This May, The Venetian Macau will host a Muay Thai
tournament – The Challenger. It is being sold by organisers as the most
significant fight event ever hosted in Macau. It will take place on May 30,
2009 at the CotaiArena at The Venetian Macau.
Fighters from all corners of the globe including
China, Holland, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany and the USA will come
head to head to show what Muay Thai is all about.
The Challenger will feature
the first Sino-Japan 4-men tournament (welter-weight) and for the
first time in Macau, an 8-men tournament (open-weight). K-1 Max
favorites will go head to head, under a same night elimination
structure against Chinese favorites, including hometown 'bomber',
Heung, Pak-Wing who will be entered into season 2 of 'Contender
Asia' if he manages to pack the punches against his Japanese
There will also be a special guest appearance by the
Hollywood action hero, Jean Claude Van Damme, including a sneak
preview of his latest movie.
15,000-seat, CotaiArena is a multi-purpose venue that can hold
many different kinds of events.
Tickets are in three categories: A
Reserve (MOP 700), B Reserve (MOP 400) and C Reserve
(MOP 150). Ringside Table Seating includes a 3-course
meal with drinks at MOP 4,750 per seat at the Gold Table
or MOP 3,750 per seat at the Silver Table.
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