August 28th, 2011
Phil ‘NYBA’ Baroni gets set to fight for team Tiger Muay Thai at the One Fighting Championship in Singapore Sept. 3rd
Long time Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Phuket alumni Phil Baroni is returning to Asia. this time, as he prepares to fight for Asia’s leading MMA promotion–The One Fighting Championship.
1FC is based in Singapore, and is going to be shown live on Sherdog.com in addition to nearly 500 million homes world wide. Fans in the region can attend the fight live Sept. 3rd in Singapore at the Indoor sports arena.
Baroni working through Tiger Muay Thai’s head instructor MagicalRay Elbe was able to secure a three fight deal with the prominent Mixed Martial Arts promotion, which allows combatants the ability to soccer kick and knee a downed opponent, with the addition of the UFC’s unified use of elbow strikes. Very reminiscence to the PRIDE FC rules, this event will be a bit more interesting as the bouts will be held inside a cage instead of a ring.
Arriving today to Tiger Muay Thai after a training camp with the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose California, Baroni will finish his training and weight cut with AKA teammate and Tiger Muay Thai coach JJ Ambrose as he gets set to fight UFC and Bellator veteran Yoshiyuki Yoshida next weekend.