The Cage Warriors 149 – CW 149 kick off the new year this Saturday with their first event of 2023. San Diego’s Sycuan Casino Resort, California, will host the Cage Warriors 149 event. Former UFC flyweight champion Wilson Reis faces off against bantamweight newcomer Johnny Campbell in the main event.
The full 16-event Cage Warriors program for 2023 was revealed last week. Three more trips by the group to San Diego are planned for this year.
June 2, September 8, and December 15 are the dates for those activities. The group will make its debut at one of the other events in France, Italy, England, and Ireland, which will be held at a later date.
When and where Cage Warriors 149:
- Date: Fri, March 3, 2023
- Time: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
- Location: Sycuan Casino Resort 5469, Casino Way El Cajon, CA 92019 United States
Viewers around the world can watch the action live on the following channels and here for free:
Cage Warriors 149 Fight Preview:
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Cage Warriors revealed last week the full schedule for 2023, which includes fourteen events. The group will return to San Diego three more times this year.
They are scheduled for June 2, September 8, and December 15. Events are also planned for England, Ireland, Italy, and France, where the organization will debut later.
Wilson Reis, age 38, is undoubtedly the most recognizable name there. The Brazilian, who fights for the UFC and Bellator MMA, is a significant name in the bantamweight division for the Cage Warriors promotion. Before his 2012 UFC debut, Reis fought once in the Cage Warriors promotion. This was when he obtained Owen Roddy’s favour and victory. (een van de coaches van Conor McGregor).
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Last year, Reis signed on with the Cage Warriors team once again. The Brazilian has already defeated Jeremiah Labiano and Tuomas Gronvall, so he should be confident in taking on Johnny Campbell in his first major tournament.
Veterans of the United States of America
It is a shock to Campbell that he has to go up against Reis this coming Saturday. Ricky Camp replaces Campbell after only four days of training. The American, like Reis, is a well-known veteran of the mixed martial arts scene in his native country of the United States. Campbell fought in various MMA promotions, including Bellator and CES MMA, where he defeated the likes of Kris Moutinho and Henry Corrales.
Reis vs. Campbell, CW 149
Campbell was a crucial figure in the Cage Titans organization, winning 90% of his fights and narrowly missing out on the title in 2014. Campbell debuts his Cage Warriors on his 35th try against arguably his most formidable opponent.
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Jamey Lynch performs in front of his home crowd in the main co-main event. The American training in San Diego will fight in Cage Warriors for the sixth time. Lynch appeared to have a fantastic 2022, defeating Albert Lee and Cesar Gonzalez. Lynch will want revenge for his loss to Erick Sanchez last September by defeating Georgii Eivas, who is 26 years old.
Cage Warriors 149: Lynch vs. Eivas
The Russian Eivas will make his professional ring debut at Cage Warriors. He’s going to be a big help to Guilherme Santos. Eivas is a very appealing vector with a perfect record of success in the ring. Even so, Russia will want payback for his most recent party. He challenged Toby Misech for the championship at Trinity Kings but lost in a disqualification match.
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Damon Wilson’s anticipation is also confirmed. Since 2021, the talented American has competed in Cage Warriors. Wilson impressed with his striking and decisive four victories in a little over a year. Fights are always ended quickly by a (T)KO. It catalyzed Cage Warriors Wilson’s competitive leap against Tobias Harila on New Year’s Eve.
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Wilson, who has never been defeated in his professional life, is given a second chance to make amends by beating Shawn Johnson. Johnson is known primarily for his bouts in the Indiana mixed martial arts scene. Johnson is currently 3-3 with a perfect record of 3-0 in wins and 0 in losses. The American may debut for Cage Warriors and face the towering favourite Wilson, who has something to prove. Johnson has taken on a challenging assignment.
Full Fight Card Cage Warriors 149:
- Wilson Reis vs. Johnny Campbell
- Jamey Lynch vs. Georgii Eivas
- Damon Wilson vs. Shawn Johnson
- Robert Hernandez vs. John de Jesus
- Alberto Romo vs. Alex Trinidad
- Joshua Nakagawa vs. Blake Perry
- Bill Wilson vs. Obadiah Johnson