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Sunday, May 05, 2013

Cage Warriors 54: Jesse Taylor Retains Middleweight Title

Taylor (photo via Spike / UFC)

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




posted by FCF Staff @ 11:53 am
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