Category Archives: Muay Thai News

Jo Nattawut Defends His Super Welterweight Belt & Chip Moraza-Pollard Wins Title on Lion Fight 37

Jo Nattawut Defends His Super Welterweight Belt & Chip Moraza-Pollard Wins Title on Lion Fight 37 This just in… JO NATTAWUT DEFENDS HIS SUPER WELTERWEIGHT BELT AND CHIP MORAZA-POLLARD WINS HIS FIRST MUAY THAI TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 37’ In a closely contested headlining fight, Super Welterweight Champion Jo Nattawut (63-6-2) held off Muay Thai legend Petchtanong Banchamek (345-52-1) to retain his belt by unanimous decision tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 37. Earlier, with the Lion Fight Cruiserweight Title on the line, rising star Chip Moraza-Pollard (5-0) took out fellow undefeated prospect Paul Banasiak (5-1) with a dominant unanimous decision victory, capped off by a head-kick knockdown with seconds left in the fight. Watch full highlights from tonight’s Muay Thai action here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck. Official Lion Fight 37 Results are as follows: Main Event...

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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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Enfusion Live Zwolle 16 September 2017

Enfusion Live Zwolle 16 September 2017 Enfusion Live Zwolle 16 September 2017 Enfusion Live comes to Zwolle for the first time! On the 16th of September Enfusion Live will be brought to you from Zwolle, The Netherlands, hosting the first round of the Enfusion -85kg League, a word title fight and an exciting international main event. Superbout! Aziz Kallah from Amsterdam will be fighting against the Thai legend Yodsanklai. Yodsanklai has been undefeated for over 5 years. He trains at Fairtex gym Pattaya and he is the first champion of the Contender Asia tournament. Yodsanklai is seen by many fight sport enthusiasts as one of the best fighters in the world, in Thailand they call him ‘The Boxing Computer’ because of his perfect techniques. 23 year old Aziz ‘The AK-47’ Kallah train’s at the FFC Pancration Gym located in Amsterdam, under supervision of the well-known...

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AMTL RETURNS ON MAY 27, 2017 WITH TWO TITLES ON THE LINE FOR “MUAY THAI IN THE DMV”

AMTL RETURNS ON MAY 27, 2017 WITH TWO TITLES ON THE LINE FOR “MUAY THAI IN THE DMV”   AMTL RETURNS ON MAY 27, 2017 WITH TWO TITLES ON THE LINE FOR “MUAY THAI IN THE DMV” For Immediate Release: Washington, D.C., U.S.A – (May 11, 2017) – Mayday! Mayday! The American Muay Thai League (AMTL) is heading back towards Washington, DC for “Muay Thai in the DMV” on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Returning to AMTL and defending his USMTA 140lb title will be Chas Coady (Level Up: Bowie, MD) going up against David Chun (Kaizen MMA: Fairfax, VA). Both Coady and Chun were featured in the AMTL 4 man Tournament on March 11, 2017 in which both fighters showed amazing skills, but didn’t face each other…….until now! Additionally, the main card will feature another intriguing bout featuring Jake Darr (Ground Control: Baltimore, MD) vs....

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Araça Fight Card Will Have Seven Title Fights And Free Admission

Araça Fight Card Will Have Seven Title Fights And Free Admission Araça Fight Card Will Have Seven Title Fights And Free Admission On May 26 the Gym of Champions in the city of Araçariguama, will host the Araça Fight and apparently the gym name inspired the organization of the event which will take in all seven title fights in various categories. In total will be 16 fights between muay-thai, MMA Amateur and Professional MMA and fan interested struggle watch pay nothing for it, just take one kg of non-perishable food to have access to the event, food those who will go to Fund social Solidarity of the city itself. The main event of the event marks the return and also the farewell of a veteran of the struggles. Marcelo Pauslista, known for high-level will have a striking style duel to face the expert in jiu-jitsu Alison...

