by Lee Whitehead – MMAWeekly.com
The Cage Rage 25 weigh-ins are in the books, and all fighters made weight.
Several fighters came in looking leaner and lighter than they have before. Most
notable were Neil Grove and Robert “Buzz” Berry who looked in excellent shape.
Ken Shamrock looked focused and composed throughout the process and is clearly
in a great state of mind ahead of Saturday’s encounter with Berry.
first women’s MMA bout at Wembley arena, Aysen Berik had to spend time in the
sauna to make the agreed weight limit of 60 kg / 132.3 lbs. She now faces the
task of making her MMA debut in front of a sold out crowd of 8,300, a figure
confirmed by Andy Geer of Cage Rage.
It was also
officially announced that Ian Freeman and current Cage Rage British Light
Heavyweight Champion Paul Cahoon will square off on May 10 at the NEC Arena in
Birmingham, England as previously reported by MMAWeekly.com. The move to
Birmingham marks Cage Rage’s first venture outside of London for the main show
and into the buoyant Midlands market.
Berry (240.2 lbs. / 109 kg) vs. Ken Shamrock (220 lbs. / 98 kg)
(144.3 lbs. / 65.6 kg) vs. Masakazu Imanari (143.9 lbs. / 65.3 kg)
Broughton (282.1 lbs. / 128 kg) vs. Neil Grove (273.3 lbs. / 124 kg)
Guillet (184.6 lbs. / 83.8 kg) vs. Tom Watson (184.8 lbs. / 83.9 kg)
(220.4 lbs. / 100 kg) vs. Mustapha Al-Turk (240.9 lbs. / 109 kg)
(200.5 lbs. / 91 kg) vs. Roman Webber (204.9 lbs. / 93 kg)
Santana (169.2 lbs. / 76.8 kg) vs. Michael Johnson (169.4 lbs. / 76.9 kg)
Daly (129.6 lbs. / 58.8 kg) vs. Aysen Berik (132.3 lbs. / 60 kg)
Andrews (133.1 lbs. / 60.4 kg) vs. Ryan Shamrock (134.9 lbs. /61.2 kg)
Arnold (180.7 lbs. / 82 kg) vs. John Hathaway (184.8 lbs. / 83.9)
Phillips (184.8 lbs. / 83.9 kg) vs. Jake Bostwick (184.8 lbs. / 83.9 kg)