On Saturday, May 6th, Cage Warriors 154 took place in Rome, Italy, and it was an evening filled with thrilling fights that kept fans on the edge of their seats. In the main event of the night, Caolan Loughran faced Dylan Hazan in a bantamweight championship bout that had fans eagerly anticipating a knockout. And the fight did not disappoint, with Loughran securing the title by way of TKO in the second round.
In the co-main event of the night, Darren Stewart faced off against Leon Aliu in a three-round battle that went the distance. Stewart emerged victorious, taking home a unanimous decision win with scores of 29-28, 29-28, and 29-27. It was a close fight, but Stewart managed to control the pace and pick his shots, ultimately coming out on top.
Another highlight of the night was Giannis Bachar’s TKO victory over Carlo Pedersoli Jr in the third round. Bachar showed off his striking skills, landing powerful punches that left Pedersoli unable to continue, resulting in a technical knockout. It was an impressive performance by Bachar, who is quickly making a name for himself in the MMA world.
In another exciting bout, Gerardo Fanny defeated Tanio Pagliariccio via TKO, as Pagliariccio was unable to continue in-between rounds due to injury. Ultimately, the injury proved too much, and Fanny secured the win.
Simone Patrizi also had a standout performance, knocking out Ermil Xhaferi in the third round with a series of powerful punches. The knockout was brutal and decisive, and Patrizi showed off his striking prowess in a fight that was a joy to watch.
In the preliminary card, there were several exciting fights that fans should not miss. Khadim Dia secured a unanimous decision win over Milton Cabral, while Enrico Di Gangi took home a victory over Alessandro Giordano with scores of 29-28, 29-28, and 29-28. Francesco Mazzeo also had an impressive win, defeating Joan Arastey via TKO in the first round due to an arm injury.
Sam Creasey secured a unanimous decision win over Michelangelo Lupoli, while Marko Sarasjärvi submitted Edoardo Caiazza with a rear-naked choke in the first round. Dario Bellandi also had a decisive victory, defeating Daniel Karlsson via armbar in the first round.
Andrey Tyshchenko dominated Yoga Prabowo, winning with a unanimous decision with scores of 30-26, 30-26, and 30-26. Jasmine Favero also had an impressive win, defeating Izabela Walczak via TKO in the first round with a series of powerful punches. Luca Borando secured a win over Baris Adiguzel via TKO in the third round, while Cornellius Aritonang defeated Gianluca Ancora via unanimous decision with scores of 30-26, 30-26, and 29-27.
Overall, Cage Warriors 154 was a night of thrilling fights and exciting performances that showcased the best of the MMA world. Fans can’t wait to see what’s in store for the next event, as the bar has been set high for future competitions.