New Main Event Tops Cage Warriors 97 Card After Omer Cankardesler Fails Medicals

By Tudor Leonte Sep 28, 2018


The Cage Warriors 97 main event took an unexpected turn just a few hours before the weigh-ins were to begin.

On Friday morning, Omer Cankardesler was removed from the card due to a failed medical examination. His slot was taken by Brazilian Weslley Maia, who will step up on short notice to face Welsh prospect Jack Shore in a featherweight non-title bout.

The CW97 co-main event will go ahead as planned, as Mason Jones and Kacper Formela successfully came in at 155.9 and 154.6, respectively.

The main card will open with the fight between British prospect Cory McKenna and Italian representative Micol DiSegni.

Cage Warriors 97 Weigh-in Results:

Jack Shore (134.9) vs. Weslley Maia (146)
Kacper Formela (154.6) vs. Mason Jones (155.9)
Brian Bouland (135.9) vs. Kris Edwards (138.2)
Jamie Richardson (172.2) vs. Aaron Khalid (171.2)
Micol DiSegni (115.4) vs. Cory McKenna (115.8)
Steve Aimable (160.9) vs. Liam Bennett (160)
Michael Corston (153.8) vs. Struan Croxson (155.7)
Brett Hassett (152.9) vs. Luiz Finocchio (154.2)
Luke Shanks (134.9) vs. Jason Jenkins (135.2)
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