Category Archives: UK MMA News

CHRIS FISHGOLD RETURNS HOME TO TAKE ON ALEXANDER JACOBSEN AT CAGE WARRIORS 88

CHRIS FISHGOLD RETURNS HOME TO TAKE ON ALEXANDER JACOBSEN AT CAGE WARRIORS 88 CHRIS FISHGOLD RETURNS HOME TO TAKE ON ALEXANDER JACOBSEN AT CAGE WARRIORS 88 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, Aug 10th, 2017 Liverpool lightweight has the opportunity to win the Cage Warriors 155lb title outright with victory over Norwegian challenger on October 28 Cage Warriors lightweight champion Chris Fishgold returns to action in his home town as he puts his 155lb world title on the line against hard-hitting Norwegian Alexander Jacobsen at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on October 28. Liverpool’s Fishgold is unbeaten in his last seven outings, including four straight wins under the Cage Warriors banner. Since capturing the vacant Cage Warriors title with a submission win over Adam Boussif at Cage Warriors 77 last summer, Fishgold successfully defended the belt with victories over Jason Ponet and Nic Herron-Webb. Standing in his way is in-form Jacobsen,...

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JASON RADCLIFFE LOOKING TO BOUNCE BACK AT CAGE WARRIORS 86

JASON RADCLIFFE LOOKING TO BOUNCE BACK AT CAGE WARRIORS 86 JASON RADCLIFFE LOOKING TO BOUNCE BACK AT CAGE WARRIORS 86 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Aug 4th, 2017 London’s Jason Radcliffe returns to action in his hometown at Cage Warriors 86 with a point to prove. Radcliffe will take on ‘The Brazilian Viking’ Alan Carlos in a middleweight clash on September 16 looking to bounce back after his 32-second loss to Oskar Piechota at Cage Warriors 85. Prior to that title fight loss, Radcliffe was on a seven-fight win streak and he’ll be looking to get straight back into the win column against submission specialist Carlos, who is 5-2 in his last seven outings. The bout joins a growing fight card that features a battle for the Cage Warriors bantamweight title, with champion Nathaniel Wood putting his belt on the line against Wales’ Josh Reed. Welsh welterweight contender...

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LEW LONG vs GAEL GRIMAUD HEADS QUARTET OF BOUT ADDITIONS FOR CAGE WARRIORS 86

LEW LONG vs GAEL GRIMAUD HEADS QUARTET OF BOUT ADDITIONS FOR CAGE WARRIORS 86 LEW LONG vs GAEL GRIMAUD HEADS QUARTET OF BOUT ADDITIONS FOR CAGE WARRIORS 86 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Aug 1st, 2017 Welsh welterweight star will face French veteran at Indigo at The O2 as the fight card for London starts to take shape Welsh welterweight contender Lew Long returns to action on September 16 looking to stake his claim for a shot at the Cage Warriors 170lb title. Long will take on French veteran Gael Grimaud in an eagerly-anticipated clash at Cage Warriors 86 at Indigo at The O2. The Welshman scored a quick, yet disappointing, victory in his last outing at Cage Warriors with his eagerly-awaited bout with Che Mills cut short by an early injury to Mills in the opening seconds, depriving fans of an exciting contest and preventing Long from showcasing his...

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STAPLETON AND CHADWICK CONFIRMED FOR CAGE WARRIORS 88 IN LIVERPOOL

STAPLETON AND CHADWICK CONFIRMED FOR CAGE WARRIORS 88 IN LIVERPOOL STAPLETON AND CHADWICK CONFIRMED FOR  CAGE WARRIORS 88 IN LIVERPOOL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 28th, 2017 Two hard-charging contenders have been added to the Cage Warriors 88 fight card for October 28 in Liverpool Two more Cage Warriors fan favourites have been added to the fight card for Cage Warriors 88 in Liverpool on October 28, and both men have their sights set on earning a world title shot. Lightweight contender Martin ‘.50 Cal’ Stapleton will return to action at The Echo Arena looking to build momentum after picking up a unanimous decision win over Belgium’s Donovan Desmae in his last bout. Also set for action is Liverpool’s own Lee ‘The Butcher’ Chadwick, who is charging hard towards a title shot in the Cage Warriors middleweight division. Scouse powerhouse Chadwick’s last four wins have all come inside...

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EIGHT MATCHUPS CONFIRMED FOR CAGE WARRIORS’ NEWPORT RETURN

EIGHT MATCHUPS CONFIRMED FOR CAGE WARRIORS’ NEWPORT RETURN EIGHT MATCHUPS CONFIRMED FOR CAGE WARRIORS’ WALES RETURN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 27th, 2017 A welterweight clash between Matt Inman and Craig White tops the list of confirmed fights for Cage Warriors 87 Cage Warriors returns to Wales on October 14 for Cage Warriors 87 at the Newport Centre with eight matchups already confirmed for the event. Topping the list is a mouth-watering welterweight clash between Cage Warriors veteran Matt Inman and rising star Craig ‘Thundercat’ White. Inman has been a major factor in Cage Warriors’ 170lb division throughout the past 12 months and unsuccessfully challenged for the vacant welterweight title earlier this year. Now the SBG Manchester man is looking to go on another run of wins to propel him back into title contention once again. Standing in his way is 27-year-old White, whose two appearances for Cage...

