Warrior Caste Productions Brings "Blood & Steel", Round 3 of MuayThai Premier League to Den Haag, the Netherlands on November 6, 2011

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MuayThai Titans: the Netherland’s Nieky Holzken and Ilona Wijmans, as well as Nathan Corbett, Julie Kitchen, Artem Levin, Ky Hollenbeck among others continue their battle for the WMC-sanctioned MPL World Title.

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"We know that Dutch MuayThai supporters are some of the most passionate in the world, so we are very pleased to bring 'Blood and Steel' to the Netherlands," said Clifton Brown, President and CEO of MPL.

MuayThai Premier League (MPL) & Warrior Caste Productions announced the details of the third round of Muay Thai Premier League. The event is titled “Blood & Steel” and will take place on Sunday, November 6th in Den Haag, the Netherlands. Globally- and internationally-ranked MuayThai fighters, such as the Netherlands’s Nieky Holzken and Ilona Wijmans, Australia’s Nathan Carnage Corbett and the UK’s Julie Kitchen are just a few of the top names in MuayThai that will be showcased on the this card.

Holzken, Kitchen, Shevchenko, Corbett, Levin, Dicks and Schneidmiller are all coming off strong victories from the first round of MPL in Long Beach, Calif. earlier this year with Levin’s knee to the face KO and Corbett’s “raw power” first round knockout being some of the highlights of the evening. They are joined by the winners of the MPL’s second round in Padova, Italy, the pride of America, Ky Hollenbeck, rising star, Mohamed Khamal, and Dutch talent, Ilona Wijmans.

Complete fight card is as follows:

63.5KG - Super Lightweight
Valentina Shevchenko (PER) vs Ilona Wijmans (NED)
Julie Kitchen (UK) vs Sandra Bastian (CAN)

66.6 KG - Welterweight
Denis Schneidmiller (GER) vs Mauro Serra (ITA)
Mohamed Khamal (MOR) vs Michael Dicks (UK)

72.5KG - Middleweight
Yohan Lidon (FRA) vs Vladimir Moravcik (SVK)
Nieky Holzken (NED) vs Ky Hollenbeck (USA)

82.5KG - Light Heavyweight
Jiri Zak (CZE) vs Artem Vakhitov (RUS)
Artem Levin (RUS) vs Roberto Cocco (ITA)

95KG - Heavyweight
Nathan Corbett (AUS) vs Abdarhmane Coulibaly (FRA)
Chris Knowles (UK) vs Filip Verlinden (BLG)

Superfights featuring:
Ali Gunyar (TUR) vs Marco Pique (SUR)
Simon Marcus (CAN) vs Aussi (MOR)

“We know that Dutch MuayThai supporters are some of the most passionate in the world, so we are very pleased to bring “Blood and Steel” to the Netherlands. Now the competition tightens after the first two events, as fighters fight for their place in the elimination stage, and a chance to fight for the World title,” said President and CEO of MPL, Clifton Brown.

In regards to the MPL’s latest event in Padova Italy, a posting from the WMC MuayThai website stated: “Once again, the MPL sanctioned by the WMC put on a spectacular event. Round two of the league went Italiano, with one of the finest productions in the history of the sport. The tournament once again saw the best of the best battling it out to earn points towards the semifinals. The world is looking forward to round three in Holland in November!!!”

Tickets for the show are available online through the MPL website at http://www.TheMPL.tv

About MuayThai and the MuayThai Premier League (MPL):
The MPL is a structured professional MuayThai Boxing league comprised of five weight divisions - four male, one female - where fighters must earn their place in the finals. With eight competitors in each division, the fighters are split into two pools. The semi-finalist winners will then advance to the finals to compete for the MPL and WMC World Championships in their respective weight classes. At the conclusion of the season, athletes who advanced to the elimination stage will remain for season two, the following September.

For more information on the league, an overview of the competitors and to purchase event tickets, please visit:

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