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‘Right to Fight’ Event Is Jewel In Martial Arts Show Crown

14/04/2010

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This coming month will see some of the nation’s top fighters battle it out to defend their MMA titles, on an historic night at the National Exhibition Centre Birmingham, marking the return of the UK’s longest surviving MMA promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championship.

The CWFC 37: ‘Right to Fight’, which takes place on Saturday the 22nd of May, will feature one of the strongest line-ups in recent history, with some of the worlds finest competitors taking to the ring to defend and challenge for the highly coveted belts and the opportunity to fight on one of the most prestigious European shows.

The events card will feature a four-man welterweight tournament created to find the successor for the now vacant title belt (currently held by Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy) as well as a mouthwatering bantamweight title defence by current champion Paul “Metabolic” McVeigh, against US challenger Frank “Sharp” Sharipov and a long awaited lightweight title defence by Alexandre “Xandinho” Izidro vs challenger Greg “Hitman” Loughran (NI).

More titles are still to be announced from the CW stable, including Rosi Sexton, the worlds no.1 female Super Flyweight, with the event also featuring a Woman’s bantamweight bout between Pro debutantes’ Sarah Moras (CAN) & Helena Martin (UK).

Further updates to the card will be announced daily on www.CageWarriors.com and www.themartialartsshow.com

The event will cap a huge weekend for MMA enthusiasts, with thousands set to descend on the NEC for The Martial Arts Show which takes place on the 22nd &23rd of May, covering the complete martial arts spectrum. With guests able to enjoy a wide range of martial arts activities including; tournaments, free courses and seminars, competitions, demonstrations, personal appearances and hundreds of autograph opportunities.

Ian Dean, Cage Warriors famed matchmaker said “We’re delighted to be able to host such an exciting event at this great venue “With only 1000 seats available tickets will go fast so if you wish to be present be sure to get your tickets fast!”. Ian believes the event offers fans a great opportunity to watch some of the nation’s finest try and defend their crowns.

He said “These fighters have worked hard to gain their titles and won’t want to give them up easily. A Cage Warriors belt is a sign of a fighters career prowess,,which should make for some mouthwatering action. As well as the title bouts we’re hosting up to two, four-man tournaments and two all women fights, so there will be plenty of hard-hitting action all evening.”

Cage Warriors is the UK’s oldest surviving mixed martial arts brand, and has always been on a mission to showcase the best domestic fight talent, constantly pitting the UK’s best against top ranked international opponents.

For more information and to buy tickets please go to www.themartialartsshow.com

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