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ELEVEN SPORTS AND CAGE WARRIORS JOIN FORCES FOR BELGIUM EVENT

ELEVEN SPORTS AND CAGE WARRIORS JOIN FORCES FOR BELGIUM EVENT CAGE WARRIORS AND ELEVEN SPORTS JOIN FORCES FOR BELGIUM EVENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 3rd, 2017 Cage Warriors is delighted to announce that it will partner with ELEVEN SPORTS  to bring Cage Warriors 89 to Belgium on Saturday 25 November 2017.  The MMA event, which will be the first Cage Warriors event held outside the UK and Ireland in 2017, will take place in the Lotto Arena in Antwerp. Cage Warriors 89 will include a mix of local and European fighting talent, giving the Belgian MMA fans the opportunity to watch the best MMA action on the continent. ELEVEN SPORTS will also carry the event exclusively live, not only in Belgium, but also in Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore and Taiwan after a multi-year agreement was struck at the start of 2017 to ensure every Cage Warriors match would...

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PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85

PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85 PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 24th, 2017 Undefeated Pole claims quickfire victory to capture vacant Cage Warriors middleweight title in Bournemouth Undefeated Pole Oskar Piechota stunned Jason Radcliffe in the main event of Cage Warriors 85, stopping the Brit in just 32 seconds to capture the vacant Cage Warriors middleweight world title in Bournemouth. The fight started with Radcliffe stalking Piechota around the cage, but when he stepped in to land his first serious strikes of the bout, the Pole struck, connecting with a perfectly-timed short left hook shot that dropped Radcliffe to his knees. A flurry of ground strikes from Piechota was enough to force referee Marc Goddard to stop the fight. The night’s co-main event...

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‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER

‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER ‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 24th, 2017 Liverpudlian star and former Cage Warriors featherweight champion inks new deal with Europe’s top promotion Cage Warriors star Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett is back and with a point to prove. Pimblett, who rose to fame with a string of impressive victories and an infectious, larger-than-life personality, captured Cage Warriors featherweight gold in 2016 with a first-round TKO of Johnny Frachey at Cage Warriors 78. He made a successful first defence of his belt at Cage Warriors Unplugged with a unanimous decision victory over former TUF finalist Julian Erosa, but lost his title to Bristol’s Nad Narimani at Cage Warriors 82. But now Pimblett is back and has his sights set on championship gold once...

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ENGLAND vs WALES CLASH SET FOR CAGE WARRIORS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE ON SEPTEMBER 16

ENGLAND vs WALES CLASH SET FOR CAGE WARRIORS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE ON SEPTEMBER 16 ENGLAND vs WALES CLASH SET FOR CAGE WARRIORS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE ON SEPTEMBER 16 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 Newly-crowned Cage Warriors 135lb champion Nathaniel Wood will take on undefeated Welshman Josh Reed in his maiden title defence Cage Warriors 86 in London will feature a bantamweight battle of Britain as newly-crowned 135lb champion Nathaniel Wood puts his title on the line for the first time against undefeated Welshman Josh ‘Crazy Horse’ Reed on September 16. After kicking off his pro career with four straight submission victories, Reed signed for Cage Warriors and added three more wins to his perfect professional record, defeating Ben Rees (TKO), Martin Sheridan (decision) and Gavin Kelly (KO) to set up his title tilt against Wood. Londoner Wood became the first man from the capital to...

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FIGHT CARD AND BROADCAST DETAILS FOR CAGE WARRIORS 85 IN BOURNEMOUTH

FIGHT CARD AND BROADCAST DETAILS FOR CAGE WARRIORS 85 IN BOURNEMOUTH FIGHT CARD AND BROADCAST DETAILS FOR CAGE WARRIORS 85 IN BOURNEMOUTH FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 19th, 2017 Cage Warriors continues a packed summer of fight nights with Cage Warriors 85 at The O2 Academy in Bournemouth, England – and there’s a world title on the line in the main event. The vacant Cage Warriors middleweight title, is up for grabs in the headline contest, as England’s Jason Radcliffe takes on Poland’s Oskar Piechota. The middleweight title has helped former champions Jack Hermansson and Jack Marshman springboard their careers onto the world stage in the UFC, with Cage Warriors’ championship belts representing the cream of the crop on the European stage. The co-main event promises to be a special occasion for former Royal Marine Martin Stapleton, who competes on National Armed Forces Day against...

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