Cage Warriors 54 will be highlighted with the middleweight and lightweight title being defended. John Phillips looks to take Jesse Taylor’s middleweight championship and Conor McGregor will defend his lightweight gold with an opponent TBA.
Taylor has seen action in UFC, Strikeforce and DREAM. He is up to four straight wins and has choked out five of his past six victories. Phillips returns to action after being out with a hand injury for the second half of last year. He has finished all 16 of his fights. 13 of those have come via knockout.
Also on the card is McGregor, who is the first two division champion in Cage Warriors history. He puts is lightweight title up for grabs in his next fight.
Cage Warriors 54 takes place May 4 from the Motorpoint Arena in Wales. MMA Junkie will stream the fight.