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Date: March 2016

30. March 2016

Ontario provincial Championships in Brampton

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2016.05.28 Ontario, CanadaWKF CANADA president Wolfgang BRUTTER announce next great event.

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Visit www.wkfprovincials.ca to register!

This tournament is open to WKF member clubs only. For information on registering your club, please email wkfcanada@outlook.com

Registration is now open for competitors in each of the following disciplines:
 
• Muay Thai
• K1
• Low-Kick
• Light Contact
• Semi-Contact
• Forms
MMA *new this year!*
 
FIGHTERS can register for a maximum of THREE disciplines
 
Your club must be a registered member/gym with WKF Canada to participate in this tournament.
 
LOCATION:
Varsity Hockey Training Centre
100 Westcreek Boulevard,
Brampton, ON
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25. March 2016

New leadership in WKF USA – Art DAVIE becomes board member in WKF USA

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Art Davie is a Board Member of the WKF USA and special advisor

WKF USA LogoArt Davie is a Board Member of the WKF USA and special advisor

He is a business executive and entrepreneur formerly active in Southern California advertising circles.[1] 

In 1993, he created and co-produced the tournament which became the televised Ultimate Fighting Championship.[2][3][4]In 1998, Davie, as vice-president of K-1 USA, brought the successful K-1kickboxing franchise from Japan to Las Vegas and North American pay-per-view television.[5] 

In 2003, Davie was an executive producer with Mandalay Sports Entertainment.

In 2006, he became vice-president of television at Paradigm Entertainment Group.[6] 

In 2014, Ascend Books published Davie’s book, Is This Legal?: The Inside Story of the First UFC from the Man Who Created It.[7] Sean Wheelock assisted in the book’s research and writing. In November 2014 he became an inductee of the Legends of MMA Hall of Fame, alongside Big John McCarthyPat MiletichFedor Emelianenko, and Rickson Gracie.

 Soon we will announce more US board members. Stay tuned !!!

24. March 2016

New leadership in WKF USA – many new US Champions in the World rankings

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WKF USA CEO Ty PILGRIM

WKF USA head office in Muskogee in Oklahoma has evolved. Our CEO Mr. Ty PILGRIM is running famous “Thunder Boxing Gym” and head coach as well as manager of many Champions.

 

Thanks to his excellent contacts to Europe, international managers and promoters World wide, he is in negotiations for his Champions to fight in Europe and Australia soon.

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Colby FLETCHER, Thunder Boxing Gym, Muskogee/OK

One of the best female US Champions Colby FLETCHER is now in Bantamweight 120 lbs/54,50 Kg on 4th position. Serious promters are very interested to invite her for WKF Intercontinental title in Europe after summer this Year.

On schedule for November is next North American continental title vs. a Canadian Champion.

 

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The selection for the US team for the World Championships in November in Andria, Italy, has begun.

If you are “real tough fighter” and want to represent USA during this major event contact Mr. Pilgrim today by mail.

 

New leadership in WKF USA

Because of the great success of our WKF more and more important managers join our team.

WKF USA Administrative Director Nathan Hendrickson

WKF USA Administrative Director Nathan Hendrickson

New WKF USA Administrative Director Mr. Nathan HENDRICKSON is attorney at law and responsible for all future legal matters.

Michael Hayes Oklahoma State Director

Mr. Michael HAYES Oklahoma State Director

Three new WKF state directors:

Oklahoma – Michael Hayes

Missouri – Wes Wasmer

Illinois – Aurelio Delarosa

Colby FLECHTER take care about all fighter requests.

A new manager with excellent contact to UFC and more is coming on board as well.
 
Soon we will announce more board members. Stay tuned !!!
 
 
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23. March 2016

International Cup and tournament in Bavaria, Germany

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2016.05.07 Hauzenberg, GermanyOn May 7th, for now 11th time of “Three countries Cup” Hauzenberg near Passau instead.

Organizers are again Team Walter STIEPANI.

WKF DEUTSCHLAND LOGOThis event is a co-sanction  BKO, “Bavarian Kickboxing Organisation” and our WKF GERMANY.

This is another qualification tournament for the German national team, to be part in the World Championships in Andria in November.

Our upcoming  World Championships hold in November are getting bigger and bigger.

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There are negotiations in progress for another WKF PRO-AM amateur title fight.

 

 

Invitation in German language is here.

For more Information, full invitation in English language , registration and further information contact Mr. Walter STIEPANI directly by mail.


20. March 2016

MMA World Cup in Lviv, Ukraine

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WKF World president Amateur division

WKF-UKR logoWKF UKRAINE and WKF Amateur World president Mr. Viktor LAZURKO annonce next TOP event in the City Lviv in Ukraine.

World MMA Cup, in co-operation with WMMAF,  promoter WKF UKRAINE and Viktor LAZURKO.

Allour WKF member countries are invited to send their best MMA fighters to Lviv, to challenge the World.

Excellent hospitality, great organisation, international WKF Referee seminar and much more.

