Kickboxing: The Usual Suspects return to Northern Ireland

International kickboxing returns to Queen’s Hall Newtownards on June 11.

Northern Ireland’s kickboxing legends Billy Murray presents the next edition of international promotions “made-in ProKick”. The Usual Suspects 3 is a seven-fight program with local competitors up against opponents out of Italy, Switzerland and Ireland. In addition, a series of amateur and novice contests feature on the card. The promotion reflects The Usual Suspects (1995) movie.


In the main-event the World Kickboxing Network bantamweight champion in Full Contact Cathy McAleer of Northern Ireland faces off against Muay Thai specialist Beatrice Marcialis of Sardinia. McAleer is 38 and Marcialis is 21. The “age against experience” is topped up by the rules of the scheduled contest. The four-round non-title bout will go ahead in K-1 kickboxing.

Also on the card Killian Emery of Switzerland takes on Rytis Danuiles of Ireland. The super lightweight bout is a four-round amateur encounter.

In addition, the card comprises two mores women’s kickboxing challenges. Rowena Bolt of Northern Ireland meets Julia Chatellier of Switzerland in the three-round bout. Similarly, Charlene Best of Northern Ireland takes on Lorie Lacroix also representing Switzerland.

The previous edition of the Usual Suspects was held in February. The headliner of the show has seen Johnny “Swift” Smith of Northern Ireland victorious over Camilo Villada Posada of Portugal in the WKN welterweight prestige match.

To date The Usual Suspects 3 fight card looks as the following:

Super flyweight: Cathy McAleer vs. Beatrice Marcialis – WKN International bout
Super lightweight: Killian Emery vs. Rytis Danuiles
Super flyweight: Rowena Bolt vs. Julia Chatellier
Bantamweight: Charlene Best vs. Lorie Lacroix
Super middleweight: Douglas Johnston vs. Thomas Poulain
Super middleweight: Robert Mankieniuz vs. TBA
Light heavyweight: Henry Moore vs. TBA


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