Dec 3, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Las Vegas, Nev. – Lion Fight 27 is shaping up to be quite a dandy as multiple-time world champion Fabio Pinca collides with daring and dangerous Brit Charlie Peters in the Jan. 29 main event and fan favorite Tiffany Van Soest will compete in the co-main event.

Pinca (92-23, 33 KO) is the current Lion Fight welterweight champion. He is one of France's top fighters, a supreme technician and amazingly accurate striker who owns noteworthy wins over Muay Thai elite such as Saenchai, Malaipet and Diesellek Aoodonmuang. The hard-charging challenger to his belt, Peters (33-14), is riding a huge wave of momentum after winning the recent Muay Thai Grand Prix 2 4-Man Tournament, which was held at London's 02 Arena in the U.K.

“If you enjoy the cerebral side of fighting, watching a true scientist work inside the ring, then Fabio Pinca is a perfect fighter to study,” said Lion Fight President Scott Kent. “And what I love about the main event match-up is that Charlie Peters has a really high motor plus one-punch knockout power, so this world title bout features a clash of styles that often produces an entertaining fight.

“As for Tiffany Van Soest in the evening's co-main event – what more can I say about her? Tiffany is the real deal. She's ridiculously explosive, throws some of the nastiest elbows in the game and her footwork is beautiful to watch. She's annihilated her past two opponents and truly raised her game to another level. Tiffany's one of those special athletes who also has the good looks and natural charisma that fans gravitate toward – coupled with her possessing the skill set for a long championship reign. She's got the potential to be the Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm of Muay Thai. An exciting and spunky difference-maker like Tiffany can lure in the mainstream fans and make them give Muay Thai a chance.”

Tickets for Lion Fight 27, which go on sale Dec. 4th (3 PM EST/12 noon PST), can be purchased at www.pechanga.com or by contacting Pechanga's Box Office at 1-877-711-2WIN. Tickets range in price from $50 to $100 per seat.

LION FIGHT 27 airs live on AXS TV starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. The broadcast will feature play-by-play and color commentary by UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich alongside renowned sports commentator “The Voice” Michael Schiavello.

Please visit LIONFIGHT.com for news, information and event updates, and follow on Twitter @LIONFIGHT and @LionFightOfficial on Instagram.

About Lion Fight Promotions

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Lion Fight Promotions, LLC is the world’s premier Muay Thai organization. Founded in 2010 by owner and Chief Executive Officer Scott Kent, Lion Fight is the most active promoter of Muay Thai events and stands as the largest standup combat sports organization in North America. Sponsored by Singha Beer, the exclusive and official beer of Lion Fight, its full Muay Thai rules events are televised live nationally to over 45 million homes as part of AXS TV’s long-running Friday Night Fights series. The first-ever professional combat sports organization to be included on the UFC International Fight Week schedule of events, Lion Fight is dedicated to growing Muay Thai in America and to presenting world-class events stacked with the best fighters in the sport.

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