Girl Power: Fight Like a Girl
Women’s kickboxing tournament Girl Power 4 Varna is held on Friday October 13. The event is the third episode promoted in Bulgaria. It follows the most recent edition held in Sunny Beach resort in June. In February the organization visited Stara Zagora, launching the series live on European network SFR Sport 5. The pilot was streamed on Pay-Per-View taking its place in Liepaja, Latvia.
In addition, Varna is a city-host of two chapters of boxing series “Bigger’s Better” live on Eurosport. This is where the organization has held its 21st tournament of the final season, as well as the Episode 16 produced a year earlier.
Girl Power is a one-night eight-woman featherweight kickboxing tournament. To take all, the contender has to collect three victories during one evening in the format of the knockout contest: quarter-final, semi-final and final. The fast-paced bouts are scheduled at 3×2 minute rounds. Prestigious WKN championship belt at stake.
The Hall of Fame boxing referee out of the United States Steve Smoger officiates the bouts. The ring announcer is a famed French journalist and TV presenter Jean-Philippe Lustyk.
The current list of Girl Power 4 Varna participants can be found below. It features popular female fighters coming from Belgium, Denmark, Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania. On Friday the World Kickboxing Network advised that the eighth contender, representing France, will be announced shortly.
- Ashley Gilson (Belgium)
- Pernille Schjonning (Denmark)
- Tereza Dvorakova (Czech)
- Cathy McAleer (Northern Ireland)
- Amalia Koleva (Bulgaria)
- Dragica Jelisavac (Serbia)
- Andra Mihai (Romania)