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Exciting Fights Coming to Freedom 14 on July 8th!

On July 8th, FightClubLiveTV ( will be live at Freedom 14, a thrilling event that promises to deliver top-notch Muay Thai action. With several title fights on the line, fans around the world are eagerly awaiting this spectacular event, which will take place at the Jean Shephard Community Center in Hammond, Indiana. Let’s take a closer look at the highly anticipated matchups!

Huge Heavyweight World Title Fight: Matt Baker vs. Paul Martin

Freedom 14 presents an epic clash between two heavyweight warriors, as Matt Baker from the USA, representing Woodenman Muay Thai, squares off against Canada’s Paul Martin, who fights for Savage Muay Thai. The coveted 91kg heavyweight Freedom World championship belt will be up for grabs in this showdown. Matt Baker, a renowned star from Glory Kickboxing, will look to claim victory against WBC champion Paul Martin. The stakes are high, and the winner will be crowned as the new Freedom World Champion. It’s USA versus Canada—let us know in the comments who you think will emerge victorious!

Veteran vs. Rising Star: Teddy Mandala vs. Melinda Smith-Pritt

Freedom Fighter Promotions brings us an exciting female title fight that is sure to captivate audiences across America. Teddy Mandala, representing Kraivoukrating Team Toro Muay Thai in Chicago, will face off against Melinda Smith-Pritt, a rising star from Nomad BJJ Academy in Maryland. Teddy Mandala, a dominant force in the youth division, is now making her mark as an adult fighter. Despite having difficulty finding experienced opponents, Melinda Smith-Pritt, the newly crowned Gut Check Championship Series champion, bravely accepted the challenge. With the 48kg light flyweight Freedom USA Championship title on the line, will Teddy continue her reign or will Melinda make a name for herself as the queen of the division? Share your predictions in the comments!

Title Defenses and Exciting Matchups!

Freedom 14 is packed with thrilling matchups and title defenses that will leave fans on the edge of their seats. Adam Reynolds, the 91kg heavyweight USA Freedom Champion, will defend his title against Darius Sheffield from Rising Tide Academy in Maryland. Reynolds, coming off a remarkable performance at the 2023 IFMA World Championships, aims to maintain his dominance. However, Sheffield, who requested this fight and is confident in his abilities, plans to upset the hometown crowd and seize the heavyweight title. Will Reynolds successfully defend his belt, or will Sheffield become the new USA Freedom Champion? Share your thoughts in the comments!

Koi Carney, the 70kg super welterweight USA Freedom Champion, will also defend his title against Rafael Ramos from The Farm Team in Chicago. Carney, representing Forza Combat Sports in Oklahoma, seeks to retain his championship status, while Ramos aims to dethrone the champion in front of his hometown crowd. Who will prevail? Let us know your predictions in the comments!

Freddy Hurtado, the 61kg lightweight USA Freedom Champion, will defend his belt against Robert Lee from Chicago Thai Boxing Academy. With both fighters hungry for victory, this matchup promises to be a treat for Midwest fans. Will Freddy Hurtado maintain his title, or will Robert Lee emerge as the new champion? Share your opinions in the comments!

Title Elimination Bout: Jeffery Freelon vs. Reis Newman

In a highly anticipated 76.5kg super middleweight title elimination bout, Jeffery Freelon from Scoop Athletics will face Reis Newman from Lord Reis Newman PAC. The winner of this bout will earn the opportunity to challenge the current super middleweight USA champion, Abu Khawaja, on August 5th in New York. With their impressive records and skills, both fighters deserve to be in this position, and fans can expect an intense battle. Share your thoughts on who will come out on top in the comments!

International Prestige Fight: Jalen Reyes vs. Bassel Almomani

In the 54kg bantamweight division, Jalen Reyes from Scrap Attacc CTBA will take on Bassel Almomani from Chicago Fight Team in a fight that carries international prestige. Ranked #2 in US Muay Thai, Reyes will look to solidify his position with a victory over Almomani, a talented Jordanian champion now based in the USA. The winner of this fight will move one step closer to a title shot. Who do you think will emerge victorious? Let us know in the comments!

Don’t Miss Out on Freedom 14!

Freedom 14 is shaping up to be an extraordinary muay thai event, featuring seven championships, with four Freedom Champions defending their titles. Additionally, the main event will showcase a clash between a GLORY star and a WBC champion, who will fight for the prestigious Freedom World Championship belt. Whether you’re attending the event live or watching the live stream on, mark your calendars and secure your tickets now!

It’s time to witness the electrifying battles, breathtaking knockouts, and unforgettable moments that only Muay Thai can deliver. Freedom 14 is set to be a night of intense competition, where fighters will leave everything in the ring in their pursuit of glory. Get ready for a display of skill, heart, and determination that will have fans talking for years to come!


Tickets are now on sale. You can order tickets from the fighters or by calling Freedom Fight Promotions at 551-339-3339.

Live Muay Thai Stream

You can watch it all, right here, Live on Fight Club Live TV July 8th!