The WKN announced its next visit to South American capital of Kickboxing, Argentina. The event titled “Strong Among The Strong” takes place at Café Cultural Juan M. De Rosas in Virrey Del Pino, Buenos Aires on December 7.
The previous installment produced in the country was held late November in Ireneo Portela, Buenos Aires. Billed as “Estrellas de Acero 5” (Steel Stars, Eng.), the event continued the WKN Argentinian series of amateur rating tournaments with adult and junior competitors testing their skills in the respective age and weight classes.
Presented by Ricardo Lescano, the program of the upcoming show features two professional kickboxing bouts, following twelve amateur contests. The headline-bout is an international contest Argentina vs. Bolivia.
Among the bouts, the representative of the country-host Jose “La Parka” Quispe takes on Edwin “El Tailandes” Montano of Bolivia at welterweight. Fabian Perez squares off against his countryman Nicolas Salas at lightweight.
Up next in South American Capital of Kickboxing, ARGENTINA ??????
The second edition of Velada Ilillio "Strong Among The Strong" presented by Ricardo Lescano.
December 7 @ Café Cultural Juan M. De Rosas in Virrey Del Pino, Buenos Aires. pic.twitter.com/0iQjTo2ATr
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) December 1, 2019
Argentina also highly anticipates “El Gran Desafio” (The Great Challenge) scheduled for April 18, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The contest features former two-division WBA world champion (super lightweight and welterweight) Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (35-5, 31 KO) up against former World Kickboxing Network Cruiserweight champion Jorge “Acero” Cali. The pair squares off in the scheduled for six rounds boxing bout at cruiserweight.
Welterweight Jose Quispe vs. Edwin Montano
Lightweight Fabian Perez vs. Nicolas Salas