Following four championship events that World Kickboxing Network ® presented last weekend in Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria and Argentina, the leading kickboxing federation returns to Spain with a trio of title bouts held this coming Saturday (July 13) at Pabellon de Llefia in Badalona, Catalonia. Organised by Jordi Calvet Guillen, the event billed as “Fight for Glory: WKN International Edition” airs live on Canal+.
In the main event, Antonio Campoy of Spain goes up against Daniel Ghercioiu of Italy. The pair battles it out for WKN European Lightweight Kickboxing title. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.
The contest follows a pair of national title bouts. In one of the outings Khyzer Hayat takes on his countryman Jose Quevedo in a five-round battle with WKN Spanish Lightweight Muay Thai title on the line. In another encounter, Genis Salas meets Farah Silva in the WKN Spanish Lightweight Kickboxing championship.
Stephane Cabrera, President of World Kickboxing Network stated:
“We are happy to be back to Spain, the country, where many champions were born, including Chinto Mordillo, Javier Moya, Amadeo Pena, César Córdoba, Juanito Garcia, Manolo Planas, Jordi Calvet. Now it’s the new generation of talent, excellent young athletes, full of energy, aspiring to become stars.”
“The ‘Fight for Glory’ event in Badalona, Catalonia will be broadcast on Canal Plus with the rising stars Antonio Campoy and Daniel Ghercioiu contesting for WKN European Lightweight title. We are looking forward to a spectacular show, and also already working on a new deal in Madrid.”
The three-fight championship card follows the under card, which includes a series of kickboxing bouts with local and international competitors.
WKN European Lightweight title / Kickboxing
Antonio Campoy (Spain) vs. Daniel Ghercioiu (Italy)
WKN Spanish Lightweight title / Muay Thai
Khyzer Hayat vs. Jose Quevedo
WKN Spanish Lightweight title / Kickboxing
Genis Salas vs. Farah Silva