CEO of Lion Fight Promotions, Scott Kent, today announced that Muay Thai Champion Jo Nattawut will step in on short notice to replace Fabio Pinca in the main event of LION FIGHT 19. Pinca had to withdraw from the fight due to illness. Nattawut vs. Kearney will now be the non-championship main event for LION FIGHT 19 this coming weekend, live from Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Fox Theatre.

The rest of the fighters scheduled for LION FIGHT 19 weighed-in earlier today. Following are the official results:


124 lbs. Women’s Featherweight Bout:
Jeri Sitzes (124 lbs.) vs. Chajmaa Bellekhal (123 lbs.)

132 lbs. Bout:
Ognjen Topic 132lbs. (Lodi, NJ) vs. Rungravee Sasiprapa 132 lbs. (Surin, THAILAND)

143 lbs. Bout:
Pedro Gonzalez 143 lbs. (Gloucester, MA) vs. Rungrat Sasiprapa 143 lbs. (THAILAND)

140 lbs. Bout:
Chris Mauceri 140 lbs (Kingston, NY) vs. Coke Chunhawat 140 lbs. (Oakland, CA)

135 lbs. Bout:
Julio Pena – 134 lbs. (Boston, MA) vs. Matt Doherty 135 lbs. (Boston, MA)

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