Press Release International UMF Muaythai

Press Release International UMF Muaythai & DL MMA ‘YEAR OF THE DRAGON’ Fight Night and the official launch of the Youth Leadership Training Program at Grand Arena, GrandWest 10th of March 2012 6pm for 7pm

The GrandWest Grand Arena 5000 seated will host a different kind of beat this time as International Muaythai Fight Night Thailand vs South Africa combines the thrill of a gloves-style card and live entertainment, with the evening’s special attraction and the reason for this event being the launch of Youth Leadership Training Program (YLTP) in South Africa “The Sounds of Africa”


The Youth Leadership Training Program (YLTP) which is an internationally accredited program in the Western Cape, South Africa will be driven by the ‘Muaythai Against Drugs’ Foundation (MAD), the YLTP program is endorsed by The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman.


Fight Night goes live global – click on link for live HD streaming  

•        Live HD mobile streaming a first in South Africa

•        Live HD streaming from 8:30pm watch the main bouts of the night including 2 title fights and Thailand vs South Africa

•        No Pay Per View system, streaming is for FREE

•        On the night live updates and current program social media feed follow Twitter!/DragonPower888  or facebook fan page


Check out the prelims on page




Check out the upcoming Fight Night Promo Video:


The program will be filled with

•        International ‘Muaythai Against Drugs’ title belt – South Africa vs Thailand

•        South African ‘Muaythai Against Drugs’ Title belt – Mkhululi ‘MP3’ Mlanjeni  14 years of age from the MAD program will compete for the title belt

•        ‘Sounds of Africa’ Dragon Power 108 youth drummers under YLTP

•        Launch of the Dragon Power YLTP TV Documentary of Mkhululi ‘MP3’ Mlajeni

•        And many other action packed Las Vegas style entertainment events on the night

•        The event will be aired live globally via online and mobile HD streaming, a first for South Africa.

The event will end around 10:30pm – still time to get some sleep for the Argus Cycle tour or spend some time at the GrandWest experiential photo shoot service

We have gone another step further to be more interactive with our fans. will be launching their experiential photo shoot service against a striking backdrop offering patrons the opportunity to be photographed with their friends, favorite personalities and tournament fighters.



Challenge The UMF and Dragon Legends MMA sexy Ring Girls on Xbox and PlayStation

On the night you will have an opportunity to challenge some of SA’s and International top fighters including the UMF and Dragon Legends MMA ring girls on Xbox and PlayStation games.   Stand a chance to win some awesome gamming prizes.   At the Grand Arena from 5pm to 7pm.


Podcast of Sifu Quentin Chong interview with Captain Kai’s World



Date:                     10th of March 2012

Time:                     6pm for 7pm sharp

Venue:                 Grand Arena – GrandWest

Ticket prices:      R250pp Ring side

R120pp Standard retractable seats

R70pk (kids only under 13yrs.)


All tickets sold are allocated seating with seat numbering system

To buy tickets go to

Phone:        Dragon Power on +27 21 465 9888




Street map and contact details of venue


If you are looking for accommodation why not check-in to the prestigious casino’s very own Grandwest City Lodge – what better way to spend the weekend than in the heart of entertainment! Visit or contact Minette directly on +27 21 535 3611 for all booking enquiries and group specials.


Proceeds from this event will go towards the Muaythai Against Drugs Foundation (MAD) South Africa

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