Lion Fight Promotions:

Battle In The Desert 3

All Fighters To Weigh In

* * Free Open To Public Weigh In * *

Friday, Aug. 19 At 5 P.M. PT

Buffalo Bill's Stage Bar In Primm

 

August 20, 2011

 Star of the Desert Arena

Primm, Nevada

 

 

- WHO:   

  Sakmongkol Sitchuchoke, Legendary Thai Champion

  Cosmo Alexandre, Two-Time World Champion

  Ky Hollenbeck, WBC World Interim Middleweight Champion

  Simon Chu, WBC World Interim Middleweight Challenger

  Chaz Mulkey, Las Vegas Resident and WBC Middleweight Contender

  Remy Bonnel, Hard-Hitting WBC Middleweight Contender

  Jeri Sitzes, WBC Women’s International Super Bantamweight Champion

  Misty Sutherland, WBC International Super Bantamweight Challenger

 

- WHEN:   

  Friday, Aug. 19

  Fighters on the scales at 5 p.m. PT

 

- WHERE:  

  Buffalo Bill’s Stage Bar

  31900 Las Vegas Blvd. South

  Primm, Nevada 89109

  Phone: (702) 679-5160

  *Parking is free of charge*

 

- WHAT:   

  All 24 Lion Fight Promotions: Battle In The Desert 3 fighters will step on the scales just one day

  before the WBC world championship Muay Thai event on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Star of the Desert

  Arena in Primm, Nevada.

 

  In the main event, two-time world Muay Thai champion Cosmo Alexandre (40-13) of Brazil will square off

  with five-time Muay Thai champion and multi-title Lumpinee Stadium champion Sakmongkol Sitchuchoke

  “Zingano“ (228-19) of Broomfield, Colo. via Thailand in a middleweight (*contracted weight of 155 pounds

  for this bout) “Superfight.” 

 

  The co-main event will feature a world interim middleweight (160 pounds) title bout between explosive

  champion Ky Hollenbeck (18-1) of San Francisco, Calif. and powerhouse challenger Simon Chu (29-6)

  of Leeds, England.

 

  A middleweight (*contracted weight of 155 pounds for this bout) matchup between Chaz Mulkey (6-4) of

  Las Vegas and Remy Bonnel (55-7) of Miami, Fla. will be contested with the WBC interim international

  title at stake.  Joe Schilling (10-1) of Los Angeles, Calif. will take on Brandon Banda (5-1) of Concord,

  Calif. for the vacant WBC USA light heavyweight (175 pounds) crown. 

 

  Women’s Muay Thai and MMA star Jeri Sitzes (3-0) of Springfield, Mo. will defend her WBC international

  title against Misty Sutherland (1-0) of Calgary, Canada. 

 

  Tickets for Lion Fight Promotions’ stacked WBC world championship Muay Thai event are on sale and can

  be purchased at the Primm Valley Casino Resorts ticket office (702-386-7867), Ticketmaster by phone at

  (800) 745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com and LionFightPromotions.com. 

 

  Star of the Desert Arena doors will open for the Lion Fight Promotions: Battle In The Desert 3 event at 4

  p.m. PT. The first preliminary bout will begin at 5 p.m.

 

CONTACT:

Mike Afromowitz: mikea@yourwitzend.com

Christine Toledo: christine@lionfightpromotions.com
 

 

- Press Release from Mike Afromowitz \ Witz End Communications, Inc.

 

 

Subject to change

 

 

  

(8/17/11)