Kickboxing Battle of Saint Raphael fight card
Battle of Saint-Raphael promoter Badri Rouabhia (l) and the first string female kickboxer out of France Amel Dehby (r) / Pic: WKN

WKN kickboxing championship of Europe

Battle of Saint-Raphael 5 is held on Saturday September 9. The event is an annual kickboxing gala presented by Badri Rouabhia.

Four prestigious WKN titles will be contested on the night. The championship supervisor is Habib Bakir, representing the World Kickboxing Network.

The program is a fully international card comprising seven bouts. Some of the best French fighters square off against European selection.

Jocelin Branchu takes on Igor Osinin of Lithuania. The challenge is for the WKN European super lightweight title.

Also on the card Mathias Branchu up against Keith Azzopardi of Malta. The pair will battle out for the WKN European lightweight belt.

In addition, a super lightweight clash Hakim Ketaieb and Frantisek Adam of Czech. The WKN European super lightweight title in oriental kickboxing up for grabs.

As well, the winner of Girl Power 2 Stara Zagora Mallaury Kalachnikoff faces off Czech fighter Martina Jindrova. The WKN European women’s lightweight title at stake.

Lastly, the event marks a return to action of the French star Amel Dehby. Multiple time WKN World champion and Glory women’s tournament runner up faces off Meryem Uslu of Turkey. The contest is a three-round non-title bout at bantamweight.

The program also a middleweight battle between Karim Benmansour and Shaun Falzon of Malta. As well, Bruce Codron up against Jan Naus of Lithuania at welterweight.

A complete line-up for Battle of Saint-Raphael 5 can be found below

Super lightweight Jocelin Branchu vs. Igor Osinin
Lightweight Mathias Branchu vs. Keith Azzopardi
Super lightweight Hakim Ketaieb vs. Frantisek Adam
Lightweight Mallaury Kalachnikoff vs. Martina Jindrova
Middleweight Karim Benmansour vs. Shaun Falzon
Welterweight Bruce Codron vs. Jan Naus
Bantamweight Amel Dehby vs. Meryem Uslu