Lion Fight makes its debut on AXS TV on January 25 from The Joint at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas. Headlined by Gregory Choplin vs. Yodsanklai Fairtex, the card also sees Tiffany van Soest vs. Alexis Rufus as the co-main event, and right under that, Kevin Ross will make his return against Chris Kwiatkowski.
Today Lion Fight Promotions announced the full fight card for Lion Fight 8, which will feature eight Muay Thai fights. Tickets go on sale at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino box office, as well as all Ticketmaster outlets and Ticketmaster.com. The event starts live on AXS TV on January 25 at 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT in North America.
MAIN: YODSANKLAI FAIRTEX vs. GREGORY CHOPLIN
CO-MAIN: TIFFANY VAN SOEST vs. ALEXIS RUFUS
KEVIN ROSS vs. CHRIS KWIATKOWSKI
REMY BONNELL vs. SHANE CAMPBELL
MALAIPET vs. VISHNU GULATI
VIVIAN LEUNG vs. KATE MCGRAY
JASON ANDRADA vs. THIAGO AZEREDO
JOSH SHEPARD vs. DAMIEN EARLEY
Read the full press release after the break.
Kevin Ross (Dublin, CA by way of Las Vegas, NV) vs. Chris Kwiatkowski (NYC) -- 147 lbs
Remy Bonnel (Miami, FL) vs. Shane Campbell (Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA) -- 154 lbs
Malaipet (Fresno, CA) vs. Vishnu Gulati (San Francisco, CA) -- 147 lbs
Vivian Leung (Las Vegas, NV) vs. Kate McGray (Los Angeles, CA) -- 118 lbs
Jason Andrada (Las Vegas, NV) (PRO DEBUT) vs. Thiago Azeredo (Phoenix, AZ) -- 120 lbs
Josh Shepard (Las Vegas, NV) (PRO DEBUT) vs. Damien Earley (Phoenix, AZ) -- 156 lbs
Lion Fight Promotions, LLC is a Muay Thai fight promotion based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded by Scott Kent, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer, the company's vision is to grow the sport of Muay Thai in America and increase its level of exposure and appreciation to the broad base of fight fans around the world.
AXS TV Fights is renowned for its universally recognized Friday Night Mixed Martial Arts and Kickboxing events. As Your Home For MMA, AXS TV utilizes an expansive network of promotions from the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia to broadcast more LIVE fights than any other television network. "The Voice" Michael Schiavello and five-time MMA world-champion Pat Miletich provide viewers expert play-by-play, in depth fighter coverage and extensive analysis to each fight card. AXS TV broadcasts world-class LIVE fight events from Legacy Fighting Championship, Resurrection Fighting Alliance, XFC, Maximum Fighting Championship, BAMMA, The Score Fighting Series and It's Showtime every Friday night, at 7PM PT/10PM ET.