On Saturday, June 24, Cage Warriors traveled to the O2 Academy in Bournemouth, England, for Cage Warriors 85.

In the evening’s main event, Jason “The Assassin” Radcliffe took on Poland’s Oskar Piechota for the vacant middleweight title. England’s Radcliffe was currently riding a six-fight winning streak, including five first-round stoppages. Piechota is a finisher in his own right, having stopped all eight of his career victories. Piechota replaced Sweden’s Victor Cheng, who was originally scheduled to fight Radcliffe for the belt.

Elsewhere on the card, the 2016 IMMAF World Championship women’s featherweight champion Leah McCourt made her professional debut against fellow debutante Rizlen Zouak.

The event aired live at 4 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

FULL RESULTS
Oskar Piechota def. Jason Radcliffe by TKO (punches). Round 1, 0:32 – for middleweight title
Martin Stapleton def. Donovan Desmae by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)
Lee Chadwick def. Andrei Manzolo by submission (heel hook). Round 1, 3:50
Rizlen Zouak def. Leah McCourt by TKO (punches). Round 2, 3:46
Damo Weeden def. Cameron Else by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:40
Jamie Richardson def. Alex Thorne by knockout (punches). Round 1, 1:35
Josh McManus def. Romain Bidet by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:39
Luiz Finocchio def. Shaun Luther by unanimous decision (29-26, 28-27, 29-26)

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