FIFA World Cup winners & WKN champion in One photo
The sixth annual Fight Night Saint Tropez was held on August 4 at the Citadel. The event featured two World Kickboxing Network championship bouts contested before the VIP crowd. The FIFA World Cup champions Marcel Desailly and Adil Rami were among invitees of one of the most glamours sports gatherings.
In the main event Yohan Lidon successfully defended his WKN Super Middleweight title for the fourth time. Scoring a unanimous decision against Yoann Kongolo, he as well took a revenge against the latter for the defeat suffered in June 2017.
Following the announced verdict of the headline-bout, the FIFA World Cup champions Marcel Desailly and Adil Rami entered the square circle to congratulate their French-fellow, Lidon. WKN presented the photo on Monday (via Twitter).
Desailly won FIFA World Cup as many as two decades ago, playing as a centre-back or defensive midfielder of the French team. In addition, he is the winner of Euro 2000. A central defender Rami is among this year’s FIFA World Cup-winning players.
#TheKick that defined the second encounter between @Yohan_Lidon 🇫🇷 and Yoann Kongolo 🇨🇭 at Fight Night Saint Tropez 6 where the pair battled out for @WKNkickboxing Super Middleweight title 🔥 pic.twitter.com/aP7RgvDB7y
— FIGHTMAG (@fightmag) August 20, 2018
In the co-main event of Fight Night Saint Tropez 6 Laetitia Madjene earned a unanimous decision against Mallaury Kalachnikoff and became a new WKN Women’s Lightweight champion. The complete fight results can be found here.