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Malaipet vs. Douglas at Sept. 26 ShoXC

Muay Thai striker Malaipet has been booked to fight Cesar Gracie fighter David "Tarzan" Douglas at ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series on Sept. 26 in Santa Ynez, Calif.

Kickboxing professionally in Thailand since he was 8, Malaipet moved to America in 2001 for new fight opportunities, which eventually led to him competing in mixed martial arts in Aug. 2006. Malaipet resides in Upland, Calif., where he teaches Muay Thai at Team Diamond.

Malaipet (3-2) headlined the ShoXC in March but lost via disqualification for delivering illegal elbows to avoid being taken down by Thomas "Wildman" Denny.

Douglas (3-1) has won both his EliteXC fights via TKO in a combined time of 1 minute and 24 seconds.

ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series
Friday, September 26, 2008
Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, CA

140 lbs. | Bao Quach vs. Wilson Reis (for vacant EliteXC Title)
265 lbs. | Shane Del Rosario vs. Jon Murphy
160 lbs. | Malaipet vs. David Douglas
170 lbs. | Erik Apple vs. Matt Makowski