Cage Warriors 156 event was live on July 1, 2023, from Vale Sports Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
The event featured a middleweight bout in the headliner Darren Stewart took on Matt Bonner. Former CW Middleweight Champion Bonner took part in his 17th bout in Cage Warriors and was on a 2-fight streak. Stewart, a former UFC Fighter, took part in his fourth bout since coming back to Cage Warriors and was also on a 2-fight winning streak.
In the co-main event, Brazil’s Leonardo de Oliveira took on Scotland’s Reece McEwan in a bantamweight bout. Netherlands’ Ghassan Abdenabi faced England’s Andrew Clamp in a light heavyweight bout. Dan Kneil vs Jimmy Quinn bantamweight bout completed the main card which was set to start at 3 PM ET.
The action started with prelims action from 1 PM ET. Check below for complete results from Cage Warriors 156: Bonner vs Stewart event with complete fight card, and other event information.
- El Hadji Ndiaye def. Marin Vetrila via unanimous decision(29-28, 29-28, 29-28) – Lightweight Bout
- Małgorzata Tkocz def. Stephanie Evans via submission(rear-naked choke) at 4:59 of round 1- Featherweight Bout
- Milad Ahady def. Marcondes Bastos via KO at 1:10 of round 2 – 147 lbs catchweight – Featherweight Bout
- Scott Pedersen def. Yohan Salvador via submission(rear-naked choke) at 2:15 of round 1 – Featherweight Bout
- Jimmy Quinn def. Dan Kneil via KO at 0:10 of round 1 – Bantamweight Bout
- Jack Eglin def. Rory Evans via TKO at 2:53 of round 2 – Bantamweight Bout
- Andrew Clamp def. Ghassan Abdenabi via submission(rear-naked choke) at 3:44 of round 1 – Light Heavyweight Bout
- Reece McEwan def. Leonardo de Oliveira via TKO at 3:52 of round 2 – Bantamweight Bout
- Darren Stewart def. Matt Bonner via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28 & 30-27) – Middleweight Bout