We kick off the MTGP Podcast series with a great guest line up. Joining Anh and I in the Renaissance Podcast studios are two of the Muay Thai Grand Prix founders, Philip Tieu and Kieran Keddle. We are honoured to have Lion Fight CEO, Scott Kent join our conversation and he gives us a fantastic insight into the evolution of Muay Thai and of the meteoric rise of Lion Fight Promotions in the past 5 years.
Fresh of the press, we announce some big fights scheduled for next year featuring a certain John Wayne Parr and exciting collaborations for 2016. Click on the media player to find out about the upcoming fights (Lion Fight 26 on the 20th Nov and MTGP 2 in London on the 22nd Nov).
2:32 How has the Muay Thai fight scene changed in the last 5 years?
5:38 How did the three of you get introduced?
8:07 Why is the 4 man tournament so popular?
11:03 Lion Fight 26 - fight talk
19:27 - Special announcement - title fight in 2016
25:00 Fighters are great role models
34:00 Scott talks about his time as an Arsenal fan living in London.