LAS VEGAS – LION FIGHT, the first ever professional combat sports organization taking part in the UFC International Fight Week™ event extravaganza, will hold the official Weigh-Ins for LION FIGHT 16 on Thursday, July 3 live from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. The LION FIGHT 16 Weigh-Ins are FREE and OPEN to the public. Doors open at 4:00 p.m., and fighters go on scale at 5:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets for LION FIGHT 16 are on sale NOW starting at $25 and are available for purchase through www.Ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available at the Pearl at the Palms box office. (Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges).
WHAT: LION FIGHT 16
WHO: ALL LION FIGHT 16 FIGHTERS INCLUDING:
KEVIN ROSS – Super lightweight title contender
MICHAEL THOMPSON – Super lightweight title contender
TIFFANY VAN SOEST – former Lion Fight featherweight champion
SINDY HUYER – Italian Muay Thai Champion
WHERE: THE PEARL AT PALMS CASINO RESORT
4321 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV, 89103
WHEN: THURSDAY, JULY 3
4:00 P.M. – Doors Open
5:00 P.M. – Fighters On Scale
HOW: LION FIGHT 16 WEIGH-INS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The perfect prelude to the fireworks spectacular, LION FIGHT 16 on Friday, July 4 features a super lightweight championship fight between Muay Thai Champion Kevin Ross and Australia’s May Thai prodigy Michael “Tomahawk” Thompson. In the co-main event, former Lion Fight featherweight champion Tiffany Van Soest will face Italy’s Sandy Hoyer. For the first time ever, Lion Fight brings Thailand’s superstar “Redgrave” to America to take on Adrian Morella in a special attraction and Muay Thai fan superlight. Also on the main live card, Tyler Toner takes on Gaston Bolanos.
LION FIGHT 16 will take place Friday, July 4 from The Pearl inside Palms Casino Resort presented on International Fight Week’s roster of fan events and activities taking place in the city’s hottest venues and clubs throughout the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
LION FIGHT 16 airs live on AXS TV starting at 6:00 p.m. PT/9:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast will feature play-by-play and color commentary by legendary MMA fighter and coach Pat Miletich alongside renowned sports commentator Michael “The Voice” Schiavello.