Battle of Saint-Raphael 5: Four WKN European titles at stake
Battle of Saint-Raphael 5 is held tonight, Saturday September 9, at Salle Omnisport de L’Esterel. The event is an eight-fight kickboxing bill featuring the A-list French fighters up against international opponents. Four WKN European titles will be challenged on the night.
The main event is a five-round super light weight championship between Jocelyn Branchu and Igor Osinin of Ukraine. The co-main event is a lightweight contest featuring Mathias Branchu face off Keith Azzopardi of Malta.
The fight card also includes famed Amel Dehby in her return to action, when she battles out against “Karate Queen” out of Belfast, Cathy McAleer. In addition “Girl Power” Mallaury Kalachnikoff faces Czech Tereza Dvorakova for WKN women’s lightweight belt.
The promoter of the event is Badri Rouabhia. The championship supervisor is Habib Bakir, representing World Kickboxing Network.
The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Friday. The full fight card and the weigh-in results can be found below. The show airs on Canal Plus Sport.
Super lightweight Jocelin Branchu (65.8) vs. Igor Osinin (66.7) – WKN title
Lightweight Mathias Branchu (64,6) vs. Keith Azzopardi (63.2) – WKN title
Super lightweight Hakim Ketaieb (65.9) vs. Frantisek Adam (66.5) – WKN title
Lightweight Mallaury Kalachnikoff (63.9) vs. Tereza Dvorakova (64.4) – WKN title
Middleweight Thibault Vedel (76.4) vs. Shaun Falzon (76.1)
Welterweight Bruce Codron (71) vs. Jan Naus (69.8)
Bantamweight Amel Dehby (55.8) vs. Cathy McAleer (56.4)
Middleweight Yazid Boussaha (72.6) vs. Salamou Dzamalkhanov (73.8)