the best of the best” in MMA.                    ...

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KARL MOORE DOMINATES IN DUBLIN TO CAPTURE CAGE WARRIORS LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT GOLD

KARL MOORE DOMINATES IN DUBLIN TO CAPTURE CAGE WARRIORS LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT GOLD KARL MOORE DOMINATES IN DUBLIN TO CAPTURE CAGE WARRIORS LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT GOLD  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, March 5th, 2017 Northern Irishman earns a landslide decision victory over former TUF veteran Josh Clarke to capture world championship gold at the 3Arena. Belfast’s Karl Moore was crowned the Cage Warriors light-heavyweight champion of the world after dominating a bloody war with former TUF veteran Josh Clark at the 3Arena, Dublin. Moore bossed the overwhelming majority of the contest, earning a landslide victory on all three of the judges’ scorecards, with totals of 49-45, 50-44 and 50-42 reflecting the Northern Irishman’s dominance throughout the title fight. Moore’s win now means he becomes the latest holder of the Cage Warriors light-heavyweight title, following in the footsteps of Michael Bisping, who has since gone on to earn UFC world championship...

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DUBLIN MAIN EVENTERS SOUND OFF AHEAD OF CAGE WARRIORS 81 TITLE CLASH

DUBLIN MAIN EVENTERS SOUND OFF AHEAD OF CAGE WARRIORS 81 TITLE CLASH DUBLIN MAIN EVENTERS SOUND OFF AHEAD OF CAGE WARRIORS 81 TITLE CLASH FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Ireland’s Karl Moore and America’s Josh Clark will do battle for the vacant Cage Warriors light-heavyweight world title on Saturdaynight Cage Warriors 81 will see a new light-heavyweight world champion crowned as Ireland’s Karl Moore takes on American TUF veteran Josh Clark in the main event at the 3Arena. Moore heads a cast of Irish fighting talent looking to claim victory on home turf this weekend, and says he’s ready to step up and deliver a performance to not only send the Irish fans home happy and capture the light-heavyweight title last held by current UFC middleweight world champion Michael Bisping. “I’m honoured to be able to fight for such a prestigious belt,” said...

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