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AFL Announces Main event and Co-main September 30th card; Willard Klein vs Jason Melendez

New York, New York: Pre-professional Muay Thai League AFL will host its ‘Act III’ event September 30th, 2022

Main Event

Willard Klein, Two Bridges vs Jason Melendez, Buctown MMA


Co Main Event

Elmer Recinos, Lil Bomb vs Jesse Borogad, Diamonheart


AFL steps into action with another highly anticipated event. True to the brand and in promotional fashion, bouts include rematches, rising talent and all levels for athletes representing East Coast Muay Thai.

The co-main event features familiar faces, Elmer Recinos of Lil Bomb Yess Boxing and Jesse Borogad of Diamondheart Brooklyn NY.

The two fighters have faced each other in a competitive bout on the previous July 15th AFL event. The match went the way of the judges, seeing Jesse as the winner

Reflecting on the matchup, Kit Yeung COO had this say:

“It was an exciting match. Fighters and coaches immediately requested and accepted a rematch. It couldn't have been an easier decision here, We Run It Back!”

Act III hosts no shortage of momentum from previous showings. Jason Melendez, another star and veteran of the AFL banner returns from giving a crowd pleasing spinning back kick KO

Winning 2 of 2 previous AFL event showings “The Chef” is leveling up his game. Melendez faces Willard Klein who boasts an unblemished 3-0 record.

“While we dont want to encourage fighters to look past their next opponents, It’s athletes like Jason and others that help chart our course as a league”. says Justin Kwan, Managing Director. “Championship belts and titles all are on the horizon for these athletes, let’s us be their platform and help grow their careers”

AFL is a pre professional sports league for Muay Thai Athletes. It hosts community based events highlighting local upcoming talent and provides a staging ground for a professional transition. All are welcomed. For press or sponsorship inquiries contact


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