Cage Warriors held its second event under the governance of Safe MMA, Cage Warriors 53, on Saturday 13th April at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland (UK). All competing professional MMA fighters were medically cleared to participate by Safe MMA.
Jim Alers captured the vacant Cage Warriors featherweight title in the main event at Cage Warriors 53 on Saturday night. He defeated Joni Salovaara with a triangle armbar submission in the fourth round of the fight. The event took place at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland, on April 13.