MENU
#Conor McGregor #Justin Buchholz #Duane Ludwig #Ramsey Nijem #Julian Lane #UFC 211 #Nate Diaz #Jon Jones #Rory MacDonald #UFC 202 #MMA KINGS #Dhiego Lima #Hayder Hassan #Joanna Jedrzejczyk #Alexander Gustafsson


mick-sinclair.jpgWith the participants previously announced, Cage Warriors has now released its opening-round pairings for the organization’s upcoming single-night four-man lightweight championship tournament.

The tourney is part of Cage Warriors 60, which takes place Oct. 5 at The Forum in London. The main card, which includes the tourney final, streams live in North American on MMAjunkie.com following Facebook prelims, which feature the opening round/semifinals.

The tourney pairings include Slovakia’s Ivan Buchinger (23-4) vs. England’s Mick Sinclair (12-3) and Scotland’s Stevie Ray (12-4) vs. England’s Jason Ball (20-12).

Both semifinal-round bouts will consist of two five-minute rounds (and an additional overtime round if the bout is tied). Five five-minute rounds will be scheduled for the tourney final. Therefore, fighters could compete up to eight rounds (40 minutes) in a single night.

The winner gets the organization’s lightweight title, which Conor McGregor vacated after signing with the UFC.

Also slated for the card is a tourney reserve bout between Sean Carter (6-0) and Richard Griffin (5-9). Additionally, muay Thai champion Amanda Kelly (0-0) makes her pro MMA debut against bantamweight Hannah Stephens (2-1).

The latest Cage Warriors 60 card now includes:

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

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

  • Ivan Buchinger vs. Mick Sinclair – lightweight tourney opening round
  • Jason Ball vs. Stevie Ray – lightweight tourney opening round
  • Cameron Else vs. Paddy Pimblett
  • Amanda Kelly vs. Hannah Stephens

For the latest on Cage Warriors 60, stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Mick Sinclair)

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

Related News

WSOF Champ Justin Gaethje Passes on Professional Fighters League, About to Join UFC | FIGHTLAND

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

Image via WSOF When it was announced last week that the World Series of Fighting would be changing its name to the Professional Fighters League and introducing a 10-month league format to mixed marti read news >>

Valerie Letoureau Announces Next Fight and Retirement Plans | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 9 views

Newly signed Bellator fighter Valerie Letourneau announced her first fight with the promotion on Monday and laid our her timeline for retirement. read news >>

Friday's LFA 11 Gets New Main Event | MMAWeekly.com

  • 24 days ago
  • 8 views

Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced on Tuesday that the LFA will have a new headliner for its first trip to Arizona this Friday on Cinco de Mayo. The new main event of LFA 11 will read news >>

Charlie Ward welcomes newcomer Galore Bofando to octagon at UFC Fight Night 113

  • 23 days ago
  • 4 views

As Conor McGregor previously announced, his SBG Ireland teammate will compete at UFC Fight Night 113 in Scotland.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Longtime UFC veteran Nik Lentz announces departure from American Top Team, figuring out future plans

  • 23 days ago
  • 5 views

Nik Lentz today announced he’s no longer a part of American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Fla., ending a five-year relationship with the famed MMA training center.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

'The Ultimate Fighter 26' to crown first-ever UFC women's flyweight champion

  • 22 days ago
  • 7 views

The UFC is introducing a 12th weight class as the promotion announced today that “The Ultimate Fighter 26” will culminate with the crowning of the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion.Filed under read news >>

Ricardo Abreu Receives 4-Year Suspension for Second Steroid Positive | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 4 views

USADA announced on Friday that UFC athlete Ricardo Abreu has been suspended for four years following his second positive steroid test. read news >>

Kevin 'Baby Slice' Ferguson Jr. Added to Bellator 179 Fight Card | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 10 views

Bellator announced on Friday that a new Catchweight bout featuring Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. has been added to Bellator 179. read news >>

Conor McGregor, Girlfriend Dee Devlin Announce Birth of Son

  • 20 days ago
  • 95 views

Conor McGregor and his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, announced the birth of their son Conor Jack McGregor on Friday night, according to the Irish Mirror's James Ward. "There's great news for the McGregor's read news >>

UFC adds Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition roles to UFC Performance Institute staff

  • 17 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC announced the appointments of Bo Sandoval as Director of Strength & Conditioning and Clint Wattenberg as Director of Nutrition for the UFC Performance Institute, respectively. read news >>