Bellator MMA Unveils Explosive Welterweight Main Event for London

London, UK – Leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA today revealed that a welterweight showdown will headline its return to London on Saturday, November 23 at The SSE Arena, Wembley. The Bellator cage touches back down in the English capital with a card which is already shaping up to be one of the most…

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Two Women’s World Title Fights Contested at Total Fight Night IV in Finland

ISKA Finland Lahti, Finland 12th October 2019 TOTAL FIGHT NIGHT IV featured two ISKA Women’s Muaythai World title fights. ISKA World Champion Amy Pirnie (Scotland) successfully defended her ISKA World Straw-weight title 50.5kg defeating Tessa Kakkonen (Finland) by unanimous decision. Anna Rantanen (Finland) defeated Anna Tarasova (Russia) by unanimous decision to win the vacant ISKA…

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Varga Defends Featherweight Title via Unanimous Decision at Bellator Kickboxing 12

Bellator Kickboxing 12 Results Milan, Italy 12th October 2019 Gabriel Varga successfully defended his Featherweight Bellator Kickboxing title against Cristian Faustino winning a clear unanimous decision at the Ex Palalido Arena in Milan. Chingiz Allazov shut out Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee winning all three rounds by unanimous decision. Bellator Kickboxing is sanctioned and regulated by the…

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Grigorian Defends His Title in Dominant Fashion at GLORY 69 Düsseldorf

GLORY 69 DUSSELDORF Results Düsseldorf, Germany 12 October 2019 Marat Grigorian successfully defended his Glory Lightweight with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Tyjani Beztati at ISS Dome in Düsseldorf. German heavyweight star Michael Smolik won his grudge match against Mohamed Abdallah by majority decision. Glory Kickboxing is sanctioned and regulated by the ISKA. GLORY…

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Huge Week for ISKA Germany

• GLORY Kickboxing in Düsseldorf
• Buji Gym Dueren e.V. Fightnight
• Budo-Circle Konstanz Fightnight
• ISKA Amateur Worldchampionships in Ireland

Pictures and Results from Rebels 63 in Japan

REBELS 63 X KNOCKOUT

Tokyo, Japan 6th October 2019 REBELS 63 X KNOCKOUT was staged at Kourakuen Hall, the co-main event featured Mikeil Fernandez (Spain) against Shogo Kuriaki (Japan) in a Featherweight 57kg Kickboxing match, Kuriaki won a unanimous decision 30-29,30-28, 30-28 matchmaking supported by ISKA Japan. Photos courtesy of Boutreview.com

Jutao Fight Club Presents ISKA China Amateur Division

ISKA China Amateur Division

Jutao Zhang the ISKA China Amateur Director staged an event in Tianjin City, Hebei Province. Presented by Jutao Fight Club in association with Tianjin Dacheng Wuyi at the Wanda Plaza Shopping Mall. The event featured Amateur and Semi-pro bouts under MMA and Kickboxing rules.

World Title Fights in Belgium and Turkey

ISKA Belgium La Louvière, Belgium 5th October 2019 ISKA World Champion Francis Jorge (Spain) successfully defended his ISKA World Cruiserweight title 88.5kg K-1 Rules title defeating Karim Taquet (Belgium) by knockout in the second round.   ISKA Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 5th October 2019 Sami Akin presented Akin Dovus Arenasi featuring an ISKA World title fight…

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The Return of ISKA Sanctioned Bellator Kickboxing

Bellator returns to Italy for the seventh time on Saturday, Oct. 12 with a unique event worthy of three separate billings. The MMA and kickboxing action will all emanate from Allianz Cloud (Ex Palalido) in the heart of Milan for one incredible night of combat sports. Opening the evening’s action will be Bellator Kickboxing 12:…

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Pereira Crushes Abena, Ten Pow Goes 6-0, and More From GLORY 68 Miami

Reproduced courtesy of Glory Kickboxing. Original articles by John O’Regan and Rob Tatum. Pereira crushes Abena to make history as two-division champion Gold was on the line in the GLORY 68 main event as middleweight champion Alex Pereira (31-6, 20 KO’s) moved up in weight to challenge Donegi Abena (24-7, 6 KO’s) for the interim…

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Pictures and Results from Bellator 228

