11. October 2014

Abu KIKENWA new Uganda K-1 champion

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KIKENWA Abu_UGAWKF AFRICA HEAD OFFICE CONFIRMED:

ONEN JOSEPH with “Big time events ” was promoter of the last event in Kampala on October 8th.

Among many under cards fights we had an Uganda national title.

Yusuf SHAKUR challenged Abu KIKENWA for the Uganda national title in Light Heavyweight – 81,40Kg in K-1 rules.

And the winner is Abu KIKENWA.

WKF head office wait now for the official report and many, many photos of the event.

 

 WKF National belt


11. October 2014

WKF CANADA – Men in black

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WKF CANADA present their top referees and judges, our Man in Black will attend World Championships in Prague.WKF CANADA referee team


10. October 2014

PANAMA – WKF 113th member country !!!

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Mr. Manuel ALBA, WKF PANAMA

mmapttWith immediate effect we have new PANAMA office in our team.

Our new partner and respected WKF PANAMA president is Mr. Manuel ALBA.

He is a well known MMA expert in middle America, representing “MMA Panama TOP Team” .

Mr. Alba has many black belts in martial arts, like Shotokan Karate, 3rd in Okinawa full contact Karate, 3rd in combat Sambo, master in pankration and all together more than 30 Years experience in martial arts.

Soon we will get the updates in the World ranking, with his best MMA and professional ring sport Champions.

WKF LAC LogoAND – because of his high reputation in middle America he has excellent contacts to other countries, like Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Negotiations with experts and new friends in this countries has already started, WKF head office look confident for new WKF members.

Without any guarantee because of short time to open Visa, WKF PANAMA try to participate in Prague on the World Championships.

WKF – estamos presente en todo el mundo

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Panama City

 


9. October 2014

VALIDATION – Tri-City Fighting Serie, with Dark Side Muay Thai

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4 man - Oct 04 2014Dark Side Muay Thai & Fitness hosted the first WKF CANADA Muay Thai show in Canada!

Validation, recognized as the Tri-City Fighting Series, the first show was held on October 4, 2014 in the Alpine Club in Kitchener, ON in front of a SOLD OUT crowd.

The event consisted of 9 amateur Muay Thai bouts along with a 4 Man Tournament battling for the WKF MUAY THAI 63.5KG ONTARIO TITLE.

Fighters battling for the title were Eric ROCHA, Derrick HENRIQUES, Raul ROJAS and Randy FORTIER.

Each of these young men were ready for their fight and poured their love of the sport into their bouts.

In the end after a very close fight, there could only be one winner, and Eric ROCHA took home the win.
Refereeing the final bout was Matthew KRATZ, with judges Todd WHETTER, Jenypher LANTHIER & Steve DEBENHAM, and Head Official Fred ISAJENKO.

Oct 04 - Eric ROCHA10678733_694443503981459_6076958054633742448_nPictures of the event can be found here, Photo credit Dave Borland.

Following this exciting and inspiring fight series on Facebook and Instagram

A honourable mention to Darryl MARIN, owner of Dark Side Muay Thai & Fitness, for coordinating an amazing event!

www.darksidemuaythai.ca

Follow WKF Canada on Facebook to stay up to date on the action! We have more to come before the year is done !!

AND: our new WKF CANADA web site is already in progress too!


8. October 2014

YES – More than 500.000 (!) visitors here on our main web site !

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WKF photoAs everybody know, many federations are existing in our sport.

But what makes the different, why do we have that huge success World wide?

The answer is simple, our global team and our head office work really hard and serious for our clients, promoters, Champions and members - to satisfy

YOU !!!

We all love our sport, and of course we want to make business, but a deal must be a deal, any World ranking must getting updated weekly, Champions must be real and not a “fairy tail” story and an event schedule must be serious, without fakes of copies of other events, or not even existing events. Just a faked poster is not a prove of any events. More than 350 (!) posters from our World wide events here in the gallery.

Here are our 4 pro divisions, with valid World ranking lists, rules, title fight minimum requirements and much more

PRO-AM     PPF      PRO RING SPORT    MMA

And because we are serious, have no fakes in the event schedule, have weekly updated World ranking, real Champions and promoters World wide , on 6 continents 110 member countries – because of that all

“we are the real global player” 

Do you know all our 6 WKF continental web sites ?

