*Photography by Joe Pic.
Nick Diaz brought in renowned WBC Muay Thai Light Heavyweight Champion, Joe Schilling for his training camp leading up to his main event UFC 143 fight against Carlos Condit. Schilling was featured in two episodes of UFC Primetime: here and here. Currently, Schilling is in Las Vegas for his own main event fight at Battle in the Desert 5 against Simon Marcus. Open workouts were held yesterday at Red Rock Harley Davidson and featured Schilling, along with WBC International Middleweight Champion, Chaz Mulkey, as well as rising stars: Anthony Castrejon, Vivian Leung, and Scott Leffler.
Nick Diaz brought up the need to support Muay Thai fighting in his rare in-depth interview with “Showdown” Joe Ferraro: here. Check out our exclusive photo gallery of the Muay Thai fighters as they prepare for Lion Fight Promotions: Battle in the Desert 5 this Saturday, February 25th at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.