Regian “The Immortal” Eersel and Matous “The Mighty Rooster” Kohout will clash for the super middleweight world title as Lion Fight 38 is ready for launch following the official weigh-ins held today.
All bouts, including Eersel’s second title defense, are set to go for Lion Fight 38 which takes places on Friday, September 29 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
The six-bout main card airs live on AXS TV Fights in the United States as well as on Fight Network throughout Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
In the main event, Eersel (46-4) puts his super middleweight belt on the line against Kohout (36-9), the last man to beat the reigning champion. Eersel, who hails from Amsterdam, Holland by way of Suriname, weighed in at 165 lbs., while Kohout, who fights out of Prague, Czech Republic, stepped off the scale at 166 lbs.
Weigh-in results for the other bouts of Lion Fight 38 were:
Juan Jackson (9-1; Tacoma, Washington) – En route to event; TBA
Elijah “The Mayor” Clarke (6-1; Brooklyn, New York) – 170 lbs.
Silvia La Notte (62-14-4; Milan, Italy) – 115 lbs.
Dani Fall (11-1; Telford, England) – 110 lbs.
Timothy “The Good Soldier” Woods (8-1; Vicksburg, Mississippi) – 189 lbs.
Brett “The Threat” Hlavacek (17-5; Brooklyn, New York) – 185 lbs.
Jonathan George (2-2; Lourton, Virginia) – 142lbs.
Jafar Toshev (1-0; Brooklyn, New York) – 144 lbs.
Robert Morrow (Pro Debut; Lockport, Illinois) – 199 lbs.
Steve “Put Em To Sleep” Walker (1-0; Boston, Massachusetts) – 204 lbs.
Cris Mims (Pro Debut; Foley, Alabama) – 165 lbs.
Brian Bogue (Pro Debut; Cranston, Rhode Island) – 166 lbs.
Jessi Hackett (Pro Debut; Lynchburg, Virginia) – 138 lbs.
Yeison Berdugo (2-3; Indianapolis, Indiana) – 137 lbs.
Hector Andres Acosta (Boston, Massachusetts) – 168 lbs.
J. Lucky Henry (Boston, Massachusetts) – 170 lbs.
Nalton McLaughlin (Freeport, New York) – 155 lbs.
Shawn Ellis (New York, New York) – 155 lbs.
Shaun Shubert (Holbrook, Massachusetts) – 155 lbs.
Miguel Cadiz (Worcester, Massachusetts) – 155 lbs.