2001 A.D.

 
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Greetings to everyone and welcome to the 21st Century...

This page deals with up dates and latest  briefs of promotions from around the USA and the World, with snippets on past, present,  and up-coming events etc.. If you have heard of any upcoming promotions,  feel free to forward them, via Email: usmta@usmta.Com 

Note: (Blue) means past event, (White) means present or upcoming events...

 

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 MTI today announced.. That 'STRIKE INC.' a  new promotion company is preparing to promote a The New York State, Tri State, and East Regional  Muay Thai (Amateur and Professional)  Championships. The event is being planned to be held in the City of Brooklyn, New York on 4th of February. Fighters from all the U.S.  Eastern States are welcome to apply for entry,  Contact either Mr. Alex...or email the USMTA   AT usmta@usmta.com  for more details.

January  2001 A.D.

January, 27th, 2001 MTI today announced..  that on January 27th, 2001 "NITE of THUNDER" Kickboxing, boxing & shoot fighting championship Sanctioned by: WKL - WORLD KICKBOXING LEAGUE. At  1250 Ontario Avenue Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA, S7K-1S51 Tel: 306 343-THAI (8424) Tel: 1306 4-PRO-FIT (477-6348)   http://www.pro-fitathletics.com

TSN RE-SCHEDULE FEBRUARY FOR 'BATTLE 2K' - CANADA VS. THE WORLD 

The 'BATTLE 2K' which featured Canada vs. the World (under Muay Thai and Kickboxing Rules)  filmed in Calgary, Canada has been rescheduled by those responsible for programming at TSN in Canada. Here is the revised schedule to all. During February, they will not only be playing Part 1, but they will be also dispersing it with Part 2 and Part 3. These are the main times TSN has chosen to highlight this event.

Part 1: Sunday February 4th 5:30 PM  -  Tuesday February 6th 1:30 PM -  Saturday March 3rd 12:00 Midnight  - Sunday March 11th 5:00 PM   Part 2:  Monday February 12th 8:00 PM  -  Tuesday February 13th 4:45 PM  - Thursday March 15th 1:00 AM    Part 3: Sunday February 25th 12:00 Noon  - Friday March 16th 3:00 PM  - Thursday March 22nd 1:00 AM

February  2001 A.D.

February, 3rd, 2001 MTI today announced.. Mike Miles of Canada is preparing for the WKA WOMEN’S CANADIAN LIGHTWEIGHT KICKBOXING TITLE DEFENSE (See poster).       

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Fighters on the card are listed below.
TRISH KINGSFORD
(Miles-Calgary) vs. TAMARA PRICE (Bergeron-Edmonton)
SANDRA BASTIAN (Black Dragon-Calgary) vs. ANNA MRACVACK (Spirit-Regina)
SHELLEY EVANS (National—Calgary) vs. AMANDA FAULKS (Pemberton)
RICK FEATHERSTONE (Cheney—Red Deer) vs. ROGER MCNAIR (Victory—Calgary)
JENNIFER CUTBILL (National—Calgary) vs. HILLARY IBBOTT (Spirit—Regina)
MIKE BELL (National—Edmonton) vs. SCOTT WILLIAMS (Calgary—Victory)
DALLAS JOHNSON (National—Calgary) vs. LEEANNE LIESEMER (Lightning—Calgary)
RENEE MARTYNIUK (Aeroflex—Edmonton) vs. SUE MCLEOD (Black Dragon—Calgary)
MIKE DEMAY (National—Calgary) vs. AFDAB SHAH (Victory—Calgary)
KRISTEN FRASER (Cheney—Red Deer) vs. JENNIFER HERMAN (Victory—Calgary)
JULIO FLORES (National—Calgary) vs. JASON BRYANT (Black Dragon—Calgary)
MLADEN KULGANIN (Victory—Calgary) vs. DARRIN CAVE
(Pemberton)

February, 16th, 2001 MTI today announced.. that William Varner of Virginia Beach is  looking for amateur Muay Thai fighters, for his event "King of the Ring" to be held in Virginia Beach at the Surfside Hotel oceanfront. There will be no compensation, except for the opportunity to get some experience, a trophy, and exposure on the net. Contact William Varner at vbama@chi-lin.org or call 757-495-3755.

