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Lion Fight bolsters lineup for LF69 in Boston


Lion Fight 69 – Friday, August 27 – Boston, USA

Steve “Put ’Em To Sleep” Walker vs. Lyndon Knowles – Lion Fight World Super Cruiserweight Title

“Bazooka” Joe Stripling vs. Warren “Destroyer” Thompson – Lion Fight North American Heavyweight Title Tournament Final

Michael “Iron Boy” Triana vs. Brendan Raftery – Lion Fight North American Super Featherweight Title

Jose “Braco” Rivera vs. Brian “Magoo” Bogue – Middleweight

Julian Nguyen vs. Dwayne Holman – Welterweight (newly announced main-card bout)

Shaun Shubert vs. Jose “Scarface” Montelongo – Middleweight (newly announced main-card bout)


The main-card lineup has been finalized for Lion Fight 69 coming up on Friday, August 27 from the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts, USA,


champion Shaun Shubert (1-0; Holbrook, Massachusetts, USA) tangle with promotional newcomer Jose “Scarface” Montelongo (1-0; Arlington, Texas, USA).

Those two bouts round out the scheduled six-bout main card, headlined by the much-anticipated home-town title defense for undefeated Lion Fight World Super Cruiserweight champion Steve “Put ’Em To Sleep” Walker (9-0) as he faces standout Englishman Lyndon Knowles (47-13-3).


Five preliminary matchups have also been set for Lion Fight 69:

Josh Thompson (Martinsburg, West Virginia) vs. Jorge Vega (Providence, Rhode Island) – pro heavyweight

Jon Christenson (San Francisco, California) vs. Alex Brown (Boston, Massachusetts) – amateur cruiserweight

Jose Aradia (Providence, Rhode Island) vs. Jimmy MacDonald (Boston, Massachusetts) – amateur super lightweight

Shadi Zachary (Boston, Massachusetts) vs. Mike White (Lakeville, Massachusetts) – amateur lightweight

Joao Teixeira (Quiny, Massachusetts) vs. Ryan Lavoie (Fall River, Massachusetts) – amateur super welterweight


Tickets for Lion Fight 69 are exclusively available at www.hob.com.


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ABOUT LION FIGHT:

Founded in 2010 by Owner/Chief Executive Officer Scott Kent, Lion Fight is recognized as a worldwide leader in Muay Thai events. Now in its 10th year of operation, Lion Fight has showcased elite-level fighters in over 60 events staged in seven countries worldwide, including iconic events at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, and the Indigo at O2 Arena in London, England. Already a worldwide leader in Muay Thai, Lion Fight is dedicated to growing the sport and is driving that cause with the creation of its Road to Lion Fight events, featuring up-and-coming talent vying for their opportunity to earn a Lion Fight contract.


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