Lion Fight is one of the premier muay thai promotions in the United States, best known for their run on AXS TV featuring some of the hottest fighters in the United States squaring off with international muay thai superstars. Since the AXS TV deal ended things have felt a bit chaotic around the world of Lion Fight, but come November 3rd they’ll be returning to television in the United States with Lion Fight 50. The event is headlined by two big title fights and a welterweight super fight that looks to present what Lion Fight is all about. This event [read more]
American muay thai promotion Lion Fight continues to search for new ways to promote muay thai and their brand outside of just running their own shows in the United States. Coming up on October 13th is Siam Warriors in Cork, Ireland, alongside the ISKA and Muay Thai Grand Prix. The main event of this show will be a Lion Fight/Siam Warriors super fight between Wayne Cambridge and Lion Fight star Eddie Abasolo. [source] Lion Fight Superfight/ Siam Warriors Cork Wayne Cambridge V Eddie Abasolo LIONFIGHT BANTAM WORLD TITLE A CLASS Ryan Sheehan V Thepnimit Sitmonchai LIONFIGHT SUPERFIGHT LIGHTWELTER Seán Clancy [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]
This weekend in Connecticut Lion Fight returned with Lion Fight 40. This show featured two big world title matches, seeing Chip Moraza-Pollard retain his World Cruiserweight championship against Slava Alexeichik while Lerdsilla picked up yet another world title by defeating Alexi Serepisos. Lion Fight established a North American Light Heavyweight Championship, which goes well with their international bonds forged in the UK this past year, seeing long-time fan favorite Brett Hlavacek defeat Elijah Clarke via split decision to take the title. World Cruiserweight Title (c) Chip “The Surgeon” Moraza-Pollard (7-0) def. Slava “Scarface” Alexeichik (30-9) – unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, [read more]
Lion Fight has continued to expound upon their upcoming Lion Fight 40 event, which takes place on Saturday, February 3rd at Foxwoods Resort and Casino. Previously announced were the three big title fights and now they’ve added a host of new fights to the card, helping to stack it properly as Lion Fight is prone to doing. What’s interesting is in the same release they note that they will be announcing a new broadcast partner shortly, which points to their deal with AXS TV possibly being over. Lion Fight made a name for itself on the AXS TV Fights Friday [read more]
On Saturday, February 3rd, Lion Fight returns in 2018 with Lion Fight 40 live from the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut. The show is headlined by three big title fights, including the introduction of the Lion Fight North American Light Heavyweight Championship, with the deciding bout being between Elijah Clarke and long-time New York favorite Brett Hlavacek. Lerdsilla PhuketTopTeam will look to continue wowing muay thai fans across the world in a Lion Fight World Lightweight Championship bout with Alexi Serepisos. The main event of the show sees Chip Moraza-Pollard looking to defend his Lion Fight World Cruiserweight Championship [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.