Category Archives: Lion Fight

Lion Fight 37 Weigh-In Results

Lion Fight 37 Weigh-In Results Title fights locked following Lion Fight 37 weigh-in All bouts, including a pair of high-profile title matchups, are set to go following the official weigh-in for Lion Fight 37 which takes places on Friday, July 28 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The six-bout main card airs live on AXS TV Fights in the United States as well as on Fight Network throughout Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. In the main event, two-division champion “Smokin” Jo Nattawut (62-7-2) puts his super welterweight belt on the line against Thai superstar Petchtanong “Petch” Banchamek (345-51-1). Nattawut stepped off the scale at 153 lbs., while Petchtanong was on the mark at 155 lbs. The co-main event will see the crowning of an inaugural Lion Fight cruiserweight champion as two undefeated American...

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Lion Fight 37 headed to Foxwoods for July 28th with 2 Title Bouts

Lion Fight 37 headed to Foxwoods for July 28th with 2 Title Bouts Two title bouts headline Lion Fight 37 lineup at Foxwoods   “Smokin” Jo Nattawut vs. Petchtanong Banchamek – Lion Fight Super Welterweight Title Paul “The Reaper” Banasiak vs. Chip “The Surgeon” Moraza-Pollard – Lion Fight Cruiserweight Title Amine “Moroccan Boy” Ballafrikh vs. Johncy Lindor – Lightweight Alexander Olave vs. Eric Rocha – Welterweight Jafar Toshev vs. Geoffrey Then – Lightweight   Lion Fight Promotions, the worldwide leader in Muay Thai combat, returns to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, July 28th with a loaded main topped by a pair of world title bouts. Headlining the card is superstar two-division champion “Smokin” Jo Nattawut as he defends his world super welterweight crown against iconic Thai competitor Petchtanong Banchamek, with the co-main event pitting undefeated American stars Paul “The Reaper” Banasiak and Chip “The Surgeon”...

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Ledsila Phuket Lands Lightning-Fast Roundhouse KO in the Lion Fight 36 Main Event

Ledsila Phuket Lands Lightning-Fast Roundhouse KO in the Lion Fight 36 Main Event Ledsila Phuket Lands Lightning-Fast Roundhouse KO in the Lion Fight 36 Main Event With a flash, Multiple Muay Thai world champion Ledsila Phuket landed one of the fastest round house kicks in Lion Fight history to knock out his opponent Jacob Hebeisen in the main event on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 36 tonight: http://bit.ly/LionFight36_Ledsila Other highlights from tonight’s broadcast include Eddie Abasolo knocking out out P.J. Sweda with two well-timed strikes: http://bit.ly/LionFight36_Abasolo Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LionFight36_Highlights   LION FIGHT 36 Official Results: Main Event – Lightweight Fight – Ledsila Phuket (184-31-5) knocked out Jacob Hebeisen (0-1) with a head kick at 2:16in round two. Co-Main Event – Cruiserweight Fight – Paul Banasiak (5-0) remained undefeated, beating Brett Hlavacek (17-5) by unanimous decision (49-48, 49-46,...

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Lion Fight 36 Official Weigh-In Results

Lion Fight 36 Official Weigh-In Results Weigh-In Results for Lion Fight 36 at Foxwoods A stacked lineup of seven pro bouts are set for Lion Fight 36 taking place on Friday, April 27 at Foxwoods Resort Casino at Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event will air live on AXS TV Fights in the United States as well as on Fight Network throughout Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The main event will see the organizational debut of iconic Thai competitor Lerdsila “Mr. Lightning” PhuketTopTeam, who boasts a stunning 100-fight winning streak during his illustrious career. Originally scheduled to face Sergio Wielzen for the lightweight title, the “Mayweather of Muay Thai” will take on late replacement Jacob Hebeisen. Wielzen was sidelined due to injury. Lion Fight 36 Main Card Weigh-In Results: Main Event – Lightweight Lerdsila PhuketTopTeam (Phuket, Thailand; 183-31-5) – 133.0 lbs. Jacob Hebeisen (Marietta, GA;...

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Fight Network Presents Lion Fight 36, GLORY 40 SuperFight Series & GLORY 40 Copenhagen LIVE this Weekend

Fight Network Presents Lion Fight 36, GLORY 40 SuperFight Series & GLORY 40 Copenhagen LIVE this Weekend For Immediate Release – April 27, 2017   Fight Network Presents Lion Fight 36, GLORY 40 SuperFight Series & GLORY 40 Copenhagen LIVE this Weekend TORONTO – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the best international strikers in live events this weekend, beginning on Friday, April 28 at 9 p.m. ET with the world’s most active promoter of Muay Thai events, as LION FIGHT 36 emanates from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. GLORY, the world’s preeminent kickboxing league, returns with a back-to-back live doubleheader on Saturday, April 29, starting with GLORY 40 SuperFight Series at 1 p.m. ET followed by the GLORY 40 Copenhagenmain card at 3:30 p.m. ET. Headlining the third LION FIGHT event of 2017...

