WKN kickboxing world championship Felipe Micheletti Vs Rogelio Ortiz headlines IVC 15 on Saturday, 20th August 2016 in Sorocaba, Brazil.
The fight week has come when the WKN world championship marks the new era of IVC. Eminent brand of the International Vale Tudo Council returns to the scene this weekend in Sorocaba, just a day before Rio 2016 finale.
The main event will see a super cruiser-weight world title clash when local Felipe Micheletti faces of Rogelio Ortiz of Argentina. The bout also sets to square their differences since 2013. Back then the referee made a call and stopped the contest in the third round. Consequently Micheletti earned the win although Ortiz seemed keen to continue. Ortiz recently came up with the blog footage where he states to certainly take the revenge and bring the prestigious WKN belt back to Argentina.
The show also includes two competitions in Olympic format. Kickboxing 8-man eliminator features the 4-man MMA tournament. The rating boxing bout Ramos Vs. Rico tops up the fight-bill.
It all goes ahead under the supervision of Esquiva Falcao who attends the gala as a special guest. Brazilian boxer Falcao is a silver-medalist at 2012 London Olympics as well as a 14-fight undefeated professional boxer.
Promoter of the show is Sergio Batarelli. He is a former kickboxing world champion himself who launched the IVC in 1997. Batarelli dedicates this event to the new era of his project, aiming to reboot its’ name throughout the world.
In 2000 the WKN made history in MMA by organizing the first ever Mixed Martial Arts bouts on European soil. The challenges went ahead under the transcontinental banner of the IVC.
This year the N.1 kickboxing federation schedules two IVC events in Brazil. The fight night in Sorocaba renews the promotion. The following show is happening in November.
IVC 15 Sorocaba Fight Card
WKN Kickboxing World Championship / K-1 Rules / Super Cruiserweight / 5x3mn
Felipe Micheletti (Brazil) vs Rogelio Ortiz (Argentina)
8-Man Kickboxing Tournament
Bruno Kalaf v Lucas Nunes
Marcos Lolata v Cicero Evangelista
Waldemir Kakaroto v Wesley Sanchez
Joao Paulo Avatar v Michel Papa
4-Man MMA Tournament
Michael Fudencio v Clecio Bruto
Brendo Bispo v Ariston Franca
Boxing / Super lightweight
Juliano Ramos v Pablo Rico