Category Archives: CCFS

Draw announced for wide open Cage Contender ‘Fight Stars’ Lightweight Tournament

Draw announced for wide open Cage Contender ‘Fight Stars’ Lightweight Tournament LIVERPOOL, England (November 27, 2012) – The withdrawal of UFC veteran Andre Winner due to a rib injury has left Saturday’s £10,000 “Cage Contender Fight Stars” tournament at Liverpool Olympia, featuring eight of the top (155-pound) lightweights in Europe, wide open in terms of a legitimate favourite. “Cage Contender Fight Stars” is presented as a joint venture by Ferguson Sports Group and Liverpool-based promoter Chris Zorba, in association with online retailer Fightshop.com. Winner, who was tabbed the pre-tournament favorite, has been replaced by Jamie Rogers (6-4-0). Eight fighters will battle in the creative £10,000 “Prizefighter”-like MMA tournament for one title in one night of action. The four winners in the quarterfinals (2 X 5 rounds) will advance to the semi-finals (2 X 5 rounds) and the two survivors advance to the championship final (3...

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CAGE CONTENDER FIGHT STARS £10,000 Battle: 8 MMA Fighters – 1 Title – 1 Night

CAGE CONTENDER FIGHT STARS £10,000 Battle: 8 MMA Fighters – 1 Title – 1 Night LIVERPOOL, England (November 18, 2012) — Aptly-named UFC veteran Andre Winner is the favourite fighter heading into the inaugural £10,000 “Cage Contender Fight Stars” tournament, featuring eight of the top (155-pound) lightweights in Europe, on Saturday, December 1 at Liverpool Olympia. “Cage Contender Fight Stars” is presented as a joint venture by Ferguson Sports Group and Liverpool-based promoter Chris Zorba, in association with online retailer Fightshop.com. Eight fighters will battle in the innovative £10,000 “Prizefighter”-like MMA tournament for one title in one night of action. The four winners in the quarterfinals (2 X 5 rounds) will advance to the semi-finals (2 X 5 rounds) and the two survivors advance to the championship final (3 X 5 round).   ____________________________________________________________________________________   The Line-Up   ANDRE WINNER                       Team Rough House      14-7-1 (4 KOs, 5 SUBs)...

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