On September 13, Billy Murray, the former World champion will stage a special silver jubilee event The Lords of the Ring.

The event will mark the 25th anniversary of the night he became a world professional kickboxing champion for the first time.

The Belfast legend Murray took the world welterweight title from American Richard Hill – the Mayweather Jnr of kickboxing back then and a man who was supposed to be unbeatable.

Official press conference which launched The Lords of the Ring was held last Wednesday at Ulster Hall.

The landmark fight show will have a knockout SEVEN WKN kickboxing World championship bouts in all different stand-up fighting styles – K1, kickboxing low kick & Full-Contact.

In the main event of the evening, renowned Gary Hamilton will challenge the vacant WKN lightweight kickboxing full contact title.

Gary Hamilton who has been fighting for 20 years, stating the record of 84 fights with 73 wins. After a few years break from competing Hamilton made a return last year taking on Maltese Daniel Zahra under K-1 rules. Zahra successfully defended his world title.

Hamilton suffered a loss and has stated that this fight in September will be his decider. The fight for Hamilton is back to the Full-Contact rules were he captured his world title in France in 2002.

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Parviz Iskenderov

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