Decky Dalton to Fight Paddy Pimblett at CW 113

With the corona virus hitting European MMA hard this week Paddy Pimblett (14-3) found himself without an opponent for the upcoming Cage Warriors 113 card in London. The Liverpool man was down to face Italy’s Davies Martinez but he got pulled from the card due to the travel restrictions imposed in Italy.

Up steps Fight Academy Ireland’s Decky “The Diamond” Dalton (11-4-0) at short notice fresh of his first round submission win last weekend at Cage Contender in Northern Ireland. Dalton will join his teammate Joe McColgan fighting the same night in London. The news was first reported by

Cage Warriors 113 takes place at the Indigo at the O2 on UFC Fight Pass Friday March 20th. The event is sold out.

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