LNK Fight Night 12: Vesnenoks faces Huaman, Vilcans takes on Lovaglio
LNK Fight Night 12 features a mixed-bill on July 20 at Semarah Hotel Lielupe in Jurmala, Latvia. On Saturday World Kickboxing Network announced a pair of additional matchups in MMA and boxing. Among the bouts local mixed martial artist Daniil Vesnenoks meets Peruvian featherweight Wilbert Huaman in the scheduled for three rounds 64.5 kg catchweight encounter.
In his previous outing in March Daniil Vesnenoks (8-2) suffered a knee injury in the first round, which resulted in a TKO defeat against Abdelmoumen Mssaate. Before that he scored two first-round submission wins against Azamat Mustafaev and Igor Gerasimov.
Wilbert Huaman (4-9) lost three of his previous bouts against Alvaro Fresno, Bartosz Wojcikiewicz and Ronny Gomez. Prior to that he took a couple of wins against Alberto Ibanez by submission in the first round.
Featherweights Daniil Vesnenoks 🇱🇻 and Wilbert Huaman 🇵🇪 join LNK Fight Night 12
July 20 @ SemaraH Hotel Lielupe pic.twitter.com/MfMhmyhRyg
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) June 29, 2019
The second contest added to the card is a six-round boxing encounter featuring Ralfs Vilcans of Latvia and Maurizio Lovaglio of Italy squaring off at cruiserweight.
Ralfs Vilcans (8-0, 5 KO) is unbeaten in all of his eight professional bouts. He is coming of the third-round win via RTD against Sergey Beloshapkin taken in February. Before that he stopped Tomislav Sentic in Round 3 and earned a unanimous decision against Ivan Emilov.
Maurizio Lovaglio (22-17, 13 KO) lost his previous bout in March against Salvatore Erittu, who took a split decision. His resume includes the wins against Endri Spahiu, Hristo Yonev, among others.
LNK Fight Night 12 marks the second visit of World Kickboxing Network to Latvia this year.
Among the previously announced bouts, newly-crowned WKN European Middleweight champion Zaur Dzhavadov of Latvia faces Giorgi Kankava of Georgia in a three-round non-title kickboxing matchup at 76 kg catchweight. As well, lightweights Aleksandrs Cizovs of Latvia and Sergio Hidalgo of Spain battle it out for WKN European MMA title.
The list of announced to date bouts for LNK Fight Night 12 can be found below.
71 kg Aleksandrs Cizovs vs. Sergio Hidalgo (MMA / WKN European title)
84 kg Arturs Ozolinsvs. Er Ramy (MMA)
76 kg Zaur Dzhavadov vs. Giorgi Kankava (Kickboxing)
64.5 kg Daniil Vesnenoks vs. Wilbert Huaman (MMA)
Cruiserweight Ralfs Vilcans vs. Maurizio Lovaglio (Boxing)
Super Middleweight Nikita Smirnovs vs. Tomasz Gargula (Boxing)
Super Lightweight Marcis Grundulis vs. TBA (Boxing)