Yohan Lidon face Karapet Karapetyan for WKN world title at Capital Fights
Eminent French kickboxers Jerome Le Banner (l) and Yohan Lidon (r) / Pic: Supplied

Yohan Lidon faces Karapet Karapetyan for the WKN world title in the main event of Capital Fights on Thursday 19th May in Paris, France.

Capital Fights is the following edition of a new Dark Fights concept launched by Olivier Muller, promoter of eminent Fight Night Saint Tropez. The debut show ‘Muay-Thai Fighting Championship’ was held last March in Lyon, France. The main event has seen renowned Yohan Lidon taking the victory over Thai expert Panom TopKing Boxing.

Upcoming gala on May 19th moves to French capital. Lidon (87w-34l-1d) will battle Armenian-Dutch Karapet Karapetyan (43w-12l-2d) in the main event at Paris Halle Carpentier. The bout is scheduled for the WKN kickboxing world championship in the super-middleweight category.

The Capital Fights event promotes the total of four world championship bouts. Edouard Bernardou is facing Ireland’s Brian Brosnan under Full Contact rules. Christian Berthely is fighting Italian Mustapha Haida in the K-1 challenge. Dylan Salvador is taking on Thai Yod Siam in the muaythai clash.

Dark Fights 2 ‘Capital Fights’ will air on L’Equipe 21 and Kombat Sport. French kickboxing super-star Jerome ‘Geronimo’ Le Banner will attend the event as a special guest.

Dark Fights is a 2016 four-show concept throughout France. The third installment will be held in Saint Tropez on August 4th. The final chapter will beautify Marseille in November. We will reveal more information as it becomes available.


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