Beware the Sledgehammer: CFA Middleweight Champion Eddie Haws


Schenectady's favorite son Eddie Haws made quite the splash in the upstate New York MMA scene last month as he took home the Colosseum Fighting Alliance Middleweight Title at CFA 1. Fighting in front of a boisterous crowd at the ABC Sports & Fitness Center in Latham, "The Sledgehammer" Haws needed only 20 seconds to choke out Frank Mazepa to claim the promotion's coveted belt. Improving his record to 3-2, Haws appears to have a bright future and is ready to fight at welterweight or middleweight for the right matchup. Always a powerful slugger with two first round knockouts on his resume, it looks like Haws has improved his ground game too....and that is a scary thought for the New York MMA scene.


MMA DIRT caught up with "The Sledgehammer" to get his thoughts on the big victory and on being the CFA Middleweight Champion. Haws stated "It’s so amazing and is a big accomplishment in my life. I went from always fighting on the street and transitioned that to fighting in the cage. I really worked on my ground game and learned from some earlier losses. I got my head back on track and really got the training in, and then I got the win real fast. To take the belt after coming off of some losses was awesome. I trained 7 weeks hard for the fight and had Mezapa on my mind everyday, which made me push harder to train. Words just can’t fully explain how happy I was with the dominating victory and it was just great to have my fans and family with all my nieces there. It was simply an amazing and fun night."


Well there you have it fight fans, Eddie "The Sledgehammer" Haws is the new CFA Middleweight Champion. What is next for Haws though? Will he defend the Middleweight Title? Will he jump back to welterweight and hunt the CFA Welterweight Champ? Or will he finally make the transition to the professional ranks? Stay tuned and check out MMA DIRT often for updates on the career of Eddie Haws.....

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