December 14, 2013 – Belfast, Northern Ireland
- WKN International promoter : Mr Billy MURRAY
- WKN International supervisor : Mrs Adele ROBINSON
Special GUEST : WKN WORLD PRESIDENT
9 WKN Kickboxing championships with the fighters coming from 11 countries – Northern Ireland, France, Romania, Germany, Scotland, Sardinia, Ukraine, Malta, Ireland, England and Switzerland
KICKmas 2013 Belfast – a Festive Feast of Fists and Feet is set to rock the old venue
Gary Hamilton and World WKN champion Daniel Zahra came Face-Face at at a press conference (Monday 11th) November at the Holiday Inn Belfast. There was no bad mouthing as the pair had nothing but good things to say about each other at the open press conference. All ahead of their world title match set for KICKmas 2013 on December 14 at the Ulster Hall in Belfast.
Christmas will come early for kickboxing fight-fans across Northern Ireland – a KICKmas cracker packed with a `Festive Feast of Fists n Feet.`
Belfast`s very own Gary Hamilton will top the KICKmas special as he challenges for another world title. There will be three other WKN world titles, three European an International title and a British title all on the line.
Hamilton now 33 has landed himself another crack at reigning as a world kickboxing champion as his career enters a last-chance saloon.
He has held the WKN’s featherweight title for several years, and challenged the great Mohammad Samir in an epic encounter at the Ulster Hall in 2005, will return to the city’s historic fight venue in December 14th.
Hamilton, whose career has suffered a start-stop path in recent years, has been handed a chance to return to the top of the sport when he faces WKN K1-styleworld champion Daniel Zahra.
The promoter and former world champion Billy Murray who has staged kickboxing at the Ulster Hall for over 25 years said: “Christmas has come early for the sport of kickboxing in Ireland. KICKmas has returned, and with it a world title shots for Gary Hamilton, Karl McBlain, Darren McMullan and Ursula Agnew. What more could any fight fan wish for this festive season? How about another four title fights – three of them European and a British title? Ulster Hall fight fans will also see a special fight attraction by MMA and kickboxing star Yohan Kongolo with Dublin’s tough guy Aidan Brooks.
“We will have a fight card that will have fans anticipating another great night of action at the Ulster Hall. I remember all my fights at the Ulster Hall especially first professional title win in 1988 as if it was yesterday; I can still hear that crowd screaming, and I know 2013 will be just the same.”