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…


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 National Directors old and new will also have the opportunity…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


ISKA China Amateur Division Hosts Event in Association With CITY FIGHTING

ISKA China Beijing, China 21st & 22nd July 2018, ISKA China Amateur Division headed by Jutao Zhang staged a two day Amateur event in association with CITY FIGHTING China’s largest Amateur Combat Sports circuit. Over 200 athletes including male and female juniors, cadets and seniors competed under Amateur Kickboxing and MMA rules. Trophies and Medals…


ABC Annual Conference An Unprecedented Success!

ABC Approves KickRec as the Official Database for Kickboxing The Association of Boxing and Combat Sports Commission has approved an official database for tracking fighters, fighter records, events, event results and most importantly fighter suspensions. This is a critical juncture for the sport of kickboxing under the jurisdiction of the ABC and world-wide. As currently…


Fedor vs. Sonnen Headlines Bellator’s Long Island Debut on Saturday, Oct. 13

LOS ANGELES – The greatest heavyweight of all time Fedor Emelianenko (37-5, 1 NC) will battle the trash-talking Chael Sonnen (31-15-1) in the second semifinal of Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix. The highly anticipated matchup will emanate from NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., a mere 24 hours after…


Pereira Starches Belgaroui, Retains Middleweight Title at GLORY 55 New York

By Rob Tatum (courtesy of GLORY Kickboxing) The GLORY 55 main event from Madison Square Garden in New York featured a rubber match with the middleweight title on the line as Brazilian champion Alex Pereira (27-6, 17 KO’s) squared off with Tunisian challenger Yousri Belgaroui (24-4, 12 KO’s). The pair met previously at GLORY 40…


Results from Bellator 203 and Bellator Kickboxing 10

Bellator 203 Official Results: Patricio “Pitbull” (27-4) def. Daniel Weichel (39-10) via split decision (49-46, 48-47, 47-48) *“Pitbull” retains Bellator featherweight world championship Alessio Sakara (20-12, 2 NC) def. Jamie Sloane (8-5, 1 NC) via TKO (strikes) at 1:19 of round one Andrey Koreshkov (21-2) def. Vaso Bakocevic (33-18-1) via KO at 1:06 of round…


New World Champion Breakers Crowned at the 2018 US Open

It was a wonderful event filled with spectacular performances. The highlight video shown at the Night of Champions was very well received and demonstrated to an appreciative audience the level of elite combat sport athletes each of you are. Once again, congratulations to all of our breaking teams! Your martial skills, athleticism and sheer toughness…


2018 US Open Night of Champions Results

Saturday, July 7th Orlando, FL – The 2018 US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championship came to a thrilling end on Saturday night after two intense days of competition. As always, the finals took place on stage and in front of the world at the spectacular Night of Champions featuring the ISKA World Championship, which…


Adam Bailey Captures Vacant ISKA Muay Thai World Middleweight Title

ISKA Australia
Perth, Australia 16th June 2018 FNWA (Fight Night Western Australia) presented an ISKA World Muaythai title fight. Adam Bailey (Australia) defeated Rattaphong (Thailand) by a head kick KO in the third round to capture the vacant ISKA World Middleweight title 75kg MT.

Results from K-1 World Grand Prix in Japan

K-1 Japan WGP 57.5kg Results Tokyo, Japan 17th June 2018 Saitama Arena K-1 Featherweight WGP Quarter-finals Jorge Varela def. Ozawa Kaito TKO R1 Yuta Murakoshi def. Elias Mahmoudi Pts. Ex R Ryusei Ashizawa def. Silviu Vitez KO R1 Nishikyo Haruma def. Hiroki Asaku Pts. K-1 Featherweight WGP Semi-finals Yuta Murakoshi def. Jorge Varela Pts. Nishikyo…


New ISKA European Champion Crowned in Sweden

June 16, 2018
After five rounds of full action in Muay Thai, Elna Nilsson from Sweden is new ISKA European Champion in Muay Thai 57 kg. Congratulations to Elna and big thanks to Toni and his team for another great show and big thanks to Alan Kermorvan from ISKA France.