Bellator 228 Main Card Results: Gegard Mousasi (46-7-2) defeated Lyoto Machida (26-9) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (30-4) defeated Juan Archuleta (23-2) via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 49-46) A.J. McKee (15-0) defeated Georgi Karakhanyan (28-10-1, 1 NC) via KO (punches) at :08 of round one Darrion Caldwell (14-3) defeated Henry Corrales…

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Combat at the Capitale Hosts ISKA Women’s Intercontinental Title

New York, USA 20th September 2019 Louis Neglia presented Combat at the Capitale in New York City featuring ISKA Championship Kickboxing. Jennie Nedell (USA) faced Jaqueline Ayala (Chile) to contest the vacant ISKA Women’s Intercontinental Super Lightweight Kickboxing Title 65kg. Nedell won by unanimous decision to take the title belt. Louis Neglia will stage his…

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Results from Ignition Pro Muay Thai

ISKA Australia Chris Watt successfully defended his ISKA 72.5kg Light Middleweight Muay Thai Australian title by TKO Injury in the 1st round. His opponent Alex Job injured his arm when he fell in the 1st and couldn’t continue. Nelson Laki won the ISKA 63.5kg Super Lightweight Muay Thai State title by UPD over Murray Brockman.…

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Christina Morales Successfully Defends Her Title

ISKA Spain

Seville, Spain 21st September 2019 The sold out Pabellion Rafael Lazano hosted ISKA World Championship Kickboxing ISKA Women’s World Champion Christina Morales (Spain) successfully defended her ISKA Women’s World Atom-weight title 48kg K-1 Rules defeating challenger Oumaiima Arhou (Belgium) by unanimous decision. The title fight was broadcast on LaLiga Sport TV.

Doumbé vs Groenhart Trilogy Match Headlines GLORY 70 LYON

AMSTERDAM – The world welterweight championship will be on the line when reigning champion Cedric ‘The Best’ Doumbé (73-6-1, 43 KO’s) and former champion Murthel ‘The Predator’ Groenhart (68-24-3, 39 KO’s) meet for their trilogy match in the main event of at GLORY 70 LYON on Saturday, October 26. Doumbé and Groenhart have a storied…

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Karate Combat Moves to the Next Level

New York, New York, Sept. 09, 2019 — Karate Combat has announced a new slate of fights to take place in the league’s secret budokan, KC-1. Karate Combat: Evolution will take place on Saturday, September 21, with two more in 2019 and a regular schedule to be announced for 2020. Bas Rutten continues as an…

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ISKA is #1 Worldwide

The ISKA sanction and regulate the largest Combat Sports circuit in the World, over 500 events annually in more than 50 countries across 6 continents Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Australia/Oceana. Outside of Europe the ISKA sanction multiple events in Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Borneo, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt,…

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Pictures and Results from Bellator 226

Bellator 226: Bader vs. Kongo Main Card Ryan Bader (27-5, 1 NC) and Cheick Kongo (30-10-2, 1 NC) was ruled a no-contest due to an accidental eye poke Derek Campos (20-9) defeated Daniel Straus (26-9) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) Adam Borics (14-0) defeated Pat Curran (23-9) via TKO (punches) at 4:59 of round…

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Grudge Match and World Title Fight Headline GLORY 69 Düsseldorf

Lightweight champion Marat Grigorian defends against Tyjani Beztati, bitter heavyweight rivals Michael Smolik and Mohamed Abdallah collide AMSTERDAM – GLORY, the world’s leading kickboxing organization, returns to Germany on Saturday, October 12 for GLORY 69 DÜSSELDORF in Düsseldorf, Germany. The world lightweight championship is on the line in the main event as reigning champion Marat…

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Bellator Signs Cris ‘Cyborg’ to Largest Contract in Women’s MMA History

LOS ANGELES – Bellator is proud to announce the signing of Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (21-2, 1 NC) to the organization. The deal – the largest of its kind in women’s MMA history – exclusively secures “Cyborg’s” talents with a multi-year, multi-fight contract. “Cyborg” joins current champ Julia Budd, Olga Rubin, Arlene Blencowe, Janay Harding and…

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Krush 104 Results from Japan