February, 17th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Winnipeg, Canada the "WKA ENTER THE DRAGON" - Amateur Muay Thai, Kickboxing & Pankration Bouts For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

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February, 17th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Lowkick Productions will be promoting an event of  Muay Thai action, Bringing you the worlds best Fighters and Top Local talent to Compete at the Hilton Burbank Airport & Convention Center at 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank Ca. 91505, Tel/800-840-6450, Tickets can be Purchased by calling Lowkick Productions at 714-573-8386 Visa/M C/AMEX & ATM/Debit Cards. Ticket Prices are as follows: V.I.P. $80.00, Ringside $50.00 and General Admission $35.00.

February, 24th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Louis Neglia & Ray Longo are promoting "Vengeance At the Vanderbilt" on Saturday the 24th. The event begins at 8:pm and promotes Kickboxing and Muay Thai bouts. Local and outside fighters from NJ, NY, Boston, Mass and Washington. Contact Tel: 718-372-9089 Ticket prices range from $100, Skybox, VIP Ringside $50, Ringside, $40 reserved tickets $30. and S.R.O. $25 Tickets also available at the door. (718-372-9089)

March  2001 A.D.
March 3rd, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event at  Red Deer, Canada the "WKA CHAMPIONSHIP MUAY THAI & KICKBOXING EVENT" - This Championship Muay Thai also includes Kickboxing Bouts. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

March 3rd, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event (TBA)  at Selkirk "A NIGHT OF MUAY THAI & KICKBOXING" - WKA Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

March 24th, 2001 MTI today announced..  that Mike Miles will be promoting a fight card in
Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The event, "March Mayhem", will take place on Saturday March 24th with doors opening at 6:00 PM and the fights starting at 7:15 PM. The event will feature Muay Thai and Kickboxing (allowing kicks to the legs). Fighters will be coming from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. There will be several titles filled on this card which is sanctioned by the WKA. Further information,  Ph: (403) 244-8424 / fax: (403) 244-7991 E-Mail: natkick@cadvision.com

 
April  2001 A.D.

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April 7th, 2001 MTI today announced.. Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Calgary, Canada called "BRAWL FOR ALL # 2" - International Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Bouts for TSN The "Brawl for All 2" feature Canada against Holland and the USA. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles @ (403) 244-8424.

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April 7th, 2001 MTI today announced, that Sukotai Corporation & Lane Collyer  will present "Muay Thai Uprising II" , to be held at Flemings Arena, 3037 Pleasantville Dr., in the City of  Dorville, Georgia. 30340. Fighters competing on the card are James Cook from the Fairtex Camp, who will compete against Jason Jillian from Calgary Alberta, Canada, for the IKF North American Jr. 

  Mid-weight Muay Thai Championship. Also competing that night will be Rakarma Young, Pedro Villalobos, Armondo Ramos, Steve Hall, Jeff Anderson, Scott Lightly and Chris Herrington. Ticket prices from $25 at the door, Kids under 12 years $15. Doors open at 5:30pm Contact Tel 770-936-3850

April 28th, 2001 MTI today announced..That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of  (Saskatoon) called "THUNDER ON THE PRAIRIES" - WKA Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Full Contact Rules & Grappling Bouts For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles @ (403) 244-8424.

