Cage Warriors 50 Adds Whiteford-Fishgold, Wilkinson-Johnston
Ariel Shnerer / November 8, 2012 - 12:35pm
A pair of bouts has been confirmed for Cage Warriors 50 on Dec. 8, the organization's debut event in Scotland at Glasgow's Kelvin Hall.
Full press releases below:
London, England - AARON WILKINSON will return to action at Cage Warriors 50 next month to face top Scottish prospect Alan Johnston in a welterweight bout.
Cage Warriors 50 will take place at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow on Saturday, December 8, as the organisation hosts a show in Scotland for the first time.
Wilkinson (10-5) signed a five-fight contract with Cage Warriors earlier this year and debuted for the organisation with a first-round victory against Leigh Cohoon at Cage Warriors 48: London back in July, earning a Submission of the Night bonus in the process.
The 25-year-old Wolfslair/SBG member, who hails from Manchester, came to prominence in 2010 as a member of Team Koscheck on The Ultimate Fighter 12 and subsequently fought once for the UFC, suffering a loss to current UFC competitor Cody McKenzie.
Johnston (6-1-1), who fights out of the Griphouse/Dinky Ninjas camp, will be making his first appearance on a Cage Warriors card having won six of his last seven bouts.
Ranked as one of the UK's top 20 welterweights, 21-year-old Johnston's most recent victory came in June courtesy of a stunning KO of highly-rated German welterweight Jessin Ayari.
Cage Warriors 50 will also feature the likes of top Scottish-based pair Paul McVeigh and Graham Turner, with more fights to be announced in the coming days. Tickets are available HERE.
Keep track of Cage Warriors on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on Cage Warriors 50.
London, England - ROBERT WHITEFORD and Chris Fishgold will square off in a featherweight bout when Cage Warriors visits Scotland for the first time on Saturday, December 8.
The pair will make their respective debuts for the organisation at Cage Warriors 50, which takes place at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow.
Whiteford (9-1), who hails from Armadale in Scotland, will be fighting for the first time since his stunning first-round KO victory against top-ten-ranked European featherweight Martin Svensson in September.
The 29-year-old, now ranked as Europe's number three featherweight, is on a nine-fight win streak and also holds a notable victory over Cage Warriors-contracted star Liam James.
Fishgold (7-0-0), who signed a five-fight contract with Cage Warriors this year, has established himself as a potential future star since making his professional debut two years ago.
The 20-year-old, a member of the Next Generation camp, has picked up wins on prominent UK shows such as OMMAC and BAMMA.
His last outing saw him secure a second-round submission victory against Andy De-Vent just over 12 months ago. Six of Fishgold's seven wins have come via submission.
Cage Warriors 50 will also feature the likes of former UFC competitor Aaron Wilkinson, as well as top Scottish-based pair Paul McVeigh and Graham Turner.
Further fight card and ticket details will be released next week. Keep track of Cage Warriors on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.