We’re Headed Back to Foxwoods For Lion Fight’s Fifth Event of 2017!
We’ve got ourselves a big rematch in the main event of the evening tonight as Super Middleweight champion, Regian “The Immortal” Eersel (46-4) defends his title agaisnt Matous Kohout (38-9), the last man to defeat him. Will we see another successful title defense from Eersel, or crown a new champion in Kohout?
The co-main event features Lion Fight newcomers Elijah Clarke (6-1) and Juan Jackson (9-1) in an East Coast vs West Coast showdown. Clarke is originally from St. Lucia and trains out of Renzo Gracie Academy in New York. Jackson is a former Army Sergeant and will be coming all the way from Tacoma, Washington for this fight. Watch for these two to put on a war in the Light Heavyweight division!
The action starts at 9/8c on AXS TV with commentators Ron Kruck, UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich & Phoenix Carnevale.
Main Card Match-ups and Weigh-in Results for Lion Fight 38 are Below:
Light Heavyweight – Juan Jackson 9-1 (TBD) vs. Elijah Clarke 6-1 (170.0)
Lightweight – Jonathan George 2-2 (140.0) vs. Jafar Toshev 1-0 (144.0)
Super Cruiserweight – Robert Morrow 0-0 (199.0) vs. Steve Walker 1-0 (205.0)
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