Lion Fight 38
Muay Thai Fighting
Lion Fight Promotions, the worldwide leader
in Muay Thai combat, returns to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, September 29th
with a roster of international stars and new talent.
Headlining the card is showdown for the
Lion Fight super lightweight title as former Lumpinee Stadium champion Tong “Tukkatong” Anucha takes on rival
Thai Saemapetch Fairtex.
Lion Fight 37 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 is a battle pitting a legend
versus the young lion. Anucha (165-30-8) captured championship belts in both
Lumpinee Stadium and Channel 7 competition in Thailand. Chasing him down now is
Saemapetch (115-14-1), who is just 22 years old but already has a noteworthy
achievement having won Tiger Cement gold four years ago.
A top contender in the light heavyweight
division will come out of the clash between Seattle’s Juan Jackson (9-1) and New
York City’s Elijah Clarke (6-1) –
both newcomers to the Lion Fight roster.
Lion Fight has quickly established a strong
cruiserweight division, now headed by newly crowned champion Chip
Moraza-Pollard. His next challenger may come out of a matchup that will see
long-time contender Brett Hlavacek
(18-6), who fights out of New York City, take on promotional newcomer Timothy Woods (8-1) of Fairfax,
Two international stars will help Lion
Fight usher in a new women’s division as well. The light flyweight ranks will
open up with Italy’s Silvia LaNotte
taking on Thailand’s Stamp Fairtex
Main Card Bouts
Lion Fight 38 will also mark the return of
two of the organization’s hottest prospects. Lightweight Jafar “The Cookie” Monster” Toshev and heavyweight Steve “Put ’Em To Sleep” Walker, who
both scored highlight-reel knockouts in their respective debuts, will be part
of action. Also slated to be part of the action will be fan favorite Brian “Magoo” Bogue, who will make his
long-awaited professional debut. Opponents for those three fighters will be
confirmed shortly.Pro and amateur bouts will round out the prelim
card. Card subject to change.