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World Kickboxing Network to crown 5 champions in Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Argentina, Germany

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World Kickboxing Network events are about to take place five different countries namely Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Argentina and Germany. These are a follow-up to the kickboxing federation’s back-to-back events on June 29, 2019 in Paola, Malta and Saint Pierre, Réunion.

The WKN World and subordinate title belts are on the line. Four events are scheduled for July 6, 2019 and the culmination is set for July 7, 2019.

Nicola Canu of Sardinia, Italy and Brandon Vieira of France meet in the “European Champion vs. World Champion” five-round contest for WKN World Super Featherweight title (low kick style). The pair headlines “The Night of Super Fight 7” in Iglesias, Sardinia (large Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea).

Two-time WKN European Super Featherweight champion Canu has a chance to earn WKN Gold. Vieira, newly-crowned WKN World Super Featherweight champion in oriental kickboxing aspires to become two-style world champion. If successful he will join Keith Azzopardi who has recently become the first Maltese fighter to hold world titles in two disciplines of kickboxing simultaneously.

Meanwhile, Paulo Gerson of Portugal and Matteo Costa of Italy square off in a five-round championship bout for WKN European Super Welterweight Kickboxing title. The pair headlines ShowFight 37 held in Lisbon, Portugal.

In addition, Rangel Ivanov of Bulgaria and Stefan Sipos of Slovakia meet in a three-round contest for WKN International Welterweight title under oriental rules. The bout tops the “Savages Kickboxing” event held in Shumen, Bulgaria.

In conclusion for July 6, Gaston Monroe meets his Argentinian-fellow Dylan Salazar in a three-round battle for WKN Argentinian Lightweight Kickboxing title. The pair headlines Bosch Tour 2019 “Estrellas de Acero” held in Morón, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Jan Szajko of Germany and Luca Grusovin of Italy square off in a five-round championship bout for WKN World Super Bantamweight title under oriental rules. The contest takes place in Ingolstadt, Bavaria (on July 7) marking the return of Kickboxing World Championship to Germany.

Here are the upcoming WKN fights Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Argentina and Germany:

July 6, 2019

Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
WKN World Super Featherweight title / Kickboxing / 5×3
Nicola Canu (Sardinia) vs. Brandon Vieira (France)

Lisbon, Portugal
WKN European Super Welterweight title / Kickboxing / 5×3
Paulo Gerson (Portugal) vs. Matteo Costa (Italy)

Shumen, Bulgaria
WKN International Welterweight title / Oriental rules / 3×3
Rangel Ivanov (Bulgaria) vs. Stefan Sipos (Slovakia)

Morón, Buenos Aires, Argentina
WKN Argentinian Lightweight title / Kickboxing / 3×3
Gaston Monroe (Argentina) vs. Dylan Salazar (Argentina)

July 7, 2019

Ingolstadt, Germany
WKN World Super Bantamweight title Oriental rules / 5×3
Jan Szajko (Germany) vs. Luca Grusovin (Italy)

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