Cage Warriors 88 Results: Two Title Fights Highlight This Card

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Chris Fishgold def. Alexander Jacobsen by submission via rear naked choke (4:15, R1) to retain the CWFC Lightweight Title

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Lee Chadwick def. Victor Cheng by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the CWFC Middleweight Title

Soren Bak def. Martin Stapleton by submission via rear naked choke (3:51, R1)

Molly McCann def. Priscila De Souza by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-28)


Round By Round Recap

Molly McCann vs. Priscila De Souza

Round One: The round begins with De Souza charging at McCann while swinging away at her, McCann nails De Souza with a spinning back kick to the midsection. De Souza mauls McCann with a punching combination followed by a knee strike, McCann lands some leg kicks before nailing De Souza with a right. De Souza gets McCann against the cage wall after landing a knee strike, the fighters separate and De Souza swings away at McCann. McCann attacks De Souza with a spinning back fist that gets blocked, De Souza scores a takedown on McCann and she gets the half guard. McCann scrambles to her feet to get the fight standing again, De Souza scores another takedown and McCann gets back up again. McCann swings wildly at De Souza and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for De Souza

Round Two: The round begins with McCann nailing De Souza with a two punch combination, McCann attacks De Souza with a few superman punches. De Souza avoids a head kick before nailing McCann with a punching combination, De Souza goes for a takedown and McCann nails her with a right. McCann holds De Souza against the cage wall while landing knee strikes, McCann clinches with De Souza before landing a knee strike. McCann rocks De Souza and she just swings away at her, De Souza recovers to nail McCann with a knee strike to the head. McCann comes forward and just swings wildly at De Souza, McCann holds De Souza against the cage wall while assaulting her with strikes and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with De Souza cracking McCann with short left, McCann comes forward and she nails De Souza with leg kicks. McCann backs up De Souza after landing a pair of kicks, De Souza comes forward and she attacks McCann with punches. De Souza accidentally nails McCann low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the fighters exchanging kicks. McCann continues nailing De Souza with some left hooks, McCann starts landing oblique kicks on De Souza as well. De Souza grabs McCann and she holds her against the cage wall, McCann assaults De Souza with a knee strike and she scores a takedown as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Molly McCann def. Priscila De Souza by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-28)

Martin Stapleton vs. Soren Bak

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Bak scores a takedown on Stapleton and he gets the open guard. Bank transitions to back control on Stapleton after a scramble, Bak starts attacking Stapleton with some ground and pound. Bak starts mauling Stapleton with a lot of elbow strikes to the head, Bak locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Soren Bak def. Martin Stapleton by submission via rear naked choke (3:51, R1)

CWFC Middleweight Title Decision Fight: Lee Chadwick vs. Victor Cheng

Round One: The round begins with Cheng attacking Chadwick with some leg kicks, Chang also attacks Chadwick with a few high kicks. Chadwick starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Cheng, Chadwick takes a few swings at Cheng and little lands. Chadwick trips up a kicking Cheng and he gets top position, Cheng scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Chadwick nails Cheng with a left hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cheng

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Chadwick throws some jabs to keep Cheng at bay. Cheng starts winning the leg kick battle against Chadwick, Chang attacks Chadwick with some high kicks as well. Cheng scores a takedown on Chadwick and Chadwick pops back up to his feet, Cheng drags Chadwick back to the ground while landing some strikes. Chadwick scrambles up to his feet to get the fight standing again, Chadwick nails Cheng with a pair of rights. Chadwick catches a kicking Cheng with a counter left cross, Cheng holds Chadwick against the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes. Chadwick catches Cheng with an overhand right, Cheng lands more kicks on Chadwick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Chadwick attacking Cheng with overhand rights, Cheng nails Chadwick with a head kick after eating a two punch combination. Cheng then cracks Chadwick with a straight right to the jaw, Cheng backs Chadwick into the cage wall with a punching combination. Chadwick scores a takedown on Cheng and he gets the open guard, Cheng scrambles to his feet and Chadwick catches him in a standing guillotine choke and Cheng escapes. Chadwick attacks Cheng with knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chadwick (Overall Score: 29-28 for Cheng)

Round Four: The round begins with Chadwick jabbing away at Cheng, Chadwick also starts attacking Cheng with some leg kicks. Chadwick starts taking some wild swings against Cheng, Cheng attacks Chadwick with a high kick that gets blocked. Cheng then catches Chadwick with a straight right before putting him against the cage wall for a short time, Chadwick responds by nailing Cheng with a left. Cheng catches Chadwick with a knee strike during a brief clinch, Cheng then pops Chadwick with a straight right before putting him against the cage wall. Chadwick nails a swinging Cheng with an overhand counter right, Chadwick lands some more kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chadwick (Overall Score: 38-38 for Draw)

Round Five: The round begins with Cheng coming forward and swinging away at Chadwick, Chadwick goes for a takedown and Cheng winds up getting top position followed by full mount. Cheng attacks Chadwick with a lot of ground and pound, Chadwick eventually traps Cheng in the half guard while landing more strikes. Chadwick scrambles at the right time to sweep Cheng and get top position, Chadwick attacks Cheng with some ground and pound. Cheng scrambles to his feet and Chadwick scores another takedown on him and he gets side control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chadwick (Final Score: 48-47 for Chadwick)

Official Result: Lee Chadwick def. Victor Cheng by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the CWFC Middleweight Title

CWFC Lightweight Title Fight: Chris Fishgold (Champion) vs. Alexander Jacobsen

Round One: The round begins with Fishgold catching Jacobsen with a series of knee strikes to the midsection, Fishgold comes forward and he pops Jacobsen with an uppercut. Fishgold briefly stuns Jacobsen after catching him with a left hook, Fishgold rocks Jacobsen with a punching combination followed by knee strikes. Fishgold scores a takedown and Jacobsen gets right back up to his feet, Fishgold continues attacking Jacobsen with punching combinations. Jacobsen pulls guard and Fishgold gets top position on the ground, Fishgold transitions to back control and he locks in a rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Chris Fishgold def. Alexander Jacobsen by submission via rear naked choke (4:15, R1) to retain the CWFC Lightweight Title

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