Tonight, Cage Wars hosts their thirty-seventh installment in the Albany, New York region. Cage Wars 37 takes place Saturday night at the Rivers Casino & Resorts in Schenectady, NY where 13 fights are scheduled to take place, headlined by Jake Davis and Shawn Clow. Clow and Davis will compete for the Cage Wars welterweight championship. The co-main event will feature two top amateur fighters seeking the Cage Wars Bantamweight title. Adam Barrett, former Cage Wars bantamweight champion, and Mike Martinez square up in a highly anticipated fight. Doors open at 6:30 PM with fights starting promptly at 8 PM est. Fights can be watched live on FITE TV, as tickets are sold out to the live show.
Cage Wars 37 is being sanctioned by the United States Muay Thai Association (USMTA). All fighters participating with less than two fights will be wearing shinguards and not permitted to use ground-and-pound to the head of their opponent. The use of body strikes only. In all fights, knees to the head are not permitted as well as elbows of any kind are illegal.
All fights, including title fights, will be three three-minute rounds. Five title fights are scheduled for Cage Wars 37.
WW* – Jake Davis 169.5 def. Shawn Clow 170.0 via TKO in Round 1, at 2:45.
FW* – Cody Zappone 145.0 def. Brice Burns 145.2 via TKO in Round 1, at 0:44.
BW* – Mike Martinez 135.0 def. Adam Barrett 135.0 via Submission (Leg Triangle) in Round 1, at 0:30.
LW* – Corey Butts 155.2 def. Paul Parent 156.0 via UD 19-18, 19-18, 19-18. (Fight ended early due to accidental eye poke, and ended after two rounds, going to the judges score cards.)
HW* – Matt Boyce 263.0 def. Mike Alessi 263.0 via Knockout in Round 2, at 0:57.
CW – Jonathon DiLorenzo 175.0 def. Frank Mazepa 177.0 via Submission (Leg Triangle), at 0:42 of Round 1.
CW 190 – Devin Jacksland 189.0 def. Curtis Doolen 190.0 via UD 29-28×3.
BW – Billy Tasker def. Antoni Tedesco 135.0 via Submission (Standing Guillotine choke) in Round 1, at 2:21.
FW – Andrew Geisler 144.0 def. Caleb Sebast 143.0 via Knockout at 0:08 of round 2.
WW – Nick Johnson 170.0 def. Isaiah Able 171.0 Via Submission, Round 1 at 2:54.
WW – John Vincent 169.8 def. Dan Calixte 170.0 via UD 39-28×3.
FW – Derek Ellis 145.8 def. Josh Brennan 145.8 via Submission, Round 1.
BW – . Nyein Maung 135.0 def. Jaimeir Smith 134.0 Via UD 29-28, 30-27 30-27
- Notes Title Fight CW – Catch Weight
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).