The BEC Arena in Manchester witnessed an electrifying night of action, featuring ten unforgettable bouts on
In the main event, James Hendin stole the glory with an exceptional display of his grappling prowess against the perennially dangerous Tobias Harila.
Hendin dominated the Swede for ten minutes, but the fight came to an abrupt end when Harila suffered an injury during a slam.
Meanwhile, Luke Riley and Alexander Loof delivered an unforgettable showdown that set the internet wild, drawing claims of ‘Fight of the Year’ and even ‘Fight of CW History.’ Their back-and-forth war was a spectacle for the ages.
Adam Cullen and Matt Bonner both made triumphant returns to the win column, dispatching their opponents with first-round finishes and contributing to Next Gen’s positive performance for the night.
Antonio Sheldon notched his first victory in the yellow gloves with a poised and collected performance against Michal Folc.
On the prelims, Rafael Aronov, Rory Evans, Umakhan Ibragimov, and Chris Price all secured their first wins, igniting the Manchester crowd with thrilling finishes.
CW 160 Fight Results
James Hendin def. Tobias Harila via KO (injury due to a slam) after 0:28 of round three
Matthew Bonner def. Samir Zaidi via Submission (rear-naked choke) after 3:02 of round one
Antonio Sheldon def. Michal Denis Folc via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Luke Riley def. Alexander Loof via TKO (punches) after 0:58 of round three
Adam Cullen defeated Amaury Junior via TKO (Punches) after 3:23 of round one
Rafael Aronov def. Ben Petches-Kelly via Submission (rear-naked choke) after 1:24 of round one
Rory Evans def. Adam Wilson via Submission (arm-triangle choke) after 2:21 of round three
Umakhan Ibragimov def. Rashid Bulguchev via KO (punches) 2:11 of round one
Chris Price def. Dec Dean via Submission (rear-naked choke) after 3:31 of round one
Adam Shelley defeated Matthew Camilleri via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)