Nicolas Di Franco faces Willman Junior Cuellar for WKN European MMA title
Nicolas Di Franco at Simply the Best 24 Farciennes | Pic: Manu da Luz/WKN

Belgian mixed martial artist Nicolas Di Franco received an opponent for his WKN European Lightweight title fight scheduled for November 24 (Nov. 25 AEST). Battling it out at Hall Omnisport in Farciennes, he faces Bolivia-born residing in Spain, Willman Junior Cuellar, World Kickboxing Network announced on Tuesday. The pair co-headlines the upcoming “La Nuit des Titans 2019” presented by Osman Yigin.

Previously announced representative of the country-host Nicolas Di Franco (4-2) is coming of a unanimous decision win scored last October against David-Tonatiuth Crol. Before that the he suffered the defeat by TKO in the second round against Abou Tounkara, which snapped his three-fight win streak.

Willman Junior Cuellar (2-0) is unbeaten in two of his professional outings. In his previous bout in May he submitted Xavier Poyatos in the third round. Prior to that he scored a unanimous decision against Gabriel Bezosa. In addition, Cuellar has recorded 2-0 as an amateur.

In the main event Gaetano Pirrello of Belgium takes on Tristan Caetano of France. The pair of Muay Thai fighters meets in the scheduled for five rounds championship bout with WKN European Super Featherweight title on the line.

The rest of the card is scheduled to see a series of bouts with local and international competitors, squaring off in kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA.

Super Featherweight Gaetano Pirrello vs. Tristan Caetano (Muay Thai)
Lightweight Nicolas Di Franco vs. Willman Junior Cuellar (MMA)