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Sunday, Apr 30, 2023

CW 153 Results: Rhys McKee Retains WW Belt

Rhys McKee (image via Cage Warriors/Twitter)

By FCF Staff

Rhys McKee defended the welterweight title at Cage Warriors 153 on Saturday, which went down in Dublin, Ireland.

McKee defeated interim champ and veteran Jimmy Wallhead by TKO, as the latter’s corner waved off the bout after round four. The fight was the last of the 39-year-old Wallhead’s (33-12) career.

The 27-year-old McKee moved his record to 13-4-1 with the victory.

CW 153

Rhys McKee def. Jimmy Wallhead by TKO (Corner Stoppage in-between rounds) after 5:00 of round four
Rhys McKee becomes the undisputed Welterweight Champion
Tobias Harila def. Ryan Shelley via TKO (Punch and a knee) after 1:40 of round three
Morgan Charrière def. Pedro Souza via TKO (Doctor Stoppage in-between rounds) after 5:00 of round one
Oban Elliott def. James Sheehan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Decky McAleenan def. Wasiu Adeshina via Submission (armbar) after 4:54 of round one
Benoit Blanc def. Taka Mhandu via Submission (d’arce choke) after 4:05 of round one
Paddy McCorry def. Angus Hewett by KO (flying knee) after 1:59 of round one
Adam Darby def. Jack Tucker via Submission (triangle choke) after 2:15 of round one
Leon Hill def. Marcin Zembala via TKO (punches) after 4:08 of round two
Solomon Simon def. Dorian Cliucinicov via TKO (punches) after 4:46 of round two
Adam Shelley def. Muhammed Kir Ahmet via TKO after 1:17 of round two
Nicolas Leblond def. Ryan Curtis via technical submission (bulldog choke) after 3:05 of round one
Alexander O’Sullivan def. Afrim Thaqi via Submission (armbar) after 1:18 of round one
Kyle McClurkin def. Owain Williams via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Results via Cage Warriors.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:00 am
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