Triumph Kombat 3 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on June 9th
On June 9, 2017, The Theater at Madison Square Garden will host Triumph Kombat 3. Triumph Kombat 3 is putting on a 19 bout fight card, which includes a mixture of Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts fights. The main card is capped off with three title fights, and the main event is a professional Muay Thai fight between Tum Sityodtong and Ognjen Topic. Sityodtong is a Thailand Champion coming over to fight the No. 1 North American Muay Thai fighter. Doors to this historic event swing open at 5:30 pm and the first preliminary bout starts at 6:00 pm, followed by the main card at 8 pm.
Triumph Kombat is sanctioned by a New York State Athletic Commission third-party sanctioning body, the United States Muay Thai Association (USMTA).
Ognjen Topic, a resident of New Jersey, and No. 1 Muay Thai Fighter in North America is set to battle Thailand Champion, Tum Sityodtong. These two Muay Thai fighters will go war in hopes of wrapping the Triumph Kombat Professional World Title around their waist.
Topic is the No. 1 ranked fighter in the USA in the Super Feather Weight Division. He is the current WKA North American Champion in the lightweight division and the current WBC North American Champion in the Super Featherweight division. Topic is also a Former Lion Fight World Lightweight Champion.
Topic has been training at North Jersey Muay Thai (NJMT) since 2005 and in 2011 he was voted the North American professional Rookie of the Year by Muay Thai Authority. He was also voted Professional Fighter of the Month by the WKA (World Kickboxing Association) and Break Through Fighter of The Year by Muay Thau is Life website, in 2011. Topic was also awarded New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame 2012 Fighter of the Year. In addition to all of Topic’s accolades, he earned the most “Fight of The Night” awards in the history Friday Night Fights.
The entire fight card will be streamed live for fans, not in attendance. The prelims will be streamed live for free on Triumph Kombat’s Facebook page. My MMA News will have a link to the fights, HERE. The main card is a pay-per-view card that can be watched on Fite TV. Click this link to watch. The prelims begin at 6 pm sharp and followed by the main card at 8 pm.
To see the entire fight card line-up, click here.
Main Card – 8 pm
TKO PRO LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE
19 Tum Sityodtong vs. Ognjen Topic (28-18-2) 139 lbs
USMTA & TKO LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
18 Dillan Joucoo (9-4) vs. Mark Marerro (10-4) 140 lbs
USMTA KICKBOXING TITLE FIGHT
17 Dante Goldsmith (7-2) vs. Joe Colon (7-1-1) 155 lbs
16 Malcolm Hill (7-3-1) vs. George Pitsakis (7-0) 140 lbs
15 Al Henderson (5-0) vs Remi Singh (18-7) 155 lbs
14 Eric Jung (5-5) vs. Quinn Pakdeteeva (7-0) 155 lbs
13 Joe Merolla (4-3) vs. Greg Melina (4-1) 150 lbs
12 Niki Lorinczy (5-4) vs. Grace Aveen (4-1) 125 lbs
11 Omar Soltan (3-1) vs Daniel Santiago (2-1) 160 lbs
Prelims – 6 pm
10 Josh Quintero (4-1) vs. Arthur Dang (1-1) 132 lbs
9 Mary Brulatour (8-4-1) vs. Prairie Rugilo(8-4-1) 122 lbs
8 Chris Borders (1-4) vs. Sam Hoenig (4-1) 145 lbs
7 Chris Joynt(2-1-1) vs. Lacey Maloney(2-1) 155 lbs
6 Risby Drayton (5-1) vs. Marlon Wiprud (4-1) 185 lbs
5 Miguel Cruz (0-0) vs. Jorge Quintanilla (0-0) 132 lbs
4 Hangzhang Fang (0-0) vs. Heather Leon (1-5) 125 lbs
3 Alma Vicencio (1-1) vs. Hazelle Dongui-is (3-1) 107 lbs
2 Hector Santana (0-0) vs. Steve Lee (1-0) 155 lbs
1 Eva Kunkera (0-0) vs. Hannah Edmunds (0-0) 135 lbs
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Live Results will be posted in another article, HERE.
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).