Edvin Eldholm: If Cage Warriors truly want the best fighters in Europe, they should choose me over him

 

A half Filipino, half Norwegian with a degree in Business Management and Administration accompanied by a penchant for bad jokes; can you picture this dichotomy of a man? If so, you’re probably picturing the focus of today’s article.

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Getting to know: Jordan Bowyer

 

It was November 19th 2016 when I first laid eyes on Jordan Bowyer as he made his way to the cage to face Kyle Wilson for the Battle Arena European featherweight title. He walked down the walkway with an air of cockiness that you only see in either the truly talented, or the naïve arrogance of youth. As he was only 19 at the time, I was pretty certain it was the latter. I was soon to find out that it was most definitely the former.

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Torbjørn Madsen: I’m ready to put Bergen on the map

There aren’t many men in the world who’ve traversed the Atlantic Ocean in a submarine, have worked at three Michelin-starred restaurants in France and completed five years of a six-year clinical psychology degree, all before the age of thirty. In fact, Torbjørn Madsen might be the only one. He’s certainly a man of multiple talents and he’s ready to show the world that his fighting skills eclipse all of the others.

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Preview: GTFP 4

When looking at a promotion from the outside, the one thing you always want to see is progression. I don’t mean the stratospheric type all too evident in the brief history of UKMMA; I mean the general, sensible type, which demonstrates improvement show-on-show. Right now Golden Ticket are displaying all of the right attributes to fall on the right side of history, and the event they’re hosting on February 25th only goes to confirm that.

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EXCLUSIVE: Flyweights set to collide at WFS7

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Continuing on from their earlier announcement on Bloody Elbow, London-based promotion Warrior Fight Series have exclusively revealed that they’ve signed another mouth-watering bout for their March 25th event.

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EXCLUSIVE: Budo 19 – The return to Wales

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Time waits for no man, and Budo Fighting Championships CEO Chris Clarke seems to be in a big hurry to go places. After this week’s seismic announcement that Budo FC would be introducing full medicals, including MRI’s to their events, fully funded by Budo; they’ve now exclusively revealed to Addicted OTR that they’re stepping up the game in their second foray to Wales.

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‘The Reapers’ are coming

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In life there are two types of people, those who do and those who don’t. At the tender age of nineteen, James Pullan discovered that he was one of those that do, and as a result of that, nearly eight years on, the UK MMA scene is reaping (excuse the poor pun) the rewards of his vision and guts. This vision is Elite Training Centre in Leighton Buzzard, housing a team with one of the fastest growing reputations in MMA, The Reapers.

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Review: Cage Warriors Wales

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By Beccy Davies 

Saturday 15th October, and it was that time again. Cage Warriors Wales had crept up on us like a Welsh ninja; poised for the takedowns, armbars and rear naked chokes that were to become popular finishes on a Saturday night in Newport. The amateurs and pros came together on a fight card that had a few change-arounds; with Lew Long and Che Mills out and Jack Marshman signed to the UFC. However, all were still in attendance, cornering their team mates and protégés.

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Exclusive: Pimblett dismisses Crawford

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The simmering row between two of the UK’s top featherweights has taken another turn today, as Paddy Pimblett has spoken to AddictedOTR to clarify a few points that have been banded around in the past week or so.

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Exclusive: Crawford cranks up the heat with Pimblett

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A storm is brewing at the top of the UK featherweight division. Yesterday MMA Plus’ Andreas Georgiou announced that Daniel Crawford had been offered a fight with Paddy Pimblett on Cage Warriors but had turned it down.

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