Thanks to a three-fight winning streak of stoppages, Matt Inman and Cage Warriors Fighting Championship are locked up for a while.

Inman (12-5), a welterweight, has signed a new five-fight deal with the promotion for bouts over the next 18 months, Cage Warriors announced on Wednesday.

So far in 2013, Inman has gone 3-1 for the promotion. In March, he was stopped by veteran Jack Mason in the second round at Cage Warriors 52. But after the loss, he responded with wins over Leon Kenge, Mohsen Bahari and Bagautdin Sharaputdinov.

In May, Inman stopped Kenge with a third-round TKO at Cage Warriors 54. In August, he stopped Sharaputdinov with elbows in the second round. But perhaps the best of the three-fight streak was a 44-second heel hook submission of Bahari at Cage Warriors 57 in July.

The 27-year-old fighter from Manchester, England, will have one more fight in 2013, though that bout hasn’t been announced yet.

“I’m very happy to have signed a new deal with Cage Warriors,” Inman stated. “I feel to date I’ve been in some exciting fights, as well as growing as a fighter. Hopefully this new deal will give me the opportunity to keep moving forward and be involved in more good fights.”

All 12 of Inman’s career wins have come by stoppage – six by submission and six by knockout.

Prior to his current three-fight streak, Inman was on a rough stretch of four losses in five fights over a two-year period.

“I’ve been really impressed by how Matt has turned things around this year with three impressive victories and I’m delighted he’s committed to another five fights with us,” Cage Warriors matchmaker Ian Dean stated. “I think he has the ability to be a title contender in one of our most stacked divisions.”

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

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

Related News

Relive Max Holloway's Win Over Ricardo Lamas (UFC 206 Free Fight) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 6 days ago
  • 7 views

Max Holloway extended his winning streak to nine fights at UFC 199. He looks to push it to double digits and become interim featherweight champion at UFC 206. read news >>

Khabib Nurmagomedov Decimates Michael Johnson (UFC 205 Results) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 19 views

Second-ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov extended his unbeaten streak to 24 fights on Saturday when he decimated sixth-ranked Michael Johnson at UFC 205. read news >>

Gegard Mousasi on Uriah Hall Rematch: ‘It’s Time for Payback’ | MMAWeekly.com

  • 20 days ago
  • 6 views

Fifth-ranked Gegard Mousasi is riding a three-fight winning streak. His one loss in his last six fights came to Uriah Hall, but he has the chance at payback. read news >>

UFC 205: Which Fights Are Being Overlooked Due to McGregorMania?

  • 28 days ago
  • 6 views

Conor McGregor knows how to maximize his time in the spotlight. From his ability to mastermind the most lucrative fights to his gift of gab, no fighter has been able to catch fans' eyes and retain th read news >>

UFC 205 staff picks: With 3 title fights in New York, how many belts do we think will change hands?

  • 26 days ago
  • 33 views

Who are we picking on the main card for the historic UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York? Find out inside. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor Reduced to Five-Fight Main Card | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 31 views

After two fights fall off the UFC 205 lineup, the event will proceed on Saturday at Madison Square Garden with 11 fights featuring five main card bouts. read news >>

UFC 205's Yoel Romero says it's not up to Michael Bisping whether he fights for title

  • 25 days ago
  • 24 views

NEW YORK – UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero said he hasn’t heard what champ Michael Bisping has to say about him, but he doesn’t put too much stock in it, anyway.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Alvarez vs. McGregor: Odds, Tickets, Predictions After Weigh-In

  • 25 days ago
  • 10 views

Any time Conor McGregor fights, it's huge news for the UFC. The Irish fighter is aware of his notoriety and plays it up every time he has a big fight. He will be stepping into the cage Saturday night read news >>

UFC Fight Night 100 staff picks: 3 heavy favorites and unanimous nods, 3 contentious fights

  • 19 days ago
  • 15 views

We have three unanimous picks on the card at UFC Fight Night 100 in Brazil. Who are they? Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC Fight Night 99 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

  • 17 days ago
  • 53 views

Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 99 event in Belfast, Northern Ireland, several of the winning and losing fighters took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters. C read news >>