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CWFC Fight Night 9 switches to Jordan

23/09/2013

CWFC Fight Night 9, which is set for Friday, 25 October 2013, will now take place at the King Hussein Boxing Arena (pictured above) in Amman, Jordan.

The event had originally been scheduled for Isa Town in Bahrain on the same date, but several logistical issues have caused CWFC officials to decide on a change of destination for the promotion’s eleventh event of 2013.

“We were extremely excited about bringing Cage Warriors back to Bahrain again but a few logistical problems have unfortunately arisen, which meant that staging the event to Cage Warriors’ usual high standards wasn’t going to be possible,” said Cage Warriors CEO Graham Boylan.

“As a result, rather than cancelling the event entirely and leaving our athletes on the card without fights to prepare for, we’ve been able to organise - despite the short notice - for CWFC Fight Night 9 to take place in Jordan instead.

“We’ve had some fantastic shows there already and this one will be no different. I want to offer my apologies to the Cage Warriors fans in Bahrain but we’ll do everything we can to get back there as early as possible in 2014.”

CWFC Fight Night 9 will be Cage Warriors Fighting Championship’s fifth event in Amman, the first of which was back in June 2011.

The promotion’s most recent event in the Jordanian capital, CWFC Fight Night 7 in September of last year, saw Chris Fields defeat Pavel Kusch in the final of CWFC middleweight title tournament, as well as victories for CWFC featherweight champion Jim Alers and current UFC star Leo Santos.

Next month’s event will feature a host of Cage Warriors’ top names, such as Bruno Carvalho, Gael Grimaud, Che Mills, Faycal Hucin, Paul Redmond and many more.

Meanwhile, Ryan Roddy will be re-matched for his outing at CWFC Fight Night 9 after opponent Mario Saeed (pictured below) suffered an injury in training over the weekend.

Mario sustained a broken neck but, in spite of the serious nature of the injury, the Bristol native and his camp are confident that he’ll make a return to action after what’s expected to be a lengthy lay-off.

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship would like to wish Mario a very speedy recovery and we look forward to seeing him make his CWFC debut in 2014.

With many more fights still to be announced, keep track of us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest CWFC Fight Night 9 news and updates.

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