A welterweight matchup of undefeated Irish upstart, Ian ‘The Future’ Garry and promotional returner, Lawrence ‘The Tornado’ Tracey has been booked for Cage Warriors 119 on December 12th. – from York Hall in London, England.
Team KF Martial Arts trainee, Garry looks to improve on his undefeated 4-0 professional record, and add his second victory of the year following a second-round knockout win over common-opposition George McManus in September at Cage Warriors 115.
Following a first-round knockout win over Chris Ogden at Raged UK 12 back in March of this year, Trojan Free Fighters feature, Tracey makes his return to leading European outfit, Cage Warriors. The opening frame finish marked Tracey’s fifth professional victory. News of the welterweight clash was first reported by The 42.
Based out of Swords in Dublin’s Northside, unbeaten 22-year-old prospect, Garry plys his trade under Chris Fields, a former Cage Warriors middleweight titleholder, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu standout, Tom King at the Team KF facility in the country’s capital.
The captivating youngster has featured under the Graham Boylan led organization since the beginning of his professional career, and in four outings, has found himself on the winning side of the equation each time.
Making his professional bow, Garry took home a unanimous decision triumph over James Sheehan, before a trio of finishes against Matteo Ceglia, Mateusz Figlak, and his above-noted high-kick stoppage of McManus.
Tracey, a four-year professional veteran met with the previously named, McManus during his time on the amateur circuit, taking a unanimous judging win before his transition to professional mixed martial arts.
In his first professional outing, Tracey scored a highlight-reel tornado kick knockout of Dan Ballard inside just thirty-seconds. Lodging four more victories, the British finisher has bested Josh Ellis, Dan Taylor, Alan Brykalski, and the aforenoted, Ogden.
A two-fight veteran under the Cage Warriors banner, Tracey bested Ellis, before dropping a second-round knockout loss to recent UFC signee, the unbeaten former Cage Warriors lightweight and welterweight champion, Mason ‘The Dragon’ Jones.
Cage Warriors 119 takes place on December 12th. from York Hall In London, England – with a massive vacant featherweight title matchup between Morgan Charriere and PerryAndre Goodwin slated to take main event honours.