Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors
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.
UFC-bound Jake Hecht has thanked Cage Warriors for giving him the opportunity to take his career to the next level.
Cage Warriors will return to the HMV Forum in Kentish Town, London on February 18, 2012 and appearing on the CWFC 45 card will be Jack ‘The Stone’ Mason, one of the UK’s top middleweights.
Four more of the UK’s top talents have been added to the Warrior Promotions stable following the signings of Mike Ling, Phil Harris, Mok Rahman and James Brum.
“My plan with Cage Warriors is to go unbeaten to the bantamweight belt and to show the world what I can do.”
Cage Warriors veteran Jake Hecht (10-2-0) will make his UFC debut next month after signing a four-fight deal with the organisation.
Irish lightweight Joseph Duffy has returned to the gym this week for the first time since his clash with Ivan Musardo at Cage Warriors 44.
The Cage Warriors Fighting Championship is proud to announce the signing of the 21 year old Welsh Bantamweight Kris Edwards (6-3-0) to an exclusive multi fight deal.
Andy Ryan has been named Head of Operations for Cage Warriors in Ireland.
“I can’t wait for my next fight on Cage Warriors. Hopefully I’ll be fighting for the title at some point. I sure am eager to be involved in the Cage Warriors international shows.”
Cage Warriors director Graham Boylan will be writing a regular blog for popular UK website YourMMA.tv, giving his views on various MMA-related topics.
CAGE WARRIORS director Graham Boylan has promised to take the promotion to “the next level” in 2012.
Cage Warriors have revealed part of the organisation’s schedule for 2012, which includes dates and destinations for nine CWFC shows.
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship continues to focus on fighter safety and raising standards within mixed martial arts in Europe. Going forward, we will subsequently introduce mandatory blood-testing for all of our fighters.
“It’s always a pleasure to fight on Cage Warriors because it’s the top show in Europe. It’s so well-organised and they host amazing fights.”
Cage Warriors can confirm that it has parted company with Ashleigh Grimshaw, after agreeing to release the 29-year-old from his contract.
“I wasn’t happy with my performance. I got the win, which was good, but it took me two rounds to get my head into the fight.”
“I want to get to the top. I believe Kraniotakes is the top heavyweight on Cage Warriors so if I have to go through Jay to get to him, that’s what I’ll do.”
Joseph Duffy insists he’ll return a more determined fighter in 2012, having been beaten by Ivan Musardo at Cage Warriors 44 last weekend.
“I am looking forward to fighting on Cage Warriors again to defend my title. I will defend it against anyone they offer me.”
Having been ruled out of his scheduled clash with Dayman Lake at Cage Warriors 44 due to a back injury, Jay Mortimore (6-2-0) has returned to light training at Lion’s Den in Exeter.
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