Doumbe and Meksen Retain Titles at GLORY 66 Paris

Cedric Doumbé and Anissa Meksen retain their world titles with thrilling stoppage wins on home soil in Paris Paris, France – Cedric ‘The Best’ Doumbé (73-6-1, 43 KO’s) retained his world welterweight championship in the main event of GLORY 66 PARIS with a stunning second-round knockout of Alim ‘The Professor’ Nabiyev (51-8, 21 KO’s). It…

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Hard-hitting newcomers Plazibat and Yegoian complete GLORY 66 PARIS card

By JJ O’Regan, reproduced courtesy of Glory Two GLORY newcomers will be making their debuts at this week’s GLORY 66 PARIS event. In the heavyweight division, Croatia’s Antonio Plazibat (15-3, 1 KO’s) steps in to face France’s Nordine Mahieddine (23-8, 12 KO’s) following the withdrawal of Tomas Mozny due to injury. And in the light-heavyweight…

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Bellator Confirms Bout Order For U.S. Broadcast This Saturday

LOS ANGELES – Leading global mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA has today confirmed the scheduled bout order for the dual broadcast of this Saturday’s event from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Bellator London, a Bellator European Series Event, will stream live on the Bellator app in the U.S at 5 p.m. ET/4 p.m.…

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Luke Westwood Claims ISKA Challenger Semi-Pro World Title by Unanimous Decision

ISKA UK Barnsley, England 15th June 2019 Mick Crossland and The Combat Academy presented KINGS OF COMBAT at the Metrodome. Luke Westwood (England) defeated challenge David Schiller (Germany) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro World title 67kg K-1 Rules. Main Card Results: ISKA Challenger Semi-pro World title 67kg K-1 Rules Luke Westwood…

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Intercontinental Title Fight in Brazil

ISKA Brazil Mr Ye Kangmiao in association with REAL FC and WLF will present Brazil versus China featuring ISKA Championship Kickboxing on the 22nd June 2019 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Wang Pengfei (China) will face Nathan Santos (Brazil) to contest the ISKA Intercontinental Light-welterweight title 65kg K-1 Rules at the Hugo Ramos Sports Hall in…

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Vendetta 18 in Austria Hosts Intercontinental Title Fight

ISKA Austria Vienna, Austria 15th June 2019 Ironfist Gym presented VENDETTA 18 featuring ISKA Championship Kickboxing at the Hallmann Dome. Chris Wunn (Germany) defeated Bozan Gabi (Austria) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Intercontinental Super-welterweight title 70kg OR and Jan Szajko (Germany) defeated Quarban Hosseini (Austria) by TKO in the first round to capture…

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Women’s World Title Contested at La Nuit de L’Impact V

ISKA France Saintes, France 15th June 2019 Team Double Impact presented LA NUIT DE L’IMPACT V featuring ISKA Women’s Championship Kickboxing at the Gymnase Du Grand Coudret. Delphine Guenon (France) defeated Anne line Hogstad (Norway) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Women’s Europe Super-flyweight title 53.5kg K-1 Rules. The main card will be broadcast…

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Kharim Ghajji Wins World Super Middleweight Title Defense Against Spain’s Jordi Fernandez

ISKA France Paris, France 13th June 2019 TRIUMPH FIGHTING tour presented ISKA World Championship Kickboxing at Dome de Paris, broadcast Live French television channel L’Equipe TV. Karim Ghajji (France) successfully defended his ISKA World Super-middleweight title 78Kg OR defeating Jordi Fernandez (Spain) by TKO in the fourth round and Cyril Benzaquen (France) successfully defended his…

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Adam Bouarourou Crowned the New ISKA World Lightweight Champion

ISKA France Paris, France 8th June 2019 Multi Fight Boxing Academy presented LA NUIT DES TIGRES featuring ISKA World Championship Kickboxing at the Espace Pierre De Coubertin in Goussainville. Adam Bouarourou (Morocco) became the new ISKA World Lightweight Champion 61kg OR defeating Jonathan Penafiel (Spain) by TKO on the second round when Penafiel did not…

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Tenshin Knocks Out Blanco to Capture ISKA World Featherweight Title

ISKA Japan RIZIN 16 Kobe, Japan 2nd June 2019 The main event on RIZIN 16 was an ISKA World title fight featuring Japanese star Tenshin Nakusawa against Argentina’s Martin Blanco. Both men hold ISKA titles at Bantamweight but stepped up to fight for the vacant Featherweight title at a sold out World Hall in Kobe. This was…

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ISKA Training and Certification Courses Held in Southeast Asia

As part of a continuing effort to promote safety and fairness in combat sports worldwide, ISKA held several training courses for referees and instructors in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The training was administered by ISKA Southeast Asia Representative Master Khoo Meng Yang. In total, 19 people completed their training and passed the certification, earning certificates attesting…

