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Updated Fight Card for MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39

On Saturday, November 18th Lion Fight Promotions, along with Muay Thai Grand Prix in the UK, will promote MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39, a blockbuster, international clash of two renowned muay thai promotions. The card is filling out, lined with five big title fights with a whopping six titles on the line. The main event sees the Lion Fight World Cruiserweight title on the line against the MTGP World Crusierweight title as Chip Moraza-Pollard squares off against Jordan Smith. Amine Ballafrikh will challenge MTGP’s Dean James for the MTGP World Featherweight Championship, Jose Varela vs. Keith McLachlan for the MTGP [read more]

Lion Fight 38 Results: Eersel Avenges Earlier Career Loss

Tonight at Foxwoods Resort and Casino Lion Fight returned for Lion Fight 38, featuring a night of high-octane muay thai action, including a Welterweight Championship bout in the main event, where Regian Eersel avenged his first career loss against Matous Kohut to walk away with the Lion Fight Welterweight gold firmly around his waist. Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Regian Eersel (47-4) scored a fifth round KO against Matous Kohout (36-10) at 1:01. Co-Main Event – Light Heavyweight Fight – Elijah Clark (7-1) outlasted Juan Jackson (9-2) to win by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) Cruiserweight Fight – Brett Hlavacek [read more]

Lion Fight Heading to London for MTGP Co-Promoted Lion Fight 39

On Saturday, November 18th Lion Fight Promotions heads to the UK to team up with Muay Thai Grand Prix for MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39. The co-promoted event will see Lion Fight head overseas to give international Lion Fight fans the fights that they’ve been hungry for. The event is set to go down in the historic O2 Arena in London and will be an all-hands-on-deck situation for both promotions to bring their A-games. Thus far two fights have been announced, both title fights that include some fan-favorites. Chip “The Surgeon” Moraza-Pollard vs. Jordan Smith – Lion Fight cruiserweight title [read more]

Lion Fight 38 Card Announced

On September 29th Lion Fight returns with Lion Fight 38, featuring a showdown for the Lion Fight Super Lightweight Title in the main event between former Lumpinee and Channel 7 champion Tong Anucha against up-and-comer Saemapetch Fairtex. Familiar face to muay thai and kickboxing fans Brett Hlavacek takes on Timothy Woods, who is making his debut for Lion Fight in this fight. Also featured on the card will be Jafar Toshev, Steve Walker and Brian Bogue, with their fights to be announced at a later date. UPDATE 8/18: Additional bouts added Tong “Tukkatong” Anucha vs. Saemapetch Fairtex – Lion Fight [read more]

Lion Fight 37 Results: Jo Nattawut Retains His Title

Lion Fight 37 went down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut, seeing Lion Fight Super Welterweight Champion Jo Nattawut defend his title against Ptechtanong Banchamek via decision. Full results are below. Main Event – Super Welterweight Title Fight – Jo Nattawut (63-6-2) outlasted Petchtanong Banchamek (345-52-1) to win by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47). Co-Main Event – Cruiserweight Title Fight – Chip Moraza-Pollard (5-0) defeated Paul Banasiak (5-1) by unanimous decision (48-46, 49-45, 49-45). Lightweight Fight – Amine Ballafrikh (9-3) dominated Johncy Lindor (2-1) for three rounds before winning by TKO (referee stoppage at 2:23). Welterweight Fight [read more]

Lion Fight Signs Exclusive Partnership with Fairtex

Lion Fight, who have a show coming up next weekend, have made a big win by scooping up a partnership and sponsorship deal from Fairtex USA. Fairtex is perhaps the most well-known name in the muay thai gear business and will be the exclusive supplied of gloves for the promotion moving forward. On top of this they will be sponsoring the promotion, which means logos on the mat and elsewhere as well. Lion Fight have positioned themselves as the premier muay thai brand within the United States by highlighting homegrown talents from both coasts as well as flying in some [read more]

Lion Fight Signs Cruiserweight Contender Chip Moraza-Pollard to Long-term Deal

It only took three fights from cruiserweight Chip Moraza-Pollard for Lion Fight officials to see something special in the young fighter from New England and secure him for the long-term. Moraza-Pollard made a name for himself on the AXS TV Fights platform in the realm of MMA before he made his debut for Lion Fight against veteran Brett Hlavacek. Since then he’s wowed fans and secured his spot on the Lion Fight roster. On July 28th at Lion Fight 37 he’s primed to fight for the vacant Lion Fight Cruiserweight Championship against Paul Banasiak, airing live on AXS TV. He’ll be able [read more]

Saenchai Issues Open Challenge for Yokkao 26 in Hong Kong

Legendary Thai fighter Saenchai has been and done everything, from the stadiums in Thailand to fighting the best of the best in both muay thai and kickboxing worldwide. Now, for one of his upcoming fights at Yokkao 26 on September 28th in Hong Kong he’s looking for something new, something different in the way of an open challenge. Word is that Yokkao is looking for someone from the United States or North America to challenge the legendary Saenchai. Let’s look at some of the fighters based out of the US or North America that we’d like to see fight Saenchai. [read more]

Fight Card for Lion Fight 37 Announced

On Friday, July 28th Lion Fight will hold their 37th event live on AXS TV, featuring two big world title fights among a host of other exciting bouts. The main event is for the Lion Fight Super Welterweight Championship, where Jo Nattawut is looking to defend his title against Petchtanong Banchamek. While this is just one of two titles that Nattawut holds in the promotion, he’ll be facing some of his stiffest competition yet in Banchamek who has over 400 fights to his record. The co-main sees two Northeastern American muay thai standouts in Paul Banasiak and Chip Moraza-Pollard vying for [read more]