Felipe Micheletti wins WKN kickboxing World title
Brazilian Felipe Michelettti with the supporters after his WKN super cruiserweight kickboxing world title victory over Argentine Rogelio Ortiz in the main event of IVC 15 fight night on Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, BrazilSorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil / Pic: Viagem da Semana / Instagram

Felipe Micheletti defeats Rogelio Ortiz in the WKN kickboxing championship of the world, headlining the return of the International Vale Tudo Championship.

Prestigious WKN world title belt was for grabs in the main event of IVC 15 fight night. The happening, held on Saturday August 20 in Brazilian Sorocaba, was promotion’s first show in fifteen years. Indeed, the notorious IVC has stayed behind the scenes since 2000’s. However, the founder Sergio Batarelli has always aimed to relaunch his eminent invention. As a result, IVC’s big sister, WKN highlighted its return globally. As a result, IVC is back which starts a new chapter in the history.

The headliner of IVC 15 saw a local favorite Felipe Micheletti facing off Rogelio Ortiz from Argentina. The two went into the challenge of the vacant super cruiserweight world title. In addition, the bout was their highly anticipated rematch. The 2013 encounter saw the third round stoppage, resulting in the victory of Brazilian. Although this time Ortiz gave his all, Micheletti again came out as the winner. It was the first round knockout.

The ultimate outcome stamps the return of IVC, opening a new chapter in the history. Felipe Micheletti becomes a new WKN champion of the world.

The programme of IVC 15 also included kickboxing and MMA tournaments featuring a boxing match.