Denis Kang to fight Vernon “Tiger” White, Carlos Newton faces Chris Clements at W-1

Pro MMA Now ( reported on Sunday that Canadian MMA promotion Warrior One(W-1) had signed Pride and UFC veteran Denis Kang (32-12-1) to an exclusive multi-fight contract, and would be fighting on the upcoming “Bad Blood” card on March 20 in Montreal, Quebec Canada. W-1 confirmed today Kang’s opponent will be MMA pioneer Vernon “Tiger” White (26-33-2). White, … Read more

Canada’s Warrior One signs Denis Kang to exclusive multi-fight contract

One of MMA’s top free agents has been picked up by Warrior One (W-1). The Canadian promotion has announced that PRIDE and UFC veteran Denis Kang has been signed to an exclusive multi-fight contract. Kang will be fighting in W-1’s next event, Bad Blood on March 20, 2010, in Montreal, Quebec Canada. Kang’s opponent is to … Read more

Carlos Newton defeats Shonie Carter in “Warrior-1: High Voltage” main event – full results

Photo: Sherdog - Carlos Newton controlled the action and out-pointed Shone Carter to win the unanimous decision at W-1: High Voltage.
Photo: Sherdog - Although he did not make weight, Carlos Newton defeated Shonie Carter at "High Voltage."

A couple of MMA pioneers stepped in the cage at W-1 “High Voltage” Saturday at the Robert Guertin Arena in Gatineau, Quebec. Carlos “The Ronin” Newton (15-13) took on “Mr. International” Shonie Carter (48-20-7) in the main event of what was supposed to be a five-round welterweight title fight.

Newton failed to make the 170-pound weight limit, so a catch weight was set and he forfeited a portion of his purse. Then he failed to make the catch weight limit and his pay was docked even further.

Although he got off to a slow start in the first round, Newton bounced back in the second and third rounds using striking and submission attempts. “The Ronin” walked away with a unanimous decision victory with scores of 29-28 from all three judges, making it his second win of the year in the Warrior-1 promotion.

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Carlos Newton vs. Shonie Carter in W1 main event on Oct. 10

Only one day left until the biggest fight in Gatineau history takes place as two legends collide on Canadian soil. Former UFC Welterweight Champion, CARLOS ‘THE RONIN’ NEWTON takes on the iconic ‘MR. INTERNATIONAL’ SHONIE CARTER for the W1 WELTERWEIGHT TITLE.

On Saturday October 10th, the Robert Guertin Arena will be home for W1: HIGH VOLTAGE with TWO TITLE FIGHTS. In addition to the Newton vs. Carter classic battle, REMI ‘BAM BAM’ MORVAN will put his undefeated record on the line against ADRIAN ‘THE BULLY’ WOOLEY for the W1 BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE.

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Carlos Newton returns to the cage versus Nabil Khatib at Warrior-1 on March 28th

After a year of brainstorming and planning, Warrior-1 (W-1) is digging their hands into the MMA circuit putting on their first show this Saturday, March 28th, at the Robert Guertin Arena in Gatineau, Quebec.

W1 president Jack Bateman describes the organization as a “fighter’s promotion” explaining to PRO MMA ( correspondent, Christina Sears, that he wants it all to be about the fighters who will be fighting in the organization. He describes the style of the show as Japan meeting North America.

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