Cage Warriors 125 Results: Ian Garry Wins The Cage Warriors Welterweight Title!

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Main Card (10:30am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

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Vacant Cage Warriors Welterweight Title
Ian Garry def. Jack Grant by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-45, 50-45) to win the welterweight championship

William Gomis def. Tobias Harila by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Stevie McIntosh def. Decky McAleenan by submission via rear naked choke (2:51, R2)

James Hendin def. Paull McBain by submission via rear naked choke (4:23, R2)

Scott Malone def. Serdar Altas by TKO via strikes (4:09, R2)

Preliminary Card (9am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Gerardo Fanny def. Connor Hignett by KO via flying knee strike (4:33, R2)

Ciaran Mulholland def. Connor Wilson by submission via guillotine choke (0:44, R2)

Scott Pederson def. Marcus Lewis by submission via rear naked choke (2:16, R1)


Vacant Cage Warriors Welterweight Title
Ian Garry vs. Jack Grant

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some jabs, Grant cracks Garry with a multiple punch combination. Garry cracks a charging Grant with a head kick, Garry scores a takedown on Grant and he gets the half guard position. Grant scrambles to his feet while Garry attempts a d’arce choke, the fighters clinch near the cage wall before Grant jumps on the back of a standing Garry. Garry eventually shakes Grant off of him before they clinch again, the fighters separate and trade some more jabs. Grant grabs a swinging Garry and he gets him up against the cage wall, Grant drags Garry to the ground and Garry scrambles to gain top control. Garry attacks Grant with some ground and pound, Garry postures up and he lands a few shots on Grant as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Garry

Round Two: The round begins with Garry and Grant exchanging some leg kicks, Grant gets Garry against the cage wall after slipping while eating a leg kick. Grant jumps on the back of a standing Garry and Garry immediately shakes him off to get top control on the ground, Grant looks for a heel hook and Garry escapes before applying a d’arce choke to Grant. Grant escapes and both fighters make it back to their feet, Garry then cracks Grant with a two punch combination. Grant jumps onto a standing Garry and Garry gets him against the cage wall, Grant looks for a standing kimura and Garry defends against it. Garry cracks Grant with an elbow strike and high kick as they separate, Garry dances around Grant while jabbing away at him until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Garry attacking Grant with a high kick, Garry again dances around Grant while peppering him with jabs. Grant responds by popping Garry with a short right hook, Grant and Garry also exchange a bunch of leg kicks. Grant chases a backing Garry around the cage while swinging away at him, Garry pops Grant with a front kick to the midsection. Garry starts landing multiple two punch combinations against Grant, Grant grabs Garry and he gets him against the cage wall. Grant pulls guard and he manages to drag Garry to the ground, Grant rolls for an arm bar and Garry defends while landing a few strikes, Garry advances to side control on Grant as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Garry landing some leg kicks on a charging Grant, Garry grabs a swinging Grant and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and take some swings at each other, Garry dances around Grant while peppering him with jabs. Grant pops Garry with a short right that causes him to stumble, Garry gets up and Grant gets him up against the cage wall. Garry scores a takedown on Grant and both fighters manage to get back up, Garry drags Grant to the ground once again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Garry (Overall Score: 40-36 for Garry)

Round Five: The round begins with Grant taking some wild swings against a backing Garry, Garry grabs Grant and he gets him up against the cage wall. Garry scores a takedown on Grant and Grant immediately rolls for his legs, Garry manages to get back control on Grant while landing some ground and pound. Grant looks to roll for a knee bar and Garry defends before getting back up, Garry goes back to the ground with Grant while looking for a choke. Grant scrambles back to his feet and he nails Garry with a jump knee strike, Grant goes for a jump guillotine choke and Garry gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Garry slams a leaping Grant before landing some strikes, Garry gets top control on the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Garry (Final Score: 50-45 for Garry)

Official Result: Ian Garry def. Jack Grant by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-45, 50-45) to win the welterweight championship

Tobias Harila vs. William Gomis

Round One: The round begins with Harila swinging away at Gomis, Harila and Gomis immediately get into some striking exchanges. Harila cracks a backing Gomis with a short right hook, Gomis scores a takedown on Harila and he gets him in a seated position. Harila makes it back to his feet and Gomis holds him against the cage wall for a short time, Gomis backs up while cracking Harila with a left. Harila continues coming forward while having exchanges with Gomis, Gomis then nails Harila with a kick to the midsection. Gomis scores another takedown on Harila and he gets him in a seated position, Harila scrambles back to his feet and Gomis cracks him with a knee strike. Gomis gets Harila back against the cage wall after eating a leg kick, Gomis attacks Harila with knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and immediately swing away at each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gomis