April 28th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Alberta, Calgary, Canada, called "BRAWL FOR ALL", at the Max Bell Arena and filmed for TSN, includes Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

April, 24th - 29th, 2001 MTI today announced..  that an Invitational World championship event promoted by the Greek Kickboxing Federation, is to be held in the City of Kassandra at the Halkidiki in Greece.  (1 hour from Thessaloniki airport). the event for Men, Women and Jr. divs in Semi Contact, Full Contact and Muay Thai with Oriental Rules. MEN WEIGHT DIVISIONS FOR FULL CONTACT & THAI BOXING (WITH ORIENTAL RULES)  -60 -64.5 -67 -70 -72.5 -76 -82 -88.5 +88.5
MEN WEIGHT DIVISIONS FOR SEMI CONTACT & LIGHT CONTACT  -64.5 -70 -76 -82 -88,5 +88.5
WOMEN WEIGHT DIVISIONS FOR SEMI, LIGHT, FULL, THAI BOXING (WITH ORIENTAL RULES)  -53, 5 -58 +58
JUNIOR WEIGHT DIVISION FOR SEMI CONTACT & LIGHT CONTACT
THE WEIGHT DIVISIONS WILL BE FORMED DEPENDING ON THE PARTICIPATION AND ILL BE ANNOUNCED THE DAY OF THE WEIGH IN.
A' CLASS JUNIOR (BORN 1983, 1984, 1985)    B' CLASS JUNIOR (BORN 1986, 1987, 1988)
C' CLASS JUNIOR (BORN 1989, 1990)              D' CLASS JUNIOR (BORN 1991, 1992)

PROBABLE PARTICIPATION: 60-70 COUNTRIES, 800-1000 ATHLETES JUDGES AND REFEREES: THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING AS JUDGES AND REFEREES SHOULD BE INFORMED THAT THEY HAVE TO ATTEND A SEMINAR AND BEING EXAMINED BY TESTS. ONLY THOSE WHO WILL PASS THE TESTS, WILL WORK AS JUDGES AND REFEREES AND WILL RECEIVE A FEE OF ABOUT $50 US Dollars PER DAY.

May  2001 A.D.

May 5th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Calgary) called "SCHANKS WARRIORS WEEKEND # 1" - WKA Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts featuring Canada vs. the USA. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

May 5th, 2001 MTI today announced.. The Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas will be hosting the K-1 World Grand Prix 2001 Elimination event. (8 men enter 1 Man survives) . The event will host such fighters as, Alex Gong, Glanville, Kucharzewski, Roufus, Leuyer, Lalonde, Fernandez, McDonald, Smith, and Singer. For tickets call 1-800-963-9634

May 12th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of  (Saskatoon) called "RIVER CITY RUMBLE # 2" - WKA Muay Thai, Kickboxing Rules & Pankration Bouts. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

May 19th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of  Edmonton, Canada called "WKA NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS # 4" - Muay Thai & Kickboxing Bouts. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

May 26th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Shanks, North West Calgary, Canada, includes Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

June  2001 A.D.

June, 1st-2nd, 2001 MTI today announced..  that Kru Robert Wilesmith of THUNDERLEGS PROMOTIONS AUSTRALIA is helping to match a World Title show in Burma. Two Titles on the same weekend on 1st & 2nd June in Rancoon. He is prepared to Promote 3 Times World Bantamweight & Featherweight Champion Ali Hallak from Australia (56-59kg) against anybody that is worthy of a World Title shot. Also too, he is looking for an opponent & wants to promote 3 times Women's World Bantamweight & Featherweight Champion Holly Ferneley, also from Australia for a World Title.

The deal is this. For ALI HALLAK either: 1. M.T.(No elbows) Jnr. Welterweight Title (59kg)  International Rules Title (56.4kg)  Full Contact Title (58.1kg)

For HOLLY FERNELEY, either: 1. M.T. Bantamweight Title (56.4kg) International Rules Title (58.2kg) Full Contact Rules Title (56.4kg)

The deal is this: 4 plane fares return to Burma (1 Trainer, 2 fighters, 1 judge). Purses: Ali's opponent - $1,500US.  Holly's opponent - $1,000US. All accommodation, ground transport & food taken care of. GUARANTEED RETURN FIGHT DEAL IN YOUR COUNTRY WITHIN 3 MONTHS! No return fights, NO DEAL! For the opponents, it has to be finally passed by IKF World President Mr. Steve Fossum. He is the boss & has the final say to approve the titles. If there are ANY offers, please email me ASAP as the promoter is anxious to get things rolling. This show is the first time Kickboxing is fought in Burma at the No.1 Stadium there. Email: thunder2@hotmail.com  Postal: P.O. Box 55, Toongabbie. 2146. NSW Australia. Ph: 612 9897-5222(Gym)     612 9636-5222(Fax)    614 1922-0925(Mobile)

