JO NATTAWUT AND ANTONINA SHEVCHENKO RETAIN CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS, WHILE REGIAN EERSEL WINS THE SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’
Los Angeles – Nov. 18, 2016 – Lion Fight Muay Thai’s last event of 2016 featured a historic three title fights on the main card, headlined by Super Welterweight champion Jo Nattawut (58-6-2) and Lightweight champion Antonina Shevchenko (38-1) who both defended their titles with dominant unanimous decision victories. In the third title fight, Regian Eersel (40-4) landed a flying knee to knock out Jake Purdy (27-7-1) and claim the Lion Fight Super Middleweight Title.
Full highlights from tonight’s event are available here: http://bit.ly/LionFight33
Lion Fight 33 was presented by AXS TV commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello, with ringside reporting by Ron Kruck, live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket Connecticut
Official results for Lion Fight 33 are as follows:
Televised Main Card
Main Event – Super Welterweight Fight – Jo Nattawut (60-6-2) defeated Hasan Troy (19-9) via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).
Lightweight Title Fight – Antonina Shevchenko (38-1) defeated Ilona Wijmans (45-6-1) via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).
Super Middleweight Title Fight – Regian Eersel (44-4) defeated Jake Purdy (27-7-1) by TKO at 2:41 in round two.
Cruiserweight Fight – Chip Moraza-Pollard (2-0) defeated Brett Hlavacek (17-4) via split decision (47-48, 50-47, 48-47).
Lightweight Fight – Yeison Berdugo (2-2) defeated Anthony Craparo (0-1) via unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 48-47).
Middleweight Fight – P.J. Sweda (2-1) defeated Andres Jeudi (3-1) via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47).
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