Posted On:12/18/2006 7:45pm
This past Saturday, I successfully promoted my very 1st MuayThai event in Northern Virginia. The event was on Saturday, Dec. 16th at "Pro-Fitness & Martial Arts" in Sterling, VA. We had 5 participating gyms and a total of 8 MuayThai matches!
The 5 participating gyms were:
Baltimore San Shou
Pro-Fitness & Martial Arts
Team Lloyd Irvin
And the results:
MATCH #1: Linda Wright (Team Lloyd Irvin) vs. Caitlyn Carr (Baltimore San Shou)
TKO-1 (Linda Wright)
MATCH #2: Brooks Lacy (Trident Academy) vs. Joe Guzdowski (Pro-Fitness & Martial Arts)
UNANIMOUS DECISION (Joe Guzdowski)
MATCH #3: Kevin Breeden (FightWorks) vs. J.D. Carr (Baltimore San Shou)
MAJORITY DECISION (J.D. Carr)
MATCH #4: Noah Schechter (Baltimore San Shou) vs. Richard Nary (FightWorks)
UNANIMOUS DECISION (Noah Schechter)
MATCH #5: Linda Wright (Team Lloyd Irvin) vs. Andy Bulas (FightWorks/JungSu)
TKO (Andy Bulas)
MATCH #6: Rafael Peredo (Pro-Fitness & Martial Arts) vs. Joe Bui (FightWorks)
UNANIMOUS DECISION (Joe Bui)
MATCH #7: Hiroshi Perera (Pro-Fitness & Martial Arts) vs. Jimmy Shoemaker (FightWorks/JungSu)
MAJORITY DECISION (Hiroshi Perera)
MATCH #8: Joe Chang (Team Lloyd Irvin) vs. Ned Veruara (Team Lloyd Irvin)
MAJORITY DECISION (Joe Chang)
TWO VIDEO CLIPS ON YOUTUBE:
Match #6: Rafael Peredo vs. Joe Bui
Match #7: Hiroshi Perera vs. Jimmy Shoemaker
*I am tentatively planning the next event for Saturday, March 17, 2007 (St. Patrick's Day!)
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Posted On:12/18/2006 11:44pm
Congrats on your first event... you need a website!
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Posted On:12/19/2006 12:01am
Style: Kitty Pow Pow!!!
"MATCH #5: Linda Wright (Team Lloyd Irvin) vs. Andy Bulas (FightWorks/JungSu)
TKO (Andy Bulas)"
Was this an intergender match?
Anyway, if you're willing to throw in a little for travel costs, I'd be way into fighting on your March event.
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Posted On:12/19/2006 12:16am
What they said. Glad to hear you are keeping busy KK.
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Posted On:12/19/2006 6:29am
Yes, it was an intergender match. Originally, we had worked out a 3-person bracket. The 2 girls were Linda at 135 lbs (mid-20's), Caitlyn at 155 lbs (20-ish), and Andy at 135 lbs (13 years old).
They were each supposed to fight the other for 2 x 2-minute rounds, so that each of them would get in a total of 4 rounds. However, Linda TKO'ed her opponent with a knee, but was then TKO'ed herself by Andy's punches. Caitlyn scratched after seeing how strong Andy's punches were.
I'd love to have you and Kat up for March, but we simply won't have the budget for fighters travel expenses. Also, I'm not sure I'd be able to find you a match. I had to scramble to get those 3 hooked up, which was why I put them in a 3-way bracket. At this time, my event is focused on pure novices, even though its open to all amateur fighters. I'm trying to set up a match in March that has the current WKA U.S. Champ against another local fighter with a few MT titles on his resume.
Shoot me an email and I'll add you and Kat to the events mailing list! Hopefully this will 'take off' and I'll be able to slide you guys some money for travel expenses later on down the road!
Posted On:12/19/2006 9:56am
Style: muay thai/no-gi n00b
I was there for the fights... our fighters(Pro-fitness) did a great job!
Posted On:12/19/2006 9:57am
Hopefully I'll drop some more weight by the next one and be able to participate...
Posted On:12/19/2006 11:07am
That's cool, definitely email us when the show takes off and you need a couple of chick fighters (emailing ya now).
i keep tryin to spar, but nothin happens!
Posted On:12/19/2006 12:10pm
Style: karate / bjj
was there a thread about this somewhere and i missed it?
it's kinda weird finding out there was something interesting going on maybe fifteen minutes away from me... after the fact.
Posted On:12/19/2006 12:13pm
Style: Dancing the Spears
Would you mind seeing if Caitlyn is interested in a Bonafied amateur matches? Finding wqomen at 155 and up is rough biz so I'm always on the lookout.
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