On Friday March 28, 2014 Fight Nights Russia, powered by famous promoter Mr Kamil Gadzhiev, will host the night of professional kick-boxing in Moscow, headlined by Batu Khasikov and Mike Zambidis in the WKN Kickboxing World championship – broadcast on Russia 2 TV.

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* The show BATTLE 15 will also include the heavyweight Vladimir Mineev in his WKN world title defence and will be attended by WKN World President Mr Stephane Cabrera.

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The history between Batu and Zambidis starts in 2011 when Zambidis got his jaw broken. The fight lasted less then one round.

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The upcoming challenge in March will be a rematch between the two and it is wanted by both camps. The video of the first fight is presented below.

The following video is a ‘Rematch Waiting’ promo by Fight Nights featuring highlights of Batu Khazikov in his bouts with Albert Kraus, Gago Drago and Zambidis himself.

* Batu Khasikov is an International Master of Sports in Kickboxing, Master of Sports in Sambo, Black Belt 1st Dan in Kyokushin kaikan, Black Belt 1st Dan in Seiwakai and Master of Sports in Hand-to Hand Fighting Master of Martial Arts RUMA in Russia.

Pictured below Fight Nights™ Global producer Mr Kamil Gadzhiev with Olympic torch and Batu Khasikov at The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Stadium.

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Fight Nights™ Global is the leading kickboxing and MMA promotion group in Russia, which works internationally including managing and supporting UFC athletes from Russia.

BATTLE 15 complete fight card will be announced shortly.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former national champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor of Fightmag. He covers national and world news. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) coordinator for Australia.