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Scotland’s Mikey Shields vs Ireland’s Cathal Dunne for WKN Celtic Lightweight title in Full Contact at ‘Rise of Champions’ in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire

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The World Kickboxing Network returns to Scotland on July 20, 2019 with a pair of championship bouts contested at “Rise of Champions.” Presented by Albert Ross, the event will take place at the Fraserburgh Leisure Centre in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

In the main event, Mikey Shields of Scotland is up against Cathal Dunne of Ireland. The pair battles it out for WKN Celtic Lightweight title in Full Contact and the encounter is scheduled for four rounds.

Also on the card is Williams Stewart who will take on his countryman Rhys Cowan. The 68 kg MMA contest is scheduled for three rounds with WKN Scottish title on the line.

The undercard features a series of bouts in kickboxing and MMA with local and international competitors representing Scotland, Ireland and England. WKN president Stephane Cabrera stated, “We are happy to return to Scotland with this great event presented by Albert Ross, who has been devoted to kickboxing for over 30 years and has organised numerous shows..”

“‘Rise of Champions’ is dedicated to build a new generation of kickboxing stars representing Scotland,” Cabrera added. “We are looking forward to a spectacular show this Saturday and future events to come.”

“Rise of Champions” is one of two upcoming events in Scotland. It precedes the WKN British Open held on August 3, 2019 at Fraserburgh Leisure Centre.

In addition, “Rise of Champions” is one of two championship events that the leading kickboxing federation presents this weekend. It is held alongside “LNK Fight Night 12,” which will take place at SemaraH Hotel Lielupe in Jurmala, Latvia, also on July 20, 2019.

Rise of Champions

WKN Celtic Lightweight Full Contact Championship / 4×2 mn
Mikey Shields (Scotland) vs. Cathal Dunne (Ireland)

WKN Scottish MMA Championship / 68 kg / 3x3mn
Williams Stewart (Scotland) vs. Rhys Cowan (Scotland)

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