World Kickboxing Network (WKN) makes history and introduces the sports of kickboxing and muaythai to a large audience in the United States.
WKN world championship Jerome Le Banner (France) vs Espedito da Silva (Brazil) features on the card at the Don King promotion Evander Holyfield vs Vaughn Bean for the WBA and IBF heavyweight title.
The historic event was held on Saturday, September 19, 1998 in Atlanta, GA, USA. The Showtime network televised the show from Georgia Dome.
The Black Belt (Jan 2000) reports that Stephane Cabrera was instrumental in convincing Don King to put this fight on.