The lineup is set for Saturday’s Cage Warriors 53 event, which MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) streams live from Scotland just prior to The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.
The Cage Warriors event features a championship headliner between Jim Alers (9-1) and Joni Salovaara (12-5). The winner gets a featherweight title recently vacated by UFC on FUEL TV 9 winner Conor McGregor.
Cage Warriors 53 takes place at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow. MMAjunkie.com’s main-card stream begins at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT (9 p.m. BST local time). Cage Warriors’ Facebook page carries two preliminary-card bouts an hour earlier.
In addition to the five-round title fight, which features fighters who are a combined 15-1 in their past combined 16 fights, Cage Warriors 53's co-headliner features Invicta FC vet Joanne Calderwood (5-0) vs. fellow strawweight Sally Krumdiack (9-6). A number of other Cage Warriors veterans also are in action.
The full Cage Warriors 53 card includes:
MAIN CARD (MMAjunkie.com, 4 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 3 p.m. ET)
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(Pictured: Joanne Calderwood)