American muay Thai promotional giant Lion Fight returns to the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., on Friday. Headlining Lion Fight 24 will be Ky Hollenbeck (17-3-1) taking on Richard Abraham (7-2) while Ognjen Topic will fight Stephen Meleady for the vacant lightweight crown.
For the main bout, Abraham was the first to step on the scale and he came in at the middleweight limit, weighing officially 160 pounds. Not to be outdone, Hollenbeck also came in at a trim 160 pounds, making the headlining tilt official.
Topic looked chiseled for his title fight and didn’t disappoint as he clocked in at a smooth 133 pounds. Dead set on getting the 134-pound strap as well, Meleady tipped the scale at 134 pounds.
Jo Nattawut will defend his Lion Fight super welterweight title against Charlie Peters and both men came in at the 145-pound limit. Nattawut weighed 153 pounds while his challenger came in a pound lighter.
Lion Fight 24 will be televised live on AXS TV starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Lion Fight 24 Weigh-in Results:Ky Hollenbeck (160) vs. Richard Abraham (160)
Ognjen Topic (133) vs. Stephen Meleady (134)
Jo Nattawut (153) vs. Charlie Peters (152)
Gaston Bolanos (142) vs. Ben Yelle (*144)
Chris Mauceri (141) vs. Nicolas Parlanti (143)
Julio Pena (133) vs. Yeison Berdugo (134)
Danny Millet (154) vs. PJ Sweda (156)
*Yelle came in one pound heavy