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Weigh-in results: Cage Warriors 54

03/05/2013

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JESSE Taylor and John Phillips are both on weight for tomorrow’s Cage Warriors 54 headliner at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.

Both champion and challenger tipped the scales at 185lbs-even ahead of Taylor’s first defence of his CWFC middleweight title.

Kris Edwards, who’s scheduled to take on Shaj Haque in a flyweight bout, was the only fighter unable to make the contracted weight.

Fighting at flyweight for only the second time since making the move down, the Welshman checked out at 126.7lbs and therefore surrenders 25 percent of his purse to his opponent.

Having failed to hit the mark at first, Haque, Brad Wheeler and Mark Platts all came in under the limit at the second attempt so all bouts are set to go ahead in the Welsh capital tomorrow.


MAIN CARD

Jesse Taylor (185lbs, champion) v John Phillips (185lbs) - CWFC middleweight title bout
Danny Roberts (170lbs) v Diego Gonzalez (170.5lbs) - welterweight
Lewis Long (161lbs) v Mark Glover (161lbs)  - 160lbs catchweight
Ivan Buchinger (156lbs) v Jason Ball (155.2lbs) - lightweight
Brett Johns (135.9lbs) v James MacAlister (135.7lbs) - bantamweight
Martin McDonough (134.9lbs) v Mark Platts (135lbs)* - bantamweight

FACEBOOK PRELIMS

Kris Edwards (126.7lbs)** v Shaj Haque (125.7lbs)*** - flyweight
Matt Inman (169.9lbs) v Leon Kenge (168.4lbs) - welterweight
Jamie Rogers (154.8lbs) v Brad Wheeler (155.9lbs)**** - lightweight

NON-STREAMED PRELIMS

Steve McCombe (138.6lbs) v Joe Orrey (139.4lbs) - 139lbs catchweight
Rob Leybourne (169.3lbs) v Owain Parry (170.6lbs) - welterweight

* 137.4lbs at first attempt
** Missed weight by 0.7lb, surrenders 25 percent of purse to opponent
*** 126.3lbs at first attempt
**** 156.5lbs at first attempt

Click HERE to view a gallery of images from the weigh-ins.

Cage Warriors 54 will be available to watch live and free of charge all over the world. Click HERE to find all the information.

Following the Facebook prelims at 7.45pm local time (2.45pm ET/11.45am PT), watch the main card at 9pm local time (4pm ET/1pm PT) on MMAjunkie.com (USA and Canada), JOE.ie (Ireland), Sportube.tv (Italy) and CageWarriors.tv (rest of the world).

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