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Petrosyan and Haida Successfully Defend Titles at OKTAGON 2019

ISKA Italy OKTAGON 2019 LION FIGHT 55 Results Monza, Italy 25th May 2019 Carlo Di Blasi in association with Fisiocrem presented OKTAGON 2019 at the Candy Arena featuring three ISKA World title fights. ISKA World Champions Armen Petrosyan and Mustapha Haida successfully defended their titles with KO victories over Jordan Watson and Eder Lopes and…

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Argentine Martin Blanco to Face Tenshin Nakukawa at RIZIN 16, Replacing Ferradgi

Argentine Bantamweight World Champion Martin Blanco replaces Ahmed Ferradgi against Tenshin Nakukawa at RIZIN 16 in Kobe, Japan. ISKA has been forced to vacate the Featherweight World Title when now-former champion Ahmed Ferrradgi failed to come to terms with Rizin regarding his mandatory defense against Tenshin Nakukawa. To their credit, Rizin was more than reasonable regarding…

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Two-time KASAI World Champion Renato Canuto Headlines “KASAI Super Series Orlando” at the US Open ISKA World Championships

The next chapter of KASAI Super Series takes place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Hotel on July 4th May 20th– New York City, NY – KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (“KASAI”) today announces two official matches for ‘KASAI Super Series Orlando’, scheduled on Thursday July 4th at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Hotel & Convention Center, Orlando,…

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Muay Thai Master Petchpanomrung Defends Title July 5 in Orlando

GLORY is headed to Orlando, Florida on Friday, July 5, giving Floridian fight fans their first-ever chance to witness live the intense encounters which have made GLORY the world’s fastest-growing fight sport organization. GLORY 67 ORLANDO takes place at Kissimmee’s Silver Spurs Arena. Tickets are on sale now, with prices beginning at just $35.00 plus…

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Full Fight Card for Glory of Heroes 38 in Shantou, China May 25th

ISKA China Glory of Heroes 38 Glory of Heroes one of China’s leading promotions will host ISKA Championship kickboxing on GOH 38 Saturday 25th May 2019 in Shantou, China. Qiu Jianliang (China) will face Dmitry Varets (Belarus) to contest the ISKA Intercontinental Welterweight title 67kg K-1 Rules. The main card will be broadcast by Shenzhen…

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Pictures and Results from GLORY 65 Utrecht

GLORY 65 UTRECHT results Utrecht, Netherlands 17th May 2019 Middleweight Glory Champion Alex Pereira successfully defended his title dispatching challenger Jason Wilnis in 1.33 of the first round with a flying knee KO. Marat Grigorian defeated a lackluster Sitthichai by unanimous decision to take the Lightweight Glory title. Glory Kickboxing is sanctioned and regulated by…

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ISKA Flourishes Across Asia Under Leadership of National Directors

May 14th, 2019 Asia – ISKA’s influence has been felt across Asia, in countries such as China, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, and Borneo, thanks to the efforts of our network of National Directors and Coordinators. Events, both professional and amateur, have been held in many disciplines like K-1, Sanda, MMA, and sport martial arts. See below for…

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ISKA Brazil Hosts Leaders From Across South America

April 21, 2019 Santos, São Paulo, Brazil – A meeting of masters took place in the Municipal Hall of the City of Santos. Leaders came from all over Brazil and Latin America to attend the ISKA International Directors Conference, where issues relevant to ISKA in their countries were discussed. Expectations were high for the inaugural…

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Updates from GLORY 65 Utrecht on May 17th

By John O’Regan (reproduced courtesy of GLORY Kickboxing) ‘Butcher’ Baker to face slugger ‘Louie’ Van Heeckeren at GLORY 65 UTRECHT Utrecht’s own Kevin ‘Louie’ van Heeckeren will be defending home soil against California’s Matt ‘The Butcher’ Baker. Agreements are in place for the pair to clash in the headline bout of the GLORY 65 UTRECHT…

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Pictures and Results from Bellator 220

Main Card: Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) and Jon Fitch (32-7-2, 1 NC) fought to a majority draw (48-46, 47-47, 47-47) – MacDonald retains the welterweight title and advances in the Welterweight World Grand Prix Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (10-0) defeated Veta Arteaga (5-3) via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 1:50 of round three to retain the women’s flyweight title…

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ISKA Title Fight Results From Across Europe

ISKA France Bordeaux, France 13th April 2019 Christophe Salis presented Tournoi Du DRAGON 13 featuring an ISKA European Championship title fight at Sports Hall St Yzan De Soudiac. Jean Marie Pietrzak (France) defeated Rodrigo Ullan (Portugal) by unanimous decision to capture the ISKA European Welterweight title 67kg FC. ISKA Germany Berlin, Germany 13th April 2019…

