Soufiane Ait Ouccime faces Umar Abubakar in WKN International Super Welterweight title fight
The third championship bout has been added to the upcoming “La Nuit des Titans” taking place at Hall Omnisport in Farciennes, Belgium on November 24. The contest features the representative of the country-host Soufiane Ait Ouccime up against Umar Abubakar of Ghana. The pair battles it out for WKN International Super Welterweight title, World Kickboxing Network announced on Monday (via Twitter).
Over the course of his career Soufiane Ait Ouccime defeated Conan Saelens, Omar Samb, Eddy Sadaoui, among others. He also held ISKA 160-pound European title, as well as challenged for 154-pound world belt, yet dropped the decision against Sergio Sanchez.
Umar Abubakar is victorious over Daniel Cachucha. He also went up against the likes of Toni Romero, Cherif Younes, to name a couple.
The encounter is scheduled for three rounds in oriental kickboxing.
Top of the bill features former world and European amateur champion Gaetano Pirrello of Belgium faceoff former World Kickboxing Network Super Bantamweight title challenger Tristan Caetano of France. The pair meets in a five-round title bout with WKN European Super Featherweight Muay Thai title on the line.
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In the co-main event another local competitor Nicolas Di Franco takes on Willman Junior Cuellar of Bolivia. MMA contest is for WKN Intercontinental Lightweight title, Europe vs. South America.
Other bouts featuring Mohamed Kloua, Salvatore Scaletta, Livio D’Angelo and Sebastien Di Franco are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
The annual La Nuit des Titans is presented by former 16-time world champion Osman Yigin. The current three-fight championship lineup can be found below.
WKN European Super Featherweight title (Muay Thai)
Gaetano Pirello (Belgium) vs. Tristan Caetano (France)
WKN Intercontinental Lightweight title (MMA)
Nicolas Di Franco (Belgium) vs. Willman Junior Cuellar (Bolivia)
WKN International Super Welterweight title (Kickboxing)
Soufiane Ait Ouccime (Belgium) vs. Umar Abubakar (Ghana)