Suffolk’s rising UFC star Arnold Allen has his sights set on the biggest year of his career in 2019 – one in which he hopes to break into the world’s top ten rankings and make his long-awaited American debut.
Cage Warriors president Graham Boylan says he hopes to bring the bright lights of Europe’s top MMA promotion back to the region – and revealed that Colchester’s James Webb is in line for a world title fight in 2019.
Hometown hero James Webb scored the biggest win of his career at Cage Warriors 99 in Colchester, while local favourite Steve Aimable furthered his case for a featherweight title shot with a hugely impressive victory of his own.
Rising Essex MMA star Steve Aimable believes he should have a Cage Warriors title shot in 2019 – and he’ll go about furthering his case when the renowned promotion visits Colchester for the first time next week.
Local favourite George Tanasa lifted the Cage Warriors Academy South East lightweight title in a matter of seconds to cap an epic card of mixed martial arts action which showcased some of the best amateur talent in Europe last night.
In his latest Flying Knee column, Mark Heath catches up with MMA veteran Windy Miller for his views on the future of the sport – and the young Suffolk fighters he’s taking to the amateur World Championships.