WKF ASIA , WKF AFRICA, WKF EUROPE ,

WKF LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN , WKF  AUSTRALIA and WKF USA & CANADA !!!

 

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7. October 2014

AUSTRIAN OPEN 2015

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2015.05.10 WKF Austrian OpenWKF AUSTRIA vice-president Mr. Gerald DITTRICH announce proudly the next “International Austrian Open” in Vienna.

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION APRIL 30th

This event is like in the last 20 Years open for all teams, clubs and federations.

Your team can compete in 10 form divisions, semi contact, light contact and K-1 ring sport.

Cash price for Semi contact Grand Champion.

All rules for amateur events here to down load.

WKF licensed international referees are very welcome. Photos here

The City Vienna is the venue, the invitation in English language is here, in Deutscher Sprache hier.

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6. October 2014

WKF PNG – trials for World Championships in Prague

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2014.10.11 Papua New Guinea

WKF AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA president Mr. Robert WILESMITH confirm next amateur event in Papua New Guinea.

Promoter is Mr. Terry MARRIS, venue is Hambua Lodge in Tali.

This is the last qualification tournament for the upcoming World Championships in Prague.

Read more here …

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Mr. Terry MARRIS / PNG

 


5. October 2014

TWIN DRAGON Presents KICKBOXING AND K1 FIGHTS in Toronto

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CBAmazing next event, WKF USA & CANADA report:

TWIN DRAGON Presented KICKBOXING AND K1 FIGHTS. Proudly sanctioned by WKF Canada sanctioned the first event in Toronto on September 27, 2014.  Hosted by Twin Dragon North Kickboxing, the evening was filled with 14 action packed amateur bouts!

Many of the young athletes stepped into the ring for the first time, gave it their best and had the crowd cheering for more of the amazing action and talent! The hall was sold out and the crowd had a blast!

Many amazing top photos from the event here!

Thanks to Brandon Marsh Photographys Fotos , all photo credits belongs to him, with friendly permission for WKF CANADA.

Twin Dragon North Instructors

Rick Maresch

Rick started training at Twin Dragon in 1988. In 2010 he was awarded his red sash. Rick spends most of his time at the gym in the ring, sparring, coaching, and helping others improve their skills there as well. While he has trained on and off in various other martial arts, the ring is where he feels most at home. In the summer of 2012, he became owner of Twin Dragon North.

Other instructors at the gym are: Frank Sasso, Ralph Sasso and Butch Buccioni, all of whom have been involved with Twin Dragon Kickboxing for over 20 years.


5. October 2014

Adrian MINA new European Champion in K-1 rules

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aOn 4th October master Florin MINA the WKF Romania president promotes the 19th edition of the Golden League circuit “Tiger Security Cup” in Bucharest Romania.

The event was main sponsored by Mr. Bogdan SOVAR, ceo of Tiger SECURITY Protector Company.

MINA Adrian_ROMThe event was also the final election for Romania’s team for the World Championship in Prague on 10-15 November 2014.

Main fight was for the WKF European title in Lightweight – 60Kg / 132 lbs in K-1 rules.
 
Adrian MINA from Tai Shin Do Gym in Bucharest was amater World Champion in Varazdin 2012.
 
Now he challenged Italian fighter Lorenzo MANIA, fighting for Metropolis fighters in Siracusa, Sicily. The fight was scheduled for 5×3 minutes but after few nice punches Mina made a nice body shot with left uppercut to the liver and the fight was over.
 
New European Champion Adrian MINA, Tai Shin Do Gym in Bucharest.

2. October 2014

Joseph K. ONEN promote next title fight in amazing Kampala

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UGANDAWKF UGANDA promoter  of the fight which Big time events the CEO is ONEN JOSEPH KENNETH.

Next amazing event is on October 8th, again in MTN Arena in Kampala.

 Yusuf SHAKUR challenge Abu KIKENWA for the Uganda national title in Light Heavyweight – 81,40Kg in K-1 rules.

This is not just a title fight but also for the crown in Uganda in this weight class.

A battle of honour, let us say. And the winner get a chance ASAP for an African title.

Possible challenger could be strong WKF Nigerian Champion Afam C. OBINKA , current African Champion in Full contact, coming from Abuja. “I can beat everybody” , Afam said, we will see and soon we know.