Wide Open Cage Contender Fight Stars Saturday in Liverpool - MMA News
Wide Open Cage Contender Fight Stars Saturday in Liverpool - MMA News
By Media Report on Doghouse Boxing (Nov 26, 2012)


LIVERPOOL, England (November 27, 2012) - The withdrawal of UFC veteran Andre Winner due to a rib injury has left Saturday's £10,000 "Cage Contender Fight Stars" tournament at Liverpool Olympia, featuring eight of the top (155-pound) lightweights in Europe, wide open in terms of a legitimate favourite.


"Cage Contender Fight Stars" is presented as a joint venture by Ferguson Sports Group and Liverpool-based promoter Chris Zorba, in association with online retailer Fightshop.com.


Winner, who was tabbed the pre-tournament favorite, has been replaced by Jamie Rogers (6-4-0).


Eight fighters will battle in the creative £10,000 "Prizefighter"-like MMA tournament for one title in one night of action.


The four winners in the quarterfinals (2 X 5 rounds) will advance to the semi-finals (2 X 5 rounds) and the two survivors advance to the championship final (3 X 5 round).


The official draw was held and the competition format will be as follows:




Fight 1



JAIMIE ROGERS (6-4-0), England


Fight 2

ARNOLD "Pitbull" QUERO (6-1-0), France


MIHAIL KAZAKU (5-2-0), Italy


Fight 3

CHRIS STRINGER (11-9-1), No. Ireland


TOMMY "Z Gonz" MAGUIRE (11-6-0), England


Fight 4

UCHE IHIEKWE (5-2-0) England


PHIL FLYNN (7-7-0),England




Fight 5

Winners of Fight 1 & 2


Fight 6

Winners of Fight 3 & 4


Championship Final


Fight 7

Winners of Fight 5 & 6


(all fighters are subject to change)


Alexei Roberts takes on Stu Davies in the Reserve Fight, in which, the winner qualifies to compete in the tournament in case of an injury.


The show will be broadcast for in two parts on Ch 428 Premier Sports in the UK, on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 10 p.m.-11 p.mn, and Friday, Dec. 7 from 10 p.m-11 p.m. In addition it will be broadcast in a further 103 countries worldwide (including 54 in the French Language) as part of Cage Contender's current global broadcast footprint


Tickets, ranging between £30.00 and £60.00, are available to purchase by calling the box office at 0151 263 6633, or going on line to www.ticketline.co.uk. For more information visit www.cagecontender.com or wwwo.olympialiverpool.com, at Facebook.com/CageContenderOfficial, or follow on Twitter @CageContender. Corporate packages are also available.


Doors open at 6 p.m., first fight at 6:30 p.m.

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