After a match-up with Max Rohskopf fell through twice in the past year, Erick Sanchez was finally set to make his promotional debut at Cage Warriors 143 on Friday night in San Diego, CA.
The promotion’s return to sunny San Diego had Sanchez paired up with Jamey Lynch in a lightweight bout that could push the victor closer to a title shot. Lynch had won two straight under the Cage Warriors banner, and entered the fight off a TKO victory over Cesar Gonzalez.
Ahead of the card, the latest Cage Warriors outing lost a fight, with Tyler Escoto unable to be cleared to compete by the California State Athletic Commission for his bout with Orlando Sanders.
Cage Warriors 143 takes place at Humphrey’s by the Bay in San Diego, CA on Friday, September 23, 2022. The card airs live on UFC Fight Pass, with prelim action getting underway at 9:15PM ET. Full results can be found below.
Cage Warriors 143: Sanchez vs. Lynch Results
Erick Sanchez def. Jamey Lynch by knockout, Round 1, 2:31
Trey Williams def. Elijah Harris by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Jeff Craig def. Chasen Blair by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Jordan Bailey def. JJ Ambrose by submission (guillotine choke), Round 2, 3:05
John De Jesus def. Brandon Laroco by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Damon Wilson def. James Settle by TKO (doctor’s stoppage – cut), Round 1, 5:00
Roberto Hernandez def. Brian Mitchell by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Matt Hampton def. Bill Wilson by submission (arm-bar), Round 1, 1:44