The World Kickboxing Network will hold an event in Courcelles, Belgium on October 26, 2019. The event marks the second visit of the kickboxing federation to the country in 2019.
Local and international competitors will be featured in the series of bouts on the undercard. In the main event of the evening, reigning WKN European Super Featherweight Amateur Muay Thai champion Ougo Huet, 20, of Belgium will face Giacomo Stocchino, 29, of Italy.
Huet and Stocchino will compete for the WKN European Featherweight Muay Thai title. The professional title fight is scheduled for five rounds.
As a Muay Thai fighter, Huet has held the WKN European Super Featherweight amateur title. He earned the title in November 2018 at the latest Simply the Best edition, which was held in Farciennes, Belgium by knocking out Said Moufek.
In December 2018, Huet faced Letchi Gadaev of France in Strasbourg, France. The Belgian kickboxer won via unanimous decision.
Born on March 3, 1999, Huet went to Institut Jean Jaurès Charleroi in Charleroi, Belgium and is currently residing in Marcinelle, Charleroi. He is a protege of Osman Yigin.
On the other hand, Stocchino was born on March 22, 1990. He currently lives in Quartu Sant’Elena, Sardinia, Italy.
Stocchino has faced and defeated several topnotch kickboxers. Among them were Andrea Valeriano of Modugno, Italy, Giang Hoang of Stockholm, Sweden and Francesco Sotgiu of Ploaghe, Italy.
On April 22, 2019, the WKN produced a show titled “PSM Fight Night” in Brussels, Germany. The event saw famed Moroccan-Belgian brothers Youssef Boughanem, 29, and Yassine Boughanem, 25, earning the WKN World Super Welterweight and Super Heavyweight titles in Muay Thai, respectively.
Youssef knocked out Joe Craven of England at “PSM Fight Night.” Yassine defeated Bruno Susano of Portugal via doctor stoppage.
Before facing Stocchino in Courcelles, Huet will compete outside Belgium. The Belgian kickboxer will face Jan Szajkó Jr., 24, of Germany in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany.
Meanwhile, here is a clip from the WKN: