Muay Thai Thursday – Aug. 21

Ughi vs. Manakon
Ughi vs. Manakon

Results

In results from the past few weeks:

August 16

  • At WCK’s Cali 5 in Inglewood, CA, Lindsey Marino defeated Kate McGray by points
  • In England, Laura Baugh defeats Marina Zueva by points
  • Chantal Ughi def.  Baison Manakon by points in  Bangkok,Thailand

August 14th

  • Jazmine Gallate def. Moddang by points in Phuket,Thailand

August 13th

  • In Chiang Mai, Chantal Ughi def. Petlanna Pettonphueng by points

August 12th

  • At the Queen’s Birthday card in Bangkok,Thailand, Yan-Li Gong def. Keenphet Mor Rattana Bundit by decision and SylvieVon Duuglaas Ittu def. Saya Ito on points

News

Kickboxing and Shoot Fighting star Erika Kamimura has announced she has to retire due to a long term illness.

The 21 was impressive as a teenager, getting wins over Muay Thai staples Mai and Little Tiger. She would go on to win the J-Girls Mini Flyweight Championship and the WPMF Women’s Mini Flyweight Championship.

She ends her career with a 28-3 combined kickboxing/shootboxing record.

We wish her the best in her retirement.


sylvie 02If you missed out on our interviews with Muay Thai fighter and blogger Sylvie Von Dugglas Ittu, you can listen to them at the links below. We talked about a range of topics including equality in Muay Thai, her history in the sport, and her win at the Queen’s Cup.

Part 1

Part 2


Upcoming Fights

In fights this weekend:

  • In Bosnia and Herzegovina for the 63.5 kg WKNI nternational Kickboxing PRO/AM title Sanja Ostojic faces Daniella Elteto
  • Alicia Pestana faces Gentiane Lupi in New Zealand
  • In China, Wang Kehan faces Van Ti Ya and Mao Ning takes on Maria Lobo
  • Michaela Michl battles Chali Saab and oi Yan-Wu(Ch) fights Katia Tsovgan (Gre) in Hong Kong
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