Burmester vs Su Kim for WKN World lightweight title headlines kickboxing promotion ICX Seoul.
ICX Seoul is an international kickboxing event held on April 14 at the 4.600-seat Jangchung Gymnasium. The show airs live on SpoTV. The program is a nine-fight bill with seven countries represented on the card. Local athletes face off international competitors coming out of Thailand, Japan, China, Taipei, Hong Kong, Mongolia and Germany.
Furthermore, the event marks history as the first WKN World title challenged on the territory of Korea. Kevin Burmester (Eiberg) of Germany faces off Dong Su Kim for the World Kickboxing Network lightweight belt. The promoter of the show is Sportizen, a scientific sports marketing and consulting company.
The five-round contest Burmester vs Su Kim for the WKN lightweight title is the following edition in the collaboration between the major kickboxing governing and Korea. For a number of years the country known for such names as Hong Man Choi, Jaegil Noh and Chang Hyung Lee has seen its athletes partaking in various WKN promotions throughout Europe. In January the WKN President Stephane Cabrera visited Seoul where he had a meeting with the leading kickboxing promoters in the country, as well as “The Khan” group.
A complete ICX Seoul fight card looks as the following:
Choi Wooyeong (Korea) vs. Ha Unpyo (Korea)
Mj Kim (Korea) vs. Julia Worf (Germany)
Lee Chanhyeong (Korea) vs. Rungravee (Thailand)
Ju Mangi (Korea) vs. Rui Hanajawa (Japan)
Kim Dongsu (Korea) vs. Kevin Eiberg (Germany) – WKN title
Kim Segi (Korea) vs. Zhang Yang (China)
Noh Jaegil (Korea) vs. Ting Chieh (Taipei)
Lee Jiwaen (Korea) vs. Sin Yi Eva (Honk Kong)
Lee Sunghyun (Korea) vs. Batjargal (Mongolia)