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Eight fights for eight world titles on Saturday 9 March at 8 pm
The second Kick Boxing Gala will take place in Monaco on 9 March.
This unprecedented event will consist of four Kick Boxing fights and four with K1 Rules, under the aegis of the Wako Pro World Association of Kick Boxing Organizations.
On 8 March, a weigh-in will be held on the Terrace of the Café de Paris.
On Saturday 9 March, from 8 pm, today's best competitors will confront each other. Twelve of the 16 elite kick boxers taking part are world champion title holders!
The Kick Boxing competitors:
- Middle weight category (75 kg), the Russian Aleksandr Zakharov, 21 years old, 1.84 m, 2011 Wako world champion (K1 Rules), with, to his credit: 94 wins out of 112 fights, will compete against Belarusian Yury Bessmertny, 25 years old, 1.82 m, six times world champion (including 2 with Wako), with, to his credit 32 wins out of 41 fights (16 KO), 8 defeats and 1 draw.
- Heavyweight category (88.600 kg), the Russian Alexey Rybkin, 25 years old, 1.86 m, winner of the 2011 World Kick-Boxing Cup, with, to his credit, 127 wins out of 175 fights, will confront the American Jordan Mitchell, 21 years old, 1.86 m, with, to his credit, 22 wins out of 25 fights and 3 defeats.
- Heavyweight category (94.100 kg), the Serbian Nenad Pagonis, 25 years old, five times world champion in Kick-Boxing and K1 Rules (2007 to 2012), with, to his credit, 93 wins out of 99 fights and 6 defeats, will confront the Russian Aleksey Papin, 25 years old, 1.85 m, four times world champion (2010 to 2011), with, to his credit, 50 wins out of 61 fights (20 before the limit).
- Super Heavyweight category (+94.200 kg), French competitor Abdelrahmane Coulibaly, 27 years old, 1.91 m, 3rd at the Muaythai IFMA World Championship, three times Champion of Europe, Pro 2011 K1 Rules Champion of France, with, to his credit, 50 wins out of 61 fights (including 20 before the limit) will confront the Russian Ragim Aliev, 20 years old, 1.95 m, 118 kg, 2010 Junior World Kick Boxing Champion, 2012 European Vice-Champion, 2012 Russian Champion.
The competitors in K1 Rules:
- Heavyweight category (81.400 kg), the Italian Federico Spitaletto, 29 years old, World Champion title holder, with, to his credit, 17 wins out of 28 fights, 9 defeats and 2 draws, will confront Sidney "The Machine" Mokgolo, 21 years old, 1.86 m, South African K1 Champion, 19 wins in 19 fights, including 18 by K.O.
- Light heavyweight category (85.100 kg), Dutch competitor Horace "Boy Boy" Martin, 27 years old, 1.85 m, World Champion title holder, with, to his credit, 39 wins out of 45 fights including 19 by KO, 5 defeats and 1 draw will confront the French competitor Yassine "Boom Boom" Ahaggan, 23 years old, 1.83 m, 2012 K1 World Champion (WKN), with, to his credit, 28 fights, 24 fights including 16 by KO and 4 defeats.
- Heavyweight category (88.600 kg), the Russian Suleyman Magomedov, 22 years old, 1.88 m, double winner of the K1 Rules World Cup, 48 wins out of 53 fights, will compete for the title against French competitor Halim Chibani, 22 years old, 1.84 m, 2012 European Vice-Champion, double champion of France in 2008 and 2009, winner of the French Cup, with, to his credit, 17 wins out of 18 fights (including 7 before the limit) and one defeat.
- Category Heavyweight Cruiser (94.100 kg), 25 ans, 1,93 m, French Zinedine Hameur-Lain, European Champion, Amateur World Champion, with 44 combats, 37 victories (25KO), 7 losses,will face for the world title Dutch Redouan Cairo, 29 years, World Muaythai Champion (IFMA), Inter-Continental Champion Wako Pro 2011 K1 Rules , with 45 fights under his belt, 32 wins, 10 losses and 3 draws.
The fights will be fought in 5 rounds of 3 minutes.
An evening that promises to be power-packed in terms of ethical values, respect for the other person and fair play!
Monte-Carlo Fighting Masters
9 March 2013 at 8 pm Louis II Stadium (Salle Gaston Medecin)
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