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January 27th on the Drako Sports Impact Hour we start a five-part series of shows with Kru Mel for Lanna MMA on the sport of Muay Thai. We will delve into the history, the spirituality tied to Muay Thai, Rules, Styles and much more. Both Kru Mel and myself believe the best stand-up fighting styles is much more than a tool in MMA or a sport that most westerners do not fully understand yet, it is a way of life for a whole coulter of people and we are hoping to open some fans eyes to all Muay Thai entails. Tune in Wednesday night at 9:00pm(Eastern/6:00pm(pacific) and DOMINATE YOUR WORLD
What does it take to win the WBC belt in Muy Thai fighting? Join us as we talk to fighter and Bosnian Serb Ognjen Topic about fleeing war in Bosnia, becoming an American citizen, and living and training in Thailand.
Ognjen Topic was born in Bosnia. He and his family moved to Serbia when the Yugoslav wars broke out. His father eventually won the immigration lottery and brought his famly to the United States. As a child, Topic was drawn to the visual arts and also to martial arts. He won his black belt as a teenager but wanted a bigger challenge and found it when he entered the unrelenting world of Muay Thai fighting.
Topic's love of the visual arts led him to a career in graphic design, but he stepped away from that to fight professionally. In 2014, with his usual unswerving commitment, he relocated to Thailand. he spent seven months living and training in Thailand. He is currently ranked #1 in the United States and is sponsored by Infightstyle. He has won WKA and WBC USA National Titles and the Lion Fight World Title.
The world of Muay Thai has opened up to female competitiors worldwide and in some places are more popular than MMA.
Prairie Rugilo, who has been a guest on this show, is someone looking to make her mark with a revolutionary gym "The Girl Fight". The all female gym helps develop talent, like DeAna, to feed their hunger for compeition.
Matthew Kaplowitz, the editor and cheif of FightNerd.com, has started an Indie go-go campaign to get help document their story.
We will talk to Kaplowitz about the documentry and growth of women's muay thai.
Hey! We're back! Check out the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse podcast, airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. Join Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "Uncanny" Daryll B. as they unfurl the following pop/pulp and political mysteries: Okayplayer.com Managing Editor, Kevin Clark returns to discuss the honesty of Billboard's Top 35 R & B Artists of All Time list; does the cancellation of TNT's live action Teen Titans series represent the saturation point many geeks fear with popular superhero TV translation properties?; as the new Star Wars film tracks to surpass Avatar as the high grossing film (ever!), its director, J.J. Abrams responds to criticism that his film is just a repackaged episode #4-New Hope (and there's a petition for George Lucas' return in the works); our impressions of a skin bleaching ad from Thailand that has gone viral and enraged social media; and in more racism is the new drug news, Maine governor, Paul LePage backtracks on racially tinged remarks he made while addressing his state's growing heroin addiction/trafficking problems; is Beyonce really aiming to make the Hottentot Venus story?;
Netflix does it AGAIN-discussing the Black 70s period drama enitiled, The Get Down; Shadow and Act highlights the concept of hyper-tokenism via Lupita Nyongo's Maz character in Star Wars: the Force Awakens.
And lastly, a recent Black Nerd Problems piece waxes about how some perceive Black authenticity by having familiarity with HBO's The Wire. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620,
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These three (3) parents, who are prominent entrepreneurs, will share their journey of how they helped their kids “WALK INTO THEIR SEASON” and also become entrepreneurs. Parents will receive tips on how to be in tuned to your child and guide them into success. Renowned Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Thomas; Third Generation Entrepreneur Laura Fontenette and fiery Literacy Advocate, and Voice Actor Thai Mills will Empower parents as they tune in Monday 2-1-16 @70pmCST. Dial 347-237-4648 or online www.parentempowermentcenter.com Be Empowered. Blessed.
One of the founders of "Team Girl Fight", Muay Thai fighter Prairie Rugilo holds a 7-2-1 record in the art of the 8 limbs. Having been Inducted into the New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Rugilo is still making waves inside and outside the ring, encouraging many females to take up Muay Thai.
We will talk to Rugilo about her upcoming bout on Friday Night Fights in New York and her work to help females in mauy thai get exposure.
On this MMA edition of Carson's Corner, Bob welcome Scott Kent, President and CEO of Lion Fight Promotions. According to their website,"Lion Fight’s full rules Muay Thai events are televised live nationally to over 42 million homes as part of AXS TV’s long-running Friday Night Fights series." Bob and Scott will discuss the up coming Lion Fight 27 event at the Pechanga Grand Ballroom in Temecula, California. The card features a Welterweight title fight between Charlie Peters (33-14) from London, England, and Fabio Pinca (92-33) from Lyon France. The next title fight is a women's Super Bantamweight fight between Ashley Nichols (20-4) from Cambridge, Ontario, and Tiffany Van Soest (12-2-1) San Diego, California.
We will also discuss Lion Fight 28, which takes place on February 26th at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
From the press release:
Lion Fight 28 is topped by a showdown for the super welterweight title as reigning champion “Smokin”
Jo Nattawut puts his belt on the line against multi-time world champion Kem Sitsongpeenong. In the co-
main event Lion Fight lightweight champ Ognjen Topic defends his belt for the first time against Dutch
star Sergio “Kleintje” Wielzen.
“Jo Nattawut is the very pinnacle of the elite competitors Muay Thai fighting. He is true star in the sport
and a deserving champion, but Kem has every intention of knocking Jo off his pedestal,” said Scott Kent,
President & CEO of Lion Fight.
For more information about this event visit www.lionfight.com
Rosy Hayward is an accomplished muay thai fighter, having won several belts in her native England. Besides the fact she fights, she also covers the sport, having started the Female Muay Thai group on Facebook, which has become thee source for news in the sport. Hayward got the 2013 Award for best Media Source for Female Muay Thai.
We will talk to Hayward about the future of women's kickbxoing, the global expansion of the sport, and her upcoming fight.
On 2.3.16 The Sports Warriors bring to you exclusives from Bellator MMA Jimmy Smith and Lion Fight Gaston Bolanos both joined the show today to talk about several topics that you'll not want to miss.
The brothers will recap what went down at Lion Fight 27 as history was made as 1 fighter takes home her 2nd belt and controversy was high. UFC on FOX 18 went down as it was a night of first. Bellator 148 was packed full of moments, could you pick?
Here is the last time she was on the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr9EkFht4Uo
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On 1.27.16 The Sports Warriors bring to you another hot edition of the hottest combat sports show out there. On the show they will have special guest CEO of Lion Fight Scott Kent and they will also breakdown the muay thai event itself that goes down this Friday at Pechanga Resort and Casino.
In other combat news UFC 196 moves from PPV to Free TV, the brothers will explain where it all went wrong. WSOF 27 went down this past weekend and had some exciting moments. Bellator 148 is this Friday as fight week is in full swing this week. Plus much more.
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