Big news coming out of the U.S. Muay Thai scene today. UFC Fight Pass will be the home for the Triumphant Muay Thai Series.
Muay Thai has slowed down in the United States in recent years. Despite its slowdown, Geoff Quares launched Triumphant Combat Sports this year in hopes of bringing more attention the sport. They held their first event this past September in Northern California and their second is scheduled this month on December 15.
Quares is the former promoter behind the San Francisco based Muay Thai promotion, Bay Area Challenge. Now at the helm of Triumphant, Quares is looking to take Muay Thai main stream.
Make sure to tun into UFC Fight Pass to catch all of the Triumphant action. Triumphant 2 will be available on video on demand on December 20th.
You can read the full press release below.
GEOFF QUARES ANNOUNCES TRIUMPHANT IS BRINGING
PROFESSIONAL MUAY THAI TO UFC FIGHT PASS®
STARTING IN DECEMBER 2017
Benicia, CA – Geoff Quares, the highly respected and long-time promoter of Muay Thai events, today announced that TRIUMPHANT is bringing professional full rules Muay Thai to UFC FIGHT PASS starting in December 2017 and continuing on in 2018.
“UFC FIGHT PASS is adding another combat sport to its offering – in the form of world class Muay Thai from TRIUMPHANT! First Triumphant event drops on VOD Dec 20, first live event early 2018,” read the verified @UFCFIGHTPASS Twitter account, November 30, 2017.
UFC FIGHT PASS also linked to a free TRIUMPHANT 1 matchup, which can be viewed here:
https://www.ufc.tv/video/charles-rodriguez-vs-nathan-adams-triumphant-1. The bout features Charles Rodriguez (Combat Fitness, Concord, CA) vs. Nathan Adams (Thongsai Muay Thai, Eugene, OR) in the “Finish of the Night” and co-main event. Video Credit: G. Glen Gorman/G3 Media Works).
“We are thrilled to be doing business with UFC FIGHT PASS, the undisputed world leader in digital combat sports,” said Geoff Quares, owner of the TRIUMPHANT professional Muay Thai series brand. “TRIUMPHANT and UFC FIGHT PASS are going to help Muay Thai athletes grow in popularity here in the U.S. and educate fight fans about the sport – especially as it approaches a 2028 Olympic debut in Los Angeles. This is a historic day for Muay Thai; one day fans will recognize this moment as the starting point of a global embrace for ‘the art of eight limbs,’ thanks to President Dana White and the other big believers at the UFC.”
UFC FIGHT PASS is available right now, with a free trial, by logging on to UFCFightPass.com. With subscribers in over 200 countries and territories across the globe, UFC FIGHT PASS features live fights, original programming and unlimited access to the world’s biggest mixed martial arts fight library.
UFC FIGHT PASS will soon add TRIUMPHANT 1’s professional main card to its Video-On-Demand platform. TRIUMPHANT 2 will be added following its December 15th event date. UFC FIGHT PASS viewers have the opportunity to enjoy more Muay Thai in January 2018 with TRIUMPHANT 3.
Jen Wenk, APR, president of the combat sports agency, STAR PR, and Michael Mersch, Attorney at Law, brokered this TRIUMPHANT Muay Thai Series and UFC FIGHT PASS® media deal.
For more information about Triumphant, please visit www.TriumphantCombatSports.com. Follow Geoff Quares @Geoff_Quares and visit on Facebook at Facebook.com/TriumphantCombatSports.
About TRIUMPHANT Combat Sports:
TRIUMPHANT Combat Sports is a professional Muay Thai promotion based in Northern California. Geoff Quares, a respected promoter with over a decade of experience in professional Muay Thai, founded TRIUMPHANT in May 2017. Quares is dedicated to growing Muay Thai across America by promoting events featuring established, high-level athletes, while also giving rise to the new and upcoming stars of the sport. TRIUMPHANT is proud to be available worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS, the premiere digital channel for combat sports.