ISKA Rules Director Paul Nicholls

ISKA Europe appoint Paul Nicholls as Rules Director

UK Referee Paul Nicholls has been appointed Rules Director for ISKA Europe, the new role will include editing and updating the ISKA European rules and regulations, organising seminars and courses for referees and officials across Europe and liaising with National governing bodies for combat sports to insure ISKA sanctioned events are regulated legally and within…


ISKA’s Action-Packed May Included Eight World Title Fights & More!

ISKA UK London, England 29th April 2018 KTMMA in association with The Big Fight UK presented an ISKA World title fight at the Clapham Grand, Jon Durrant (England) defeated Bruno Barreto (Spain) by unanimous points decision to win the vacant ISKA World Light-heavyweight Kickboxing title 81.5kg FC ISKA Spain Santa Cruz, Tenerife 5th May 2018…


Verhoeven Dominates Brestovac for Five Rounds, Retains Heavyweight Title

Sunday, Jun 03 2018 by Rob Tatum The sport’s most dominant heavyweight returned to action in the main event of GLORY 54, as Rico “The King of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (53-10, 16 KO) put his belt on the line for a seventh time against a familiar face, Mladen “The Scorpion Sting” Brestovac (56-12-1, 35 KO).  Verhoeven…


Glory 54 Broadcast on ESPNews

GLORY 54 Birmingham to Air on ESPNews This Saturday

DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced that GLORY 54 Birmingham will be broadcast live on television in the United States. Originally slated to stream on ESPN3, fans will now be able to watch the stacked four-fight card on ESPNews this Saturday, June 2 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Check local listings…


Jamaica ISKA AMA World Championships

ISKA Amateur Members Association World Championships 2018 Tatami Sports Montego Bay Jamaica

ISKA Worlds 2018 Tatami Sports 10th to 15th September 2018 Montego Bay Convention Centre Jamaica Please contact Coordinator Tashauna Grannum For help with bookings or general information For 2018 the ISKA Amateur Members Association World Championships will be split into two separate events. Tatami Sports, Semi-contact, Light-contact, K-1 Light and Forms/Kata will be staged in Jamaica…


Save 20% on US Open Registration Through May 31st

During this three day weekend, finalize your 2018 US Open Planning and SAVE through May 31st! Save 20% off your 2018 US Open ISKA Registration using discount code SUNSHINE at check out. This discount code expires on May 31st. Log back into your existing account and add divisions at a discount of 20% with code…


Bellator 200 Results

Main card (Paramount at 9 p.m. ET) Gegard Mousasi def. Rafael Carvalho via TKO (strikes) at 3:35 of R1 Michael Page def. David Rickels via submission (verbal) at 0:42 of R2 Aaron Chalmers def. Ash Griffiths via submission (guillotine) at 1:55 of R1 Mike Shipman def. Carl Noon via TKO (strikes) at 0:11 of R1…


ISKA Japan World Title

ISKA World Title Fight in Japan

ISKA Japan
Nagoya, Japan 20th May 2018 HOOST CUP Kings Nagoya 4 featured an ISKA World Championship fight. Shirou Matsumoto (Japan) successfully defended his ISKA World Bantamweight Muaythai title 55kg, defeating challenger Gonzalo Tebar (Spain) by KO in the second round.

GLORY 54 Birmingham June 2

GLORY Returns to the UK With a Heavyweight Championship Match

GLORY returns to the UK with a heavyweight Championship match on the 2nd June at the Genting Arena in Birmingham. Heavyweight World Champion Rico Verhoeven will defend his crown against Mladen Brestovac. Welterweight World Champion Harut Grigorian will defend his title against Alim Nabiyev. Sanctioned and regulated by the ISKA, get your tickets here.   GLORY…