Cage Warriors: Academy Wales Fight Card Announced for Newport Centre on March 4th, 2017

Cage Warriors have today announced their next event in Wales, called Cage Warriors: Academy Wales which will take place at the Newport Centre on March 4th, 2017.

The event will feature eight professional bouts alongside fourteen amateur bouts.

The main event features a bantamweight bout between Phoenix MMA’s Damo Weeden and Tillery Combat’s Josh Reed.

Weeden is riding a four-fight winning streak, with all of these wins coming under the Phoenix MMA promotion. His last two wins have come via first-round KO over Barnardo Garcia and Ali Wilkin. Reed who is undefeated as a professional is coming off a tough split-decision win over Martin Sheridan at Cage Warriors 79 earlier this year.

A welterweight clash features in the co-main event as Phil Wells takes on Aaron Khalid. Wells is coming off a unanimous decision win over Toby Hartman at Cage Warriors 79 whilst Khalid was also victorious on the same card, earning a submission win over top prospect Adam Proctor.

Also featured on the professional portion of the card is a bantamweight bout between Kev Cox and Joe Orrey, a featherweight bout between Terry Doyle and Rikki Fortuna, a lightweight bout between Dan Good and Richard Williams, another lightweight bout between Josh Ellis and Simon Maksimovic, a featherweight bout between Josh Ellis vs. Simon Maksimovic and a featherweight bout between prospect Jack Shore and an opponent to be named.

Check out the full fight card below:

Pro MMA bouts
Damo Weeden vs. Josh Reed
Phill Wells vs. Aaron Khalid
Kev Cox vs. Joe Orrey
Terry Doyle vs. Ricky Fortuna
Dan Good vs. Richard Williams
Josh Ellis vs. Simon Maksimovic
Ethan Charlesworthy vs. Nathan Ford
Jack Shore vs. TBA

Amateur MMA bouts
Craig Rawlins vs. Jack Tucker
P. Cardoso vs. Tom Karpinski
Richard Hewitt vs. Kelvin Robinson
Michael Corston vs. Kyle Stone
Marcus Stevens vs. Barry Francis
Paul Dryburgh vs. Jamie Boyle
Christian Duncan vs. James McClean
Adam Mayo vs. Keiren Bennett
James Price vs. Jordan Peake
Liam Patterson vs. Ben Phillips
Dylan Evans vs. Franco Tenaglia
Josh Hudson vs. Elliot Chilcott
Nat Pohl vs. Alun Yhnell
Chris Mardon vs. Joel Collins

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