Gladiators Fight Night 23 is held tonight (June 29) at Corradino Sports Pavillion in Paola, Malta. The event airs on Iconic Sports TV featuring a series of kickboxing bouts with two WKN titles contested in the headliner of the show.
In the main event the newly-crowned WKN Featherweight champion in Full Contact Keith Azzopardi of Malta faces Qurban Hosseini of Germany. The pair battles it out for WKN Featherweight title in oriental kickboxing (K-1 style).
The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Friday. Azzopardi tipped the scales at 60.8 kg. Hosseini was 60.4 kg. The World Championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.
Two #WKN titles are on the line tonight at Gladiators Fight Night 23 in Paola ??
LIVE on @iconicsportstv | 20:00 CEST
Azzopardi vs. Hosseini
Schembri vs. Peters
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— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) June 29, 2019
In the co-main event Diane Schembri of Malta takes on Pia Peters of Germany. The women’s kickboxing encounter is for WKN European Bantamweight title in the amateur class.
Schembri came in at 56.5 kg. Peters declared 55.8 kg. The contest is scheduled for four rounds.
Also on the main card Faris Lukovic take on Carmelo Santostefano in a non-title super light heavyweight bout, and Jaid Agius and Julian Mangion contest for Maltese 65 kg belt.
Gladiators Fight Night 23 in Paola, Malta is one of two back to back events that World Kickboxing Network presents this weekend (June 29). The second show, billed as “La Nuit du K1 – Les Défis du Sud”, takes place at Gymnase Nelson Mandela in Saint Pierre, Réunion featuring three WKN championship bouts.
In the main event Yasser Olivier Lagarrigue of Reunion and Julien Schelkens of Belgium meet in the scheduled for five rounds battle with WKN Intercontinental Super Lightweight title at stake.