Cage Warriors 58 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters Make Weight
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.23.2013
Akhad Mammadov needed two tries...
MMA Junkie reports that all of the 22 fighters for Cage Warriors 58 have made weight for their fights at the weigh-ins. The event takes place at the Olympisk Arena in Grozny, Chechnya tomorrow. The seven-fight main card streams live in North America at 1 PM ET on MMA Junkie. International viewers can watch at the official Cage Warriors website. The four-fight preliminary card streams on the promotion's Facebook page at 11:45 AM ET.
Welterweights Viktor Halmi (14-5) and Beslan Isaev (23-6), who fight in the main event, both made weight. Halmi was 170 pounds and Isaev was 168.8. Halmi is currently on a two-fight losing streak and is making his Cage Warriors debut. Isaev has wins over Alexander Shlemenko, Xavier Foupa-Pokam and Pavel Kusch. He is on a four-fight win streak and has won six of his past seven fights.
The co-main event features Michal Andryszak (9-3) against the undefeated Ion Cutelaba (4-0) in a heavyweight fight. Cutelaba has won three of his past four fights in 42 seconds or less. Andryszak will have an over twenty pound weight advantage.
Kusch (13-4) will return to Cage Warriors to take on Chris Scott. This is his first time back with the promotion since a TKO loss to Chris Fields in September 2012, as part of the middleweight tournament final. Scott is also coming off of a loss to Mats Nilsson in his April debut. Both made weight with Kusch coming in at 185.5 pounds and Scott 185.3.
Here are the full results:
MAIN CARD (MMAjunkie.com, 1 p.m. ET)
Viktor Halmi (170) vs. Beslan Isaev (168.8)
Michal Andryszak (249.3) vs. Ion Cutelaba (228)
Ruslan Abiltarov (135.5) vs. James Brum (135.6)
Bakhtiyar Abbasov (185.9) vs. Charles Andrade (184.7)
Ivan Buchinger (155.1) vs. Jamal Magomedov (155.7)
Pavel Kusch (185.5) vs. Chris Scott (185.3)
Bagautdin Sharaputdinov (170.3) vs. Matt Inman (170.3)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 11:45 a.m. ET)
Mohsen Bahari (170.5) vs. Alexander Voitenko (168.2)
Liam James (145.8) vs. Akhad Mammadov (145.7)
Khusein Khaliev (170.4) vs. Mihail Serdyuk (170.8)
Alex Enlund (145.8) vs. Sebastian Romanowski (145.5)
Mammadov originally came in at 146.3 pounds and was given two hours to cut down to the featherweight maximum of 146. He succeeded on his second try.