Muay Thai Super Fights Returns to the UK
By Mike LNg
Muaythai Superfights returns on the November 20th, 2010, the main event will feature the UK’s standout Welterweight star Jordan Watson against the Japanese champion Shinya Ishige. The fight will be for the vacant ISKA World Super-welterweight Muaythai title.
Watson competed in the K-1 UK MAX 2007 tournament at the Excel in London. In 2008 Watson made it to the UK eight man qualifying tournament for a spot on the second season of the popular TV reality show Asian Contender. Watson recently made it the distance with former K-1 MAX champion Buakaw Por Pramuk at the MSA’s event at the Excel arena.
Shinya Ishige is a well respected fighter in Japan and Thailand, earning his stripes at Tokyo’s Kueraken Hall and the Bangkok Stadium’s including matches with Saenchai Sor Kingstar and Kuntap Weerasakreck. ?He is also a veteran of the King’s Birthday Shows, appearing twice for the Thai Royal Family. Shinya is called the ripper due to his razor sharp elbow strikes in the current All Japan welterweight Champion.
The card known thus far is as follows:
ISKA World Title Fight
Jordan Watson (Bad Company) VS Shinya Ishige (Japan)
ISKA British Title Fight
Kerrith Bhella (Firewalkers) VS Lee Green (Higher Level)
Ivan Damyanov (Firewalkers) VS Dan Costello (Phraya Pichai)
Jason Dutton (Impact) VS Alex Foreman (Masda Gym)
Andy Webb (Sapphire Gym) VS Ross George (Kaang Raang)
ISKA Midland Area Title Fight
Michael Corns (Black Widow) VS Ed Lyons (Evolution-Stafford)
Billy Waterworth (Evolution Womborne) VS Charlie Peters (Semtex)
Fights are expected to be announced for Andy Howson, Daitan Jackson and many others, so watch this space!
Tickets can be purchased by calling 08448700000 or visiting www.theticketsellers.co.uk