Inman vs. Amoussou for vacant WW title headlines CWFC 80

The vacant Cage Warriors Fighting Championship welterweight title is on the line at CWFC 80 as Matt Inman takes on Karl Amoussou.  CWFC 80 takes place February 18th at the O2 in London with a webcast at UFC Fight Pass.

Matt Inman is a fan favorite at CWFC with a 5-3 stretch of his 19-8 record coming in the promotion.  Inman has only lost once in the past two years or seven fights when he was defeated by Salim Touahri last April, since then Inman picked up wins over David Rosmon and Che Mills.  23-7-2 Karl Amoussou is 2-0 in CWFC from earlier in his career but is best known for going 5-4 in Bellator.  Since losing to Fernando Gonzalez at Bellator 122 in July 2014 Amoussou picked up six wins with victories last year over Giovanni Melillo and Juho Valamaa.

Karl Amoussou fights in Venator FC 2
Karl Amoussou

Also on the card is fan favorite Martin Stapleton vs. Anthony Dizy.  18-4 Stapleton went 0-3 in Bellator with his last fight in the second-largest promotion being a rear-naked choke loss to Goiti Yamauchi in September 2014.  Stapleton went on to pick up five wins including four in BAMMA, his most recent being a win by DQ against Damien Lapilus last May.  8-2 Dizy lost to Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 130 in October 2014 then took sixteen months off from fighting MMA.  Upon his return a year ago Dizy defeated Patrik Pietila and Emerik Youmbi, lost to Joao Luiz Nogueira, and most recently defeated Ivan Musardo.

Fight card

  • Flyweight: Sam Creasey vs. Samir Faiddine
  • WW: Martyn Harris vs. Hakon Foss
  • WW: Warren Kee vs. Brad Wheeler
  • 150: Martin Stapleton vs. Anthony Dizy
  • WW: Thomas Robertsen vs. Che Mills
  • WW: Mohsen Bahari vs. Fernando Gonzalez
  • BW: Nathaniel Wood vs. Vaughan Lee
  • LW: Tom Green vs. Tim Wilde
  • WW title: Matt Inman vs. Karl Amoussou