Don´t miss it ! Invitation is here!

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15. March 2016

Two WKF CHINA Champions fight for titles in Vienna, vs. Austrian and Czech opponents

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DAI Changrong WKF CHINA
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KOPECNY Jiri WKF CZECH REPUBLIC

WKF AUSTRIA president Gerald DITTRICH  confirmed this amazing Intercontinental title in Lightcruiserweight – 84Kg / 186 lbs.

WKF CHINA president Mr. YAN Dinan recommend TOP fighter DAI Changrong from the capital City Beijing.

WKF CHINA LogoHis opponent is our strong WKF Czech champion Jiri KOPECNY vom GIBU GYM in Brno. Jiri fought already in November in Beijing and made a great performance.

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LYU Yunyu WKF CHINA
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SAHIL Amir WKF AUSTRIA

Second title fight is PRO-AM intercontinental title in Lightmiddleweight – 71Kg / 156lbs.

Austrian current European Champion Amir SAHIL from Octagon pro Gym in Vienna fight vs. second Chinese Champion LYU Yunyu from capital City Beijing.

Date of this International high class event is April 23rd in Vienna, Promoter KNOCK-OUT SPORTPROMOTION and co-promoter Raddy DIVIS and GIBU GYM in Brno.

 

WKF EUROPE logoFirst time in 30 Years of history in Austria, two Chinese professional champions comes to challenge a local Champion.

LATEST NEWS: two more WKF intercontinental title fights with Chinese Champions fight in Switzerland just one week before on April 15th as well. Promoter is here Thomas HLADKY from TKBC GYM in Luzern.

This is how it goes in WKF :-)

Read more here …


15. March 2016

Amy REID vs. Taylor McCLATCHIE in Canada

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2016.03.18 CanadaNext Top class event in Canada on March 18th.

Amy REID from K1 Kickboxing Academy in Burlington, Ontario is back in the ring again.

She is the upcoming raising star of female fighters in Canada.

This time she fight Taylor McCLATCHIE from Ottawa Academy of martial arts.

Amy´s coach Vic COSTA comes right now back from World referee seminar in Italy with international WKF judge and referee license.

 

Mr. Costa said:

“Amy was asked to fight on this open WKF Provincial -K1Title and we took the match just prior to leaving for Italy!

Taylor is a passionate and upcoming female fighter, Amy is the most experienced and holds an event title, Provincial and National belt from 2015.

 This fight is at a heavier weight class, the provincial belt in the pic was in 2014 at 119-126″

WKF-Logo-GROSS4The next big fight is scheduled in Austria May 29th for WKF Intercontinental PRO-AM title.

Wait and see !

 


12. March 2016

World referee seminar 2017 in Santorini, Greece on April 28th -30th

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World referee seminar Andria 2016

WKF GREECE president George PERGIALIS is the host of the next World referee meeting 2017 on April 28th to 30th.

This is the perfect weekend, just before the European Championships in Santorini.

Registration deadline April 21st! 

Invitation is here !

We got already many requests from our male / female referees and officials of 6 continents and we hope everybody who would need Visa start in time with Visa procedure.

For details about the World seminar, Visa invitations, any requests about airport transfer, Hotel booking and more contact our Greek organising team Mr. George PERGIALIS by mail !

Our update WKF licensed referee list is here ! Many photos of our international WKF referees here ! All rule books in 4 languages and more free to down load here !

All International WKF referees, who not has attended the last seminars in Prague 2014, Budapest 2015 or Andria 2016 must extend their license 2017 in Santorini. The extended license is valid for three Years again.

Many photos from last seminar 2016 in Andria are here in the gallery!

Next World referee seminar in spring 2018 before the upcoming World Championships !

Please note: without valid WKF license you are not qualified for WKF events !


10. March 2016

Next title fight in Juba, south Sudan, on April 8th

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WKF SOUTH SUDAN, team Puro OKELO

WKF SOUTH SUDAN president Mr. Puro OKELO announce next high class event in Juba.

African PRO-AM lowkick title fight – 75Kg / 165 lbs, Josef Pio LIWA/SSD vs. Denis R. NYIKIO/UGA, Nyakourn center Juba in South Sudan.

Soon we get more details, poster and fight card.

 


3. March 2016

Match maker in WKF EUROPE

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Hrvoje KISASONDI, WKF EUROPE Match maker

Our WKF EUROPE president Mr. Hrvoje KISASONDI start our new office with high speed.

His new E-mail: wkfeuropa@gmail.com

Europe is still the strongest WKF continent, with most activities and so many high class events. First contender is WKF AFRICA continental federation.

With immediate effect all WKF sanctioned title fights in Europe must be requested and confirmed from our Europe office only.

WKF EUROPE logoMr. Kisasondi is in duty as match maker for events in Europe, to coordinate all titles, champions and contenders.

All requests from promoters for WKF sanction must be done with the correct “title application” form only. To avoid any misunderstandings.

“Title fight minimum requirements” form is here!

Our match maker will help in all further requests.