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

Reminder: MMAjunkie Radio airs today at special 4 p.m. ET start time

  • 18 days ago
  • 6 views

As a reminder, MMAjunkie Radio returns today, but will air at a later start time of 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).Filed under: News read news >>

Reminder: MMAjunkie Radio airs today at later 4 p.m. ET start time

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

As a reminder, MMAjunkie Radio returns today, but will air at a later start time of 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).Filed under: News read news >>

Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (4 p.m. ET): AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon (in studio)

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) with guest Andrew Simon.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

MMAjunkie’s 'Fight of the Month' for January: A slow month for memorable battles

  • 19 days ago
  • 10 views

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at the best fights from January.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 weigh-in results and live video stream (10 a.m. ET)

  • 18 days ago
  • 52 views

DENVER – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC Fight Night 104 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (9 a.m. CT local time). Join us for a live video read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 weigh-in results: Bermudez (145.5) and Jung (145.5) official, Rawlings off mark

  • 18 days ago
  • 24 views

DENVER – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC Fight Night 104 fighter weigh-ins, where all but one fighter was on the mark for Saturday’s card.Filed under: Fe read news >>

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2376 with AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon

  • 18 days ago
  • 2 views

Stream or download Thursday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Andrew Simon.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Radio read news >>

Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (4 p.m. ET): Zoila Frausto, Gaston Bolanos (in studio)

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) with guests Zoila Frausto and Gaston Bolanos.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 discussion thread

  • 17 days ago
  • 18 views

HOUSTON – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC Fight Night 104 event at Toyota Center in Houston, which kicks off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT). You can discuss the event here.Filed u read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 play-by-play and live results (7 p.m. ET)

  • 17 days ago
  • 18 views

HOUSTON – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC Fight Night 104 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 unde read news >>