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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]

Yokkao 27 and 28 Results: Harrison and Watson Prove UK Domination With Twin Stoppages

Sunday in Bolton, UK, Yokkao returned with another blockbuster doubleheader that has had the UK fight scene buzzing yet again. This time it was for Yokkao 27 and 28, featuring two huge world title fights featuring UK stars Jordan Watson and Liam Harrison. In the Yokkao 27 main event Harrison stopped German challenger Kevin Burmester in the second round via TKO to retain his -65kg championship. In the main event of the Yokkao 28 portion Jordan Watson retaining his -70kg championship against Thailand and Yokkao Fight Team’s own Pongsiri PKSaenchaiMuayThaiGym via a knockout. ** YOKKAO 28 Results ** YOKKAO World [read more]

Weigh-In Results For Yokkao 27 & 28

Tomorrow at Macron Stadium in Bolton, Yokkao returns to the UK with yet another huge event. The UK fans have been spoiled with the high-quality events that Yokkao has been providing them with and this one is shaping up to be no different. They held the weigh-ins today, which went by without a hitch. For those of us outside of the UK, check out Yokkao’s shop for their world-famous muay thai gear (use the discount code “LiverKick” for 30% off) and follow all of the updates on their Facebook page, which usually gets all of the photos, videos and news [read more]

Fight Cards for Yokkao 27 and Yokkao 28

On Sunday, October 15th, Yokkao returns to the UK with their brand of top-level muay thai that has been driving fans in the UK nuts with another double-header in Yokkao 27 and 28. Each card has its own stacked card, making a 12-fight overall card featuring some of the best from the UK, Thailand and more. Yokkao 27 is headlined by Yokkao -65kg World Champion Liam Harrison taking on Kevin Burnmaster, while Yokkao 28 sees Yokkao -70kg World Champion Jordan Watson against Pongsiri PKSaenchaiMuayThaiGym. ** Supershowdown presents YOKKAO 28 ** YOKKAO World Title -70kg YOKKAO World Champion vs YOKKAO Fight [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]

Yokkao 25 and Yokkao 26 Broadcasting via Facebook Live on Sept. 11th

If you’ve been following kickboxing and muay thai for the last few years, you know that Yokkao has been putting on events that have not only been wowing live audiences, but blowing them away. We’ve been getting glimpses of these shows via YouTube in the months following, but never live, worldwide. All of that changes for Yokkao 25 and 26, which take place on Monday, September 11th and will be airing live via Yokkao’s Facebook page. As you can see below, the card is stacked featuring names like Saenchai, Manachai, Singdam, Yodchai and more. The air times are below as [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]

Steven Wright’s Top 15 fighters in women’s Kickfighting

There hasn’t been much movement at the top, but the new Best female fighters in Kickfighting list has a lot of the usual suspects and one huge move forward for one of the combatants. Also the list of 15 now includes more 48kg fighters, so Muay Thai writer Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu should approve of the full list this year. As always my list is focused on International resumes. Honorable mention. In one of the craziest career turn arounds ever, Mellony Geugjes is having a great year and is Krush champion. Not enough to be on the list, but great turnaround. [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]