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Date: January 2018

21. January 2018

Patricia APOLOT – best African female kickboxer of the year 2017

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Apolot being declared winner during the non- tittle fight in Soroti hotel over the weekend photos by Gabriel Esiku
Africans TOP Lady Patricia APOLOT

WKF AFRICA continental office confirm and supervisor Mr. Istvan ROZMAN report:

The last two WKF shows in Uganda, where Patricia Apolot was the main fight is “The Clash of the Nile” for a WKF non title super fight in lightweight division in Kumi on 09.09.3017, and also the “Black Pearl Show” in Soroti on 09.12.17. 

This was massive success to our champion in her homeland Teso district and to her country Uganda.

“Black Pearl” surprised her people by displaying her talent by knocking out both fighters from Egypt and Serbia.

 

Apolot and the Serbian opponent during the start of the fight, Photos by Gabriel Esiku

“The Clash of the Nile” was hosted in Kumi 260km from the capitol of Uganda and the second event was in Soroti 280km from Kampala with the Serbian lady. The 8 WKF professional belt holder Ugandan, International, African and Intercontinental Champion gave her people great show by knocking out the Egyptian Champion Asmaa Ali on the 2nd round.

Apolot knocking out the Egyptian Champion Asmaa Ali on the 2nd round

The second event in Soroti was fire and many people could not believe how talented Champion does her things in the ring the “Black Pearl” knock out the the Serbian Ivana Bogdanovic (Kikinda Kickboxing Club) in 35 seconds and cleaned the ring, Ivana have 40 fights before.

On 8th September before the fight, Team Apolot will first carry out a charity event at Atutur Hospital in Kumi town with the essence of giving back to the community.

Meanwhile Rose Form and Kaglon Medical Supplies have donated 20 mattresses and sanitary pads worth shs1 million as a contribution for the noble cause. Patricia and the Kaglon Medical Supplies Marketer said Kaglon strives to support women and that is why they came out to support Apolot’s cause of giving back to the community.

Team Apolot did the same charity activity in Soroti before the day of the fight. The maintained her reign as the best African kickboxer of the year 2017.

Latest news: Patricias fight for the WKF World title in Vienna, Austria, on April 28th is confirmed !!! Info www.knock-out.at

Patricia APOLOT – The Black Pearl from Uganda

20. January 2018

Next UK Champion in the WKF amateur World ranking

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Connor HOPWOOD, Worcestershire, Team Battle Hardened

WKF UK president Andy HOPWOOD confirm next UK Champion listed in our WKF amateur World rankings.

Connor holds current pos. 10th in Featherweight – 57 Kg / 152 lbs.

He is in negotiation for a fight in Vienna in “Night of Glory 15th” at the end of April

He is representing “Team Battle Hardened” in Worcestershire near Birmingham.

Please contact our WKF UK office for any further request


18. January 2018

15 Amateur San Shou and Muay Thai Bouts in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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… some photos from the Block or Bleed Event we had in Tulsa, OK on Saturday January 13, 2018.

We had 15 Amateur San Shou and Muay Thai Bouts

Head Official was Sigung Ray Hildreth Director of USA SanShou/Sanda/Kung Fu

It was an excellent Event and everyone is already excited for the next one.


11. January 2018

NEW WKF GREEK CHAMPION GIANNIS PAPADOPOULOS

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Giannis Papadopoulos of Arena Gym

… AT THE KGP HEROES EVENT IN ATHENS !

WKF GREECE president Mr. George PERGIALIS report about last event:

The Greek promoter and WMC champion Pavlos Kaponis put on the main event card of the KGP New Heroes event at Athenian Enastron venue, the prestige WKF national lightweight title, on 3rd  December in Athens Greece. 

Weight category Superwelterweight – 69, Kg / 153 lbs.

Giannis Papadopoulos of Arena Gym , won Dionisis Gkikas of Victory Camp, by TKO and get the WKF Greek title and belt.

Supervisor of the WKF title and the KGP was the CEO of WKF Greece Mr. George Pergialis.

 


10. January 2018

WKF BRAZIL is moving 2018

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The work of the WKF in Brazil are very strong.

Some states in Brazil announce their 2018 state championships.

The first Brazilian states to confirm the selections for the national are:

Goiás (state seat of the National Kickboxing and Martial Arts Confederation),

Pará (state where the 2018 national championship will be held),

Tocantins (state that organized the 2017 National Championship and will organize the Brazil Open 2018), and Espirito Santo.

Other states must confirm the dates of their state championships and their official selections in the coming days.


7. January 2018

First event in WKF CHILE – president Alejandro CONCHA TRIVIÑOS is busy

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WKF CHILE president Alejandro CONCHA TRIVIÑOS announce first event in 2018 in Chile:


6. January 2018

Two US fighters are on the fight card for NIGHT OF GLORY in Vienna, Austria

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Jarrod HORATH and Trent „the head hunter“ HARJO

Oklahoma

goes Europe !

 

WKF USA president Ric SNIFFEN confirmed already the mega deal !

WKF USA president Ric SNIFFEN
These are our two US Champions from Oklahoma, Jarrod HORATH and Trent HARJO.

Jarrod is long time fighting and very well experienced Champion.

Today he is seventh in the world rankings.

He will fight for the WKF pro World title in Light heavyweight – 179 lbs/– 81,4 kg.

Frenky PAWLAK, multiple World Champion, Poland

Possible opponent is current World Champion Frenky PAWLAK from Poland. Pawlak is very famous Champion in Europe, and a tough guy as well.

In his long career Frenky won world titles in all real world wide federations.

In the last fight end of November 2017 he got an injury and soon we will know if he can make the title fight in April 28th or not.

Trent HARJO is a young talented fighter with a top fighting record. He is a tough puncher with a fantastic KO record and he is facing “a tough young European fighting machine” , says the promoter Josef KURTA.

 

Florian BARTL, 6 times World Champion, Austria

Florian BARTL 6 times World Champion in K-1  – 178 lbs/81 Kg !

Florian BARTL –  is a tough puncher as well and a young 19th Years old talented fighter. He fought World wide vs. the best local Champions.

Today he has an unbelievable fighting record of  25 fights, 23 wins and 15 KO ! Bartl is PRO-AM World Champion and fought on 6 continents (!) in many huge events.

Now he is looking for a good fight in USA after summer !

Who have a tough 178 lbs fighter ?

 
 

Two young Gladiators in the ring  – can´t be much better !!!

Promoter is famous knock-out sport promotion

The contracts for Vienna are now concluded and agreed

Stay tuned !


3. January 2018

WKF PORTUGAL president Cesar MOREIRA announce next event

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