Kickboxing, Cathy McAleer vs Amel Dehby
Cathy McAleer / Pic: ProKick

Cathy McAleer vs Amel Dehby, Tereza Dvorakova vs Mallaury Kalachnikoff

Battle of Saint-Raphael 5 is held this Saturday September 9 at Salle Omnisport de L’Esterel. The event promoted by Badri Rouabhia is an annual kickboxing gala with the A-list French fighters up against international opponents. This year the event is an eight-fight bill with four WKN European titles contested on the night.

On Wednesday the organization announced two changes in the roster of the upcoming show. Cathy McAleer of Northern Ireland replaces German Meryem Uslu in the women’s bantamweight bout against famed French Amel Dehby. Tereza Dvorakova replaces her Czech-fellow Martina Jindrova in the challenge for WKN European lightweight title against Mallaury Kalachnikoff.

Known as “Karate Queen” Cathy McAleer is a prominent kickboxer representing ProKick Gym Belfast. Her resume includes over 100 Karate contests as well as the WKN World bantamweight title in Full Contact.

With over 20 bouts behind her belt, Czech Tereza Dvorakova represents Hakim Gym in Kladno. One of her most recent ventures was in April when she competed at World Muay Thai Angels in Bangkok.

Both McAleer and Dvorakova are expected to appear at kickboxing series Girl Power 4 Varna next month.

The main event at Battle of Saint-Raphael 5 is a super lightweight championship featuring French Jocelin Branchu up against Igor Osinin of Ukraine. The co-main event is a lightweight contest between Matthias Branchu and Keith Azzopardi of Malta. The full fight card 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. Tereza Dvorakova
Middleweight Karim Benmansour vs. Shaun Falzon
Welterweight Bruce Codron vs. Jan Naus
Bantamweight Amel Dehby vs. Cathy McAleer
Middleweight Yazid Boussaha vs. Salamou Dzamalkhanov