Four-man tournament to crown new featherweight champion at Cage Warriors Academy South East 25

Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 in Colchester on March 7 will feature a four-man tournament to c

Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 in Colchester on March 7 will feature a four-man tournament to crown a new amateur featherweight champion - Credit: Archant

Hot prospect George Tanasa will bid to reclaim his crown in a spectacular four man-tournament for the amateur featherweight title at Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 in March.

George Tanasa is the former CWSE amateur featherweight champion. Picture: BRETT KING

George Tanasa is the former CWSE amateur featherweight champion. Picture: BRETT KING - Credit: Archant

Tanasa lost his belt to fellow rising talent Jimmy Fell back in October, but with Bury fighter Fell vacating to pursue a pro career, the gold is up for grabs again in the one-night tournament at the Charter Hall in Colchester on March 7.

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Tanasa (6-2), a former CWSE lightweight champion too, will start as favourite for the tournament, which will be fought over two rounds in the semi-final and three in the final.

The other fighters gunning for the belt are Kamil Uchman (5-1), Yuki Angdembe (4-2) and Will Drewitt (7-1), in what is one of the finest amateur MMA fields you will find anywhere this year.

George Tanasa celebrates after defending his featherweight belt at Cage Warriors 105. Picture: BRETT

George Tanasa celebrates after defending his featherweight belt at Cage Warriors 105. Picture: BRETT KING - Credit: Archant

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Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 will also host a bout to determine the best amateur flyweight in the country, as champion Muhidin Abubakar (10-2) defends against unbeaten Kayne Isaac (6-0).

For tickets, visit www.cagewarriorsacademy.com


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