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Pereira, Sitthichai Title Fights Headline GLORY 65 Utrecht on Friday, May 17

AMSTERDAM – Two world championship title fights will headline GLORY 65 UTRECHT on Friday, May 17, the world’s premier striking league announced today. Current and former champions collide in the headline bout as Alex ‘Po Atan’ Pereira (29-6, 17 KO’s) of Sao Paulo, Brazil puts his middleweight championship on the line against Utrecht’s own Jason…

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ISKA Sport MMA at the US Open World Martial Arts Championships

ISKA SPORT MMA is a light-contact version of Mixed Martial Arts that adheres to ISKA rules and regulations. Sport MMA provides competitors with an opportunity to use many of the same techniques associated with traditional MMA, including; strikes, throws, takedowns, grappling and submissions applied safely with light or semi-contact. This will be strictly enforced (no…

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ISKA European Championship Battle in France

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Sotteville les Rouen, France 6th April 2019 Full Contact Sottevillais presented ISKA European Championship Kickboxing at the Stade Jean Adret. Bernie Auguste (France) defeated Spyridakos Dimitris (Greece) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA European Super-middleweight title 78kg FC.

ISKA Approves Three of the Nation’s Premier Sport Karate Events

ISKA is proud to announce that the Battle of Atlanta, to be held on June 13th – 15th, will be recognized as the 2019 ISKA North American Championships. The US Capitol Classics, scheduled for August 9th – 10th will be sanctioned as the 2019 ISKA United States Championships, and the Compete Nationals, which will be…

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Results from Bellator 219: Awad vs Girtz

Complete Bellator 219: Awad vs. Girtz Results: Brandon Girtz (16-8) defeated Saad Awad (23-11) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) Daniel Straus (25-8, 1 NC) defeated Shane Kruchten (12-5) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:53 of round one Andrey Koreshkov (22-3) defeated Mike Jasper (13-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Joe Schilling (4-5) defeated…

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New Information on ISKA Worlds 2019 Ring Sports & Tatami Sports

Download Information as PDF   Hotel Information There will not be official hotels for the ISKA Worlds 2019 so national teams are not obliged to book their accommodation with the promoters for 2019. National teams are free to book their own accommodation. Group Bookings: these prices are based on groups of 10 or more rooms…

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World Title Fight at Zam Zam Fight Night

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Ulm, Germany 30th March 2019 ZAMZAM FIGHT NIGHT was staged at the Kuhberghalle the main event was an ISKA World title fight. Ehab Samir (Germany) defeated Damiano Minella (Germany) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro World Light title 61kg K-1 Rules.

Brawl for a Cause Charity Boxing Event in Atlanta

April 1, 2019 Atlanta, GA – The International Sport Karate & Kickboxing Association (ISKA) is sanctioning “Brawl for a Cause” charity boxing in Atlanta on April 6th, 2019. Brawl for a Cause trains, equips and inspires everyday people to literally fight for what they believe in. We believe each person has a hero within. If given the…

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Two Title Fights at Breakout Fighting Championship in Germany

ISKA Germany Ludwigsburg, Germany 23rd March 2019 DK FIGHT Promotion staged BREAKOUT Fighting Championship at the MHP Arena. ISKA Women’s Lightweight World Champion Deniz Badinli (Turkey) moved up a division to challenge Sarah Glandien (Germany) for the ISKA Women’s World Lightweight title 63.5kg OR. Badinli defeated Glandien by unanimous decision to win her second ISKA…

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Cuba’s Cynthia Gonzalez Wins a World Title at Kaeng Fight Night in France

ISKA France Vannes France, 23rd March 2019 KAENG FIGHT NIGHT was staged at the Salle Omnisport De Kerado an ISKA Women’s World title fight featured as the main event. Cynthia Gonzalez (Cuba) defeated Anne Line Hogstad (Norway) by unanimous decision to capture the ISKA Women’s World Super-flyweight title 53.5kg K-1 Rules. Photos courtesy of Fabian…

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Six Titles Up for Grabs in Europe This Weekend

This weekend, ISKA will award six title belts at four events in four different countries! Three of them are World Titles, two Intercontinental Titles, and one European Title, in K-1, Full Contact, and Oriental Rules kickboxing. Full details below. ISKA France KAENG FIGHT NIGHT will be staged on the 23rd March 2019 at the Salle…

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Two Irish Titles at Capital 1 Featuring Lion Fight 52

ISKA Ireland Dublin, Ireland 16th March 2019 Martin Horgan presented CAPITAL 1 featuring LION FIGHT 52 at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. Two ISKA Irish titles were contested, Jay Council defeated Ian Grotty by KO in round two winning the ISKA Irish Bantamweight Muaythai title 55kg and Samantha Evans defeated Kelly Bourke by majority…