June 9th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles and Lyle Cheney will be promoting an event in the City  of Red Deer, called  "SUPERFIGHTS # 6" - WKA Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

June 23rd, 2001 MTI today announced.. That "King of the Ring" fight coordinator William Varner is looking for amateur Muay Thai fighters for the next KOR on June 23rd in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  The first event in February was a great success with a standing room only crowd treated to 18 exciting matches. He is offering title belts for fighters at 168 lbs. (male) and 115 lbs. (female). Contact him at vbama@chi-lin.org or call 757-495-3755.

July  2001 A.D.
July  14th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Calgary, Canada called  "SCHANKS WARRIORS WEEKEND # 2" - Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts featuring Canada vs. the USA. For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.
August  2001 A.D.
August 4th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Edmonton, Canada called  "SCHANKS WARRIORS WEEKEND # 3" - WKA Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts featuring Canada vs. the USA For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

August 11th, 2001 MTI today announced.. K-1 USA RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS! At The BELLAGIO Resort Hotel & Casino "8 MEN ENTER..., ONLY 1 SURVIVES" featuring: Maurice Smith USA, Stefan Leko GERMANY, Peter Aerts HOLLAND, Noboru Uchida JAPAN, Sergei Ivanovic BELARUS, Duke Roufus USA, Jurgen Kruth SWEDEN, Francisco Filho BRAZIL PLUS  a full under card of K-1 style and ISKA Muay Thai Action! For Ticket Information Please Call the Bellagio Ticket Office 1-888-488-7111

August 19th, 2001 MTI today announced.. 2001 Australian Full Contact Championships commencing at 1pm Sunday 19th August, South Sydney Junior Leagues Club, Anzac Parade, Kingsford . With 130 fighters on the draw, this is the biggest full contact tournament ever held in Australia. This is a huge event and one not to be missed. Included in the fighters are:

Hungary Fighters: Kalman Kozman,  Peter Vamosi, Zsolt Ziga, and stavan Lenart

England: Tassie Sinclair, 4th Dan Wado-Ryu

Ukraine Fighters: George Gogilashi, Peter Vamosi, Irakli Guruli, David Gejadze, levan Rogava, Istvan Lenart and Evane Dekanosidze.

Japan Fighters: Tayeka Talaoka and Tomuya Tusa 

Tickets: adults $25.00 - Kids &15.00

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September  2001 A.D.

September 8th, 2001 MTI today announced.. that the "New York Showdown 5" will be promoting a mixed Amateur event on  Saturday, September 8, So far the card looks like this:

RED                              STYLE                              BLUE

Lennox Chance          San Shou 3 RD, 125 LB          Boris Yurganov AFC Kickboxing                                            Baltimore San Shou

George Morales    Kickboxing  3 RD, 159-165 LB          Angel America’s Finest                                                 NY Boxing Gym

Nardu Debrah       San Shou  3 RD, 156 LB        Mike Norman Universal Defense                                           Boston San Shou

Peter Diaz            San Shou  175-180 LB            Jeff Ruth          NYKK 3 RD,                                             Suriyasak Muay Thai

Danny Morales     Kickboxing 3 RD, 135-139 LB.          Owen              America’s Finest                                              NY Boxing Gym

Aymen Mohammed  San Shou  3 RD, 125-130 LB   Justin Capiello NYKK                                                              Boston San Shou

John Muzillo         Muay Thai  3 RD, 210 LB    Anthony Talbert America’s Finest                                             Sitsuriya Muay Thai

Richard Acosta         Muay Thai  3 RD, 154 LB     Vitaly Manchur NYKK                                                                 Borodin’s Gym