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STATE CUP MUAY THAI WILL BE HELD IN ARARUAMA

STATE CUP MUAY THAI WILL BE HELD IN ARARUAMA Media Relations – Amateur Muaythai Federation of Rio de Janeiro STATE CUP MUAYTHAI be held in ARARUAMA The Muaythai Amateur Federation of Rio de Janeiro (FMARJ), chaired by Master Alceu Alvarenga, held on March 25, Saturday in Araruama, Coastal Zone of Rio de Janeiro, the first state championship entity of Muaythai. The tournament will take place in the new CT of the Federation Athletes Training, located at Av. Gladstone de Oliveira, 1395, Good leg. Araruama / RJ. The tournament will serve as trials for the championships, Brazilian, organized by the Brazilian Confederation of Traditional Muaythai (CBMTT) in October and the World International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) to be held in May in the city of Minsk, Belarus. Second Master Alceu Alvarenga athlete to compete and join the Federation may have a certainty, commitment. “We have...

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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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TWO SEPARATE FOUR MAN TITLE FIGHT TOURNAMENTS TO KICK OFF THE 2017 AMERICAN MUAY THAI LEAGUE SEASON ,MARCH 11, 2017

TWO SEPARATE FOUR MAN TITLE FIGHT TOURNAMENTS TO KICK OFF THE 2017 AMERICAN MUAY THAI LEAGUE SEASON ,MARCH 11, 2017 TWO SEPARATE FOUR MAN TITLE FIGHT TOURNAMENTS TO KICK OFF THE 2017AMERICAN MUAY THAI LEAGUE SEASON ,MARCH 11, 2017 Washington, D.C., U.S.A – (March 2, 2017) – The American Muay Thai League (AMTL) is back and will be starting the 2017 AMTL season with a bang on March 11, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The First AMTL event for 2017 will start off with some of the Mid-Atlantic region’s best competing in 2 separate 4-man tournaments to determine the USMTA Mid-Atlantic champion at 140lb and 147lb. There will be a 4 man tournament competing for the 147lb USMTA title when Kaleb Hunter (8 points, NC) meets Stephen Nguyen (Lotus Thai Boxing, VA) & Keeman Diop (Crazy 88, MD) faces Brian O’Halloran. There will also be a...

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Top Rio Muay Thai #2 Promises Great Battles In South Zonal, Rio

Top Rio Muay Thai #2 Promises Great Battles In South Zonal, Rio Media Relations: Top Rio Muay Thai Credit of photos: Press Release / Top Rio Muay Thai Top Rio Muay Thai # 2 promises great battles in South Zonal carioca The second edition of Top Muay Thai Rio will take place on 18 December at 13h. The competition will be held at Boqueirão club ride, located at Rua Jardel Jércolis, n.50, in the neighborhood of Gloria, the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The tournament will present 12 traditional Muay Thai fights and as the first edition, the fighters will follow the traditional rites of Thailand prior to the fighting (Wai Kru / RamMuay). In the Main Card will have a known athlete Muay Thai traditional and Top Rio Muay Thai, Rafael “Careca” Silva Team Nockdown Brazil.In the first edition held on September 11,...

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Fair Mix promotes K-One Super Fight at Space Hall of São Pedro da Aldeia

Fair Mix promotes K-One Super Fight at Space Hall of São Pedro da Aldeia   Media Relations – K-One Super Fight Fair Mix promotes K-One Super Fight at Space Hall of São Pedro da Aldeia The Lakes Region in Rio de Janeiro is known for its beautiful beaches and natural beauty, but next weekend, between Friday (02) and Sunday (04), the MMA will stir São Pedro da Aldeia with the second edition of K-One Super Fight, which will take place during the Fair Mix, will happen in the event space space Hall. The event will be headlining duels professional MMA and amateur during the three days, as well as challenges of Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, among other modalities in order to give opportunities and discover new talents in the Lakes Region. The K-One takes place within the Fair Mix that will also feature live music with...

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