KRUSH 104 Results Tokyo, Japan 31st August 2019 KRUSH 104 was staged at Korakeun Hall, KRUSH Super-Lightweight Champion Hayato Suzuki retained his title defeating Yasuomi Soda in an extra round by decision. Sweden’s Josefine Knutsson defeated Kotomi by decision in a catch weight women’s match. Matchmaking supported by ISKA Europe Main Card: KRUSH Super Lightweight…

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Results from Power FC Germany

ISKA Germany Hannover, Germany 31st August 2019 POWER FC presented ISKA Championship Muaythai and Kickboxing at the Swisslife Hall. ISKA World Champion Henry Bannert (Austria) defeated Simon Henkel (Germany) when the Doctor stopped the fight in the second round due to a serious cut, Bannert retained his ISKA World Light-cruiserweight Muaythai title 85kg. Florian Kroger…

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Bellator Returns to Mohegan Sun Arena for Massive Double Header on Oct 25 & 26

LOS ANGELES – On October 25 and 26, Bellator returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. for two back-to-back nights of exciting MMA action. On Friday, a heavyweight battle between former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (18-13) and the always-tough Roy Nelson (23-17), while Saturday’s show will see the long-awaited championship rematch between…

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Francesco Migliaccio Appointed New National Director for ISKA Italy

Mr. Francesco Migliaccio has been appointed as the new ISKA National Director for Italy. Francesco started his Combat Sports career as an competitor in the 1980’s, he moved on to Technical Director roles in Kickboxing, Muaythai, Boxing Savate and MMA and event management and promotion of major International cards. Francesco is co-founder, board member and…

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K-1: Japan vs. World Results

Osaka, Japan 24th August 2019 K-1 Japan versus the World was staged at the Edion Arena attracting 7,800 spectators. The main event featured ISKA World Champion and Osaka born Kouzi Tanaka against Japanese rival Tatsuya Oiwa, it was a closely fought contest after three rounds the judges scored a draw 29-28, 29-29, 29-29 under K-1…

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Sergej Maslobojev to face John King at GLORY 68 MIAMI

GLORY has signed Lithuanian light-heavyweight prospect Sergej Maslobojev to a long-term, multi-fight deal. Maslobojev will debut at the upcoming GLORY 68 MIAMI event on Saturday, September 28 against John King (pictured) of Texas, USA. Nicknamed ‘Kuvalda’ (‘Sledgehammer’), Maslobojev trains and fights out of the Lithuanian capital city of Vilnius, where he is a gym owner.…

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Results from Japan’s King of Knockout

Tokyo, Japan 18th August 2019 Japan’s leading Muaythai promotion KNOCKOUT staged a Four Man 55.5kg tournament to crown a new KNOCKOUT Bantamweight Champion attracting 3100 spectators to the Ota Sports Arena. Local favorite Rui Ebata reached the final and defeated Eisaku Ogasawara by decision to take in Knockout Bantamweight belt. The card was broadcast Live…

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Intercontinental Title Awarded at Professional Fight Night in Spain

Marbella, Spain 4th August 2019 Caesar Fighting events presented PROFESSIONAL FIGHT NIGHT an inaugural event opening the newly renovated Marbella Arena. The card featured Professional Boxing, Kickboxing and Muaythai with title fights sanctioned by the ISKA and IBF. Tsotne Sultanishvili (Georgia) defeated Victor Conesa (Spain) by KO in the fifth round with a perfectly timed…

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ISKA Appoints Mr. Vardan Mnatsakanyan as National Director for Armenia

ISKA Armenia Mr. Vardan Mnatsakanyan has been appointed as the new ISKA Director for Armenia, Vardan’s affair with combat sports started in 2000 as a student of Kickboxing then a competitor under K-1 rules. In 2012 Vardan launched his MIX FIGHT EVENT promotion and has since staged 42 events in Armenia and Spain with live…

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New World Champion at Capital Punishment 10

ISKA UK

Southampton, England 3rd August 2019 Toomey presented Capital Punishment 10 co-sanctioned ISKA and IKF Mo Abdurahman (England) faced Bertrand Lambert (France) to contest the vacant ISKA World Light- welterweight title 65kg OR title. The Championship match lived up to the hype, Mo Abdurahman won by unanimous decision 49-47, 49-47, 50-45.

