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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ISKA Europe National Directors Meeting 2019

The ISKA Europe annual general meeting will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam for the 1st to 3rd February 2019. Private meetings will be scheduled for Friday and Saturday 1st & 2nd February to book your private meeting email p.hennessy@blueyonder.co.uk National Directors old and new will also have the opportunity…

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ISKA Brazil Leaders Organize Food and Toy Drive for Children at Christmas

This Christmas, many of the local Brazilian ISKA Masters stepped outside of the ring to combat poverty instead. Many members of ISKA Brazil participated in a food and toy drive, in a display that shows the spirit of martial arts means more than just punches and kicks. They handed out meals and gifts to underprivileged…

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Over 20 Title Fight Results from Fourth Quarter 2018 and Many More Scheduled for 2019!

26th October 2018 Oviedo, Spain ISKA World Cruiserweight title 88.5kg OR Alberto Tapia (Spain) v Najib Idali (Italy) Winner and New Champion Alberto Tapia points decision 27th October 2018 Mallorca, Spain ISKA European Welterweight title 67kg K-1 Rules Issam Chadid (Spain) v Yassin Immunacher (Netherlands) Winner and New Champion Issam Chadid points decision 3rd November 2018 Trazegnies, Belgium ISKA European Welterweight title 67kg…

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ISKA Muay Thai World Championship Contested at MFC Showdown 2 in Spain

ISKA Spain Ponferrada, Spain 15th December 2018 – Mamba Fight Club and Diego Vazquez presented MFC SHOWDOWN 2 featuring ISKA World Championship Muaythai. Carlos Coello (Spain) defeated ISKA World Champion Kunitaka Fujiwara (Japan) taking his ISKA World Featherweight title 57kg MT. Coello connected with an elbow opening a serious cut, the Doctor stopped the fight in…

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Ben Saddik Wins GLORY 62 Heavyweight Tournament with Three Victories in One Night

Saturday, Dec 08 2018 by Rob Tatum (courtesy of GLORY World Series) GLORY Kickboxing returned to the Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands for its 62nd fight card and final event of 2018. The event featured a one-night, eight-man heavyweight tournament featuring $150,000 in prize money and a future title showdown with champion Rico Verhoeven in 2019.…

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Results from Invictus Deluxe Featuring an ISKA World Title Fight

ARGENTINA – On Saturday, November 12th, Invictus Deluxe hosted a spectacular combat sports gala. Three Argentinian National Titles were up for grabs, but the highlight of the night was the ISKA World Kickboxing Title (-55kg) fight between Martin Blanco of Argentina and Mauricio Donoso of Chile. As you would expect, the competition was intense. Donoso…

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ISKA Launches Operations in Peru

Carlos Roberto Silva, ISKA Liaison to Latin America, traveled to Lima, Peru to host an event, launching ISKA. It was attended by the Peruvian National Martial Arts Leadership from disciplines such as karate, kung fu, taekwondo, kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, and jiu jitsu. With the support of IPD, Mr. Cesar Sesoko was appointed the ISKA…

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Cor Hemmers: “The 8-Man Grand Prix is where legends are made!”

Next week’s GLORY 62 Heavyweight Grand Prix is being warmly anticipated by Cor Hemmers, GLORY’s Managing Director of Sports. Hemmers was one of the most successful trainers in kickboxing history before transitioning into a matchmaking and sport ambassador role when the GLORY Kickboxing organization was formed in 2012. In a previous age, a decade before…

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Pictures and Results from ISKA Amateur World Championship in Jamaica

ISKA WORLDS 2018 TATAMI SPORTS Montego Bay Convention Centre, Jamaica Day 1 Opening Ceremony, Junior and Cadet divisions Day 2 Seniors, Veterans and Masters divisions Day 3 Evening Gala event, televised live by CVMTV featuring Men’s Finals plus Boys & Girls Cadets and Seniors Team matches with special guest, former undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Champion…

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Karate Combat ONE WORLD Event Comes to NYC on September 27

Office 365 Exchange enjoys a but frenzied Monday. Users? Not most Happy Monday, everyone! Microsoft is seemingly celebrating this made-up Cyber Monday “holiday” by giving workplace 365 users an occasion from all that vexing email, with Exchange services presently still out of whack. Users within the GB began noticing issues with the service late this…

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Sitthichai Defends Title at GLORY 57 Shenzen

  Shenzhen, China. 25th August Glory Lightweight Champion Sitthichai successfully defended his title against Marat Grigorian winning a points decision. Liu Xu wins eight man lightweight tournament. Broadcast on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN 2/3 sanctioned and regulated by the ISKA. GLORY 57 Shenzhen Glory Lightweight Title: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong def. Marat Grigorian Pts. Cedric de…

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Bellator 204 Caldwell vs. Lahat Fight Night Results and Photos

Photos by Lucas Noonan, Courtesy of Bellator Complete Bellator 204 Main Card: Featherweight Main Event: Darrion Caldwell (13-1) def. Noad Lahat (12-4) via TKO (punches) at 2:46 of round two *Caldwell’s bantamweight title was not on the line Welterweight Co-Main Event: Logan Storley (9-0) def. A.J. Matthews (9-8) via TKO (punches) at 3:56 of round…

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