Tiffany Van Soest Defends Her Featherweight Title and Liam Harrison Defeats Malaipet Sasiprapa on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: Lion Fight 23’
Saturday August 1, 2015– Lion Fight 23 delivered again with finishes and a Main Event that no one should have missed.
In the main event, Malaipet a Thai star and Lion Fight favorite took on England’s Liam Harrison. Just like it was expected the two went back and forth for five hard-fought rounds. After the first two rounds, Harrison finally found his rhythm and that was not a good thing for Mailipet. Harrison defeated Sasiprapa to give him his 99th career fight win.
In the co-main event, Lion Fight star Tiffany Van Soest came back to defend her belt against Polish fighter Martyna Krol. Martyna couldn’t defeat the champ, Van Soest’s footwork and accuracy was too much for Krol to handle. Tiffany bacame the victor once again winning with a unanimous decision.
Also on the card, Rungrat Sasiprapa defeated Kevin Ross who was the fan favorite, with a flying knee. Mike Lemaire defeated Andrew Kapel, these two fighters put on one of the best fights so far for AXS TV Fights.
Highlights and results from the broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 23 are available below, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello:
Official results from LION FIGHT 23 are as follows:
Main event – Welterweight Fight (147 pounds) – Liam Harrison (81-16-2) defeated Malaipet Sasiprapa (146-30-6) via split decision (48-47, 49-46, 50-46).
Women’s Featherweight Title Fight (125 pounds) – Tiffany Van Soest (13-2-1) defeated Martyna Krol (18-11) via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-44).
Super Lightweight Fight (140 pounds) – Rungrat Sasiprapa (86-33-2) defeated Kevin Ross (31-10) via TKO at 2:13 in round two.
Super Bantamweight Fight (122 pounds) – Victor Saravia (4-0) defeated Stan Mancebo (1-3) via TKO at 3:00 in round three.
Cruiserweight Fight (187 pounds) – Mike Lemaire (14-0) defeated Andrew Kapel (12-6) via TKO at 2:35 in round five.
Bantamweight Fight (118 pounds) – Romie Adanza (18-7-1) defeated Daniel McGowan (20-3-1) via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 2:19 in round three.
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