Cage Warriors Return To Sheffield With A Huge 8 Man Tournament and Middleweight World Title Fight at CW Showdown 2.
Details of the 2nd Cage Warriors Showdown event have been released which contain an international 8 man Lightweight Tournament and a huge Middleweight World Title Bout on November 19th in Sheffield, England.
Warrior Promotions are proud to officially announce the provisional line-up for its November 19th “CW Showdown 2” event at the Octagon Centre, Sheffield. This Mixed Martial Arts show follows on from the last action packed Showdown event which saw UK star Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy defeat the veteran Danny Rushton via TKO in Welterweight competition, Alexandre”Xandinho” Izidro win his CWFC Lightweight World Title outright and saw the successful return of Ian “M-16” Butlin.
However the 2nd CW Showdown event aims to top the previous show with aninternational 8 man number 1 contender Lightweight tournament, which willsee fighters from the UK, France, USA, Japan and Scandinavia battle it outto claim a CWFC Lightweight Title shot next year against regaining championAlexandre “Xandinho” Izidro. Fighters participating in the tournamentinclude the likes of Ian “M16” Butlin, Peter Irving, Emmanuel Geay, TomonariKanomata, Jarkko Latomaki, Thomas Hytten and more.
But that’s not all as Warrior Promotions have secured a huge CWFCMiddleweight World Title bout between number 1 contender and Pride Bushido11 veteran Gregory Bouchelaghem (5-3-0) and the 2 Hot 2 Handle -93kg Road toJapan winner Jordan Radev (11-1-0). This bout will be an intriguing strikervs. grappler clash as the powerful Dutch based Bulgarian will look to stopthe slick submission skills of Bouchelaghem, who holds wins over UFC andPride veterans Mark Weir and Andrei Semenov and also UFC veteran Ross “TheGladiator” Pointon.
Both men will be fighting for the CWFC Middleweight Title which was recentlyvacated by the Danish striker Martin “Hitman” Kampmann who recently foughtin both the WFA and UFC and vacated the Title to concentrate on his UFCcareer.
Local talent will also be given a chance to shine as Yorkshire basedkickboxers Alex Mackenzie and Scott Sykes from SDF Sheffield will befighting in Cage Kickboxing action along with Cage Warriors Strike Force 5and 6 veteran Brett Healy. Also Taylor Total Fighting’s Andy Denny andRichard Taylor from Wakefield will be in MMA action, alongside other localtalent.
Tickets for this exciting event cost £25 (£30 on the door) with VIP tablesavailable at £400 pounds. (Seats 7 and includes buffet, wine and waitressservice.) Tickets are available from www.clubtickets.co.uk on +44 (0) 870246 2050 at MMA Universe, cagewarriors.com and other outlets.
Cage Warriors: Showdown Volume 2Octagon Centre, Sheffield, UKSunday 19th November 2006Doors Open 5:00pm – First Bout at 6.00pm
£25 – Standard (£30 on the door)
£400 – VIP tables (Seats 7 and includes buffet, wine and waitress service.)
Tickets are available from www.clubtickets.co.uk on +44 (0) 870 246 2050 atMMA Universe, www.cagewarriors.com and other outlets.
CWFC Number 1 Lightweight Title Contender Tournament
1st and 2nd Round Fights will take place over 2×5 minute rounds (with 1overtime round in case of a draw)The Final will be held over 3×5 minute rounds (with 1 overtime round in caseof a draw)Tournament draw
Ian “M-16” Butlin (Northern Cartel) Huddersfield, UK vs. Emmanuel Geay(French Top Team) FranceThomas Hytten, (Team Norway) Norway vs. Jarkko Latomäki (Shooters MMA)FinlandBryan Cohen (K-POZ MMA) USA vs. Tomonari Kanomata (Paraestra Hachioji) JapanPeter Irving (Sor Thanikul) Newcastle, UK vs. Mick Sinclair (WolfslairAcademy/Bisping Total Fighting) Clitheroe, UKThe Semi Finals and Final will also be held on this show.
Non- Tournament Bouts
Vacant CWFC Middleweight World Title Bout (5×5 minute rounds)Gregory Bouchelaghem (5-3-0) Sankuno team, France vs. Jordan Radev (10-1-0)Sportcentrum KOPS, Bulgaria/Holland
Full Pro MMA Rules – Under 73kg (3z5 minute rounds)Richard Taylor (1-1-0) Taylor Total Fighting vs. Gavin Collins (Pro Debut)Fight Force, Doncaster
B Class Pro – Lightweight (2×5 minutes)Kent “The Punisher” Cooper (0-1-0) Brian Aiken Martial Arts vs. TBA
B Class Pro – Featherweight (2×5 minutes)Andy Denny (Pro Debut) Taylor Total Fighting, Wakefield vs. Aaron Behan(0-3-0)
Cage Kickboxing (3×3 minute rounds)
86kgAlex Mackenzie SDF Sheffield vs. Lee Chadwick Fight Force, Prescott
65kgScott Sykes SDF Sheffield vs. Brett Healy Coventry Freestyle
For more information on this event go to www.cagewarriors.com