8th ROYAL CUP WORLD MUAY THAI CHAMPIONSHIP
4TH AND 5TH DECEMBER 2015
PUTRA INDOOR STADIUM
Organised more than 30 MuayThai tournament since 2007, including The Royal Kedah MuayThai Challenge.
The Royal Kedah MuayThai Challenge has been running for 7 years consecutively and it is the longest running muay thai tournament in Malaysia
Has organized MUAY-THAI tournament at grass-roots level, community level and large events for the last 10 years
Z1 brand currently has a global following from more than 20 countries
ABOUT MUAY THAI
Large fan base from all around the world.
Large following in Malaysia within the Malay community and other races
Strong platform with over 200 Muay Thai Gyms in KL alone
Muay Thai fans are loyal and passionate
branding you with a vibrant sport that promotes fitness, self defense and the will to win.
A growing sport especially within the women community
A sport that will enhance your branding image
ABOUT ROYAL CUP
1. To boost Malaysia as a hub for Muay Thai, which will increase Sports tourism and Malaysia’s as an ideal holiday destination while enjoying the activities of Muay Thai.
2. Creating a hub and platform for Muay Thai, This will attract boxers, trainers, enthusiast, fans and supporters to Malaysia, by creating championships and highlighting the facilities in Malaysia.
3. The expansion of The Royal Kedah Cup to The Royal Cup World Championship and creating a new main international belt, will further enhance the sport and country to the large Muay Thai community.
4. This year Z1 will stage two major championship in Kuala Lumpur.
1. Z1 Royal Cup 8th Edition- November 7 and 8th.
Z1 ROYAL CUP 8TH EDITION WORLD MUAYTHAI CHAMPIONSHIP
4th & 5th December 2015
1. The longest running MuayThai tournament in Malaysia
2. A homegrown championship that will be upgraded to full international platform.
3. To generate higher tourist and fighters by having world class renowned fighters for the inaugural Z1 Malaysian Champion
4. Opportunity and exposure for the local boxers and followers to experience an world class fight.
5. Placing Malaysia as a hub for Muay Thai Championship and training among Muay Thai fans world wide.
Z1 ROYAL CUP 8TH EDITION WORLD MUAYTHAI CHAMPIONSHIP
FIGHT 1 : Super 4 Female (Semi 1)
FIGHT 2 : Super 4 Female (Semi 2)
FIGHT 3 : Super Fight – Art Attaporn
FIGHT 4 : National Interclub (Final 1)
FIGHT 5 : Z1 Title Fight
FIGHT 6 : Super 4 Female Final
FIGHT 1 : Super 4 Male (Semi 1)
FIGHT 2 : Super 4 Male (Semi 2)
FIGHT 3 : Super Woman Final
FIGHT 4: National Interclub (Final 2)
FIGHT 5 : Super 4 Male
Final FIGHT 6 : BuaKaw vs Jordan Watson
WHAT IS SUPERWOMAN CHAMPIONSHIP
• An introductory category to cater and promote the sport to the women muay thai enthusiast.
• The category will compliment the Z1 Super 4 Female championship, which has 8 of the worlds top female boxers competing for the title.
• This new category will be expanded to cater to a more regional following
WHAT IS SUPER 4 TOURNAMENT
• Top fighters to fight for the title and big draw to the international Muay Thai fans
• They will fight for 3 rounds for the semi final at the start of the event and 5 rounds for the final
• Fighters are selected based on track record and has huge international following.
• National Champions are always prioritize
WHAT IS SUPER 4 FEMALE TOURNAMENT
• Bringing the worlds top female boxers to Malaysia
• Z1 SUPER4FEMALE belt is a much sought championship belt
• International fighters that has a huge fan base and up coming fighters
• An emerging segment of Muay Thai fighting that has massive following world wide
WHAT IS SUPERFIGHT
• An invitational international fight that brings the worlds best fighters
• Champions of the Super fight may compete the main Z1 title.
WHAT IS MAIN FIGHT
• The inaugural Z1 King Of The Ring Belt
• A huge recognition and purse for the champion
• Champions are required to defend the belt
• The fight brings the biggest fans and supporters from all around the world.
