COC Elite Brings Muay Thai’s Number One Event””The Kings Cup Super 8 Tournament””to Pay-Per-View Audience for the First Time
“¢ Top Champions Yodsaenklai, Pique and Alexandre to participate in Kings Cup tournament.
“¢ Available on Pay-Per-View in The United States.
“¢ Pay-Per-View Outlets:
DirecTV: 6pm Eastern
iNDemand: 9pm Eastern
Check your local listings for times and prices in your area.
Burbank, CA (PRWEB) December 2, 2010
Champions of Champions Elite (COC Elite), the number one Muay Show in North America, brings the Kings Cup Super 8 to audiences, outside of Thailand, for the first time in the United States.
The Kings Cup is one of the most prestigious events in all of Muay Thai and is held to honor the King of Thailand’s Birthday. Held in Bangkok at a venue facing the Kings Palace. The event is annually attended by as many as 300,000 Thai fight fans and admirers of the King. The Kings Cup Super 8 Crown and Title Belt are donated by the King of Thailand. The King will be 83 years old this year.
The event lasts for one week with festivities in honor of the King and there are Muay Thai demonstrations including an amateur tournament, Ladies Super 8 and a special youth demonstration.
Kings Cup consist of eight Fighters fight in a one day single elimination style tournament. The winner must win three fights all in one day. Each Fighter must win a regional qualifying tournament to be part of the Kings Cup Tournament. It is considered to be a distinct honor to be a part of what is thought to be the premier event in the world wide Muay Thai community.
This year’s fight is significant in that the Thai’s are determined to bring the belt back to Thailand. To maximize this effort one of the most celebrated Muay Thai fighters in the world, Yodsaenklai of Fairtex, will be a featured fighter on this card.
This will represent the very first time that the Kings Cup will be made available to North American Audiences via PPV as it is actually taking place. Champions of Champions Elite is proud to be a part of this historic event in the world of Muay Thai.
Yodsaenklai Fairtex: 165 Wins ““ 67 Losses ““ 61 KO’s
Yodsaenklai is a 3 time Lumpinee Stadium Champion and a four time World Title Championship belt holder. He also was the first Champion of the Contender Asia series. Known reverently by felloe competitors around the world as “Yod”, he is respected and feared for the power of his kicks and lethal hands and elbows. Yodsaenklai also competed in Champions of Champions I and II with impressive wins over Malaipet of Team Diamond and Cosmo Alexandre
Cosmo Alexandre: Brazil ““ 37 Wins 11 Losses and 19 KO’s
Cosmo is the reigning Kings Cup winner from 2009. Cosmo brings the sort of studied style that imposes its will on any competitor in front of him. He is a never waver from the game plan fighter who has the ability to improvise as the situation dictates. Proficient with his hand knees and elbows Cosmo has the ability to fight in close and at range. Since his loss at Champions of Champions 2 to Yodsaenklai he has spent time training in Thailand to ensure he is prepared for this grueling battle. The entire Muay Thai world is holding out for a finals rematch of Cosmo and Yodsaenklai.
Marco “The Sniper” Pique: 48 Wins 27 KO’s 24 Loses 1 Draw.
Marco was born in Surname and fights out of the Slamm gym in the Netherlands. Marco fought on the first Champions of Champions card and made a strong impression on those in the crowd as well as the fighters represented there even though he came out with a loss in a very close decision in 2008. In 2009 Marco came back to Champions of Champions II scoring an impressive first round knockout of Sean Wright.
Marcus Oberg: 27 wins, 6 losses
Swedish, Sport Accord silver medalist. Has fought Dzhabar Askerov once before.
Jesse “Smiles.” Miles: 12 wins, 1 loss.
Jordan Watson: 22 wins, 3 losses
Hails from the United Kingdom. Had a very close fight with Buakaw one time (Buakaw won).
Dzhabar Askerov: 59 wins, 25 losses
Nickname “Genghis Khan.” 24 years old, Russian. Has fought Marcus Oberg twice, Cosmo Alexandre once, and Marco Pique once. .
Vuyissle Coilossa = Nickname “The Cheetah.” 28 years old, from South Africa (now living in Hong Kong). Has fought Yodsaenklai Fairtex twice — he won once and Yod won once. 27 wins, 10 losses.
Where To Get The info on Champions of Champions Elite and Kings Cup 2010
For more information on this exciting new Fight Series, Champions of Champions Elite and the 2010 Kings Cup, visit: http://www.coc-elite.com
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