* * FREE OPEN TO PUBLIC WEIGH IN * *
LION FIGHT PROMOTIONS:
BATTLE IN THE DESERT 3
ALL FIGHTERS TO WEIGH IN
FRIDAY, AUG. 19 AT 5 P.M. PT
BUFFALO BILL’S STAGE BAR IN PRIMM
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
Friday, Aug. 19
Media check-in begins at 4:30 p.m. PT. Fighters on the scales at 5 p.m. PT
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.