CWFC 78 Liverpool


CWFC 78 Liverpool 


Event Details:
Cage Warriors 78, Echo Arena, Liverpool, England.  Sept 10, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

DOORS                        Open to the public - 5:00pm
FIRST BOUT                Amateur - 6:20pm (subject to change)
TELEVISED                  Main card – 9:00pm* (UK time)
This Saturday, September 10, Cage Warriors Fighting Championship returns to Liverpool’s Echo Arena for the first time in two years, with a show packed with the cream of European MMA performing in front of a global TV audience.

Back in 2014, CWFC 68’s main card produced 10 stoppages and the promotion is hoping for the same fireworks on Saturday.  At CWFC 78, two world titles are on the line for the lightweight and featherweight belts – both being contested by home crowd favourites, Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett.

Headlining the show is highly ranked Englishman Chris Fishgold, who makes the first defence of his lightweight title against Frenchman, Jason Ponet.   His teammate Paddy Pimblett challenges Frenchman Johnny Frachey for the featherweight title.

The main card action, from the Echo Arena Liverpool will feature five televised professional bouts starting at 9pm* (UK time).


Vaughan Lee has withdrawn due to injury.  His opponent Arnold Quero is now matched on CWFC 79, due to take place next month in Newport, Wales.

Doors at the Echo Arena, Liverpool will open at 5:00pm – tickets are available to purchase here.

Please check your local region’s listings for local broadcast times.

The main card is live on:
UFC FIGHT PASS® | Worldwide
BT Sport | UK and Ireland
Viasat | Scandinavia


Main Card – 9:00PM* (UK Time)
*The main card will start on BT Sport via the red button at 9pm and revert to the main channel at 9.15pm.

Main EventCWFC Lightweight World Title (5x5 minute rounds)
(Champion) Chris Fishgold (15-1-1) vs. Jason Ponet (16-10-1-1nc)

Vacant CWFC Featherweight World Title (5x5 minute rounds)
Paddy "The Baddy" Pimblett (11-1-0) vs. Johnny Frachey (18-10-0)

Lightweight (3x5 minute rounds)
Tim "The Experiment" Wilde (8-2-0) vs. Mickael "Ragnar" Lebout (14-6-1-1nc)
Welterweight (3x5 minute rounds)
Ali Arish (21-5) vs. Mohsen Bahari (8-3)

Middleweight (3x5 minute rounds)
Leeroy Barnes (15-15-0-1nc) vs. Victor Cheng (10-2-0)

Pro Prelims 
160 lbs catchweight
Jordan Miller (16-15)  vs. Ellis Hampson (5-3-1)

James Lewis (5-2) vs. Dez Parker (7-5)

Alexandre Roumette (4-6) vs. Dylan Mcloughlin (2-0)

130 lbs Catchweight
Sam Halliday (4-3) vs. Sam Creasey (6-0)

For the latest Cage Warriors Fighting Championship news and updates, keep track of us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. View past CWFC action, free and on-demand, online via Cage Warriors TV.

Photo: Cage Warriors/Dolly Clew

CAGE WARRIORS FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP is Europe's leading and longest-running mixed martial arts promotion. An Irish-owned brand with offices in the UK & Ireland, CWFC is the sport's fastest-growing organisation, having staged 80 events in 12 countries across three different continents since its establishment in 2002. Home to some of biggest stars of MMA's past, present and future.


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