Girl Power 5 Stara Zagora (Final)
Girl Power Kickboxing returns on small screen tonight (Feb. 9) with the final series of Season 1 produced in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. In addition, Episode 5 is streamed live on FITE Pay-Per-View.
The event features the winners of three previous chapters, two regular competitors, as well as three fighters who make their debut. The official tournament draw and weigh-in ceremony were conducted on Thursday.
In the first quarterfinal the new-comer of Croatia Monika Babic (60.8 kg) faces GP 2 winner French Mallaury Kalachnikoff (61 kg). In the second quarterfinal the representative of the country-host Joana Nwamerue (59.8 kg) makes her series debut taking on GP 4 winner Czech Tereza Dvorakova (60.7 kg).
The third quarterfinal features GP 3 champion Turkish Irem Akin (61 kg) up against Bosnian newcomer Selma Batic (61 kg). In conclusion, GP 3 finalist Iliana Gelebova (59.5 kg) battles out on home soil against GP 2 semi-finalist Serbian Marina Spasic (61 kg).
Girl Power is a one-night eight-woman featherweight kickboxing contest. To take all, the contender has to collect three victories during one evening in the format of a single-elimination tournament: quarter-final, semi-final and final. The line up can be found below.
Monika Babic vs. Mallaury Kalachnikoff
Joana Nwamerue vs. Tereza Dvorakova
Irem Akin vs. Selma Baltic
Iliana Gelebova vs. Marina Spasic
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) February 9, 2018