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters getting into a striking exchange, Gomis grabs Harila and he gets him against the cage wall. Gomis attacks Harila with knee strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Harila cracks Gomis with a left. Harila clinches with Gomis for a moment before landing a knee strike, Gomis grabs Harila and he gets him up against the cage wall for a short time. Gomis then nails a charging Harila with a kick to the midsection, Harila starts landing some leg kicks against Gomis. Gomis grabs a swinging Harila and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Gomis nails a swinging Harila with a counter right. Harila continues charging forward while swinging at a backing Gomis, Harila then nails a swinging Gomis with a counter left. Harila follows up by landing a multiple strike combo against Gomis, Gomis grabs Harila and he gets him up against the cage wall. Gomis rocks a swinging Harila by landing a counter left, Harila swings at Gomis as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Gomis getting Harila against the cage wall, Gomis looks for a takedown before attacking Harila with a high kick. Gomis again gets a swinging Harila against the cage wall, Gomis goes for a knee strike as he separates with Harila. Harila backs Gomis up while eating a bunch of combinations, Gomis nails a swinging Harila with a counter left. Gomis then attempts a jump knee strike against an incoming Harila, Gomis again gets Harila against the cage wall. Gomis looks for a takedown and Harila drops for a guillotine choke, Harila lets go of the choke and both fighters get back up. Gomis grabs a swinging Harila and he gets him back up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Gomis goes for a takedown and Harila defends before they clinch near the cage wall, the fighters stay in the clinch as the round ends.

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

Official Result: William Gomis def. Tobias Harila by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Decky McAleenan vs. Stevie McIntosh

Round One: The round begins with McIntosh and McAleenan exchanging some leg kicks, McAleenan briefly drops McIntosh after landing a left. The fighters clinch and battle along the cage wall, the fighters stay in the clinch while exchanging some strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with McIntosh attacking McAleenan with a head kick attempt. McAleenan then cracks a swinging McIntosh with a counter left. McAleenan then pops a swinging McIntosh with a counter right hook, the fighters clinch again and battle along the cage wall. McAleenan accidentally nails McIntosh low and the fight is halted, the action resumes with the fighters clinching once again. McAleenan looks for a takedown and both fighters hit the ground, both fighters get up and McIntosh scores a takedown on McAleenan. McIntosh lands some ground and pound on McAleenan as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McAleenan

Round Two: The round begins with a wild striking exchange between both fighters, the fighters clinch and battle along the cage wall. The fighters trade some knee strikes while staying in the clinch, the referee decides to separate the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with another striking exchange and a clinch, McIntosh scores a takedown on McAleenan after eating a spinning elbow strike. McAleenan gets right back up and McIntosh drags him back to the ground while gaining back control, McIntosh locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Stevie McIntosh def. Decky McAleenan by submission via rear naked choke (2:51, R2)

James Hendin vs. Paull McBain

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Hendin attacks McBain with leg kicks and a two punch combination. McBain and Hendin exchange a bunch of jabs to their faces, Hendin scores a takedown on a kicking McBain and McBain gets back up. McBain pops Hendin with a short right hook, McBain and Hendin rock each other during a brief striking exchange. Hendin hunts for the takedown and McBain defends against it, McBain cracks a swinging Hendin with a counter left hook. McBain eats a few kicks before landing a counter right on a swinging Hendin, McBain follows up by attacking Hendin with a three punch combination. Hendin recovers and he kicks McBain in the midsection, McBain lands a leg kick on Hendin as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McBain

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading jabs and leg kicks, Hendin cracks a swinging McBain with a kick to the midsection. The fighters stay at a distance while taking some swings at each other, Hendin stuns a swinging McBain with a counter right hook. McBain fights back and he attacks Hendin with some combinations, Hendin looks for a takedown after eating more combos from McBain. McBain looks for a takedown while getting Hendin against the cage wall, McBain scores a takedown on Hendin and he gets right back up. Hendin scores a takedown on McBain and he gets back control, McBain tries getting up and Hendin catches him in a rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: James Hendin def. Paull McBain by submission via rear naked choke (4:23, R2)

Scott Malone vs. Serdar Altas

Round One: The round begins with Altas popping Malone with a right hook, Altas and Malone get into a brief striking exchange. Altas lands a pair of counter left hooks on a swinging Malone, Malone grabs Altas and he scores a takedown a short time later. Malone transitions to the side control position against Altas, Altas scrambles to his feet and Malone holds him against the cage wall. Malone scores another takedown on Altas and he again gets side control, Malone transitions to the half guard against Altas. Altas scrambles to his feet and he gets Malone to the ground while getting the half guard, Malone wall walks to his feet and Altas keeps him against the cage wall. The fighters stay in the clinch and exchange some knee strikes, Altas scores another takedown on Malone and Malone gets back up. Altas drags Malone back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Altas

