Four Bouts Added To Cage Warriors 86


A total of four bouts have been added to the Cage Warriors 86 card as Lewis Long faces Gael Grimaud, Miro Jurkovic faces Warren Kee, Brian Bouland faces Darren O’Gorman and Arvydas Juska faces James Webb.

Long (15-4-0) enters the fight on the strength of a three fight winning streak, which includes a win over UFC veteran Che Mills. Long hasn’t suffered a defeat in well over a year. His last defeat came at the hands of Andreas Stahl at Cage Warriors 76 in June of 2016.

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Grimaud (20-7-0) has won three of his last four fights and he has previously challenged for the Cage Warriors Welterweight Title. Grimaud has only competed twice in the last three-plus years, the fighter has a 1-1-0 record in those two fights.

Jurkovic (4-0-0) has already competed once under the Cage Warriors banner, defeating James Webb at CWFC 84. Jurkovic has seen two of his four professional MMA bouts go the distance, while the other bouts ended with a finish.

Kee (8-5-1) has won just one of his last seven fights, with that lone win coming over Phill Wells at Raged MMA UK 4 in 2016. Kee has only seen one of his fourteen professional MMA fights go the distance, that lone fight that went the distance took place in April of 2011.

Bouland (5-1-0) is looking to rebound from his first professional MMA defeat, which came to Marko Kovacevic at Hit Fight Championships 3. Bouland is also undefeated when his fights go the distance, as he has a 3-0-0 record in fights that go to the judge’s scorecards.

O’Gorman (5-2-0) has won just one of two in Cage Warriors, with that win coming over Bryan Creighton at CWFC 84. O’Gorman has yet to see any of his professional MMA fights go the distance and he has been competing for almost three years.

Juska (1-3-0) is currently winless in Cage Warriors competition, dropping a bout to Djati Melan by first round TKO at CWFC 80. Juska has earned a victory since his professional MMA debut, which took place in February of 2014.

Webb (1-1-0) is also winless under the Cage Warriors banner, having dropped a fight to Miro Jurkovic at Cage Warriors 84. Webb also went undefeated during his time as an amateur MMA fighter, defeating Jaiah Turay at British Challenge MMA 14.

Cage Warriors 86 takes place on Saturday, September 16 from the Indigo At The 02 in London, England with Nathaniel Wood and Josh Reed headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.

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