RECAP: Lion Fight 38 In Photos

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Switch Kicks, Spinning Elbows & Other KOs Abound! Lion Fight 38 gave fight fans a lot of reasons to cheer, including a savage jumping kick KO by a young up-and-comer. A mix of fresh faces and established talent in Muay Thai packed a card that filled the void of a weekend without any major MMA events in the USA. Due to visa issues for the Thai fighters that were to be the main event, Regian …

PHOTO Review Of Lion Fight 37

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Photo Essay: A Striking Evening In Connecticut  Lion Fight 37 is in the books and already many are calling it the best set of fights put on in the promotion’s short history. The penultimate scrap on Friday July 28 at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino featured a new cruiserweight title belt up for grabs, with two fighters each putting their undefeated records on the line. Then, in the main event, a champion would work to defend …

Paul Banasiak: Breaking Down The Reaper’s Scythes

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How “The Reaper” Buried Brett Hlavacek As the adage goes: “You’re either all the way in or all the way out.”  In other words, always be fighting on the inside or the outside ranges — never in the middle. This strategy was expertly executed by Nak Muay Nation’s own, Paul “Reaper” Banasiak, as he put his undefeated professional record on the line against seasoned veteran Brett Hlavacek. Brett’s experience in his 21 fights as a …

Thailand Prison Fights, Muay Thai at MSG and Lion Fight Title Talk

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The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 72 Sometimes you just gotta hit record and just talk Muay Thai – and that’s exactly what Paul and I did in the most recent podcast episode. With so much going on in the Muay Thai scene it’s easy to find things to talk about, such as: The ‘Thailand Prison Fights’ and the controversy surrounding the recently released documentary (seen below). How Muay Thai plays such a major role …

The Growth of Muay Thai in the US with Lion Fight President Scott Kent

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The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 64 Compared to MMA, Muay Thai is still a growing sport in it’s infant stages. Fortunately, with promotions like Lion Fight taking the reigns and helping spread Muay Thai to the US and other parts of the world, it is becoming more and more recognized as one of the most dynamic and exciting sports in the world. A big step in Muay Thai getting the recognition it deserves …