Gaetano Pirrello and Ahmed Alikada battle it out for WKN European Super Featherweight Muay Thai title
Gaetano Pirrello and Ahmed Alikada at La Nuit des Titans 2019 official weigh-ins | Pic: WKN

The WKN European title is on the line tonight (Nov. 24) in Farciennes, Belgium. The contest features the representative of the country-host Gaetano Pirrello up against Ahmed Alikada of France. The pair of super featherweights squares off in the scheduled for five rounds championship bout in Muay Thai. The encounter tops the annual “La Nuit des Titans”, presented by Osman Yigin at Hall Omnisports in Farciennes.

Gaetano Pirrello is a former amateur world and European champion, known for his appearances at Simply the Best. His resume includes the victories against Lubomir Rusnak, Rehda Chtibi, among others. Battling it out in his home town he aspires to earn WKN European gold in the professional class.

French champion Ahmed Alikada (15-4) is looking to claim a prestigious belt on the rival territory.

The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted on Saturday. Both challengers successfully made the required limit.

Among other bouts featured on the card, Soufiane Ait Ouccime of Belgium and Umar Abubakar of Ghana battle it out for WKN International Super Welterweight title in oriental kickboxing. In addition, local Ougo Huet takes on French Fabien Bernard in a three-round 59 kg catchweight Muay Thai bout.

The complete 16-fight lineup can be found below.

La Nuit des Titans 2019: Pirrello vs. Alikada fight card

Main Card

Gaetano Pirrello vs. Ahmed Alikada

Mohammed Kloua vs. Salvatore Scaletta

Soufiane Ait Ouccime vs. Umar Abubakar

Ougo Huet vs. Fabien Bernard

Preliminary Card

Ahkmed Tchakhiev vs. Mosavi Sayed Ghulamrez

Uwokunda Cedric vs. Antoine Minneker

Bernard Xavier vs. Lemal Frederic

Morhan Vandewedeur vs. Ed-Dakhousa Abdessamli

Odile Debaille vs. Ines Sami

Horacio Colazzo vs. Hamzi Taoufik

Mehdi Soualah vs. Thomas Dubois

Dylan Coyette vs. Moussa Kourouma

Batuhan Yilmaz vs. Mathis Desmulier

Zeyd Albayrak vs. Sebastien Chatelier

Iliyas Ekiz vs. Wesley Doutrelungine

Eren Tanriverdi vs. Scieur Mohamed

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