Hall of fame referee Steve Smoger officiates Girl Power Kickboxing
Hall of Fame referee Steve Smoger / Pic: Sporto Akimirka

Girl Power 3 Sunny Beach – Fight Like a Girl

Kickboxing series Girl Power 3 Sunny Beach is held on Friday live on SFR Sport 5. The event is the following edition produced by the Bigger’s Better Boxing and the World Kickboxing Network. The show features eight international featherweight contenders battling out in a one-night knockout tournament. The eventual winner qualifies for Grand Finale held at a later date. Hall of Fame boxing referee out of the United States, Steve Smoger officiates the bouts.

Steve Smoger is a part of the “BB” group since 2011. During three seasons he has officiated the heavyweight boxing series live on Eurosport. In 2014 the WKN appointed Smoger as a qualified referee in kickboxing. The same year he made his debut at Girl Power 1 Liepaja live on Pay-Per-View. Furthermore, the following year, known as one of the most professional, traveled and internationally renowned referees in the world, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2015.

In February Smoger officiated the second episode of Girl Power. The show held in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria aired live on SFR Sport 5. The upcoming series this Friday is the third appearance of “Double S” as the third man in the ring officiating kickboxing matches.

In addition, on the weekend held from May 26 to May 28 Steve Smoger was also inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Don King, Mike Tyson, Michael Spinks, Larry Hazzard were among other members.

The list of Girl Power 3 Sunny Beach participants can be found below. The official weigh-in ceremony will be conducted on Thursday.

Marina Spasic (Serbia)
Ashley Gilson (Belgium)
Alina Mayorova (Russia)
Lucie Mudrochova (Czech Republic)
Irem Akin (Turkey)
Iliana Metodieva Gelebova (Bulgaria)
Zorka Stojanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Marion Montanari (France)

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former National champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.


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