26 Jul 2023
Muay Thai Grand Prix (MTGP) News Updates
26th July 2023
Michael Wakeling Signs MTGP Fight Contract
The MTGP secure the legendary Michael Wakeling, as he signs an exclusive contract! After 6 years out, catch his long-awaited debut on October 28th, facing his toughest challenge yet!
With relentless aggression and technical finesse, Michael is one of the UK's finest and most exciting fighters. He trains out of JTT Muay Thai Gym in London, Brixton under the guidance of James Toomey, Michael is determined to showcase why he's the UK's best.
With an impressive record of finishing fights, he's ready to leave a legacy and the MTGP is thrilled to have him on the roster for their Autumn instalment of action. Put October 28th in your diary as you won't want to miss his return.
15th April 2023
Craig Coakley Secures the 6 figure ONE Championship Contract
Dublin's Craig Coakley has only won the 8-Man Road to ONE Championship tournament tonight at London's Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.
He had a 3-round war with Birmingham's Nathan Bendon and wins the fight via split decision.
Craig's victory guarantees him a $100,000 contract on Muay Thai's biggest platform in the world, ONE Championship.
Congratulations to Craig Coakley on this massive feat!
(Source: Muay Thai Grand Prix Instagram)
30th March 2023
MTGP announces that Japanese star Takeru is coming to Europe
Today, the official social media accounts for Muay Thai Grand Prix revealed that the Three Division K-1 Champion Takeru would fight in Europe against the UK’s ‘British Bulldog’ Bailey Sugden for the ISKA World Lightweight title at Zenith in Paris on Saturday 24th June 2023.
They had been teasing the fans for some time about a huge announcement coming and they indeed delivered,
The fight will be held on MTGP Paris - IMPACT
(Source: MTGP Official Instagram)
28th March 2023
MTGP teases fans about an overseas fighter coming to the European circuit
The MTGP Instagram account announced that they had some big news to reveal about a fighter coming to the European Circuit, but waiting for confirmation before spilling the beans.
They quoted " This fighter is the only THREE WEIGHT CLASS WORLD CHAMPION in kickboxing history and will be fighting on one of our MTGP shows‼️ Any guesses? 😏"