Fight Night Saint Tropez 6: Lidon, Benzaquen, De Domenico & Matejovsky in a four-man eliminator
The sixth edition of famed Fight Night Saint Tropez takes place at the Citadel on Saturday August 4. The annual extravaganza features some of the most prominent kickboxers of today, battling it out in front of the VIP crowd, comprising French and international celebrities.
The main event bout between Mallaury Kalachnikoff and Laetitia Madjene, contesting for World Kickboxing Network Lightweight title, has been announced over the weekend. In addition, the four-man knockout contest topped up the programme, with Yohan Lidon, Cyril Benzaquen, Giuseppe De Domenico and Erik Matejovsky featured on the roster.
The eliminator is set at catchweight with the limit of 80 kg. The bouts are scheduled for three rounds.
To take all, the contender has to collect two victories during one evening in the format of a single-elimination tournament: semi-final and final.
French star Yohan Lidon continues his run in the city of “Rich and Famous”. He has headlined the previous editions of Fight Night Saint Tropez, making two successful defenses of his WKN World Super Middleweight title, with the wins taken against Florian Kroger and Danijel Solaja.
Cyril Benzaquen is another French kickboxer partaking in the eliminator, who makes his debut in the ring of St-Tropez. His tale of the tape features ISKA Light Heavyweight world title, including one successful defense. Over the course of his career he earned the wins against Alexander Stetsurenko, Reda Hameur-Lain, Chase Walden, among others.
Italian Giuseppe De Domenico is also a newcomer, who is known for his battles at such promotions as SuperKombat, Tatneft Cup and Kings of Kings. His resume includes the victories over Nicolae Caraus, Adrian Rosca, Valerio Masi and others.
Erik Matejovsky is a reigning WKN Slovakian Light Heavyweight champion, earning the belt against Jozef Kolodzej at Simply the Best 18 Poprad. He is a regular participant in the world series, appearing on his home soil, as well as in Czech Republic and Poland.
The tournament draw is conducted at the official weigh-in ceremony, scheduled a day before the fight show.
Other match ups are expected to be announced in the near future. The current Fight Night Saint Tropez 6 lineup can be found below.
Fight Night Saint Tropez 6 lineup
Lightweight Mallaury Kalachnikoff vs. Laetitia Madjene
80 kg four-man tournament
Yohan Lidon (France)
Cyril Benzaquen (France)
Giuseppe De Domenico (Italy)
Erik Matejovsky (Slovakia)