Cage Warriors – Europe’s Leading MMA Organisation – has today bolstered its 125lb division with the news that one of European MMA’s hottest prospects has put pen to paper on a new, multi-fight contract with the promotion.

Rising star Lone’er Kavanagh will compete exclusively in the famous yellow gloves moving forward, looking to extend his already impressive three-fight winning streak under the CW banner.

The 25 year old remains unbeaten in five contests as a professional, but brings a wealth of experience to the cage having first experienced competitive martial arts at just eight years of age.

Kavanagh first tested himself under an MMA ruleset in 2013, dropping his first two amateur bouts before going unbeaten in his next five, culminating in a flyweight title win on the domestic circuit.

After showing of an improved ground game in his first two professional bouts, Kavanagh first signed with Cage Warriors in 2022, scoring an iconic knockout victory in his promotional debut at CW 134.

Drawing praise from UK MMA legend Dan Hardy for the pitch-perfect finish, the GB Top Team project returned later in the year to outpoint the always dangerous Ander Sanchez.

His most recent outing occurred in March 2023, when he added another clip to an already mesmerising highlight reel, with a spinning heel kick-to-punches KO of fellow undefeated prospect Davide Scarano.

Following a period of inactivity in which he explored free agency, Kavanagh recently put pen to paper on a new CW deal, and will return to action at CW 169 on Saturday, March 30th at London’s indigo at The O2.

“As one of the top, undefeated prospects in European MMA, it’s no surprise that Lone’er Kavanagh had a lot of offers on the table…” said CW President Graham Boylan.

“That he’s chosen Cage Warriors as the place to develop his career in the coming years speaks volumes.”

“He’s got a great team and a huge fan base behind him, and that’s only going to increase as he competes on one of the biggest platforms in the sport.”

As previously confirmed, Kavanagh will face Shawn Da Silva another fan favourite, undefeated prospect, when he returns to action on Saturday, March 30th at London’s indigo at The O2.

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