World championship kickboxing returns to Saint Tropez with the fifth edition of Fight Night held tonight at Citadel.
Kickboxing gala Fight Night Saint Tropez is a VIP event annually held on August 4. With a debut made in 2013 the event gathers numerous notable kickboxers and celebrities under one roof. Such personas as Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Jerome Le Banner, among others, appeared at this glamorous and spectacular event.
A five-round World Championship bout headlines the show. The reigning World Kickboxing Network super middleweight champion out of France Yohan Lidon (92-36-1, 55 KO) puts his title on the line, facing off the German contender Florian Kroger (39-8-1, 18 KO).
Furthermore, the program includes a super heavyweight clash between the renowned American Bob Sapp and the French World Champion Gregory Tony. In addition, England’s Daniel Sam takes on “Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny, aspiring to take a revenge for their encounter last year. As well, Serbian Marina Spasic squares the differences with French Mallaury Kalachnikoff, following their bout at Girl Power 2 Stara Zagora in February.
The official weigh-in ceremony was held on Thursday. Ahead of jumping on the scales the athletes were brought to the shore of St Tropez by jet ski.
Fight Night Saint Tropez airs on SFR Sport 5. A complete seven-fight program can be found below.
Super middleweight Yohan Lidon vs. Florian Kroger – WKN title
Super heavyweight Gregory Tony vs. Bob Sapp
Heavyweight Stephane Susperregui vs. Danyo Ilunga
Super heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. Daniel Sam
Heavyweight Filip Verliden vs. Mikhail Chalykh
Featherweight Mallaury Kalachnikoff vs. Marina Spasic
Welterweight Evgeny Kuravskoi vs. Umar Semata