Sunday, August 8, 2021: The morning after the night before is a time to reflect. Domination MuayThai promotions showcased the continued popularity of the sport and culture of MuayThai in Australia with yet another sensational event, last night in Perth.
The event had it all, thrills, spills and the agony and ecstasy of victory and defeat, accompanied by the traditions of the Sarama music, Wai Kru, and Mongon blessings before the contests.
The headline contest for the show featured two of Australia’s top lightweight combatants, Cian Lougheed and Zac Einersen,going head to head in a hotly-anticipated rematch. The original showdown ended in a pulsating draw.
This time around, the WBC MuayThai Australia lightweight championship strap was on the line. The rematch did not disappoint as both fighters left everything in the ring after fifteen minutes of action.
It was Cian’s night as he had his hand raised to claim the domestic WBC MuayThai glory, taking home a unanimous points decision.
Johnny Callaghan claimed the vacant WBC MuayThai Western Australia welterweight championship in impressive fashion with a first-round KO victory over Brandon Hardcastle.
The Champions Gym trained fighter landed a vicious left hand body shot, followed by a knee, sending his opponent to the canvas to the point of no return, referee Darius Doutch called off the contest before reaching the ten count.
In a calculated chess match, Leo Nguyen retained his WBC MuayThai Western Australia super-lightweight title with a unanimous points decision over Eddy D’uva. Once again, Eddy proved his metal in showing his pedigree at the man to beat in the super-lightweight division.
On behalf of WBC MuayThai President Pol. General Kovid Bhakdibhumi, and the entire WBC team, we congratulate all three champions, their teams, and a particular word of thanks to Blair, Darren and Teasha at Domination promotions for hosting WBC MuayThai championships on their show.