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Dominique Wooding to make first title defence at Double Trouble as several more fights are added

Dominique Wooding will make his maiden title defence of the Cage Warriors title, as he takes on the 9-3 Carlos Abreu on the second night of Cage Warriors’ upcoming Double Trouble event on Saturday 11th December.

Several other fights have also been added across both nights of the double header.

Talking on his first title defence, Wooding, who has won both of his fights in Cage Warriors by knockout, said: “This fight is only going one way and that’s me going three out of three on kills to finish off the year in devastating fashion.

“There’s a great performance incoming from me and this is the fight that gets me signed to the UFC.

“Training camp for me and my teammates that are on the Double Trouble cards at GBTT is going really well with solid work being put in day in day out so the team will be riding out in full effect!”

Carlos Abreu enters Cage Warriors with a 9-3 record consisting of one TKO win and four submission wins and will be in the position of challenging for the title in his first ever fight for the promotion.

Ahead of his title shot, Abreu, who has a win over Cage Warriors veteran Chris Miah, spoke about how big his upcoming debut is: “This is the chance of my life!

“The cage is my home and I am afraid of no man!”

CW 132 will also see the Cage Warriors debut of Wooding’s teammate, Lone’er Kavanagh as he takes on Maximilien Vallot.

Friday’s CW 131 card has also had some more fights added, with Yassine Belhadj, Danilo Belluardo, Luke Riley, Yuki Angdembe, Michael Tchamou and Samir Kadi all making appearances at York Hall.

Luke Riley, Kamil Wincenciak

Speaking on the additions to both nights, Cage Warriors president, Graham Boylan, said: “Every time I look at these Double Trouble cards I get more excited.

“We’ve now got four world title fights with the addition of Wooding, and I’m sure people are interested in seeing how well he will perform in his first fight as champion.

‘Then you look further down the cards and we have some incredibly talented fighters ready to show the world what they can do.

“These two events are going to be crazy and I can’t wait to end the year with a bang with our fans at York Hall!”

Jack Grant, Yassine Belhadj

At CW 131, Michael Tchamou will make his Cage Warriors debut in a middleweight contest against Samir Kadi, Luke Riley makes his second Cage Warriors appearance as he takes on GB Top Team’s Yuki Angdembe at bantamweight, while Yassine Belhadj will go toe-to-toe with Danilo Belluardo in the lightweight division.

Tickets for both nights of Double Trouble are on sale here.

Fight Cards

 

CW 131 Friday 10th December
Matthew Bonner (c) vs Djati Melan – middleweight title bout

George Hardwick vs Mehdi Ben Lakhdhar – vacant lightweight title bout

Oban Elliott vs Madars Fleminas – welterweight bout

Yassine Belhadj vs Danilo Belluardo – lightweight bout

Nik Bagley vs Scott Pedersen – featherweight bout

Jean N’Doye vs Tom Mearns – featherweight bout

Liam Gittins vs Kingsley Crawford – bantamweight bout

Adam Cullen vs Mikail Bayram – lightweight bout

Ben Rees vs PK Zadeh – featherweight bout

Samir Kadi vs Michael Tchamou – middleweight bout

Luke Riley vs Yuki Angdembe – bantamweight bout

 

CW 132 Saturday 11th December
Dominique Wooding (c) vs Carlos Abreu – bantamweight title bout

Sam Creasey (c) vs Luke Shanks – flyweight title bout

Mateusz Figlak vs Kent Kauppinen – welterweight bout

Tobias Harila vs Jair Junior – featherweight bout

Michal Figlak vs Stevie McIntosh – lightweight bout

Jamie Richardson vs Leonardo Damiani – welterweight bout

Paull McBain vs Konmon Deh – featherweight bout

Tanio Pagliariccio vs Aidan James – bantamweight bout

Maximilien Valot vs Lone’er Kavanagh – flyweight bout

Aaron Aby vs Samir Faiddine – flyweight bout

*Cards subject to change

 

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