jim-alers-2.jpgAs a reminder, Cage Warriors 59, which features a championship doubleheader, streams live and free this Saturday on MMAjunkie.com.

The event takes place at Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. The main card streams in North American on MMAjunkie.com (and worldwide on cagewarriors.tv) at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) following prelims on Facebook at 2 p.m. ET.

In the headliner, featherweight champion Jim Alers (10-1), an American who’s won five consecutive Cage Warriors bouts, takes on Sweden’s Martin Svensson (12-3), who makes his promotional debut with seven victories in his past eight fights.

The co-headliner features the final on a four-man single-night bantamweight tournament, and the winner gets the organization’s vacant belt. Opening-round matchups, which stream on Facebook, include England’s James Pennington (7-1) vs. Wales’ Kris Edwards (8-5) and Sweden’s David Haggstrom (7-1-1) vs. Wales’ Brett Johns (7-0).

The full Cage Warriors 59 card includes:

MAIN CARD (MMAjunkie.com, 4 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 2:45 p.m. ET)

  • Kris Edwards vs. James Pennington – bantamweight-tourney opening round
  • David Haggstrom vs. Brett Johns – bantamweight-tourney opening round
  • Sam Gilbert vs. Jamie Rogers

PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 2 p.m. ET)

For more on Cage Warriors 59, stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Jim Alers)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC 207 play-by-play and live results (7 p.m. ET)

  • 26 days ago
  • 18 views

LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s UFC 207 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, read news >>

UFC 207 discussion thread

  • 26 days ago
  • 6 views

LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s UFC 207 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT). You can discuss the event here.Filed under: read news >>

Video: Watch UFC 207's post-event press conference on MMAjunkie

  • 26 days ago
  • 39 views

LAS VEGAS – UFC 207 takes place Friday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. As usual, you can watch a live video stream of the post-event news conference here on MMAjunkie at approximately 1:30 a.m. ET (1 read news >>

UFC 207 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

  • 26 days ago
  • 43 views

LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s early and official UFC 207 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT local time).Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Video: Watch Thursday's UFC 207 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 6 p.m. ET

  • 26 days ago
  • 10 views

LAS VEGAS – UFC 207 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT local time).Filed under: News, U read news >>

Reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey' debuts today on FS1

  • 26 days ago
  • 25 views

As a reminder, the UFC’s traditional pre-event show returns today with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey” on FS1.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Ali Abdelaziz (in studio), looking ahead to UFC 207

  • 26 days ago
  • 3 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Ali Abdelaziz.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): UFC 207's T.J. Dillashaw and Marvin Vettori

  • 25 days ago
  • 4 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests T.J. Dillashaw and Marvin Vettori.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2348 with Ali Abdelaziz

  • 25 days ago
  • 2 views

Stream or download Monday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Ali Abdelaziz.Filed under: News, Radio read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): UFC 207's Louis Smolka and Alex Garcia, Eric Del Fierro (in studio)

  • 24 days ago
  • 2 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Louis Smolka, Alex Garcia and Eric Del Fierro.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>