Watch ‘Born Ready’ part 3 about 13-year-old Muay Thai champion Elias Melendez *VIDEO*

Part three of Jacob Klensin’s mini-documentary series “Born Ready”, about four young Muay Thai fighters from Philly, takes a look at 13-year-old Elias Melendez “E-Killer” who is currently 4-0 and holds WKA, IKF and TBA tournament titles.

Watch ‘Born Ready’ — a mini-documentary on four young Muay Thai champions from Philly

Our old friend Jacob Klensin, the documentarian who traveled around to the different Muay Thai gyms in Thailand and shared his experiences with us through his Journey Through Thailand video blog series and The Figure of Fighting photographs, is back with “Born Ready” a new mini documentary series featuring four young Muay Thai fighters between the ages of 12 and 17 who train together at Sitan Gym in Philadelphia under trainer and accomplished fighter Rami Ibrahim.

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley set to make kickboxing return at GLORY 5

Paul “Semtex” Daley, who was slated to be one of Bellator’s most prized free agent acquisitions, found himself unable to compete in the promotion’s welterweight tournament due to visa complications stemming from a barroom brawl in his native England. However, the 29 year old heavy hitter has none the less remained active; Daley is set to headline Cage Contender’s February 23rd MMA card in Dublin, Ireland before making the transition back to the kickboxing ring on March 23rd.

‘ROAD TO GLORY USA’ middleweight tournament confirmed for Feb. 9

GLORY have announced a date and venue for their “ROAD TO GLORY USA” middleweight tournament. The one-night, eight-man tourney is set to take place at the Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles, on Feb. 9.

CBS Sports Network set to air ‘GLORY 4 Tokyo’ on New Years Eve

Glory Sports International have announced that the ‘GLORY 4 Tokyo’ NYE event will air on CBS Sports Network in the U.S. The 16-man tournament will be televised on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. EST.

GLORY 4 Tokyo: Jhonata Diniz steps in to replace Aoki against Daniel Ghita on NYE

Brazilian heavyweight Jhonata Diniz has stepped in as a replacement for Fabiano ‘Cyclone’ Aoki, and now faces Daniel Ghita at the GLORY 4 Tokyo event on New Years Eve.

DREAM 18: Aoki vs. McKee, Fernandes vs. Maeda and Manhoef vs. Kang added to NYE special

Three new bouts have been confirmed for the DREAM 18 New Year’s Eve fight card. The event will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.