Cage Warriors 54: Jesse Taylor Retains Middleweight Title
By FCF Staff
UFC veteran Jesse Taylor retained his Cage Warriors Middleweight Championship yesterday in Cardiff, Wales, as the noted wrestler tapped out John Phillips with a first round, guillotine choke.
With the win, the 29 year-old fighter extended his winning streak to six and his overall record to 26-9.
Here are the results from Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 54, which was hosted by Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena (results via MMA Junkie.com)
Jesse Taylor def. John Phillips via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 2:43
Danny Roberts def. Diego Gonzalez via TKO (punches) – R2, 3:02
Lewis Long def. Mark Glover via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ivan Buchinger def. Jason Ball via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Brett Johns def. James MacAlister via TKO (punches) – R2, 3:23
Martin McDonough def. Mark Platts via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 1:18
Shaj Haque def. Kris Edwards via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Matt Inman def. Leon Kenge via TKO (punches) – R3, 1:03
Jamie Rogers def. Brad Wheeler via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Steve McCombe def. Joe Orrey via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 1:48
Owain Parry def. Rob Leybourne via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 1:11