Female kickboxing tournament Girl Power airs live on SFR Sport 5
Watch Girl Power live on SFR Sport 5 - Friday 10th February at 20:00 (UTC+01:00)

The 8 woman kickboxing tournament Girl Power airs live on SFR Sport 5, Friday February 10.

Girl Power 2017 is a grand relaunch of the famed Bigger’s Better series. The original TV show of the heavyweight boxing tournaments aired live on Eurosport for three seasons. In 2014 the “BB” incorporation produced the pilot of the Girl Power. The female kickboxing eliminator aired live on Pay-Per-View across the world.

This season the promoters re-boost their concept. The collaborated network is SFR Sport 5.

“We look forward to numerous events. SFR Sport 5 is a leading and unique network in Europe fully devoted to combat sports,” Bigger’s Better president Jean-Christophe Courreges told fightmag.com.au

“Our main goal is an enlargement of opportunities for women in sport. We also strive to become an empowering tool for women for years to come.”

In addition, the backbone of the Girl Power is the World Kickboxing Network (WKN). The world’s leading governing body for all disciplines of kickboxing homologates the championship tournament.

“Female kickboxing is very popular. There are dozens of talented athletes in every country. Our shows are the 8 woman tournaments. So we put on the card the fighters of various nationalities. As a result, it is a further development of our sport internationally, and also an exposure for each country in particular,” said WKN president Stephane Cabrera. “We are currently finalizing the matchmaking for the upcoming show”.

Moreover, the Hall of Fame referee out of the Atlantic City, NJ, USA, Steve Smoger himself is the head official.

Female kickboxing tournament Girl Power airs live on SFR Sport 5 on Friday 10th February, starting at 20:00 (UTC+01:00)

Municipal Sports Hall Ivan Vazov in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria accommodates the gala.

Girl Power II is a one night knockout featherweight (under 60 kg) 8-woman kickboxing tournament. The fast paced contests will go ahead at 3 x 2 minute rounds with 1 minute break. An extra round may apply in the finale in case of a draw. The rules of the bouts are K-1 (oriental) with the allowance of the spinning back-fist.

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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 and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.

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