Category Archives: Cage Warriors FC

Erosa looking for Pimblett rematch following controversial ending

Erosa looking for Pimblett rematch following controversial ending Erosa looking for Pimblett rematch following controversial ending FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 16, 2016   TACOMA, Wash. – An exhausted Paddy Pimblett was declared the winner after successfully defending his featherweight championship following a controversial unanimous decision over challenger Julian Erosa in the main event of Cage Warriors: Unplugged.   The event took place on November 12 at the BT Sport Studio at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.   The 21-year-old Pimblett who fights out of Liverpool, England, improved to 13-1 after appearing as the surprising 49-46, 48-47, 48-47 winner on the judge’s card.   “Everything was what I thought it would be. I figured he would be aggressive which he was, and I could counter strike,” said Erosa, who defeated Angel Diaz in his professional debut at CageSport 12 in 2010. “I thought I would be...

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Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-13-16

Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-13-16 Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-13-16 QUICK RESULTS: ONE Championship 49 (Kallang, Singapore) 155 lbs: Eduard Folayang def Shinya Aoki via TKO at :41 of rd 3. 145 lbs: Marat Gafurov def Narantungalag Jadambaa via rear naked choke at 4:51 of rd 1. 145 lbs: Amir Khan def Vaughn Donayre via rear naked choke at 2:22 of rd 3. 155 lbs: Roger Huerta def Adrian Pang via split decision. Legacy FC 62 (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) 185 lbs: Rafael Lovato Jr. def Cortez Coleman via armbar at 4:04 of rd 3. 145 lbs: Justin Rader def Mike Maldonado via TKO at 2:21 of rd 1. 155 lbs: Manuel Muro def Derrick Adkins via unanimous decision. Bellator 164 (Tel Aviv, Israel) 170 lbs: Douglas Lima def Andrey Koreshkov via KO 1:21 of rd 3. 145 lbs: Noah Lahat def Scott Cleve...

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Weigh-in results : CW Unplugged

Weigh-in results : CW Unplugged  Weigh-in results : CW Unplugged FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, November 11, 2016 LONDON – All 16 professional fighters made weight this afternoon for CW Unplugged, which takes place tomorrow evening – Saturday, November 12,  at BT Sport’s Studios in London, England.  The show will serve as the warm up event before the broadcaster switches live to New York City for UFC 205. With two CWFC world title contests headlining the bill, it took belt holders Paddy Pimblett and Chris Fishgold two attempts at making their championship weights.  Paddy Pimblett weighed in at 144.8 pounds on the second attempt while challenger Julian Erosa tipped the scales at 143.8 pounds ahead of their clash for the featherweight title. Lightweight champion Chris Fishgold weighed in at 155.0 pounds on his second attempt as the challenger to his crown, Nic Herron-Webb made weight at 154.8 pounds. Further down the card, welterweight Che...

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Dean Trueman joins Cage Warriors

Dean Trueman joins Cage Warriors Dean Trueman joins Cage Warriors  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 Dean Trueman (7-3) is the newest addition to the Cage Warriors Fighting Championship roster. Trueman has signed a multi-fight deal, which will see him compete exclusively for CWFC in 2017.  A native of Ilkeston, Derbyshire he trains at Nottingham MMA and is part of Team Wallhead. “My last fight on Cage Warriors was a big risk, but I had a lot to prove and it paid off.  Now being contracted to Cage Warriors gives me the opportunity to showcase my skills worldwide and to prove what I’m capable of,” said Trueman who scored the fastest win of his career with a 12-second knockout live on BT Sport and UFC Fightpass at CWFC 79. Trueman, an all-rounder is currently riding a three-fight win streak, two of which have taken place this...

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Cage Warriors announce fights for November 12 – ‘CW Unplugged’

Cage Warriors announce fights for November 12 – ‘CW Unplugged’ Cage Warriors announce fight card forNovember 12 – ‘CW Unplugged’  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 21, 2016 Cage Warriors Fighting Championship announces several bouts for their November 12event – a night when the promotion will join forces with BT Sport to host ‘CW Unplugged’ live from the broadcaster’s studios in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. The event sees the return of Chris Fishgold (16-1-1) paired with former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ contender Nic Herron-Webb (19-7) in his second defense of the Cage Warriors lightweight title.  His teammate, the newly crowned featherweight champion Paddy Pimblett (12-1) will hope to squeeze a win from his bout with Julian Erosa (17-3) another TUF contender. Cage Warriors President Graham Boylan announced the headline bouts live on BT Sport last weekend at CWFC 79 from Newport, Wales. The championship contests will...