• The belt will be named after the Title sponsor and Title sponsor will present the belt to the champion.
WHO IS BUAKAW BANCHAMEK
• Buakaw Banchamek (Thai: บวัขาว บญัชาเมฆ, born May 8, 1982) is a Thai welterweight Muay Thai kickboxer, who formerly fought out of Por. Pramuk Gym, in Bangkok, Thailand under the ring name Buakaw Por. Pramuk (Thai: บวัขาว ป.ประมุข).
• He is a former two time Omnoi Stadium champion, Thailand Featherweight champion and two time, 2004, 2006 K-1 World MAX champion.
• Grew in popularity since fighting in K1 World Max since 2004. Buakaw became a Youtube sensation after many of his highlight videos gathered millions of views.
Buakaw ” The White Lotus ” Banchamek (Thai Fight Champion, World champion WMC, WBC, MTA, K1 Max Champion, S1 Champion, Omnoi Champion, Thailand Champion) is at present the Thai fighter best to pay to the world. His popularity in Thailand is so strong that every week the newspapers of the country speak about the star.
In Thailand, all the world knows Buakaw, it became the Thai sportsman the most mediatized of moment. Besides being charismatic, this great fighter is a real machine of war. It’s the complete, technical, powerful, fast boxer and who has a big intelligence of the boxing ring.
It’s certainly the Thai boxer who the most fought abroad. He knew how to adapt his boxing to face and beat the best fighters of the planet. These Dantesque fights in front of Lords of boxing rings such as Andy Souwer, Albert Kraus, John Wayne Parr, Masato Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Sato, became from now on cult fights!
Buakaw was unconquered for 4 years, his domination in his category is without sharing, these last years he beat the best such as Jordan Watson, Warren Stevemans, Abdellah Mabel, Mickael Piscitello, Dzabar Askerov, Abdoul Touré, Youssef Boughanem, Djimé Coulibaly and Enriko Kehl!
WHO IS JORDAN WATSON
• An English Muay Thai kickboxer who competes in the middleweight division. A powerful kicker, Watson began training in Muay Thai at six years old with Richard Smith at Bad Company, Leeds, UK and first came to prominence when he reached the final of the K-1 UK MAX Tournament 2007 Pain & Glory at nineteen.
• He won the ISKA World Super Welterweight Muay Thai Championship in 2010 and then found further recognition the following year by finishing as runner-up on The Challenger Muay Thai reality television show. He began fighting for Glory in 2012. He is also the current Yokkao -70 kg World Champion.
Watson is a robust fighter, a great champion who has already beaten the champions as Antuan Pinto, Cedric Muller, Steve Moxon, Ilya Grad, Michael Piscitello!
Watson also faced the best thai champions such as Yodsanklai Fairtex, Sayok Punpanmuang, Aikpracha Meenayothin, Kem Sitsongpeenong, Sittichai Sitsongpeenong and the star Buakaw Banchamek!
In 2010, Buakaw had beaten in points Jordan Watson, in this fight revenge the english man is going to want to avenge his defeat and to beat honorably the invincible thai!
WHO IS ART ATTAPORN
• The first day highlight, an accomplished actor that is a real life boxer.
• Fans from all around the world want to see a real fight from the star
• He is also currently staring in a Play in Bangkok.
• A real-life kickboxing champ
• Art has earned international accolades for his performance in the award-wining biopic “Beautiful Boxer”
• Muay Thai is sport that caters to all ages and race
• A growing sport in both as an championship and as a sport for fitness
• Branding with the values of Muay Thai
• Muay Thai has grown to be the fitness sport for many, its graceful dance and laced with tradition that has appealed to many, this can be seen from the number of gyms and members that have signed in to the sport.
• Women are a big factor now as their number in Muay Thai membership, not only Muay Thai provides fitness and healthy lifestyle but also as a form of self defense.
• Be apart of Z1 Muay Thai events and position your brand and corporate image as a strong yet graceful and promote your corporate message through our event.
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