Welcome Alvin Chong, National Director for Borneo and Brunei

Mr. Alvin Chong ISKA Borneo and Brunei Mr. Alvin Chong (Chong Chung Yee) has been actively involved in the development of Amateur Combat Sports in Borneo including Kickboxing, MMA and Sanda, Alvin has promoted a series of BAC (Borneo Amateur Challenge) events and the annual BMAEX (Borneo Martial Arts Expo) Alvin also supports and sanctions regional…

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2019 ISKA United States Championships for Sport Karate at US Capitol Classic

For the first time, the 37th Annual US Capitol Classics, on August 9 – 10, will be sanctioned as the ISKA United States Championships for Sport Karate. The Capitol Classics is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the country with a long-running track record of excellence. It offers safe and fair competition for martial…

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Bellator Debuts in Milan, Italy on Sat. Oct. 12 With Stacked Event Featuring Dual-MMA Cards & The Return of Bellator Kickboxing

FORMER CHAMP RAFAEL CARVALHO MEETS VADIM NEMKOV IN MAIN EVENT OF PARAMOUNT NETWORK’S BELLATOR 230 BELLATOR EUROPEAN SERIES SEES MELVIN MANHOEF TAKE ON YANNICK BAHATI IN BELLATOR MILAN HEADLINER Plus, Gabriel Varga Defends His Bellator Kickboxing Featherweight Title Against Cristian Faustino At Bellator Kickboxing 12 and Rome’s Alessio Sakara Looks to Entertain the Italian Crowd…

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Alin Huiu Appointed National Director for Romania

ISKA Romania – Mr Alin Huiu has been appointed as the new ISKA Director for Romania, Alin was head of media and marketing for Romanian Kickboxing promotion Super Kombat 2011-2017 and is currently Managing Director of Dynamite Fighting Show founded by heavyweight star Catalin Morosanu. Alin has worked on over 100 live televised Kickboxing events…

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ISKA Appoints Daniel Bittoun as Director for Israel

  August 2, 2019 TEL AVIV – The International Sport Karate and Kickboxing Association appointed Daniel Bittoun, a 30-year old French-Israeli tech entrepreneur, to assume the role of National Director for Israel. Mr. Bittoun has lived in Israel since 2008, where he has opened various IT and technology companies, before switching gears to pursue his…

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Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari to rematch at GLORY: COLLISION 2

GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat organization, today announced that a date is set for the long-awaited rematch between Rico ‘The King of Kickboxing’ Verhoeven (55-10, 16 KO’s) and Badr Hari (106-13, 92 KO’s). The two arch-rivals will headline GLORY: COLLISION 2 on Saturday, December 21 at the GelreDome in Arnhem, the Netherlands. “This is…

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Pictures from ISKA Peru’s Professional Kickboxing Night

July 12, 2019 Peru – ISKA Peru’s “Professional Kickboxing Night” was a gala event featuring many kickboxing matches that highlight Peruvian talent in combat sports. The highly successful event was headlined by the fight “Sessoko vs. Candela.” All fights were sanctioned and regulated by ISKA Peru. Check out some of the best photos in the…

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New World Champion Crowned in Tenerife

ISKA Tenerife

Santa Cruz, Tenerife 6th July 2019 ENFUSION XTREME hosted an ISKA World Championship fight at the Pabellon Quico Cabrera. Maikel Garcia (Spain) defeated ISKA World Champion Hamza Imane (Italy) by unanimous decision taking the ISKA World Welterweight title 67kg K-1 Rules.

Results from GLORY 67 Orlando

Orlando, Florida July 6, 2019 – Petchpanomrung (163-36-2, 27 KO’s) retained his world featherweight championship at GLORY 67 ORLANDO, closing challenger Anvar Boynazarov (95-27-2, 54 KO’s) out over five rounds in the main event. The event also hosted victorious outings for Asa Ten Pow (10-1, 5 KO’s) and Bekah Irwin (6-2, 1 KO), Ten Pow…

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Results from Bellator 223 London

Bellator 223: London Main Card Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Gegard Mousasi via majority decision (47-47, 48-47, 48-47) Melvin Manhoef def. Kent Kauppinen via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Aaron Chalmers def. Fred Freeman via submission (triangle) (R2, 4:05) Preliminary Card Paul Daley (41-17-2) defeated Erick Silva (20-11, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27) James…

