Muay Thai Throwback: Total Carnage Fight Night

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Five years ago Australia has witnessed an amazing muaythai promotion and an amazing main event, Nathan Corbett vs Stephane Susperregui.

One of the most successful fighters in Australian history, Nathan “Carnage” Corbett went up against the star out of France, Stephane “Ippo” Susperregui. “Elbow Master” fought in defense of his WKN heavyweight world title. He earned the belt two years earlier against the famed Ukrainian Pavel Zhuravlev. Kickboxing world champion Susperregui aimed to cause an upset and add Corbett’s strap in muaythai discipline to his own collection.

Nathan Corbett vs Stephane Susperregui headlined the “Total Carnage” fight night. The event held on April 7, 2012 transformed the iconic Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre into the ultimate “Battledome”. Moreover, the gala united the hard-knocks of traditional Muay Thai and Kickboxing events with the glamour and sophistication of world-class stage shows. In conclusion it has produced the bright lights and celebrity culture of Las Vegas bringing an ultimate fighting show.

Renowned Cross Promotions was a backbone of the event. Muay Thai promoter was Ed Zouroudis of Project Evolt. Brad Vocale was the head official on the night. The supervisor of the championship was Parviz Iskenderov representing the World Kickboxing Network.

The five-round muaythai encounter went on distance. The judges scored the fight for Australian. Nathan Corbett earned a unanimous decision consequently defending his prestigious belt.

Total Carnage Fight Night was an eight-fight program. Four titles were up for grabs. In the co-headline event Frank Giorgi of Australian scored a unanimous decision against Tobias Alexandersson of Sweden as well as earned the welterweight world title. Also on the night Kym Johnson of South Australia defeated Brett Whitton of Queensland and claimed the national title. In addition Kyle Westerberg took the judges decision against Odin Daniels in the State championship of Queensland.

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Misagh Norouzi
Misagh Norouzi is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is training and fighting under the patronage of a prominent Thai master Top Sangmorakot. Norouzi is an author and reporter at FIGHTMAG. He covers local and national news.

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