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October 20th Champions of Champions Elite brings exclusive coverage of the 2009 Kings Cup Super Eight Tournament to North American Viewers.
The Kings Cup Tournament 2009: Fighters Profiles
The line up for the Kings Cup Super Eight is once again an impressive array of fighters from around the world. Each fighter had to win a qualifying tournament for their selection into this prestigious event to honor Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand’s 82nd Birthday. Kings Cup represents the most grueling fight experience in all of Muay Thai. A true test of a fighter’s warrior spirit and resolve. Eight fighters, seven fights packed into one night of pure adrenaline. Every fighter wants to taste victory, but there can be only one Kings Cup Super 8 Champion!
Match Ups and Fighter Profiles
Naruepol Fairtex vs. Cedric Muller
This fight features two fighters with amazing knockout potential. Between both fighters, they have 76 knockouts in their careers.
Naruepol Fairtex: Thailand - 174 Wins 43 Losses 5 Draws and 53 KO’s
Naruepol is part of the Fairtex Five. As is the case of many Thai fighters he has superb kicks and is technically adept. He is able to, however, show flashes of the kind of style that has earned him the nickname, Mr. Magic. His length posses’ additional problems for any opponent. Naruepol is a past participant of Contender Asia and is a 1999 Lumpinee Champion.
Cedric Muller: France – 52 Wins 20 Losses 7 Draws and 23 KO’s
Cedric brings a well documented pedigree to the Super 8. He was a combatant on season 2 of Contender Asia and was previously the French Muay Thai Champ in1999 and 2000. Muller has strong hands as evidenced by his 23 knockouts among his 52 wins.
Kevyan Houshangy vs. Cosmo Alexandre
Style versus substance would best describe this contest. What Houshangy brings in the way of style Alexandre brings in straight ahead focus. This fight brings the intrigue of a fighter that has unknown qualities vs. the well documented experienced and savvy technician.
Kevyan Houshangy: Iran – 32 Wins 10 Losses and 1 Draw
Houshangy is part of a growing stable of fighters from Iran. He has shown a tendency for flashy moves like spinning back fists, but he also has quick kicks in his arsenal. This is Houshangy moment on the international stage at the top level of Muay Thai competition.
Cosmo Alexandre: Brazil – 37 Wins 11 Losses and 19 KO’s
Cosmo brings the sort of studied style that imposes its will on any competitor in front of him. He is a never waiver from the game plan fighter who has the ability to improvise as the situation dictates. Proficient with his hand knees and elbows Cosmo has the ability to fight in close and at range. Since his loss at Champions of Champions 2 to Yodsaenklai, he has spent time training in Thailand to ensure he is prepared for this grueling battle.
Enrico Kehl vs. Fardi Merza
This bout begs the question 'is youth really wasted on the young'? This could be a case of throwing a kid into the lions den; however Kehl made it to Kings Cup with wins over some of the top fighters in Germany. Now Merza stands in the way as the biggest test of his young career. Will youth win out over experience?
Fardi Merza: Austria – 75 Wins 8 Losses and 63 KO’s
Merza is experienced and dangerous. His Knockout percentage is a staggering 84%. He leaves little margin for error for his opponents. Merza is built for destruction and takes no prisoners in his approach. Merza comes to Bangkok with a mission with every weapon available to him at his disposal.
Enrico Kehl: Germany – 33 Wins 2 Losses and 10 KO’s
Kehl could very well be the next Phenom on the horizon. At 17 he is among the youngest competitors to reach the vaunted Kings Cup Super 8. In his 35 fights he has shown a willingness to mix things up and his 10 knockouts prove that he has sneaky power that belies his slight frame. A young fighter on the rise ready to prove he belongs with the big dogs of Muay Thai.
Petter Juhl vs. Tum Madsua
On paper this bout represents the differences between Thai fighters and what they bring into the ring against Fighters from other countries. Watch the fight between Madsua and Juhl, it will be a promising fight to watch.
Petter Juhl: Norway – 21 Wins 6 Losses and 1 Draw
Petter Juhl may not have an extensive Muay Thai record but he is no stranger. To qualify for Kings Cup he had an impressive win over Jokim Yuki Karlsson. And in 2008 knocked out Phetdam Or. Boonchuay in Pattaya. A good striker with a stiff jab homed as a boxer Petter can be a dangerous rangy fighter.
Tum Masuda: Thailand – 180 Wins 40 Losses and 10 Draws
Madsua is a prototypical Thai Fighter. Stocky with powerful legs and well versed in the art of using his elbows. Tum has been in the ring with a virtual who’s who of Muay Thai and holds and dynamic win over John Wayne Parr at Evolution 16. Tum hopes to not only regain the crown he won in 2007 but to keep the Kings Cup Crown and belt in Thai hands.
Making the Rounds with COC Elite Contest Goes Live October 22nd
COC Elite goes live at Charles Billiards in downtown Glendale, California. The contest is COC Elites quest to find the “Best Bar in America”. Each month COC Elite website members vote for their favorite video clip entered in the contest from bars all across America. The winning Bar will be the location of a live viewing Party of COC Elite series, hosted by the Winner of the COC Elite/ GotCast Spokes Model search contest.
Charles Billiards was selected as this month’s Bar of choice to showcase COC Elite. There will be contests and giveaways throughout the night. There will also be a special Muay Thai Demonstration. Join the Women of COC Elite, Rochelle and Melinda, for a great night of fun and fights.
The events kick off at 8pm at Charles Billiards 224 N. Brand Blvd, Glendale, Ca.
For bars interested in entering the Making The Rounds Contest, simply go to http://www.coc-elite.com to get the rules and regulations. Register and upload a 30 second to 1 minute clip to join.
COC Elite/GotCast Spokes Model Contest
COC Elite will announce the first winner of the COC Elite Spokes Model Contest on the October 22nd showing of Champions of Champions Elite. The lucky winner will also be the MC at the Making the Rounds with COC Elite Bar Contest at Charles Billiards in Glendale. Each month a new winner will be selected to be the COC Elite Spokes Model and will be the Hostess at a live taping of the COC Elite show from the winning bar of the “The Making the Rounds with COC Elite” contest.
To register for the contest simply go to GotCast.com (http://www.gotcast.com/casting-calls/COC-Elite-Spokesperson/56653) for the rules and regulations of the contest.
Be sure to join COC Elite for the next airing on G4 on October 22nd. Check local cable listings for exact times.
Where To Get The 411 on Champions of Champions
Got to the Champions of Champions Elite website for more information on this exciting new Fight Series. http://www.coc-elite.com
COC Elite Schedule Air Date on G4 (Check local cable listings for exact time)
Friday October 22nd: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday November 19th: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday December 17th: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
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