Uppercut Fight Night featurs WKN Cyprus Grand Prix in Nicosia
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The World Kickboxing Network returns to Cyprus this coming Saturday (Oct. 27) with the next edition of Uppercut Fight Night held at Metropolitan Square in Nicosia. The event is the second show for the year promoted on the island, following a previous event in March.

An upcoming Uppercut Fight Night is headlined by WKN Cyprus Women’s Kickboxing Grand Prix contested in a format of single-elimination tournament, the organization announced on Monday. To win the contest the contender has to collect two victories during one evening, going through semifinal and final.

The announced to date list of participants includes Elena Papadopoulou, Charoula Gerolemidou and Myria Xenofontos. The fourth competitor is expected to be announced shortly.

The fight card also includes a series of kickboxing and Muay Thai bouts. The promoter of the event is Chris Christodoulou.

Over the years Cyprus has held numerous events featuring World and subordinate championship bouts. In addition, three series of boxing tournament Bigger’s Better were produced on the island in 2010-2013 live on Eurosport.