The Cage Warriors Featherweight Title has no owner at this time and the promotion has announced a four man tournament to crown a new champion, beginning at Cage Warriors 98. The semi-final round match ups will see Lewis Monarch face Dean Trueman and Aiden Lee faces Paull McBain, with the wines fighting later this year.
Monarch (10-3-0) is currently undefeated in Cage Warriors competition, having defeated Ellis Hampson by first round submission at Cage Warriors 83. Monarch also competed once under the Bellator MMA, suffering a split decision loss to Jeremy Petley at Bellator 191.
Trueman (8-4-0) has won two of four fights in the promotion, with those wins coming over Arnold Quero and Corrin Eaton. Trueman has picked up a total of eight wins as a professional MMA fighter, with four of them coming by KO/TKO.
Lee (6-2-0) has won four of six in Cage Warriors, with half of those fights in the organization going to the judge’s scorecards. Lee has suffered two defeats as a professional MMA fighter and both of those losses came by way of decision.
McBain (5-0-0) enters the tournament while being undefeated as a professional MMA fighter, with that streak having already lasted over three years. McBain has picked up a total of three wins in Cage Warriors, with those victories coming over Lloyd Manning, Sam Spencer and Steve Aimable.
Cage Warriors 98 takes place on Saturday, October 20 from the Genting Arena in Birmingham, England with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.