WKN World Cup in Auckland: Amateur Fighters Welcome
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The WKN World Cup 2019 is held from November 28 to November 30 at The Trusts Arena in Auckland. The event, presented by Team Player Events, makes history as the first time when kickboxing and MMA titles are contested on the world-level at the same event in New Zealand.

The three-day sporting fiesta features male and female competitors battling it out in their respective weight classes. As many as 30 World Cup trophies are on the line.

The athletes registration has been open since mid June on combatworldcup.com. The roster includes eight man and seven woman’s divisions (below). Up to 60 countries are expected to participate.

The culmination of the tournament features a pair of professional World Title bouts.

French Greg Tony puts his World Kickboxing Network Super Heavyweight title on the line facing off famed Brazilian Antonio “BigFoot” Silva in the headliner. The bout is scheduled for five rounds.

In the second contest undefeated representative of the country-host Kelvin Joseph goes up against Brazilian mixed martial artist Roan Carneiro in the WKN Middleweight championship. The encounter is also scheduled for five rounds.

The “Early Bird” tickets have already been sold out. The general admission tickets are currently available at Ticketek.co.nz.

WKN World Cup 2019: Weight Classes

Male Weight Classes
Super Bantamweight 129 lb (58.513 kg)
Super Featherweight 137 lb (62.142 kg)
Super Lightweight 147 lb (66.678 kg)
Super Welterweight 161 lb (73.028 kg)
Super Middleweight 175 lb (79.379 kg)
Super Light Heavyweight 189 lb (85.729 kg)
Super Cruiserweight 203 lb (92.079 kg)
Super Heavyweight up to 264.5 lb (120 kg)

Female Weight Classes
Bantamweight 125 lb (56.699 kg)
Featherweight 133 lb (60.328 kg)
Lightweight 142 lb (64.410 kg)
Welterweight 154 lb (69.853 kg)
Super Middleweight 175 lb (79.379 kg)
Super Cruiserweight 203 lb (92.079 kg)
Super Heavyweight up to 264.5 lb (120 kg)