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Tiana Caverley and Jemyma Betrian to Battle for WBC Muay Thai 135 Title

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Coming off a third round TKO win, WBC Muay Thai champ Tiana Caverley will make the trip from her homeland of Australia to Las Vegas to take on the Netherland’s Jemyma Betrian Sunday at the Plaza Hotel.

The two time champ got her last win in Perth, Australia this past May with the TKO win over of the Thailand chamions Dionapha Kiangsak. Caverley has record of 32-7-2 with 5 KOS.

21 year old Betrian is already 13-2 with 6 KOs.

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Also on the card, MMA vet and European Muay Thai artist Lena Ovchynikova will squares off against China’s top female champion in Tang Jin.

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Muay Thai’s Julie Kitchen to take on Amanda Kelly in December

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Coming off a loss to Miriam Nakamoto, Julie Kitchen is hoping to rebound as she takes on fellow UK star Amanda Kelly at “Muay Thai in America: In Honor of the King” Dec. 1 in Los Angeles.

Kitchen is 47-9-1 in her career in MuayThai and was ranked #1 before her loss to American fighter Nakamoto. A 14 time world champion, she is has been the poster-girl for the female kickboxing community.

Scottish fighter Kelly is an up and coming talent in Europe, touting two world titles.

She has become a phenom in her own right, challenging “The Queen of Muay Thai”.

“This match-up has been in the works for quite some time, but no promoter in UK has ever been able to make it happen” stated MTIA president Don McDaniels in a press release. “Julie has a huge following in the United States, it should be a treat for her fans to get to see her fight on American soil once again against a great fighter such Amanda Kelly.”

The fight will serve as the co-main event of the evening, and will air live on DIRECT TV® and INDEMAND® at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Dec. 1.

Video – All-Female Boxing Card in Tijuana, Mexico

The “All-female” MMA card trend has spread to boxing.

Oct. 25 in Tijuana, Mexico, 12 talented pro boxers duke it out. The main event featured  Joselyn Ruiz vs. Yadira Trejo for the vacant NABF flyweight title. Ruiz would get the second round KO>

You can watch all six fights by clicking on the links below.

Four Female Muay Thai Bouts Scheduled for Virginia in Novemeber

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Thai Championship Boxing will be hold a card Nov. 17 in Chantilly, VA with four female fighters scheduled.

In a 120 pound title fight, Casey Terrell will take on Lauren Piemontese, which will serve as the co-main event. In other action, Jessica Palencar will take on Jen Gaines at 135. In an amateur bouts, Leanne Tagle will take on Nico Ball; while Tania Sneed will take on Krissy Howard.

More info and tickets are available ThaiChampionshipBoxing.com.

Video – Julie Kitchen Invades the Dragon’s Den

Julie Kitchen wants to start her own “Ultimate Fighter” for women, and is going into the “Dragon’s Den” to get investors.

“Dragon’s Den” is the UK’s version of ABC’s hit series “Shark Tank” in the U.S., in which entrepreneurs seek money from million and billionaires for their projects. Kitchen is hoping to get funding for a TV project, which will be like the Oxygen series “Fightgirls”.

The episode will air Sunday in the UK on BBC 2.

Here is a small clip of Kitchen on the show.

Van Soest vs. Sitzes Signed for Lions Fights 7

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Two of the top prospects in Muay Thai will duke it out at the Hard Rock in Vegas Oct. 13.

Undefeated WBC International Super Bantamweight champ Jeri Sitzes will defend her belt against undefeated Tiffany Van Soest at Lion Promotions 7.

Sitzes successfully defend her belt twice last year (one at LFP 2) and is returning to the kickboxing ring after a years absence. She also has a 3-1 record in MMA, and 14-10-1 in boxing.

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Van Soest has been on a roll since her pro debut last year, getting three wins this year alone. She fought Jemyma Betrian to a majority draw in August.

Another female match is expected to be announced in the coming weeks. No word on if the event will be streamed.

Heavyweights Carlette Ewell and Gwendolyn O’Neil Ready for Rubber Match

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The two best heavyweight female boxers are ready to battle in what will be a rubber match of their trilogy of fights.

Carlette ‘The Truth’ Ewell and Gwendolyn ‘Stealth’ Bomber’ O’Neil will throw down  Saturday for the WIBA and UBA heavyweight titles Lawrence Joel Coliseum Annex in Wiston-Salem, NC. O’Neil won their first encounter by split decision in 2008, with Ewell getting a unanimous decision in their second outing five months later.

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Since the loss, O’Neil (18-7-1) won five out of her last six, defeating Pauline London for the WIBA strap a year ago.

Ewell (15-7-1) is coming off a split draw with Sonya Lamonakis earlier this year; having defeated Tiffany Woodard twice after her win over O’Neil.

No word on if the fight will be televised or streamed on Saturday.