Cage Warriors bantamweight champion Jack Cartwright has his next assignment as the promotion’s 135-pound champion, and he’s set to face a risky Dutch challenger.
Cartwright (8-) has been booked to make the 2nd defense of his title towards marketing debutant Gerardo Fanny at Cage Warriors 115, which can take area Sept. 25 at the BEC Arena, Manchester. The party streams reside on UFC Fight Go. The bout was formally introduced through the promotion’s formal Twitter account.
Cartwright exploded his way to the best of the Cage Warriors bantamweight division by successful the a person-night time championship match at Cage Warriors Unplugged 2 at the BT Activity studios very last September. His back again-to-back again knockouts of Scot Malone and Marko Kovacevic observed the Mancunian seize the vacant 135-pound title, and he was handed his to start with title protection in his residence town as he outpointed Manuel Bilic at Cage Warriors 112 back again in March.
Now Cartwright is set to contend at the BEC Arena as soon as once more as component of the promotion’s three-night residency at the Manchester venue, with his title bout established to choose center phase on the second evening of motion.
His opponent Fanny (9-1) heads into the contest having concluded each individual of his past five wins within the length – two through strikes and three through submission. The 26-calendar year-outdated Dutchman has competed at flyweight and bantamweight during his career, and is looking to mark the event of his Cage Warriors debut by capturing championship gold.
With the addition of Cartwright vs. Fanny, the Cage Warriors 115 lineup includes:
- Winner Jack Cartwright vs. Gerardo Fanny – for bantamweight title
- Winner Nathias Frederick vs. Jamie Richardson – for middleweight title
- James Webb vs. Craig White
- Yassine Belhadj vs. Jack Grant
- Adam Wilson vs. TBC
- Decky McAleenan vs. Adam Ventre
- Kingsley Crawford vs. Ben Ellis
- Ian Garry vs. George McManus
- Nathan Fletcher vs. Leigh Mitchell