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Doumbe and Meksen Retain Titles at GLORY 66 Paris

Cedric Doumbé and Anissa Meksen retain their world titles with thrilling stoppage wins on home soil in Paris Paris, France – Cedric ‘The Best’ Doumbé (73-6-1, 43 KO’s) retained his world welterweight championship in the main event of GLORY 66 PARIS with a stunning second-round knockout of Alim ‘The Professor’ Nabiyev (51-8, 21 KO’s). It…

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Hard-hitting newcomers Plazibat and Yegoian complete GLORY 66 PARIS card

By JJ O’Regan, reproduced courtesy of Glory Two GLORY newcomers will be making their debuts at this week’s GLORY 66 PARIS event. In the heavyweight division, Croatia’s Antonio Plazibat (15-3, 1 KO’s) steps in to face France’s Nordine Mahieddine (23-8, 12 KO’s) following the withdrawal of Tomas Mozny due to injury. And in the light-heavyweight…

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Bellator Confirms Bout Order For U.S. Broadcast This Saturday

LOS ANGELES – Leading global mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA has today confirmed the scheduled bout order for the dual broadcast of this Saturday’s event from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Bellator London, a Bellator European Series Event, will stream live on the Bellator app in the U.S at 5 p.m. ET/4 p.m.…

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Luke Westwood Claims ISKA Challenger Semi-Pro World Title by Unanimous Decision

ISKA UK Barnsley, England 15th June 2019 Mick Crossland and The Combat Academy presented KINGS OF COMBAT at the Metrodome. Luke Westwood (England) defeated challenge David Schiller (Germany) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro World title 67kg K-1 Rules. Main Card Results: ISKA Challenger Semi-pro World title 67kg K-1 Rules Luke Westwood…

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Intercontinental Title Fight in Brazil

ISKA Brazil Mr Ye Kangmiao in association with REAL FC and WLF will present Brazil versus China featuring ISKA Championship Kickboxing on the 22nd June 2019 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Wang Pengfei (China) will face Nathan Santos (Brazil) to contest the ISKA Intercontinental Light-welterweight title 65kg K-1 Rules at the Hugo Ramos Sports Hall in…

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Vendetta 18 in Austria Hosts Intercontinental Title Fight

ISKA Austria Vienna, Austria 15th June 2019 Ironfist Gym presented VENDETTA 18 featuring ISKA Championship Kickboxing at the Hallmann Dome. Chris Wunn (Germany) defeated Bozan Gabi (Austria) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Intercontinental Super-welterweight title 70kg OR and Jan Szajko (Germany) defeated Quarban Hosseini (Austria) by TKO in the first round to capture…

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Women’s World Title Contested at La Nuit de L’Impact V

ISKA France Saintes, France 15th June 2019 Team Double Impact presented LA NUIT DE L’IMPACT V featuring ISKA Women’s Championship Kickboxing at the Gymnase Du Grand Coudret. Delphine Guenon (France) defeated Anne line Hogstad (Norway) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Women’s Europe Super-flyweight title 53.5kg K-1 Rules. The main card will be broadcast…

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Results from Bellator 222: MacDonald vs Gracie

Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie Main Card Rory MacDonald (20-5-1) defeated Neiman Gracie (9-0) via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) Lyoto Machida (26-8) defeated Chael Sonnen (30-17-1) via TKO (punches) at :22 of round two Dillon Danis (2-0) defeated Max Humphrey (3-3) via submission (armbar) at 4:28 of round one Patrick Mix (11-0) defeated Ricky Bandejas…

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Kharim Ghajji Wins World Super Middleweight Title Defense Against Spain’s Jordi Fernandez

ISKA France Paris, France 13th June 2019 TRIUMPH FIGHTING tour presented ISKA World Championship Kickboxing at Dome de Paris, broadcast Live French television channel L’Equipe TV. Karim Ghajji (France) successfully defended his ISKA World Super-middleweight title 78Kg OR defeating Jordi Fernandez (Spain) by TKO in the fourth round and Cyril Benzaquen (France) successfully defended his…

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