Headlining Muay Thai Kingdom 1 this Friday night at The Houston Athletic Fencing Center, will be Sam Mongonia and Amir Khan. The main event seemed to be in jeopardy after Mongonia’s original opponent stopped communication with his team; luckily Khan was willing to step in. Mongonia fights out of Revolution Gym and has been training Muay Thai for around 10 years now. He got into the sport after his brother Nete asked him to come along with him to class, and after the death of his father, it became a way for the brothers to grow closer. I had a chance to talk with Sam before he gets into the ring on Friday night.
Mark Carrillo: What happened to your original opponent?
Sam Mongonia: Who knows? His coach said he went AWOL, what ever that means, but there’s a new game to play and I think this guy is going to give every one a better show. Read the rest of this page »