In 2023, the MMA Vietnam Lion Championship held 8 events. Lion Championship also made a big step forward when it was recognized by international statistics sites as a professional MMA tournament from 2023. This is the basis for Vietnamese MMA workers to look forward to 2024 with more activities.
According to information recorded by iThethao.vn, Lion Championship in 2024 will have an expansion in the number of professional events. More specifically, the number of events will increase from 8 to 10 events. The frequency of Lion Championship 2024 events is expected to continue at 1 event per month, starting from March next year.
One of the factors that helps the Lion Championship be able to organize more events in 2024 is because next year there will be no regional level Games. Previously, in 2023, the Lion Championship had to give way to SEA Games 32, when this event took all the attention in May.
Another positive news for Vietnamese MMA fans in 2024 is that this martial art will have a national championship. Next year, MMA will be considered one of the high-performance sports in Vietnam, with a national competition system. It is expected that MMA will have a national championship from next year.
With the tradition of the Lion Championship, events in 2024 will likely continue to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Besides, the organizers can consider organizing 1-2 special events on Phu Quoc island, like what they did in the previous 2 seasons.