Cage Warriors ended 2013 on a high note with the crowning of a new champion.
Ivan Buchinger submitted Stevie Ray with a rear-naked choke to win the lightweight championship in the fourth round.
Featherweight champion Jim Alers also scored a submission in his title fight against Graham Turner. The champion secured a north-south choke to tap Turner in the second round.
In other action, UFC veteran John Maguire was successful in his Cage Warriors debut, defeating Philip Mulpeter by decision. Ireland-native Aisling Daily snapped a three-fight losing streak when she beat Karla Benitez with an armbar in the second round.
Cage Warriors Lightweight championship bout
Ivan Buchinger def. Stevie Ray via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 4
John Maguire def. Philip Mulpeter via unanimous decision
Cage Warriors Featherweight championship bout
Jim Alers def. Graham Turner via submission (north-south choke) in round 2
Mateusz Teodorczuk def. Paul Redmond via submission (anaconda choke) in round 2
Aisling Daly def. Karla Benitez via submission (armbar) in round 2
Sean Carter def. Myles Price via submission (triangle choke) in round 1
Catherine Costigan def. Morgane Delagnau via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 3
John Redmond def. Kieran Davern via submission (guillotine) in round 1
Amanda English def. Slavka Vitaly via unanimous decision
Chris Boujard def. Peter Queally via unanimous decision
Gavin Kelly def. Dylan Sheehan via unanimous decision
Kieran O’Brien def. Mick Brennan via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 2
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