New York, NY - TaKe On Productions, New York's premiere Muay Thai promotion, and MSG Sports announced the return of full rules Thai Kickboxing to Atlantic City with "Battle at Bally's 2," a professional and amateur Muay Thai event set to take place on Saturday, August 11, in the Grand Ballroom at Bally's Casino, beginning at 6:00pm. Sanctioned by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, this event will feature a fight card that includes today's best professional and amateur Muay Thai fighters, competing under full Thai rules which allow for forceful knee and elbow strikes. The "Battle at Bally's 2" event will also be streamed live via internet PPV provider GoFightLive (GFL.tv) at a cost of $14.99.
Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased via: www.thegarden.com, all Ticketmaster locations, the Bally's box office, and at Muay Thai and MMA gyms throughout NY, NJ, and PA. Fans can visit www.TakeOnProductions.com for special event VIP packages, along with the full fight card, fighter information and other exciting content. "Battle at Bally's II" is being produced by TaKe-On Productions in association with MSG Sports.
The main event will feature two professional Muay Thai fighters from New York - Jay Matias from Sitan Gym and Douglas Ahammer from Chok Sabai Gym. The Co-Main Event features a rematch of a controversial draw from the historic March 16 "Muay Thai at the Mecca" card at The Theater at Madison Square Garden - Sean Hinds (C3 Athletics/Mushin MMA) versus Deshawn Robinson (America's Finest Kickboxing). There will also be two amateur titles on the line with Spencer Grekoski (7-1) meeting Chris Mauceri (7-2) for five rounds of Full Thai Rules to claim the first-ever TaKe On 145 pound title, as well as Ariel Abreu (5-0) versus Paul Miller (3-2) for the first-ever TaKe-On 185lb title.
Other featured bouts on this explosive fight card include Andy Singh (Pin Point Muay Thai) vs. Anthony Demaio (Staten Island Muay Thai), Prairie Rugilio (Girl Fight MMA) versus Kylie Noll (Sensei's Muay Thai), and Freddy Cheung (Sitan Gym New York) versus Scott Krampetz (Catone's MMA).
Media is invited to attend the fighter weigh-ins on Friday, August 10 at 7:00pm, in the Atrium located on the 6th floor of Bally's Casino (adjacent to Bally's Grand Ballroom).