John Redmond to compete in an 8-man-1-night tourney for £10,000

Team Ryano fighter and Irish MMA fan-favourite John Redmond (5-8) will next compete on March 21st in an old school eight-man-one-night middleweight tourney at Rage in the Cage 3 in Scotland. The winner will walk away with a cool £10,000 prize money.

Each qualifying fight will consist of 2 x 5 minute rounds. There will be a further 1 x 3 minute round in case of a draw. The final fight will consist of 3 x 5 minute rounds.

The full field of competitors (per YOUR MMA):
Jack Marshman
Jonas Billstein
John Phillips
Denniston Sutherland
Kyle Redfearn
Charlie Ward
Marcus di Gallo
John Redmond

The notable picks are Jack Marshman (15-8), who is coming off of a pair of wins over UFC vet Che Mills and TUF vet Bola Omoyele, UK veteran Denniston Sutherland (20-12) and KO artist John Philips (16-6, 1 NC).

Photo via Dolly Clew/Cage Warriors
Photo via Dolly Clew/Cage Warriors

John Redmond aka ‘Johnny Jitsu’ has found form somewhat recently, after losing five straight against some of Ireland’s elite the Dubliner has shown signs of improvement and has went 2-2 in big promotions. This tourney also marks the return to middleweight for Redmond after fighter at welterweight the past number of times.

Also Irishman Charlie Ward (0-0) makes his professional debut in the competition.


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