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Weigh-in Results: Cage Warriors 79

Weigh-in Results: Cage Warriors 79 Weigh-in Results: Cage Warriors 79  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday October 14th, 2016 All 16 professional fighters made weight this afternoon for CWFC 79, which takes placetomorrow evening – Saturday, October 15 – at the Newport Centre in Newport, South Wales. Headliner Martin Svensson and bantamweight Kevin Cox required two attempts on the scales – on the first attempt both fighters missed their target weight by 0.3lb but were successful on hitting the scales at the second attempt. See below for full weigh-in results Click here for the full gallery of weigh-in photos The show will be broadcast live on: UFC FIGHT PASS® | Worldwide BT Sport | UK and Ireland Viasat | Scandinavia Please check your country’s listings for local broadcast times. The main card live TV – 9pm local time: Headline Contest (LW) Martin Svensson  (155.7lbs)  vs. Scott Clist (155.5ibs) (BW) Martin Sheridan...

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Cage Warriors LIVE from BT Studio

Cage Warriors LIVE from BT Studio BT Sport to host ‘CW Unplugged’, live from their London Studio in a landmark event on November 12  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 7th, 2016 BT Sport to host ‘CW Unplugged’, live from their London Studio in a landmark event on November 12 To mark an historic night in MMA, the Cage Warriors team will join forces with BT Sport on November 12 to host ‘CW Unplugged,’ live from BT’s studio in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London.The event will feature headline bouts between defending CWFC lightweight champ Chris Fishgold and the newly crowned featherweight champion Paddy Pimblett  – and all of the action will take place in front of a hand picked studio audience. In what promises to be a groundbreaking night for MMA in the UK, CW Unplugged will provide the warm-up act for BT Sport’s live...

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First Welshman to Sign with UFC

First Welshman to Sign with UFC UFC Call for Jack Marshman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 6th, 2016 The Cage Warriors Fighting Championship middleweight title has been vacated by Welshman Jack Marshman (20-5), in order to take up an offer from the UFC. The call up means that Marshman will become the first Welshman to compete in the organisation. The 26-year-old, serving paratrooper, fights out of Tillery Combat in Abertillery Wales and is on a six-fight winning streak.  He has four CWFC wins, most notably against highly ranked Bola Omoyele at CWFC 69, former UFC vet Che Mills at CWFC 72 and Ali Arish via guillotine at CWFC 76. He won the promotion’s vacant middleweight strap in London at CWFC 77 when he KO’d Frenchman Christopher Jacquelin with a right hook just before the bell in the first round.  Marshman, famed for his heavy hands...

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Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors

Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 Chris Fishgold, the Cage Warriors lightweight champion and his teammate, the newly crowned featherweight champion Paddy Pimblett have both signed an extension deal with Cage Warriors, which will keep them with the promotion into 2017. It was only two weeks ago that they both became hometown heroes at the Echo Arena in Liverpool and now Cage Warriors has made it financially viable for them to continue ruling Europe in their divisions.  Both men are on the road to the very top of the sport and the city of Liverpool is 100% behind both Chris & Paddy.  They have a plan to put Liverpool on the MMA map and to represent their people and their town in...

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Cage Warriors bolster their ranks with 18 new signings

Cage Warriors bolster their ranks with 18 new signings Cage Warriors bolster their ranks with 18 new signings   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 19th, 2016 Today, 18 European fighters have inked deals with Cage Warriors Fighting Championship.  Additions have been made to all divisions with the exception of the heavyweight league and the talent is the perfect mix of MMA veterans and hot new prospects all renowned for their exceptional skill and for delivering exciting fights. Returning earlier this year after a 15-month hiatus, the promotion has already crowned three new champions and witnessed two of its titleholders move to the UFC.  With the potential of more banging on their door very soon, regular replenishment of the talent store cupboard is essential. Graham Boylan, CWFC President said,  “I want to welcome all of the new guys to the Cage Warriors family.  We are in this big...

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