Wellington to host Muay Thai action at Capital Punishment 55 this weekend

The second Capital Punishment instalment for 2021 is showcasing a stacked line up of Muay Thai fights, in Wellington Saturday 15 May.

The 13 bout fight card is showcasing some of the best established and up & coming NZ Muay Thai talent.

MTI Wellington Head Coach, Mark Hampton, says the MTI team have been putting in the hard yards in the lead up to this event. He is most looking forward to the novice fights, saying he enjoys seeing fighters experience the “fight rush” for the first time.

The night, which is being held at Porirua’s Te Rauparaha Arena, will be headlined by Rob Baxter vs Hamona Tamati, in a three round Full Thai Rules fight.

Fighting on the night will be:

Rob Baxter vs Hamona Tamati

Shea Howard vs Tiwai Tomoana

Brit Finucci vs Levi Bennets

Puakeri Winterburn vs Fynn Robinson

Liam McNamara vs Jesse Broughton

Jacob Mataiti vs Niekia Hoffman Houia

Shekayne Te Poura-Rees vs Brad Kerns

Alick McCalman vs Trulin Toa Toa

Alex Kerfoot vs Jay West

Jack Slowinski vs Bob Lewellyn

Scott Matthews vs Tevita Manual Harman

Ixca Tijeruna vs Kaleb Cawson

Tickets can be purchased online from Ticketek. Limited door sales available.