We're just a week away from Kevin Ross' long awaited return to the ring at Lion Fight 8 on January 25, live on AXS TV from Las Vegas. Ross is one of the premier Muay Thai fighters in North America, and his return is a big deal. He has a big return year ahead of him, with deals with Lion Fight and GLORY. Jeff Dojillo made this awesome video detailing Kevin Ross and his return to the ring. Everyone should definitely check the video below out, it's very well done.
It's only January 9 and there's already been some amazing fights in Thailand. Today we got a great KO in the fight between Petchartchai Chaorai-Oi and Nathapon Nachueakwtthayakhom at 118lbs in Rajadamnern Stadium. Petchartchai is notorious for being an all action, aggressive fighter who goes for the kill and just two weeks ago notched a good KO win over Bangpleenoi 96Penang at Lumpini. With Petchartchai it's KO or get KO'd. Find out who got KO'd in the video below. Skip to 7:25 if you must.
2012 was an awesome year for Muay Thai in general, and at the Lumpini and Rajadamnern Stadiums there were tons of awesome fights and knockouts. Fortunately, we've already got a full compilation of the best knockouts of 2012 from Lumpini and Rajadamnern, via fimeu90. Check out the video and enjoy.
Daniel Ghita will be fighting in the Grand Slam heavyweight tournament at GLORY 4 Tokyo on December 31, but before that, Ghita wants everyone to see his project with Gabi Cazan about how he fights for and supports the homeless and poor of Romania. Ghita wants to raise awareness for the support that these people need. Here's the description of the two-part video, including how you can help.
"Daniel Ghita is a famous kickboxer. In the ring he fights for pride, honor and glory. And to be the best in what he does! Outside the ring Daniel fights for those who cannot. He fights for the poor and homeless children in Romania. He fights for health care, clothes and a place to stay for the people who needed it the most! Daniel donates a lot of his fightmoney to this projects but that's not enough. And that's why he needs your help! Your help so that the children have something to live for! Daniel visits the orphan-houses on a regular base and he wants to make a change and a diffence together with the local people who helps this project. These volunteers take care with lots of love and goodwill, but they have many material needs as beds, kitchen stuff, bicycles, books of education, writing material and many more. This to integrate the children in the society and prepare them for their future.
Ways That You Can make a change One obvious way is to make a donation, which will go straight to helping our project. It's an easy process and you can give whatever amount you want -- it all helps. Please donate and make a change for those who cannot fight for themselves!
You can make your donation on account: With the text: "Yes, I can make a change" Accountnumber: 674807774 IBAN: NL81INGB0674807774 BIC: INGBNL2A"