Stevie Ray is the new Cage Warriors lightweight champion, after winning a four-person tournament earlier in the day. He submitted Sean Carter in the finals at today’s Cage Warriors 60.
On the prelims, Ray got the decision win. He was supposed to take on Ivan Buchinger, but an injury in the first fight caused his removal. The alternate bout winner, Sean Carter, got the go ahead.
Cage Warriors 60 came from The Forum in England. Below are complete results.
MAIN CARD (MMA Junkie)
Stevie Ray def. Sean Carter via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:40 of round 1 to win the lightweight championship
Aaron Wilkinson def. Bola Omoyele via TKO (strikes) at 1:08 of round 2
Kacper Karski def. Leeroy Barnes via submission (D’Arce choke) at 1:35 of round 1
Bryan Creighton def. Spencer Hewitt via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:28 of round 1
Amanda Kelly def. Hannah Stephens via KO (knee) at 3:40 of round 1
Arnold Allen def. Declan Williams via submission (triangle choke) at 4:50 of round 2
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)
Nad Narimani def. Athinodoros Michailidis via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:42 of round 1
Stevie Ray def. Jason Ball via unanimous decision in the lightweight tournament opening round
Ivan Buchinger def. Mick Sinclair via submission (Americana) at 1:59 of round 2 in the lightweight tournament opening round
PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised)
Aaron Blackwell def. Kris Edwards via split decision
Sean Carter def. Richard Griffin via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:38 of round 2 in the lightweight tournament reserve bout
Charlie Watts def. Ben Constantine via split decision
Cameron Else def. Paddy Pimblett via submission (D’Arce choke) at :35 of round 1