Malaysian Muay Thai promoter Z1 International Sdn Bhd has announced the preliminary details of the Z1 8th Royal Cup Muay Thai Championship. This event is the longest running Muay Thai event in Malaysia and this year’s will be the eighth consecutive one. The Royal Cup Muay Thai Championship brings in Muay Thai fighters from around the world for their two day fight card.
Z1 8TH Royal Cup Muay Thai Championship Details
Date: December 4th and 5th, 2015
Location: The historic Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
The event is scheduled to start at 8 pm local time and is expected to last for 3 hours each night.
The event, organised by Z1 International Sdn Bhd, is sanctioned by World Muay Thai Council and Malaysia Muay Thai Association.
This year’s championship is organised as an effort to promote Malaysia as a Muay Thai venue and exposing local talents to the world.
Among the interesting additions at this year’s championship is the:
- Z1 WMC Super 4 tournament 72.5KG on Day 2 featuring 4 fighters from the 2012 Challenger Series
- Z1 WMC Super 4 tournament 57KG on Day 1 featuring local hero and defending champion Ali Yakob
- Z1 WMC World Champion title 63.5 kg
- Z1 WMC International Champion title 65 kg.
Four female fighters will be featured, with the main event being Dilara Yildiz from Germany who will be defending her Z1 Female Champion’s belt.
Muay Thai fans will get to enjoy a total of 14 fights consisting of:
- 2 Super 4 Tournaments
- 2 title fights
- 1 female title fight
- 1 female super fight
- 4 male super fights
Numerous Muay Thai stars from all four different continents are expected to be in the line up for this edition.
Z1 will announce soon more details on the event as the months progress.
Photos From Z1 7TH Royal Cup Muay Thai Championship (2014)