Rosi Sexton vs Sheila Gaff title fight official for Cage Warriors 49 in Wales

Posted: September 6, 2012 in Uncategorized
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MMAjunkie.com – Officials have announced that finalists Rosi “The Surgeon” Sexton (13-2) and Sheila “The German Tank” Gaff (10-4-1) will meet at Cage Warriors 49 on October 27, and the winner earns the organization’s vacant Flyweight title.

Cage Warriors 49 takes place at St David’s Hall in Cardiff, Wales, and the main card streams live and free on MMAjunkie.com.

Additional bouts, including those on the Facebook-streamed preliminary card, will be announced in the coming weeks.

The bout is contingent on both fighters passing pre-fight drug tests. Sexton and Gaff voluntarily submitted to thorough the Volunteer Anti-Doping Association (VADA) ahead of the title fight.

Gaff and Sexton are ranked as the world’s best 125-pound female fighters, according to the Unified Women’s Mixed Martial Arts Rankings.

Sexton enters the fight on an 8-1 run, which included a unanimous-decision victory Aisling Daly in the tournament’s opening round at Cage Warriors 47. Other recent victories have come over notables Roxanne Modafferi and Sally Krumdiack, and the Brit’s only career losses have come to Bellator champ Zoila Gurgel and former Strikeforce headliner Gina Carano.

Gaff earned her spot in the tournament final with a knockout win over Jennifer Maia at Cage Warriors Fight Night 4. It marked the German’s third straight win, which also included knockout wins over Hanna Sillen and Daly. All 10 of her career wins have come via stoppage.

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