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Cage Warriors 54 Results: Jesse Taylor Remains Champion With Early Finish

Cage Warriors 54 saw middleweight champion Jesse Taylor finish John Phillips in the opening round with a guillotine choke.

Taylor has now won six since August. It marked his first title defense.

Phillips went 2-1 for the promotion last year and entered off a pair of submission wins.

Cage Warriors 54 came from the Motorpoint Arena in England earlier today, May 4.

Below are the results.


Jesse Taylor def. John Phillips via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:43 of round 1

Danny Roberts def. Diego Gonzalez via TKO (punches) at 3:02 of round 2

Lewis Long def. Mark Glover via unanimous decision

Ivan Buchinger def. Jason Ball via unanimous decision

Brett Johns def. James MacAlister via TKO (punches) at 3:23 of round 2

Martin McDonough def. Mark Platts via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:18 of round 2


Shaj Haque def. Kris Edwards via split decision

Matt Inman def. Leon Kenge via TKO (punches) at 1:03 of round 3

Jamie Rogers def. Brad Wheeler via split decision

Steve McCombe def. Joe Orrey via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:48 of round 3

Owain Parry def. Rob Leybourne via submission (rear-naked choke) a1:11 of round 2