Fight Weekend: What’s on Dec. 14-15 in kickboxing & MMA

Here is a three-event selection for this coming Fight Weekend, December 14-15 (local time). The schedule including the WKN and UFC championship bouts held in Italy, France and the USA, featuring some of the most notable competitors of today.


Yohan Lidon defends his World Kickboxing Network super middleweight title against challenger Giorgi Kankava. The championship bout headlines “La Nuit des Challenges 19” taking place at Palais des Sports in Saint-Fons (Lyon). The fight card also includes the four-fight Muay Thai contest Team France vs. Team Thailand and a series of international bouts.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship presents the final pay-per-view fight card for 2019, UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event is headlined by three championship bouts featuring the current titleholders up against the top ranked contenders. Kamaru Usman defends his welterweight title against Colby Covington. Max Holloway defends his featherweight title against Alex Volkanovski. Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title against Germaine de Randamie.

Francesco Picca squares off against David Ruiz Marrero in WKN European super lightweight title fight. The encounter headlines “Invictus Arena 27” held at Palazzetto Guglielmo Fiorini in Rome. Also on the card Alessandro Moretti and Abramo Abderrahim battle it out for WKN International super featherweight title, following a series of rating bouts.

The three-event schedule for this coming Fight Weekend can be found below.

La Nuit des Challenges 19: Lidon vs. Kankava
Date: December 14, 2019
Location: Saint-Fons, Lyon, France
Venue: Palais des Sports
Broadcast: RMC Sport 4 (Delayed)

UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington
Date: December 14, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass (early prelims), ESPN 2 (preliminary card), Pay-per-view (main card)

Invictus Arena 27: Picca vs. Marrero
Date: December 15, 2019
Place: Rome, Italy
Venue: Palazzetto Guglielmo Fiorini


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