After 13 months and three match cancellations, James Gallagher And Call Ellener The Warrior finally met inside the cage at Saturday’s main event Warrior Europe 9 In Milan. The result was an easy victory for “The Strabanimal”.
Gallagher and Eleanor traded kicks shortly before the Irish man could withdraw, and Eleanor was immediately withdrawn. Gallagher did not waste time, working on the back-naked chokes and neck cranks. He finally locked in with 30 seconds left on the clock, forcing Ellener to press at the 4:31 mark of the opening frame.
“I came here as the best I have ever been,” Gallagher said after the win. “I did not speak. All at once – they say this is all talk, this is all talk, I kept my mouth shut for months, I still come in and do it. Silence to the whole f ****** partition. Silence. “
Now in a four-fight winning streak and 8-1 on the Warrior banner, Gallagher said he was “very smart” for his opponents and asked the Warrior to “give me anyone, everyone, and a big bag of money and I would fight anything f ****** among them One ”next.
“Give me that belt,” Gallagher said. “That’s me.”
In the co-headliner, Middlewhite Charlie Ward And In Andy Manzo In the first 60 seconds Ward started firing outside the gate, with a rocking manzolo. Manzo immediately got him down and got his back to work in the back-naked chowk, but could not get the finish.
Ward decided to say some crap between rounds on his opponent, “I hope you’re not tired” as Manzo appeared to be thrown in the bucket. Both fighters slowed down in the second phase, however, as Ward topped and worked on the field and on the pounds in the final 10 minutes to achieve a unanimous decision victory.
Crosby moved his opponent for the first time, forcing Leary to shoot for a single-leg withdrawal and he ended up eating several elbows to the temple. Then, Leary came back to his feet and scored the first of three knockdowns in the opening round. Crosby was able to get out of the round, but the doctor called it because of damage to his left eye.
After the TKO victory, Leary (17-11-1) is now 3-2 in the Warrior banner, and after losing the decision he was put back in the victory column. Tim Wilde In November 2019.
On the primary card, SBG Synod Kavanagh Former Invicta FC decides on a bantamweight title contender Katharina Lehner. The Irish featherweight is now in her first winning streak since joining the Warriors in 2016.
The prelims also include Italian welterweight Carlo Pedersoli Jr.. Fellow Warrior vs. the newly arrived Achoidon Duke. Duke, who scored two-thirds of his previous MMA wins by submission, dropped the UFC veteran twice with his right hand in the first two rounds on the way to a unanimous decision victory.