The Battle 17 by WKN - Andreas Michailidis vs Tomas Bolo
The Battle 17 by WKN: Andreas Michailidis vs. Tomas Bolo / Pic: Supplied

The Battle 17 is held tonight, Sunday December 10, at Taekwondo Olympic Arena in Athens. The event is a mixed fight bill with kickboxing, boxing and MMA bouts featured on the card. The roster includes the A-list representatives of the country-host up against international opponents. Two WKN titles will be contested on the night.

In the main event Greek Mixed Martial Artist Andreas Michailidis takes on Slovakian middleweight Tomas Bolo. The pair battles out for WKN International belt. At the official weigh-in ceremony conducted on Saturday Michailidis showed 85.3 kg. Bolo was 85.5 kg.

Also on the main card Aris Antoni defends his WKN Greek super welterweight title against Sotiris Tzivelis. On the scales Antoni was 72.2 kg. Tzivelis showed 72.8 kg.

In addition, Greek super welterweight Meletis Kakoubavas meets Slovakian Pavol Garaj in a three-round international bout. Kakoubavas weighed-in at 72.4 kg. Garaj was 72.6 kg.

The Battle 17 is a highly anticipated happening proclaimed as the best fight show in Greece for 2017. The promoter of the event is Stefanos Konstantinidis. The full fight card can be found below.

The Battle 17 fight card

MMA
Middleweight Andreas Michailidis vs. Tomas Bolo
Bantamweight Roula Tasioula vs. Aimilia Kapri

Kickboxing
Super welterweight Meletis Kakoumpavas vs. Pavol Garaj
Welterweight Alexandros Mavromatidis vs. Thanasis Karousos
Super Welterweight Aris Antoni vs. Sotiris Tzivelis
Super lightweight Irakli Manjavidze vs. Elezai Erant
Super Light Heavyweight Nikos jr Tzotzos vs. Sadin Hadzajlija

Boxing
Middleweight Dimitris Xerikos vs. Adnan Hadzihajdic
Light heavyweight Nika Sekhniashvili vs. Slavisa Simeunovic
Light heavyweight Petros Liberis vs Isaias Topi

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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