Alex Bublea is the defending 67kg Roar Combat League world Muay Thai champion and is a British-Romanian fighting out of the Knowlesy Academy in London. The “Bodyhammer” recently defended his title against Dale Hughes, via unanimous decision at Roar Combat League – Round 5 on February 11, 2017 and has a couple of confirmed fights against: Rit Kaewzamrit on, March 12 in Italy; and Jake Purdy on, May 6 in the UK.
Liam Harrison is the defending 65kg Yokkao world Muay Thai champion fighting out of Bad Company Gym, Leeds in the UK. “The Hitman” is set to fight 19 year old, French Thai boxer, Rayan Mekki in a title defence at, Yokkao 23/24 on March 25, 2017 at the Macron stadium, Bolton.
Former Yokkao world Muay Thai champion, Sanny Dahlbeck who, won the 2017 Swedish IFMA 71kg championship, fights under both Muay Thai and K1/kickboxing rules for different promotions including, K-1 in Japan. Dahlbeck explains how Muay Thai and K1 rules are scored differently and what fighters need to be aware of from his experiences. As well as why he thinks he won the rematch with Jordan Watson at Yokkao 18.
Joe Craven is an 18 year old professional Muay Thai fighter from the UK, fighting out of Bad Company Gym in Leeds. Craven recently defeated fellow Brtish Thai boxer, Ricky Sewell at Liam Harrison‘s recent HGH Promotions event and will next fight, Harry Burton at Yokkao 23/24, in what will be a rematch between the two fighters.
Sanny Dahlbeck recalls fighting the UFC‘s David Teymur in his debut IFMA final in 2009 as ‘one of the hardest fights’ he’s ever fought. Dhalbeck fights again in the final of the Swedish IFMA Championship on February 25, 2017.
Sanny Dahlbeck explains the challenges in sparring different styles of striking from: Muay Thai, kickboxing and boxing. As well as always looking to improve his overall technique from cross-training and sparring.
Zack Mwekassa is GLORY Kickboxing‘s former interim light-heavyweight champion and was reminiscing about how he first got into kickboxing when he was in his early 20s. As well as recalling some fond (but tough) memories of training and sparring with K-1 veterans, Mike Bernardo and former wold heavyweight boxing champion, Francois Botha.
Meekassa was speaking ahead of his rematch with, Zinedine Hamer-Lain at, GLORY 38 on February 24, 2017 in Chicago.
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