MMA Viking continues to contribute MMA content to the growing blog for the leading online gaming company Betsafe. Ryan O’Leary, founder of MMAViking.com, writes a CAGE WARRIORS 88 PREVIEW, BETTING TIPS AND ODDS article.
There are three Nordic fighters on the card, representatives from Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. The Dane Soren Bak will face Martin Stapleton in a lightweight title eliminator. “The True Viking” made a big impression in his Cage Warriors debut at Cage Warriors 83, where he claimed a dominant three-round win over veteran Scott Clist and is back for another step toward a title against “.50Cal.”
Swedish grappler Victor Cheng and Liverpool’s Lee Chadwick will battle for the title will battle for the vacant middleweight title.
The hard-hitting Norwegian Alexander Jacobsen will challenge champ Chris Fishgold for the lightweight strap. “Bad Romance” has had a solid winning streak of eight straight wins including his highlight KO over Tim Wilde back at Cage Warriors 80. Liverpool’s Fishgold is unbeaten in his last seven outings, including four straight wins under the Cage Warriors banner.
At the time of publishing, Bak and Cheng are favorites, while Jacobsen is a good-sized underdog.
BETSAFE EVENT PREVIEW
Europe’s leading and longest-running mixed martial arts promotion Cage Warriors has put together another stacked card, this time with two world title fights toping the card.
This Saturday in Liverpool, Chris Fishgold will look to defend his Cage Warriors Lightweight title for the third time and Lee Chadwick fights for the vacant Middleweight belt on home soil. Nordic vikings will be the opposition in enemy territory as Norwegian Alexander Jacobsen takes on “The Butcher” and Swede Victor Cheng challenging Fishgold.
There are betting opportunities for all of these bouts as Betsafe is the official betting partner of the Irish-owned promotion that has produced such well-known names as Michael Bisping, Dan Hardy, and Conor McGregor.
Let’s take a closer look at the Cage Warriors 88 fight card going down at Echo Arena.