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Lion Fight Champion Jo Nattawut Finishes Challenger With Devastating Knees on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 35

Lion Fight Champion Jo Nattawut Finishes Challenger With Devastating Knees on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 35 Lion Fight Super Lightweight Champion Jo Nattawut (62-6-2) finished his opponent Kengsiam Nor Sripueng (62-12-5) with two devastating knees to Sripueng’s legs tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 35. Watch how the explosive main event ended in this highlight clip, which is available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LionFight35_Highlights Tonight’s broadcast also featured a bloody battle between American Jeri Sitzes (33-14) and Estonian Andra Aho (7-1). While Sitzes dominated the majority of the bout, the referee called a stop to the fight due to the blood from a cut caused by this elbow strike from Aho. In other news, Lion Fight CEO Scott Kent announced during tonight’s broadcast that Lightweight Champion Sergio Wielzen will make his second title defense against Muay Thai Legend Lerdsila Chumpairtour at Lion Fight 36...

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REGIAN EERSEL LANDS FLYING KNEE & PUNCH KNOCKOUT IN SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE DEFENSE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 34’ TONIGHT

REGIAN EERSEL LANDS FLYING KNEE & PUNCH KNOCKOUT IN SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE DEFENSE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 34’ TONIGHT REGIAN EERSEL LANDS FLYING KNEE & PUNCH KNOCKOUT IN SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE DEFENSE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 34’ TONIGHT Los Angeles – Feb. 3, 2017 – Lion Fight Super Middleweight Champion Regian Eersel (45-4) capped off Lion Fight Muay Thai’s first event of the year with a flying knee and punch combination to knock out challenger D.C. Pratt (20-4) in the main event tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 34. In the co-main event, Iman Barlow (87-5-3) defended her super bantamweight title in a rematch against Maryem Usul (62-12-1) with a unanimous decision victory highlighted by multiple powerful kicks to the face including this one in round two. Other top moments from tonight’s broadcast include: Kronphet Phetrachapat’s (75-18-5) spinning back elbow...

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Lion Fight Promotions announces Lion Fight 34 – Feb. 3 in Las Vegas

Lion Fight Promotions announces Lion Fight 34 – Feb. 3 in Las Vegas Two title fights & international flair set for Lion Fight 34 at Tropicana Las Vegas   Regian “The Immortal” Eersel vs. Samy Sana – Lion Fight Super Middleweight Title Iman “Pretty Killer” Barlow vs. Meryum “Mergen” Uslu – Lion Fight Women’s Super Bantamweight Title Anthony “The Assassin” Njokuani vs. Chris “The Butcher” Harrington – Super Middleweight Kronphet Phetrachapat vs. Kevin Burmester – Welterweight Gabriel “El Nino” Mazzetti vs. Nick “Golden Boy” Chasteen – Middleweight Diego Llamas vs. River Daz – Welterweight   Lion Fight Promotions, the worldwide leader in Muay Thai combat, makes a spectacular entrance into 2017 with Lion Fight 34 slated for Friday, February 3rd at the Tropicana Resort Casino on the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Lion Fight’s 2017 calendar will include multiple live events in Las Vegas along with...

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Jo Nattawut & Antonina Shevchenko Retain Championship Belts on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’

Jo Nattawut & Antonina Shevchenko Retain Championship Belts on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’ JO NATTAWUT AND ANTONINA SHEVCHENKO RETAIN CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS, WHILE REGIAN EERSEL WINS THE SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’ Los Angeles – Nov. 18, 2016 – Lion Fight Muay Thai’s last event of 2016 featured a historic three title fights on the main card, headlined by Super Welterweight champion Jo Nattawut (58-6-2) and Lightweight champion Antonina Shevchenko (38-1) who both defended their titles with dominant unanimous decision victories. In the third title fight, Regian Eersel (40-4) landed a flying knee to knock out Jake Purdy (27-7-1) and claim the Lion Fight Super Middleweight Title. Full highlights from tonight’s event are available here: Lion Fight 33 was presented by AXS TV commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello, with ringside reporting by Ron Kruck, live from...

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Jo Nattawut Wins the Lion Fight Middleweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32’

Jo Nattawut Wins the Lion Fight Middleweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32’ JO NATTAWUT WINS THE LION FIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE, DEFEATS MALAIPET SASIPRAPA ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32’ Los Angeles – October 21, 2016 – “Smokin’” Jo Natawut (59-6-2) took on Muay Thai legend and Malaipet Sasiprapa (146-31-6)tonight for the Lion Fight middleweight belt on only two days’ notice and won a hard-fought battle by unanimous decision, capping off an exciting night of action on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32. Other highlights from tonight’s broadcast include: Romie Adanza (19-7-2) and Ming Freeman (5-0-2) exchanged blows for five rounds in a majority draw decision. Travis Clay (4-0) preserved his undefeated record by finishing off Marvin Madariaga (5-2-1) in the fourth round. 19-year-old Gabriel Mazzetti (12-2) landed a barrage of strikes to knock out Josh Shepard (5-2) in the second round...

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