Michael Colon      Kickboxing  3 RD, 159 LB       Ricky Spencer America's Finest                                          NY Boxing Gym

PROFESSIONAL MATCHES

Steven Berkolayko      Muay Thai  5 RD, 165 LB           Jimmy Hattori Borodin’s Muay Thai                                             Hybrid Budokan

Peter “F-16” Kaljevic       San Shou 5 RD, 152 LB        Reza Abassi    

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Vladimir Mrinsky         Muay Thai 5 RD, 198 LB           Marvin Perry Borodin’s Muay Thai                                         Boston San Shou

September 15th, 2001 MTI today announced.. Thai & Kick-Box Gala is to be held in the City of Duren, Germany, promoted by  Detlef Turnau of the German Muay Thai Bund

September 22nd, 2001 MTI today announced.. Thai & Kick-Box Gala is to be held in the City of Wadern, Germany, promoted by  Detlef Turnau of the German Muay Thai Bund

September 22nd, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Calgary, Canada called  "SCHANKS WARRIORS WEEKEND # 4" - WKA Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts featuring Canada vs. the USA For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

September 22nd, 2001 MTI today announced. "King of the Ring III" will be held Sept.22nd in Chesapeake Virginia. Amateur Thai Boxers of all experience levels including newbies are acceptable. Contact William Varner at 757-495-3755 or register and get general info. at www.drewleon.net Thank you for your interest. 

September 29th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Shanks, North West Calgary, Canada, Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts featuring Canada vs. the USA For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.

 
October  2001 A.D.
October 6th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Detlef Turnau will be promoting a Thai & Kickboxing Gala in the City of Detmold, Germany.

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October 12th, 2001 MTI today announced.. Lowkick Productions is proud to present "Warriors Cup of America", Friday, October 12th 2001 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver city, Bouts begin at 8:00 pm The Main Event is the much anticipated re-match of Ole "Baqiou" Laursen from Denmark against Thai Legend  Kongnappa Watcharavit, The Semi-Main Event features NHB & Muay Thai's fastest rising star Duane "Bang" Ludwig against George Humbert, Also on the card is

  Walter "Sleeper" Michalowski making his pro debut against. Joe Cruz of New Mexico, and also entering the ring is a fast and rising star Baxter "One Arm Bandit" Humby who prepares to do battle with Danny Slade also from New Mexico, Plus Many more pro and top seed amateurs. Call Lowkick Productions now for Ticket and event info @714-573-8386, Ticket Prices are as follows $50 for Ringside and $35 for General Admission, Sorry V.I.P. Seating is Sold-Out!

October 13th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Detlef Turnau will be promoting the German Internationals Amateur Muay Thai event in the City of Durach, Germany.

October 13th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That  BAMMA  will be putting on an event on the 13th  called "FIGHT NIGHT 15" at the South Plainfield Middle School in South Plainfield New Jersey. Event begins at 6pm fights begins at 7pm. Tel: 908-352-0622

October 13th, 2001 MTI today announced.. The International fighters Association is looking for fighters to compete in the new "Fire and Ice Full Contact Challenge". It will be  in Chesapeake Va.. The card will be Muay Thai , American Kickboxing & Vale Tudo .  Please call or E-mail me with fighter info. IFA@ mindspring.com 3556 Sharpley Ave. Norfolk, VA 23513

October 27th, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Detlef Turnau will be promoting an Muay Thai  & Kickboxing Gala called (Judgment Day 2 ) event in the City of Ratheim, Germany.

November  2001 A.D.
November 3rd, 2001 MTI today announced.. That Mike Miles will be promoting an event in the City of Alberta, Calgary, Canada, called "BATTLE 2001", at the Max Bell Arena and filmed for TSN, includes Championship Muay Thai & Kickboxing Rules Bouts featuring team Canada vs International Team For further information contact Mr. Mike Miles at (403) 244-8424.
December  2001 A.D.
 
 
 

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