Jim Alers (10-1 MMA) submitted (armbar) Joni Salovaara (12-6 MMA) in round four and became Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion. Joanne Calderwood (6-0 MMA) TKO’d Sally Krumdiack (9-7 MMA) in the opening round. Mats Nilsson (10-2 MMA) defeated Chris Scott (6-2 MMA) via unanimous decision victory. Jason Ball (20-11 MMA) won by first-round submission (rear-naked choke) over Jason Cooledge (7-4 MMA).
Cage Warriors 53 took place at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland.