SSE Arena Belfast to host MMA stars for Cage Warriors in June
Mixed martial arts fans will descend on the SSE Arena this summer as Europe's leading MMA event makes its long-awaited debut in Belfast.
Cage Warriors, which has hosted more than 150 shows across 14 different countries since its establishment, will bring an unmissable night of action to the city on Saturday, 25th June.
The news is set to be warmly welcomed by the many fans who were left disappointed in 2020, when the outbreak of Covid-19 forced the postponement of the organisation's first visit to Belfast.
Renowned for unearthing some of MMA's biggest stars throughout its 20-year history, Cage Warriors continues to enhance its reputation as one of the sport's biggest platforms.
Fighters such as Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Dan Hardy all launched their hugely successful careers while competing under the Cage Warriors banner.
More recently, the organisation's conveyor belt has included Paddy Pimblett, Tom Aspinall, Molly McCann, Arnold Allen, Jai Herbert, Cory McKenna and Jack Shore – all of whom featured at Saturday's UFC London event at the O2.
For their arrival in Belfast, Cage Warriors promises to shine the spotlight on the best local fighters in the sport, as well as treating the crowd to the skills of some of the top international talents on its roster.
"It has been a long time coming, but it gives me enormous pleasure to bring Cage Warriors to Belfast in June for what I can guarantee will be a night to remember for MMA enthusiasts," said Cage Warriors president Graham Boylan.
"With Cage Warriors fighters like Paul Hughes, Rhys McKee and Joe McColgan leading the way, this region has already proven that it is a hotbed of talent. We look forward to seeing another demonstration of that in an arena full of fans who are sure to provide a raucous atmosphere."
Original tickets purchased via Ticketmaster and The SSE Arena, Belfast will remain valid for new date. Line-up subject to change.
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