Steve McKinnon Scheduled for WBC Muay Thai Title Defense
By Mike LNg
Billed as Immortality 3 “Undisputed” Steve McKinnon is scheduled to make a title defense for the WBC Muay Thai Super cruiser weight world champion strap. The challenger is number 10 seeded Eduardo Maiorino of Brazil. Current W.B.C World Champion Steve McKinnon will be defending his title against Eduardo Maiorino from Brazil. Steve McKinnon won the WBC title in June 2008 against Holland’s Ashwin Balrak and at the time of the bout was ranked number 7 in the world.
McKinnon recently has fought and won against Paul Slowinski and Thor Hoopman. And Maiorino has seen action in K-1’s tournaments of past.
Also scheduled to fight are Eric Nosa and Shane Tillard in the super heavyweight division. I have to imagine now that the WBC has a United States super heavyweight champion at some point an international superheavy weight title matchup will have to happen.
Also scheduled to participate are Shaggy, Steve Moxon, Mickael Badato, Von Badato, Jay Habib, Joe Concha, and Cheyne Hees. The card is still bein completed but matchups are expected to be announced in the coming days. The card is set to be seen Novemeber 6th, 2010 at Sydney, Australia in Luna Park Big Top.
I have mixed feelings on the super cruiser weight but I can see perhaps a valid safety concern being applied here to divide up the 90kg + weight class more.