UK-based muay thai and kickboxing promotion Muay Thai Grand Prix/Kickboxing Grand Prix will be holding a dual-branded card on June 16th in Athens including a four-man kickboxing tournament at 80kg, two muay thai titles on the line and the main event features the 72.5kg Kickboxing GP Championship between Meletis Kakoubavas and Mitch Farel. The event will be airing on EB-TV (https://www.eliteboxing.tv/). KGP 9 ATHENS OFFICIAL K1 FIGHTCARD 1. KLAUDIO VECANI (Pyrsos Team) vs SEVIT ZEYNALZADE (K1 GYM) K1 RULES 3X3min -80Kg WKF 4man Semi Final (1) 2. ANDREAS BIBAJ (Kritikos Team) vs GIANNIS BACHAR (Fight Mall-EFL) K1 RULES 3X3min -80Kg [read more]
This Saturday, April 21st, Lion Fight returns to the US with Lion Fight 42. The event is headlined by a Lion Fight Women’s World Lightweight Championship bout between Antonina Shevchenko vs. Claire Baxter, plus the Lion Fight North American Middleweight Championship is on the line between Amadeu Cristiano and Eddie Abasolo, the MTGP World Super Lightweight Championship is on the line between Carlon Lieu and Jafar Toshev, plus the Lion Fight North American Super Cruiserweight Championship is on the line between Steve Walker and Olivier Fairtex. That’s a pretty stacked, title-filled event, which will air live on FloSports at 6pm [read more]
On Saturday, April 7th Lion Fight returns to the UK to team up with Muay Thai Grand Prix for yet another internationally-packed card of action. There have been questions of late as to where we’ll see Lion Fight end up airing and, at least for this second show with MTGP, it’ll be back on FloCombat’s FloPRO subscription service. The service costs $20 a month and runs the gambit of the wide range of sporting events from combat sports to other, more niche sports. The event airs at 7 PM BST in the UK, 2 PM Eastern, and 11 AM Pacific [read more]
Lion Fight headed to the UK for the first time in a clash between promotions with Muay Thai Grand Prix. The event saw multiple titles on the line, including in the main event where the Lion Fight Cruiserweight Champion, Chip Moraza-Pollard defended his title against the UK’s Jordan Smith while the vacant MTGP Cruiserweight title was up for grabs, sending Moraza-Pollard home with two world titles now. Jose Varela defended his MTGP Super Featherweight Championship against Amine Ballafrikh while James Benal won the vacant MTGP Light Heavyweight Championship against Ryan Li. Lion Fight and MTGP Cruiserweight Championship: Chip Moraza-Pollard (R5 [read more]
Tomorrow Muay Thai Grand Prix and Lion Fight make their first joint venture into the realm of promoting with MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39. The event, which airs on BoxNation in the UK and FloSports worldwide, is set to be a clash of international muay thai styles with an exciting, title-fight-laden card. Below you can watch the weigh-ins from MTGP’s Facebook page. Keith McLachlan and Dean James did not make weight, forcing last-minute changes to the card. Jose Varela will now defend his MTGP belt against Amine Bellafriekh.
On November 18th MTGP in the UK welcomes Lion Fight abroad with Lion Fight’s first international outing with MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39. The card is stacked full of international showdowns, with enough titles on the line to drive record-keepers crazy. One of the fights featured on this card is UK’s Jersey Pinto against the USA’s Eddie Abasolo. MTGP and Lion Fight have thrown together these quick hype videos leading up to November 18th.
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]