LION FIGHT 16 TO START AT SPECIAL TIME – LIVE AT 6:00 P.M. PT
FRIDAY ON THE FOURTH OF JULY
Main Card Starts after UFC 175 Weigh-In, Finishes prior to Fireworks Displays
LIVE FROM THE PEARL AT PALMS CASINO RESORT
FOR SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE: KEVIN ROSS vs. MICHAEL THOMPSON
CO-MAIN EVENT: TIFFANY VAN SOEST vs. SINDY HUYER
ALSO: THAILAND SUPERSTAR RUNGRAVEE vs. ADRIAN MORILLA
The perfect prelude to the fireworks spectacular, LION FIGHT 16 on Friday, July 4th features a super lightweight championship fight between Muay Thai Champion Kevin Ross and Australia’s Muay Thai prodigy Michael “Thomahawk” Thompson. In the co-main event, former Lion Fight featherweight champion Tiffany Van Soest will face Italy’s Sindy Huyer. For the first time ever, Lion Fight brings Thailand’s superstar Rungravee Banchaemek Sasiprapa to America to take on Adrian Morilla in a special attraction and Muay Thai fan superfight. Also on the main live card, Tyler Toner takes on Gaston Bolanos.
For fight fans and Las Vegas locals getting ready for the UFC International Fight Week extravaganza July 1-6, LION FIGHT announced that its Friday, Fourth of July event, LION FIGHT 16, is carefully time-slotted so that fans can hit the UFC 175 weigh-ins inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., then head over to The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort for the start of the main card at 6:00 p.m. PT. The full rules Muay Thai fights will conclude before sunset, in advance of the Fourth of July Fireworks displays.
Following are times for LION FIGHT 16 – Friday, July the 4th:
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. – UFC 175 Weigh-Ins, Mandalay Bay Events Center
6:00 p.m. – Lion Fight 16 Main Live Card Begins
8:45 p.m. – (approx) Lion Fight 16 concludes
9:00 pm. – Fireworks Displays begin, locations below:
● Station Casinos will host simultaneous fireworks displays at Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock Resort, lasting nine minutes each.
● Caesars Entertainment hosts a Las Vegas Strip 10-minute fireworks display.
Tickets for LION FIGHT 16 are on sale NOW starting at $25 and are available for purchase through Ticketmaster. 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).
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