Following two back to back events held last Saturday (June 29) in Paola, Malta and Saint Pierre, Réunion, the World Kickboxing Network announced the five-event championship schedule for this coming weekend. The events take place in five different countries, such as Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Argentina and Germany. The WKN World and subordinate title belts are on the line. Four events are scheduled for Saturday July 6. The culmination is set for Sunday July 7.
Nicola Canu of Italy faces Brandon Vieira of France in the European Champion vs. World Champion five-round contest for WKN World Super Featherweight title. The pair headlines “The Night of Super Fight 7” in Iglesias, Sardinia (large Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea).
Brandon Vieira is a new opponent for Nicola Canu in the @WKNkickboxing Super Featherweight title bout scheduled for this coming Saturday at Piazza Sella in Iglesias, Sardinia 🏆 https://t.co/8nSkSHId3s
— FIGHTMAG (@fightmag) July 1, 2019
Meanwhile, Portuguese city-capital Lisbon accommodates the WKN European Super Welterweight title fight between Paulo Gerson of Portugal and Matteo Costa of Italy. The scheduled for five-rounds contest tops “ShowFight 37”.
In addition, World Kickboxing Network visits Bulgarian city Shumen, where Rangel Ivanov of Bulgaria faces Stefan Sipos of Slovakia. The pair meets in a three-round WKN International Welterweight title bout, which headlines the “Savages Kickboxing” event.
Dubbed as South American capital of Kickboxing, Argentina concludes the list of events on July 6 (July 7 AEST) with WKN Argentinian Lightweight Championship contested in Morón, Buenos Aires. The national title bout features Gaston Monroe up against Dylan Salazar squaring off at Bosch Tour 2019 “Estrellas de Acero”.
Bavarian city Ingolstadt marks the return of Kickboxing World Championship to Germany on July 7. The event features Jan Szajko of Germany face off Luca Grusovin of Italy in the WKN World Super Bantamweight title fight. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds in oriental kickboxing.
WKN Event schedule (6-7 July 2019)
Saturday, July 6
Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
WKN World Super Featherweight title (Kickboxing)
Nicola Canu (Sardinia) vs. Brandon Vieira (France)
WKN European Super Welterweight title (Kickboxing)
Paulo Gerson (Portugal) vs. Matteo Costa (Italy)
WKN International Welterweight title (Oriental rules)
Rangel Ivanov (Bulgaria) vs. Stefan Sipos (Slovakia)
Morón, Buenos Aires, Argentina
WKN Argentinian Lightweight title (Kickboxing)
Gaston Monroe (Argentina) vs. Dylan Salazar (Argentina)
Sunday, July 7
WKN World Super Bantamweight title (Oriental rules)
Jan Szajko (Germany) vs. Luca Grusovin (Italy)