News: Bugaenko Added to Zhara Fight, Lion Fight Card Updates, GLORY Brazil TV News, HK Results

Zhara Fight Main Event Poster

Bugaenko Added to Zhara Fight
Igor Bugaenko, the talented Belorussian fighter and Superkombat champion, has been added to the Zhara Fight card that takes place May 30 in Moscow. Bugaenko will face Mikhail Calyh of Russia. Calyh was originally scheduled to face Redouan Cairo. Bugaenko fought for the ACB KB 85kg title last month in Moscow, losing a decision to Artem Levin at ACB KB 15.

Lion Fight Announcements
Running three shows in four weeks is tough for any promoter, but Lion Fight has a busy July schedule with events being held on July 7 in London, July 21 in France, and July 28 at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut. Lion Fight and its promotional partner Muay Thai Grand Prix have released some fight card updates. Here are the latest fight cards as of this writing. No broadcast partner has been announced yet-the promotion has been partnering with an MMA subscription service lately. Apologies in advance for any fighter name misspellings or bouts omitted. Added bouts will be mentioned in future news reports.

Muay Thai Grand Prix Presents Lion Fight 43
Saturday July 7, 2018
Indigo at O2 Arena
London, United Kingdom
Promoter: Lion Fight/Muay Thai Grand Prix
Broadcast: TBA

Carlton Lieu vs. Chris Mauceri-MGTP World Super Lightweight Title
Michael Pham vs. Eric Rocha-Welterweight

Muay Thai Grand Prix Presents Lion Fight 44
Saturday July 21, 2018
Patinoire Samoens, Samoens, France
Promoter: Lion Fight/Muay Thai Grand Prix
Broadcast: TBA

MTGP & Lion Fight 44 Fight Card
Reda Oudgou
Fanny Ramos vs. Crystal Lawson-48kg 5×3
Elias Mahmoudi vs. Krobsud Fairtex-59kg 5×3, Lion Fight & MTGP Super Featherweight Titles

KGP 13 Fight Card
Lucie Bertaud vs. Niahm Kinehan-61kg 3×3
Papou Samake vs. James Benal-77kg 3×3
Yacine Haddad vs. Hakan Duman-73kg 3×3

Super Fight Card
Eddy Sadaoui vs. Jamal Wahib-70kg 3×3
Mickael Lebout vs. Zakarya Khelil-77kg 3×3

Lion Fight 45
Saturday July 28, 2018
Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Mashantucket, CT
Promoter: Mr. Scott Kent/Lion Fight
Broadcast: TBA

Lion Fight 45 Main Card
Chip Moraza-Pollard vs. Mark MacKinnon-World Cruiserweight Title
Angela Whitley vs. Rose Amorim-Women’s Super Lightweight Belt
Steve Walker vs. Joshua Todd-North American Cruiserweight Title
Brett Hlavacek vs. Tibor Nagy-North American Cruiserweight Title
Mike Triana vs. Jordan Harris – lightweight
Jafar Toshev vs. Tyger Banks – lightweight
Bobby Flynn vs. Chase Walden – super middleweight
Ricardo Mixco vs. Bizrat Asfera – featherweight

Brazilian Network Extends Agreement with GLORY
GLORY Kickboxing released a statement yesterday announcing the promotion extended their agreement with GLOBO, Brazil’s top tv network. GLORY numbered events along with the Superfight Series and other GLORY shows will continue to be broadcast on the Combate channel. Combate is a 24 hour channel that shows UFC and other martial arts programming, including GLORY.

“With Combate, Globo has created an unparalleled destination for fight fans in Brazil,” GLORY boss Marshall Zelaznik said in the press release.

“The best of mixed martial arts, grappling and in GLORY’s case striking, are all showcased on Combate,” he said. “We are thrilled to be able to create opportunities for this fast and dynamic sport to reach an engaged fanbase through our continued partnership with Globo.”

All Star 4 Partial Results
May 21-Hong Kong
Buakaw UD3 Victor Nagbe
Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym WD Abdou Haddad
Alfred Kwang TKO Roy Menzi Jr-54kg
Petchanong Banchamek def. Niclas Larsen

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