Cage Warriors Fighting Championship

Scotland’s Aidan Stephen earns 3rd Cage Warriors win, knocks out England’s Jack Collins at ‘CW 113’ in Manchester

Aidan Stephen (©Cage Warriors)

Aidan Stephen (©Cage Warriors)

Aidan “The Phenomenal” Stephen of Elgin, Moray, Scotland was one of the winners at “Cage Warriors 113,” also known as “CW 113.” It was the Scottish mixed martial artist’s third victory in Cage Warriors Fighting Championship.

While many MMA promotions either cancelled or postponed events amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Cage Warriors went ahead and held “CW 113” at the Manchester BEC Arena in Manchester, England on March 20, 2020 featuring 11 MMA fights. In the second bout of the evening, Stephen competed in the lightweight division against Jack “Sparrow” Collins, 30, of London, England.

Marc Goddard served as the referee. He put a stop to the lightweight contest after 1 minute and 24 seconds in the first round.

Stephen knocked out Collins via punches and elbows. It marked the second time the Scottish MMA fighter won a professional MMA bout via technical knockout.

Losing to Stephen downgraded the professional MMA record of Collins to 3 wins and 1 loss. The English MMA figher made his Cage Warriors debut at “CW 113.”

On the other hand, Stephen now has 7 wins and 2 losses. It was his fourth Cage Warriors bout.

Competing professionally since 2016, Stephen joined Cage Warriors in 2018. The first two opponents he defeated in the London-based MMA promotion were Kris Edwards and Kingsley Crawford.

Including England and Scotland, seven countries were represented at “Cage Warriors 113.” The others were France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Poland and Wales.

Collins was one of the 14 hometown fighters. Stephen solely represented Scotland.

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