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Results from K-Festa 2 in Japan

K-1 JAPAN K’FESTA 2 Results Saitama, Japan 10th March 2019 K-1 Japan presented their flagship event K’FESTA attracting 16,000 fans to Saitama Super Arena. The main event featured K-1 Champion Takeru who closed the show in style with a second round Knockout of the current reigning Rajadamnern Featherweight Stadium Champion Yodkitsada Yuthachonburi. The co-main event…

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Doumbé Stops Grigorian, Reclaims Welterweight Title Amid Chaotic Scenes

Monday, Mar 11 2019 by Rob Tatum (reproduced courtesy of GLORY Kickboxing) GLORY Kickboxing’s first trip to Strasbourg, France was headlined by a welterweight title clash between Armenian champion Harut Grigorian (48-11, 33 KO’s) and former champion Cédric Doumbé (71-6-1, 41 KO’s) of France. The champion took the center of the ring to open the…

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Intercontinental Title Contested at Fight 4 Respect

ISKA Belgium Brussels, Belgium 2nd March 2019 Haroune Dahri in association with Naito Gym presented FIGHT 4 RESPECT at the Hall Des Sports Mohamed Ali. The ISKA Intercontinental Super-cruiserweight title 95kg K-1 Rules was contested by Nasim Balhor (Belgium) and Limamou Secko (Mali), they wasted no time trading heavy punches, Balhor connected knocking Secko out…

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Results from Poland: RCP 3 and Fight Time 19

Poznan, Poland 23rd February 2019 Wlodzimierz Rzadkiewicz presented RCP 3 which featured an ISKA Polish title fight. Pavel Sach defeated Adam Kosutem by KO in the third round to capture the ISKA Polish Light-heavyweight title K-1 Rules. The main card was broadcast on Polish TV Network, Polsat Sports. Niepolomice, Poland 23rd February 2019 Arkadiusz Malek…

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Giorgio Petrosyan Retains ISKA World Title With First Round Knockout

Monza, Italy 16th February 2019 – PETROSYANMANIA was staged at the Candy Arena ISKA World Champion Giorgio Petrosyan (Italy) dispatched challenger Atsushi Tamefusa by KO in the first round to retain his ISKA World Super-welterweight title. Petrosyan landed a heavy three punch combo dropping Tamefusa who got to his feet beating the count, Petrosyan stepped…

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5 Fast Facts: Harut Grigorian

By John O’Regan (courtesy of GLORY Kickboxing) GLORY welterweight champion Harut Grigoran will make his second defense of the title this March 9 when he faces former champion Cedric Doumbé in the main event of GLORY 64 STRASBOURG. Here’s five things you need to know about the hard-hitting brawler: Born in Armenia, he relocated to…

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Stars Night Featuring K-1 World Title Fight

ISKA France Mohamed Amara will present STARS NIGHT on the 23rd February 2019 at the Salle Des Sports Maurice Piot in Vitrolles, South of France. ISKA World Champion Giovanni Gross (France) will defend his ISKA World Featherweight title 57kg against French Champion Djani Fiorenti (France). The main card will be broadcast on French TV Canal…

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Two World Titles (and a European Title!) at GFCT February 23rd

ISKA France Cedric Balmont will present GFCT (Gala Full Contact Thurins) on the 23rd February at the Salle Des Sports Thurins, France. Balmont takes a brave stance, promoting a card of only Full Contact Kickboxing fights which is very rare these days. The card will feature two ISKA World titles fight and an ISKA European…

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European Title Contested at Charity Event

Wurzburg Germany 16th February 2019 – Sven Amend and Fitness Box Camp presented a charity event in aid of German Kickboxer Pascal Scroth who suffered a broken neck. The main event was an ISKA European title fight Yunus Korkmaz (Turkey) defeated Mike Berg (Germany) by unanimous decision to capture the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro European title 72.5kg…

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Bellator Returns to Allstate Arena in Chicago on Saturday, May 11

LOS ANGELES – Bellator’s return to Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. on Saturday, May 11 is stacked with a must-see lineup of fights, headlined by current lightweight titleholder Michael Chandler (19-4) in his attempt to become the only man to defeat both Pitbull Brothers and put an end to their years-long rivalry, when he defends…

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ISKA France Had a Big Finish to 2018 and Bigger Plans for 2019

September 30 2018 in Aix en Provence OR World 78kg Karim Ghajji (Champion) vs Carrarra (Italy) Ghajji by KO rd 3 November 24 2018 in Clichy (Balmont) FR Europe 61kg (vacant) Nicolas Hulin (France) vs Salvator Castro (Italy) Hulin by TKO December 8 2018 in Agde (Donati) FR World 72,5kg (vacant) Edouard Bernadou (France) vs…

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