Cage Warriors will close the year in style with their final card of 2019 this weekend.
CW111 will feature three massive title fights and will go down on Friday night at London Indigo at the O2. Middleweight champion James Webb will once again put his title on the line against Nathias Frederick in a highly anticipated rematch.
UFC veteran Mads Burnell will look to make the first defense of his Cage Warriors Featherweight title against number one contender Steve Aimable. The always exciting Modestas Bukauskas will also look to defend his title for the first time against Italian light-heavyweight Riccardo Nosiglia.
Cage Warriors biggest star Paddy Pimblett also makes his long awaited return to action on the card against TUF finalist Joe Giannetti.
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James Webb vs. Nathias Frederick II – Middleweight Title Fight
Cage Warriors Middleweight champion James Webb will once again put his title on the line against Nathias Frederick. The pair first squared off at Cage Warriors: Night of Champion back in June. After the fight which ended in a controversial draw Graham Boylan was quick to make the rematch. Webb who has UFC aspirations vowed to get a more definitive finish this time round. Speaking to the Scrap he said. “I’m going to go out there and finish him with my hands.” However, that won’t be easy as he once again has the tough task of Nathias Frederick standing in his way.
Mads Burnell vs. Steve Aimable – Featherweight Title Fight
UFC veteran and jujitsu wizard Mads Burnell picked up the Cage Warriors 145lb title last time out. The 25-year-old Danish fighter made easy work of former champion Dean Trueman. Burnell picked up a second consecutive Japanese neck tie finish and third straight win since leaving the UFC. He’ll face off against number one contender Steve Aimable. The 32-year-old has racked up four consecutive wins to earn his shot at the title. He’ll be looking to make it five in a row and add a former UFC fighter to his list of victims.
Modestas Bukauskas vs. Riccardo Nosiglia – Light Heavyweight Title Fight
The London born Lithuanian claimed the 205lb title earlier this year with an upset win against the highly regarded and previously unbeaten wrestler Marthin Hamlet. Modestas Bukauskas has showed he has the heart and skill of a champion throughout his career. He’ll now look to push on to the next level in his first defence against Riccardo Nosiglia. The 30-year-old Italian is a dangerous opponent who has finished all eight of his professional wins and is currently enjoying a three-fight unbeaten run.
Paddy Pimblett vs. Joe Giannetti – Lightweight
Paddy Pimblett is Cage Warriors biggest star since Conor McGregor. The 24-year-old Scouser has been out-of-action since falling short against Soren Bak over a year ago. With his injury problems behind him “The Baddy” is hoping to get back into title contention with a win over Joe Giannetti this weekend. The Ultimate Fighter finalist has stepped in to face Pimblett on short notice after original opponent Donnovan Desmae was pulled from the card due to injury. Many believe Giannetti provides a much stiffer test for the always entertaining Pimblett.
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The Scrap’s Jordan Ellis of Liverpool, UK is a lifelong fight fan and aspiring writer. Covering all things MMA and Boxing, you can follow him on Twitter (@JordanEllisUK) for daily fight news and content.