Cage Warriors to award pro contract to Epic Fighting's welterweight champion
San Diego MMA fans have been eagerly anticipating the Epic Fighting event scheduled for this Friday, February 18th. They will be even more excited once they find out who will be the welterweight champion! Cage Warriors announced that the winner of the welterweight championship bout between “Wild” Bill Wilson and Diego Zuria will walk away with a pro contract!
About Cage Warriors
Cage Warriors is an Irish owned mixed martial arts promotion, based in London, England. The promotion was established in 2001, and its first MMA event took place in London in July 2002.
A number of MMA stars have made their names under the Cage Warriors banner. These include Conor McGregor, Paddy Pimblett, Michael Bisping, Gegard Mousasi, Antônio Silva, Jeff Monson, Martin Kampmann, Dan Hardy, Joe Duffy, Cathal Pendred, Neil Seery, and Dennis Siver.
Event and Bout Details
On Friday, February 18th, Epic Fighting 48 will take place at the Four Points Sheraton in San Diego, CA. Wilson and Zuria will be the night’s co-main event. The winner of this bout will receive a contract with mixed martial arts promotion Cage Warriors. They both have a ton of talent, and are prepared to bring it to Epic Fighting’s Cage.
About the Fighters
Diego Zuria (6-2-1), fighting out of Salinas CA, is ranked 1st out of 161 active California Amateur Welterweights. He trains with Team Take Flight under the guidance of coach Berto Nenque.
“Wild” Bill Wilson (3-1-0), fighting out of Oceanside, CA, is ranked 19th out of 161 active California Amateur Welterweights. He’s also ranked 6th at Middleweight and trains with coaches Jake Hesselgrave & Jordan Herring at Costal Combat.
How to Watch
Tickets for this event are still available online. The event will also be available via PPV, and the full fight card can be found at MMAStalker.com!