James Sheehan claimed the coveted Cage Warriors welterweight championship after an arduous battle in the CW 170 Dublin Main Event.

The hometown hero clinched victory with a last-minute submission in the fourth round, capping off a relentless back-and-forth encounter.

In the co-main event, Paul Hughes asserted his claim as one of the UFC’s most promising unsigned prospects, dispatching his opponent with a decisive first-round finish.

Ger Harris of Team Ryano showcased his prowess with a modified submission victory on the main card, overcoming early challenges to emerge triumphant.

Decky McAleenan delivered a career-defining performance, solidifying his position as a top contender in the featherweight division.

The main card kicked off with an unexpected turn as Rory Evans scored an upset victory over Taka Mhandu, making a bold statement in the bantamweight division.

Solomon Simon showcased his potential for a Prizefighter slot with a thrilling buzzer-beater submission in the featured prelim bout.

On the prelims, rising Irish talents including Scott Harvey, Eimear Darcy, Ciaran Brady, Dara Ward, and Jamie Abbott-Bissett celebrated successful debuts, marking the beginning of promising careers in the CW cage.

Ryan Shelley and Mathew Elliott reclaimed their winning form with dominant performances, reaffirming their positions in the featherweight divisions.


Main Card

James Sheehan def. Daniel Konrad via Technical Submission (arm triangle choke) after 4:27 of round four
Paul Hughes def. Fabiano Silva via TKO (ground and pound – elbows) after 4:37 of round on
Ger Harris def. Gregory Wamytan via Submission (modified guillotine) after 3:32 of round two

Decky McAleenan def. Ville Mankinen via TKO (punches) after 4:22 of round two
Rory Evans def. Taka Mhandu via TKO (punches) after 2:23 of round two


Solomon Simon def. Ieuan Mackenzie via Submission (rear-naked choke) after 4:59 of round two

Scott Harvey def. Enrico Di Gangi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Ryan Shelley def. Kallum Parker via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Eimear Darcy def. Jenny Line via TKO (punches) after 0:58 of round one
Ciaran Brady def. Tomasz Zdanowski via Submission (rear-naked choke) 3:05 of round two

Dara Ward def. Ben Petches-Kelly via Submission (rear-naked choke) after 2:44 of round one

Matthew Elliott def. Valentino Riva via Submission (arm-triangle choke) after 1:06 of round two
Jennifer Trioreau def. Sinéadh Ní Nualláin via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Jamie Abbott-Bissett def. Paweł Jezierski via TKO (punches) after 2:03 of round two