All Star Fight 5th in Prague July 6
After holding events in Bangkok and Hong Kong earlier this year, All Star Fight heads to Europe for their next event. All Star Fight 5 takes place on July 6 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Buakaw Banchamek, the former K-1 Max king and Thai legend, will face Michael Krcmar of the Czech Republic in the headline bout. Krcmar fought at Kunlun Fight 70 earlier this year, losing a decision to China’s Feng Xingil. Buakaw defeated Victor Nagbe on points at All Star Fight 4 in May.
Buakaw’s gym mate Superbon Banchamek faces Fabian Hundt of Germany. Superbon fought on June 1 in Macau at Kunlun Fight 75, winning a decision over Dzianis Zuev. It was the Thai superstar’s first bout since his crushing KO loss to Marat Grigorian earlier this year. In another bout, GLORY veteran Thongchai is scheduled to face Vladimir Moravcik. Thongchai is also scheduled to fight for a WBC Muay Thai title a week earlier on June 30.
All Star Fight 5
Buakaw Banchamek vs Michael Krcmar-70kg Main Event
Lukas Dvorak vs Jussi Santalahti-86kg
Superbon Banchamek vs Fabian Hundt-70kg
Manachai vs Nauzet Trujillo-66kg
Cola Banchamek vs Charlie Guest-70kg
Thongchai Sitsongpeenong vs Vladimir Moravcik-77.5kg
Daniel Vitovii vs Dmitrii Khabibullin-83kg
Weightman Returns at KOK 58 in London
Fraser Weightman will return to the ring at KOK 58 July 7 in London, KOK announced Monday. Weightman, an ISKA British and Commonwealth champion, will face Kazadi Mwamba in a three round bout at the 93kg weight limit. Weightman made his GLORY debut on June 2, losing a unanimous decision to veteran Danyo Ilunga at GLORY 54 in Birmingham. It was a big leap up in competition for Weightman, who has a record of 22-2.
Souwer Out, Watson In
Dutch legend Andy Souwer was scheduled to return to the ring against Enriko Kehl at the Enfusion event October 27 in Oberhausen, Germany. Enfusion announced today that England’s Jordan Watson will step in to face Kohl instead. The 30-year-old Watson is a GLORY and Bellator Kickboxing veteran, who has mainly fought for the Yokkao promotion in recent years. Watson faced Endy Semeleer at the Enfusion Final 16 last year, losing by fourth round TKO.
Lion Fight 43 Streaming on FloCombat
Lion Fight announced the Lion Fight 43 event on July 7 will be available for viewing on the FloCombat platform. FloCombat is an MMA fight streaming service that offers monthly or yearly subscription options.
Lion Fight 43 features Muay Thai standout Liam Harrison facing Charlie Peters in an all British showdown. Vinny Church, who beat Ben Woolliss by split decision at GLORY 54, has been added to the card. Church faces Luke Whelan.
In other Lion Fight news, the promotion announced a Lion Fight event to take place on October 18 at the Neptune Stadium in Cork, Ireland.