Detroit, MI- The fourth Warrior Wednesday will take place on Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 from Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI. This fourth installment of the mid-week MMA showcase will feature a 170 title fight in the main event. Willis ‘Silverback’ Black (6-2) will defend his title against Justin ‘Fast Eddy’ Edwards (10-6). The pro fights will be featured live exclusively on UFC Fight Pass and will apart of International fight week 2019 hosted by the UFC.
The champion Willis Black won the WXC 170 title at WXC 74 in November of 2018. Black got the vacant title by defeating Jake Bostwick. That fight only took Black 16 seconds to get his sixth pro win. After losing two fights in a row, Black has now won three in a row. With those three fights all happening in 2018. In addition to three wins and finally capturing a pro WXC title, Black also had a clean sweep of the 2018 WXC awards, winning submission, knockout and fight of the year. Black looks to build off a great 2018 by getting a win and his first title defense at Warrior Wednesday. In his six pro wins, Black has finished them all with three knockouts and submissions a piece.
Justin Edwards is a UFC veteran having competed in the octagon seven times. He also appeared on the UFC’s reality show the Ultimate fighter on two occasions, season 13 and season 25. He brings a wealth of experience to the WXC steel for his debut with the organization. The Mansfield, OH native has been fighting professionally since 2008 and has done so at 155 and 170 in his career. He last fought in August of 2018 and got another submission finish. That brings his career total to eight wins by submission. He also has one KO to his credit to run 9 out his 10 wins by finish. Edwards looks forward to taking the Silverback out on July 3rd.
Warrior Xtreme Cagefighting is proud to return to Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI for our fourth ever Warrior Wednesday! This special weekday show will have five professional MMA bouts along with amateur fights for the prelims. Warrior Wednesday IV will be on July 3rd, 2019 from Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI. Tickets are on sale and priced as follows; $20- Runway seats, $40- General Admission, $60- Silver, $80- Gold and $1,000 VIP tables which seat up to 10 guests. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. The event will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. Doors open at 5:30pm with the action starting at 6:30pm.