USA vs BELARUS on July 1st!!!

This Monday, June 28th,  a delegation of fighters from the United States will travel to Belarus to fight under Muay Thai rules. The team, organized by MMA and Muay Thai promoter Sven Bean,  is made of athletes coming from 4 different states. Also making the trip will be two of the most experienced trainers in combat sports, Clarence Thatch of Denver and Ike Stafford of Springfield, MO. 


World Champion Raul Llopis, 59 kg - 130 lbs, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, USA, 27-3

World Champion Dan Rawlings, 63 kg- 140 lbs, Brooksville, Florida, USA, 30-6-1

US Champion Jeremy Harminson, 72 kg - 158 lbs,  Lerna, Illinois, USA, 21-2-1

K-1 Veteran Andre Walker, Denver, 100 kg - 220 lbs, Colorado, USA, 18-3


Intercontinental Champion Andrei Kulebin 58kg

European Champion Andrei Kotsur 62kg

Belarus Champion Yuri Bulat 72kg

K-1 Veteran Alexander Ustinov 118kg

The international event will take place July 1st in the capitol city of Minsk. There will be two World Titles on the line. These matches will be fought under full Muay Thai rules. The two prestige bout will be fought under "modified Muay Thai" with no elbows being permitted. There will also be a 5 round  Muay Thai SUPER FIGHT on the card featuring Alexander TALENTOV (Belarus) vs Patrick CARTA (Italy) in the 57 kg division. All matches are sanctioned by the WKN ( These fights will be shown on Eurosport and on Belarus national TV.




Team USA is sponsored in part by RINGSIDE products.