Cage Warriors 98 Results: A Welterweight Title Fight & The Featherweight Title Tournament Semi-Finals

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CWFC Welterweight Title Fight
Ross Houston def. Stefano Paterno by split decision (48-47, 46-48, 48-47) to win the title

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CWFC Featherweight Title Tournament Semi-Finals
Aiden Lee def. Paull McBain by submission via rear naked choke (4:45, R1)

CWFC Featherweight Title Tournament Semi-Finals
Dean Trueman def. Lewis Monarch by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Adam Proctor def. Angelo Rubino by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Perry Andre Goodwin def. Alexander Jacobsen by KO via strikes (0:37, R2)


Perry Andre Goodwin vs. Alexander Jacobsen

Round One: The round begins with Goodwin attacking Jacobsen with some leg kicks, Jacobsen and Goodwin have a few striking exchanges. Goodwin rocks Jacobsen with a short left hoof to the face, Goodwin pops a charging Jacobsen with a left hook. Jacobsen starts hunting for the takedown against Goodwin, Jacobsen continues charging forward and swinging away at Goodwin. Goodwin rocks an incoming Jacobsen with a multiple punch combination, Jacobsen goes for the takedown and Goodwin gets right back to his feet. Goodwin comes forward and he nails Jacobsen with a four punch combination, Goodwin briefly drops Jacobsen with a leg kick. Goodwin dances around Jacobsen as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Goodwin

Round Two: The round begins with Goodwin pops a swinging Jacobsen with a few counter left hooks, Goodwin drops Jacobsen with a follow up left hook and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Perry Andre Goodwin def. Alexander Jacobsen by KO via strikes (0:37, R2)

Adam Proctor vs. Angelo Rubino

Round One: The round begins with Rubino attacking Proctor with some leg kicks, Proctor starts attempting some high kicks against Rubino. Proctor attacks a kicking Rubino with a three punch combination, Proctor gets Rubino against the cage wall for a short time before separating. Rubino attacks an incoming Proctor with a counter uppercut, Rubino nails Proctor with a head kick followed by a left hook. Rubino then nails a backing Proctor with a kick to the midsection, Proctor scores a takedown on Rubino and he gets him in the seated position. Rubino gets back to his feet and Proctor holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Rubino lands a multiple strike combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rubino

Round Two: The round begins with Rubino instantly attacking Proctor with leg kicks, Rubino slips on a kick attempt and Proctor nails him with a few rights. Rubino continuously attacks Proctor with a variety of kicks, Rubino then hits Proctor with an uppercut. Proctor starts attacking Rubino with a few kicks of his own, Rubino backs up Proctor by attempting a left hook. Proctor cracks Rubino with a standing elbow strike to the face, Proctor scores a takedown on Rubino and he gets the full guard. Proctor starts attacking Rubino with ground and pound, Rubino scrambles back to his feet and Proctor holds him against the cage wall. Proctor scores another takedown on Rubino and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Proctor (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Rubino attacking Proctor with some leg kicks, Rubino attacks an incoming Proctor with a left uppercut. Proctor backs Rubino into the cage wall while landing a front kick, Proctor hits Rubino with some leg kicks of his own. Rubino nails Proctor with a left hook to the midsection and head, Proctor scores a takedown on Rubino and he gets the half guard. Proctor attacks Rubino with some ground and pound, Proctor lands a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Proctor (Final Score: 29-28 for Proctor)

Official Result: Adam Proctor def. Angelo Rubino by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

CWFC Featherweight Title Tournament Semi-Finals
Dean Trueman vs. Lewis Monarch

Round One: The round begins with Trueman attacking Monarch with some leg kicks, Trueman starts swinging wildly at Monarch. Trueman then hits Monarch with a spinning back kick to the knee, Trueman drops Monarch with a superman punch and both scramble right back to their feet. The fighters clinch briefly and exchange knee strikes, Monarch trips up Trueman with a leg kick while Trueman was spinning. Trueman cracks Monarch with a kick to the midsection followed by knee strikes, Trueman nails a swinging Monarch with a counter left hook. Trueman gets Monarch against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Monarch scrambles to his feet before having an exchange with Trueman. Monarch then nails an incoming Trueman with a right hook, Monarch backs Trueman up before landing a right. Monarch lands another right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Trueman

