John Wayne Parr vs Piergiulio Paolucci, Bellator Kickboxing
John Wayne Parr vs. Piergiulio Paolucci

Bellator Kickboxing 8

John Wayne Parr returns to Italy end of the year partaking at Bellator Kickboxing 8 held on December 9 in Florence. The travel will be the third visit of Australian “Gunslinger” to the country that is famous for its art, music and iconic food.

“9th of December travelling to Florence, Italy to represent Australia in Bellator. Happy to still be living this lifestyle,” Parr posted on Twitter on Saturday.

In April Parr fought in Turin where he defeated local Nando Calzetta by knockout in the second round with a spectacular kick to the head. In August he took the decision against Ireland’s James Heelan at Caged Muay Thai 10 in Brisbane.

The resume of his next opponent Piergiulio Paolucci includes the ISKA European title win in 2014, as well as the battles against Matteo Musara, Adrian Mohorea, among others. The 74 kg bout is scheduled for three rounds, plus extra round in case of a draw.

The event is headlined by famed Italian Giorgio Petrosyan up against Thailand Yodwicha Por Boonsit. Also on the card American Gaston Bolanos face off Hamza Imane.

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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