WKN European title is on the line on October 12 at Arena Riga. The contest features Latvian featherweight Daniil Vesnenoks up against Italian mixed martial artist Davide Di Deo. The pair battles it out on the main card of LNK Fight Night 13, World Kickboxing Network announced on Sunday.
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) September 14, 2019
Daniil Vesnenoks (9-2) fought at the previous event this past July in Jurmala where he submitted Wilbert Huaman in the second round. Prior to that he suffered the defeat by TKO (knee injury) against Abdelmoumen Mssaate, following a pair of first-round submission wins against Azamat Mustafaev and Igor Gerasimov.
Davide Di Deo (5-1) is riding four-fight win streak. In June he took the first-round TKO win against Lorenzo Piscitelli. Before that he defeated Silvano Bolognani, Driss Benarbia and Daniele Idrizi.
In the main event of LNK Fight Night 13 Ricards Bolotniks (14-5-1, 14 KO) of Latvia takes on Sergei Ekimov (18-0, 9 KO) of Russia in the scheduled for twelve rounds WBO Intercontinental Light Heavyweight title bout. Also on the card undefeated Artjoms Ramlavs (10-0-0, 5 KO) of Latvia faces Dionisie Tiganas (9-8-2, 3 KO) of Italy in a six-round battle at super featherweight.
In addition, newly crowned WKN European champion Alexander Chizhov of Latvia goes up against Baymurat Noyazov of Kazakhstan, while his country-fellow Aigars Milenbergs squares off against another competitor from Kazakhstan Manarbek Shaikenov. Both MMA bouts are scheduled for three rounds at welterweight and light heavyweight (respectively).
— FIGHTMAG (@fightmag) August 5, 2019
LNK Fight Night 13 is presented by Vadim Milov and Eugene Sapronenko. The finalised fight card is expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current lineup can be found below.
Light Heavyweight Ricards Bolotniks vs. Sergei Ekimov
Super Featherweight Artjoms Ramlavs vs. Dionisie Tiganas
Featherweight Daniil Vesnenoks vs. Davide Di Deo
Welterweight Alexander Chizhov vs. Baymurat Noyazov
Light Heavyweight Aigars Milenbergs vs. Manarbek Shaikenov