Round Two: The round begins with Malone kicking Altas in the midsection, Altas looks for a takedown as Malone attempts a jump knee strike. Malone catches Altas in a standing guillotine choke before dragging him to the ground, Altas gets back up and he clinches with Malone. Malone scores a takedown on Altas and he gets the open guard, Malone quickly advances to side control against Altas. Malone attacks a scrambling Altas with some ground and pound, Altas makes it back to his feet and Malone drags him back to the ground. Malone looks to advance and Altas briefly attempts a heel hook before getting top control on the ground, Malone quickly sweeps Altas to regain top control. Malone gets Altas in the crucifix position while landing ground and pound to force the referee to jump in.

Official Result: Scott Malone def. Serdar Altas by TKO via strikes (4:09, R2)

Connor Hignett vs. Gerardo Fanny

Round One: The round begins with Hignett nailing Fanny with a side kick to the midsection, Hignett also starts landing leg kicks on Fanny. Fanny looks to land counter lefts on a swinging Hignett, Hignett and Fanny start exchanging jabs to the faces. Hignett scores a takedown on a kicking Fanny and Fanny gets up a short time later, Hignett then pops Fanny with a two punch combination. Fanny fires back and he starts landing leg kicks of his own against Hignett, Hignett cracks Fanny with a kick to the midsection. Hignett pops in and out while taking swings at Fanny, Hignett continues popping an incoming Fanny with two punch combinations. Hignett accidentally nails Fanny low and the fight is halted, the action resumes with Hignett charging at Fanny while swinging wildly at him. Hignett grabs Fanny and he gets him against the cage wall, Hignett scores a takedown on Fanny as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hignett

Round Two: The round begins with Hignett slipping during a high kick attempt against Fanny, Fanny fires back and some striking exchanges break out. Hignett goes back to attacking Fanny with some leg kicks, Fanny also starts landing his own leg kicks against Hignett. Fanny briefly clinches with Hignett while landing a pair of knee strikes, Fanny stuns a swinging Hignett by landing a few counter lefts. Hignett looks for a takedown as Fanny attacks him with some knee strikes, Hignett separates from Fanny after landing a left hook. Hignett grabs a swinging Fanny and he gets him up against the cage wall, Hignett scores a few takedowns on Fanny and Fanny pops right back up each time. Fanny charges forward and he cracks Hignett with an elbow strike to the head, Fanny clinches with Hignett while landing more knee strikes. Fanny scores a takedown on Hignett before landing an illegal knee strike that halts the fight, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Fanny. The action resumes with Hignett attacking Fanny with leg kicks and a head kick, Fanny recovers and he levels Hignett with a flying knee strike to put him out cold.

Official Result: Gerardo Fanny def. Connor Hignett by KO via flying knee strike (4:33, R2)

Scott Pederson vs. Marcus Lewis

Round One: The round begins with Lewis attacking Pederson with a variety of kicks, Pederson scores a takedown and Lewis gets right back up. The fighters clinch and exchange some strikes near the cage wall, Pederson lands a knee strike on Lewis before scoring a takedown on him. Pederson gains back control on Lewis while landing ground and pound, Lewis gets up and Pederson stays on his back while landing strikes. Pederson gets Lewis back to the ground while applying a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Scott Pederson def. Marcus Lewis by submission via rear naked choke (2:16, R1)

Ciaran Mulholland vs. Connor Wilson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some leg kicks, Wilson drops Mulholland with a two punch combination and he pounces on him with strikes. Mulholland fights back and he traps the leg of a swinging Wilson, both fighters scramble to their feet and Mulholland gets Wilson against the cage wall. The fighters trade some strikes while in the clinch, Wilson scores a takedown on Mulholland and he gains the side control position. Wilson gets up and he lands a combination on Mulholland as he stands up, Wilson then cracks Mulholland with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Mulholland grabs Wilson and he gets him up against the cage wall. Wilson scores a takedown on Mulholland as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Wilson

Round Two: The round begins with Wilson attacking Mulholland with a multiple strike combination, Wilson scores a takedown onMulholland and he gets the half guard. Mulholland gets Wilson in his full guard while going for a guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Ciaran Mulholland def. Connor Wilson by submission via guillotine choke (0:44, R2)


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