Nicolas Dalby placed on a dynamic breathtaking display en route to stopping Alex Lohore in the fourth round of their interim welterweight title fight Saturday night in the main event of Cage Warriors 103 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Dalby first clinched Cage Warriors gold on home land five years ago when he similarly stopped his opponent Sergey Churilov in the fourth round using strikes.
Speaking after the triumph, Dalby maintained that he already has a date for a champion vs. champion bout with titleholder Ross Houston.
“” We got a romantic date, June 29th at the Apollo Theatre [in London],” he also said in his post-fight interview. “Ross, are you game? It doesn’t even seem like that. ”
Dalby started with a lively pace, picking the prior BAMMA champion apart with diverse collection of kicks and punches. After spending time jostling for positioning against the fence in the third and second rounds, Dalby came out to fire in the fourth, falling Lohore with a mind kick.
One minute after, “Locomotivo” spun Lohore’s thoughts with one last left hook, prompting referee Marc Goddard to step in and halt the action.
Morgan Charriere lost the best to fight to its Cage Warriors featherweight title when he came in a pound over for his clash with Soren Bak, however it was the “Authentic Viking” that maintained that a vast majority verdict nod once the pair clashed in the co-main occurrence, shooting his second buckle under the banner using a workman like performance.
Charriere started well and poured on a feast of elbows in the final round, but it was Bak’s wrestling that yet again proved to separate him out of his counterpart. Although Bak did actually lack the pop he showcases since a light weight, ” the Dane didn’t wrestle to momentum away from Charriere after his energetic start.
Olympic grecoroman wrestling silver medalist Mark O. Madsen proved that he has much more than his legendary greco-roman ability using a sound win over experienced campaigner Thibaud Larchet.
Madsen hurried in to trouble in the final minute of the fight if he gave his back. Despite his French rival seeming to be closing in to a quick tease, the Dane vaulted himself toward the ground and evaded the tease to assist him improve to 7-0 in his career.
Mads Burnell made it two wins in as many trips to the Cage Warriors cage following his stint with the UFC, filing Ahmed Vila using a deft Japanese neck-tie after only 50 seconds. Burnell has underlined his closeness to the Cage Warriors featherweight title with all the quick triumph.
- Nicolas Dalby D E F. Alex Lohore via TKO (strikes) in 1:47 of R 4
- Soren Bak D E F, Morgan Charriere via majority decision (49-46, 48-47, 47-47)
- Mark O. Madsen D E F. Ahmed Vila via submission (Japanese Necktie ) in 0:50 of R 1
- Danny Mathiasen def. Manolo Zecchini through TKO (strikes) 4:50 of R2
- Johan Segas def. Mack Promanee through unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ismar Blagoje via submission (keylock) in 4:04 of R 1