Category Archives: UK MMA News

TITLE FIGHT IS OFFICIAL AS INMAN AND AMOUSSOU HIT WEIGHT AT CAGE WARRIORS 80 WEIGH-INS

TITLE FIGHT IS OFFICIAL AS INMAN AND AMOUSSOU HIT WEIGHT AT CAGE WARRIORS 80 WEIGH-INS Welterweight title challengers make weight ahead of main event battle for the Cage Warriors world title at the Indigo at The O2 on Saturday night. Key information, final card and timings listed for CW80. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 17th, 2017 Welterweight title challengers make weight ahead of main event battle for the Cage Warriors world title at the Indigo at The O2 on Saturday night. Key information, final card and timings listed for CW80. The Cage Warriors 80 weigh-ins took place on Friday afternoon in London ahead of Saturday night’s event at Indigo at The O2. The welterweight world title fight between Matt Inman and Karl Amoussou was confirmed as official, with both men successfully weighing in within the 170lb welterweight championship limit. Unfortunately the fight card has suffered...

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MARTIN ‘.50CAL’ STAPLETON FOCUSED ON A FINISH AT CAGE WARRIORS 80 IN LONDON

MARTIN ‘.50CAL’ STAPLETON FOCUSED ON A FINISH AT CAGE WARRIORS 80 IN LONDON MARTIN ‘.50CAL’ STAPLETON FOCUSED ON A FINISH AT CAGE WARRIORS 80 IN LONDON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 16th, 2017 SBG Manchester fighter ready to make a statement at Indigo at The O2 on Saturday With designs on world titles and a future shot in the UFC, Martin Stapleton says he’s ready to make a statement at Cage Warriors 80 this weekend. Stapleton (18-4) was a coveted free-agent who fielded multiple contract offers from around the world, but it was ultimately Cage Warriors that made the most sense to him as he looks to rise all the way to the top. “I had a lot of offers, and some really lucrative offers, too,” he said. “But when I weighed it all up, Cage Warriors was the best route for me. “That’s because of...

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KARL AMOUSSOU ON HIS QUEST FOR CAGE WARRIORS GOLD, HIS UFC GOAL AND FIGHTING FOR GERMANY

KARL AMOUSSOU ON HIS QUEST FOR CAGE WARRIORS GOLD, HIS UFC GOAL AND FIGHTING FOR GERMANY KARL AMOUSSOU ON HIS QUEST FOR CAGE WARRIORS GOLD, HIS UFC GOAL AND FIGHTING FOR GERMANY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 France’s Karl Amoussou will face Manchester’s Matt Inman for the vacant Cage Warriors welterweight championship of the world in the main event of CW80 in London on February 18. In the lead-up to Cage Warriors 80 we sat down with welterweight title challenger Karl Amoussou during a promotional video shoot to get his thoughts on his upcoming title bout with Matt Inman.Karl spoke about his desire to capture Cage Warriors gold and earn a spot in the UFC, and also opened up on the situation with MMA in his home country of France, and why he’s opted to represent Germany instead. Below is a full transcript...

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IRISH MMA COMMUNITY GETS BEHIND CAGE WARRIORS’ DUBLIN RETURN

IRISH MMA COMMUNITY GETS BEHIND CAGE WARRIORS’ DUBLIN RETURN IRISH MMA COMMUNITY GETS BEHIND CAGE WARRIORS’ DUBLIN RETURN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 Cage Warriors 81 will showcase some of the best up-and-coming talent from renowned Dublin teams TeamRyano and SBG The fight card for Cage Warriors’ much-anticipated return to Dublin on Saturday March 4 – headlining Karl Moore’s challenge to be the first Irish CW Champion since the promotion’s return to leadership of the European MMA scene – is emerging with the addition of a number of fighters from Dublin’s two most renowned gyms. Cage Warriors matchmaker Ian Dean said it was great to be able to showcase up and coming talent from Dublin’s two powerhouse gyms. ”The card is really shaping up nicely,” he said. “Andy Ryan’s team’s commitment and now SBG supporting our return home to Dublin is much appreciated.”...

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CAGE WARRIORS RETURNS HOME AS KARL MOORE BATTLES JOSH CLARKE FOR LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE IN DUBLIN

CAGE WARRIORS RETURNS HOME AS KARL MOORE BATTLES JOSH CLARKE FOR LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE IN DUBLIN CAGE WARRIORS RETURNS HOME AS KARL MOORE BATTLES JOSH CLARKE FOR LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE IN DUBLIN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 Rising Irish light-heavyweight star goes for Cage Warriors gold against former TUF competitor in the main event of Cage Warriors 81 in Dublin, Ireland on March 4. Cage Warriors returns home to Dublin with a world title main event as Ireland’s Karl Moore bids to capture the vacant light-heavyweight championship against former TUF competitor Josh Clarke at the 3Arena. Moore enters the bout with an impressive 7-1 record, picking up an impressive first-round knockout of Paco Estevez at Cage Warriors Unplugged at the BT Sport studios last November. He’ll face ‘The Hillbilly Heartthrob’ Clarke, who is also coming into the March 4 bout off the back...

