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Lion Fight lands three honors in 2021 UFC FIGHT PASS® Awards

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LION FIGHT is very pleased to announce that its season has been capped off with a hat trick of honors in the 2021 UFC FIGHT PASS® Awards.

UFC Fight Pass selected reigning and undefeated World and North American Super Cruiserweight champion Steve “Put ’Em To Sleep” Walker, Kansas fan favorite Chance Thackston, and tough-as-nails veteran Chris “Head Trauma” Tramell as award recipients.

“Our first year on UFC Fight Pass was very rewarding and these awards are proof of the talent and spirit of our fighters,” said Lion Fight CEO Scott Kent.

“2021 was a challenging year with COVID protocols along with travel and logistics issues, but we got through it all and we are really looking forward to an even better 2022.”

Here are the three award winners and details on the accomplishment from writer Walker Van Wey:

Knockout of the Year: Steven Walker – Lion Fight 64

If only there could have been four winners. Our heart goes out to Justin Barry specifically after he gave us a knockout we’ve never seen before, but Steven Walker gave us a video game knockout. This far-fetched kick would have made movie theatre audiences roll their eyes if it was written into a script, but Steven Walker made it a reality. Can’t take that away from him.

Watch Steven Walker vs Brian Collette here.

Nickname of the Year: “Half-Ass” Chance Thackston

“Explosive Thin Man” was funny, “Candi Crush” was creative but “Half-Ass” Chance ran away with this category pretty easily.

Cody Carrillo vs Chance Thackston here.

Watch Hassan Oseni vs Chris Tramell here.

Please visit for news, information and event updates, and follow on Twitter @LIONFIGHT and on Instagram @LionFightofficial.

To sign up for UFC FIGHT PASS, please visit, or download the UFC app.


Founded in 2010 by Owner/Chief Executive Officer Scott Kent, Lion Fight is recognized as a worldwide leader in Muay Thai events. Now in its 10th year of operation, Lion Fight has showcased elite-level fighters in over 60 events staged in seven countries worldwide, including iconic events at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, and the Indigo at O2 Arena in London, England. Already a worldwide leader in Muay Thai, Lion Fight is dedicated to growing the sport and is driving that cause with the creation of its Road to Lion Fight events, featuring up-and-coming talent vying for their opportunity to earn a Lion Fight contract.


UFC FIGHT PASS® is the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. Since launching in 2013, UFC FIGHT PASS is now available in more than 200 countries and territories. UFC FIGHT PASS provides its members with unlimited access to live UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims; live mixed martial arts and combat sports from around the world; original series and historical programming; special features; behind-the-scenes content; in-depth interviews; and up-to-the minute reports on the world of combat sports. UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library, featuring more than 20,000 bouts from dozens of combats sports organizations, as well as every fight in UFC history. Fight fans can access UFC FIGHT PASS on personal computers, iOS and Android mobile devices, Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Sony TVs with Android TV. For more information, please visit

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