Muay Thai Tuesday – February 4, 2014

Courtesy Muay Thai TV

News

Denise Kiel Holtz has successful got a a loss overturned into a win and is now the Enfusion 57 kg champion.

Holtz lost to Ilona Wijmans in a title match on January 12 in The Netherlands by decision and Holtz’s camp appealed the decision. A panel of four independent judges reviewed the match and switched the decision to Holtz. With the switch, she is the new 57 kg champion.

You can watch the match here and judge for yourself.

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A pair of Muay Thai bouts have been announced for March 1 in Rockingham, Australia.

  • Theresa Carter (Aus) vs. Laurene Pumpangmuan (Fra/Tha) (57kg)
  • Carleigh Crawford (Aus ) vs. Juliana Rosa (Bra/Tha) (65kg)

More info can be found at Dominationprom.com.au.

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Muay Thai Combat Mania Yokkao announced two upcoming Muay Thai cards.

  • February 19th at the Pattaya World Boxing Stadium in Thailand, Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu will take on Lommanee Sor Hirun
  • March 8th at the Reebok Arena in Bolton, UK. Laura Baugh will face Jacqui Bogart in a 55 kg bout.

More info can be found here.

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The International Federation of Muay Thai Amateurs has started an interview series to highlight female fighters across the globe.

You can read the interviews and like the IFMA Female Facebook here.

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The date for the 8th annual Muay Thai Classic in Des Moines, Iowa.

The event is the biggest in the U.S., having multiple divisional tournaments among different age groups, experience, and weight classes.

More info can be found at TBASanctioning.org.

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lion fights 13 poster bUpcoming Fights

Lion Fights will hold their 13th card with the main event for the women’s 57 kg title in Las Vegas this Friday.

Champion Tiffany Van Soest is looking to keep her undefeated record intact as she faces Australian standout and multiple time World Muay Thai Champion Caley Reece.

The fight will air on AXS TV in the U.S.

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French fighter Lelo Page is looking to rebound from a loss a few weeks ago this Saturday, as she will take on Russia’s Irina Mazepa in a Muay Thai at 60 kg in Ludre, France. Page is replacing Claire Haigh, who had to withdraw due to sickness.

 

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