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CAGE WARRIORS STAR PADDY PIMBLETT TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST NAD NARIMANI AT CW82

CAGE WARRIORS STAR PADDY PIMBLETT TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST NAD NARIMANI AT CW82 CAGE WARRIORS STAR PADDY PIMBLETT TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST NAD NARIMANI AT CW82 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Hugely popular Liverpudlian star will put his Cage Warriors featherweight world title on the line in the main event at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on April 1. The fighting pride of Liverpool Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett will make his eagerly-awaited return to action in the main event at Cage Warriors 82. Defending CW featherweight world champion Pimblett will take on fellow Brit Nad Narimani as he bids to further cement his position as one of the UK’s fastest-rising MMA stars. Pimblett captured Cage Warriors gold when he knocked out French veteran Johnny Frachey for the vacant title at CW 78 in Liverpool last September. He followed up his title win with...

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WELTERWEIGHT CHALLENGER MATT INMAN OPENS UP AHEAD OF TITLE TILT

WELTERWEIGHT CHALLENGER MATT INMAN OPENS UP AHEAD OF TITLE TILT WELTERWEIGHT CHALLENGER MATT INMAN OPENS UP AHEAD OF TITLE TILT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 6th, 2017 Manchester’s Matt Inman takes on France’s Karl Amoussou for the vacant Cage Warriors welterweight title at CW80 in London on February 18. Here he speaks at length ahead of the biggest fight of his career. In the lead-up to Cage Warriors 80 we sat down with welterweight title challenger Matt Inman during a promotional video shoot to get his thoughts on his upcoming title bout with Frenchman Karl Amoussou. Below is a full transcript of the interview. HOW HAS YOUR TRAINING GONE FOR THIS FIGHT? Training so far has been going really well. I’ve had a lot of footage of my opponent to look at and we’ve been working through his strategies and the specific techniques I need...

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UFC STARS JOIN CAGE WARRIORS FOR FAN MEET AND GREET AT CW80

UFC STARS JOIN CAGE WARRIORS FOR FAN MEET AND GREET AT CW80 UFC STARS JOIN CAGE WARRIORS FOR FAN MEET AND GREET AT CW80 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 1at, 2017 MMA legend Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy heads up a cast of former Cage Warriors stars who will return to their former home to meet the fans at Cage Warriors 80 in London. We’re just three weeks away from Cage Warriors’ first world title fight of 2017 as England’s Matt Inman and France’s Karl Amoussou get set to do battle for the vacant welterweight title at Cage Warriors 80. The headlining title fight tops a packed card of action at Cage Warriors’ new home at Indigo at The O2 on February 18, but fight fans will also get a rare opportunity to catch up with some Cage Warriors’ stars of yesteryear ahead of the event....

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CAGE WARRIORS SET TO COME HOME TO DUBLIN

CAGE WARRIORS SET TO COME HOME TO DUBLIN CAGE WARRIORS SET TO COME HOME TO DUBLIN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 30th, 2017 Irish-owned fight promotion makes long-awaited return to the Emerald Isle on March 4 CAGE WARRIORS are delighted to announce that we’re coming home to Ireland for our first show on the Emerald Isle since 2014. The promotion has forged a well-deserved reputation as the key proving ground for Irish fighting talent, with the likes of Neil Seery, Cathal Pendred and ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor all capturing Cage Warriors world championship gold en route to the world stage with the UFC. Cage Warriors 81 will take place at the Mecca for Irish MMA – the 3Arena – on Saturday March 4 for what promises to be a spectacular homecoming in Dublin. We’re working on putting together an action-packed fight card for the event, but...

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STAPLETON RETURNS FOR CAGE WARRIORS IN LONDON

STAPLETON RETURNS FOR CAGE WARRIORS IN LONDON STAPLETON RETURNS FOR CAGE WARRIORS IN LONDON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017 Four bouts added to CW80 with one month to go until Cage Warriors’ first show at their new London home at the Indigo at The O2 CAGE WARRIORS returns to the capital with a new home and a new signing ready to make an impact in a new, exciting year for MMA. The promotion is delighted to announce Bellator vet Martin ‘.50 Cal’ Stapleton has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion this week and will be thrown straight into the fray as the latest addition to a growing fight card that looks set to rock the capital on February 18. Stapleton (18-4) takes on former Bellator MMA fighter Anthony Dizy in a 150-pound catchweight contest in Cage Warriors’ inaugural event at Indigo at The...

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