Round Two: The round begins with Monarch attacking Trueman with some leg kicks, Trueman charges forward and a wild striking exchange breaks out. Trueman scores a takedown on Monarch and he gets the half guard, Monarch scrambles to get Trueman in his full guard. Trueman scrambles and he winds up gaining the half guard against Monarch. Trueman starts attacking Monarch with some ground and pound, Monarch eats more strikes while getting Trueman in his full guard. Monarch tries rolling for some submissions while on his back, Monarch rolls for a heel hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Trueman (Overall Score: 20-18 for Trueman)

Round Three: The round begins with Monarch nailing a kicking Trueman with a counter right, Trueman grabs Monarch and he attacks him with knee strikes. Trueman follows that up by nailing Monarch with a kick to the midsection, Monarch then hits Trueman with a right hook. Monarch grabs Trueman and he gets him against the cage wall, Trueman scores a takedown on Monarch and he gets the half guard. Monarch wall walks to his feet as Trueman swings away at him, Trueman scores another takedown on Monarch and he gets side control. Trueman attacks Monarch with a lot of ground and pound, Monarch scrambles back to his feet before eating a knee strike. Trueman drags Monarch back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Trueman (Final Score: 30-27 for Trueman)

Official Result: Dean Trueman def. Lewis Monarch by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

CWFC Featherweight Title Tournament Semi-Finals
Aiden Lee vs. Paull McBain

Round One: The round begins with Lee attepting a kick that McBain blocks, Lee then cracks McBain with a head kick. McBain grabs Lee and he gets him against the cage wall, Lee drags McBain to the ground and McBain gets top position. Lee starts hunting for submissions while on his back, McBain gets up and Lee drags him back to the ground while going for a knee bar. Lee wins up getting top position against McBain, McBain scrambles to his feet and Lee gets him against the cage wall. Lee then jumps on the back of a standing McBain, Lee locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Aiden Lee def. Paull McBain by submission via rear naked choke (4:45, R1)

CWFC Welterweight Title Fight
Stefano Paterno (c) vs. Ross Houston

Round One: The round begins with Paterno attacking Houston with some leg kicks, Paterno also nails Houston with a punching combination. Paterno backs Houston into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Paterno nails a swinging Houston with a counter left hook. Houston starts coming forward and swinging away at Paterno, Houston nails a backing Paterno with a straight right. Houston backs Paterno into the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes, Houston scores a takedown and Paterno gets right back up before being put against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Houston hits Paterno with a left hook, Houston scores another takedown on Paterno and he gets the half guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Houston

Round Two: The round begins with Houston coming forward and kicking away at Paterno, Paterno charges forward as the two fighters swing away at each other. Paterno attacks an incoming Houston with a flying knee strike, Houston scores a takedown on Paterno and he gets him in the seated position. Houston transitions to the full guard against Paterno, Houston attacks Paterno with some ground and pound. Houston advances to the half guard against Paterno, Paterno quickly gets Houston back in his full guard. Houston nails Paterno with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Houston (Overall Score: 20-18 for Houston)

Round Three: The round begins with Paterno attacking Houston with some leg kicks, Paterno backs Houston into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Houston grabs Paterno and gets him against the cage wall, Paterno spins Houston into the cage wall while exchanging strikes. The fighters separate and Paterno attacks Houston with a flying knee strike, Houston recovers and he briefly drops Paterno. Houston charges forward and he swings away at Paterno, Paterno starts firing back against Houston. Houston grabs Paterno and he gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Houtson swings away at Paterno as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Houston (Overall Score: 30-27 for Houston)

Round Four: The round begins with Houston attempting some front kicks against Paterno, Houston grabs Paterno and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Houston attacks Paterno with combinations, Paterno goes for the takedown and Houston winds up getting top position. Houston transitions to the full mount against Paterno, Paterno scrambles and that causes both fighters to get back to their feet. Paterno drops Houston with a combination and Houston gets back up while eating more strikes, Paterno drops Houston again and he lands more strikes against him. Houtson scrambles and gets top position against Paterno, Paterno sweeps Houston to regain top position and he lands a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Paterno (Overall Score: 39-37 for Houston)

Round Five: The round begins with Houston attacking Paterno with a standing elbow strike, Houston also attempts some front kicks against Paterno. Paterno attacks Houston with some jabs to keep him at a distance, Houston grabs Paterno and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Paterno attempts a high kick against Houston, Houston charges forward and he swings away at Paterno. Houston grabs Paterno and he gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and the fighters swing away at each other. Houston scores a takedown on Paterno and he gets the full guard, Paterno sweeps Houston to gain top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Houston (Final Score: 49-46 for Houston)

Official Result: Ross Houston def. Stefano Paterno by split decision (48-47, 46-48, 48-47) to win the title

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