Warrior Fight Series is back this weekend as WFS 5 hits the York Hall in London on Saturday 13th February. This will be the third straight event that the famous York Hall has hosted a Warrior Fight Series event.
The main event features a flyweight encounter for the vacant Warrior Fight Series flyweight title between Sam Creasey and Samir Faiddine.
Creasey (6-0 MMA) is one of the UK’s top prospects at 125lbs and is coming off an impressive TKO win over Rhys Hall at Macto Championships 1. Through six professional fights, Creasey has only gone to judges once, earning three submission wins and two TKO finishes in his last five fights.
Faiddine (9-2 MMA) has won an impressive seven straight bouts, with six of those bouts taking place in his native country of France. Faiddine will be looking to pick up WFS gold coming off a TKO win over Teodor Nikolov at WWFC: Cage Encounter 4 in September, however this will be the first time Faiddine has competed at flyweight.
The co-main features a middleweight contest between Leeroy Barnes and Andy Manzolo. Barnes (13-15 MMA), a BAMMA and Cage Warriors veteran was on a five fight losing streak before submitting Wayne Johnson at Gods of the Arena 3 in July last year. Manzolo (9-3 MMA) has only tasted defeat once in his last eight bouts, losing via TKO to Costello van Steenis at Phoenix Fight Night 25 however rebounded nicely with a submission win over Roma Da Silva at Warrior Fight Night 8 in November, 2015.
The full WFS 5 card can be found below which includes six amateur fights kicking off the night. You can also find a video preview of the event below
Sam Creasey v Samir Faiddine – for the vacant WFS flywweight title
Leeroy Barnes v Andy Manzolo
Huseyin Garabet v Kim Thinghaugen
Pelu Adetola v Chad Brown
Dominic Wooding v Iurie Benjanari
Jagjit Singh v Kes Mamba
Paul Chapman v Nills Henrik Tjikkom
Ollie Mathis v Vitor Silva
Tom Creasey v Imam Dabo
Reece Jones vs. Peyman Padeshah
Rob McAdam vs. Ben Linihan
Mike Ekundayo vs. Dean Simmonds
Arturs Ozolins vs. Jay-Jay Bumstead
Jaz Singh vs. Scott Miller
Jawany Scott vs. Luke Walmsley