WKN World Office makes a two-event schedule of IVC MMA and Kickboxing promotions in Brazil this August and November.
International Vale Tudo Championship (IVC) returns to the scene on Saturday, 20th August 2016 at Golden Park Hotel in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The headliner of the night is the WKN kickboxing world championship between Brazilian Felipe Stievano Micheletti and Rogelio Ortiz from Argentina. The event will include kickboxing 8 Man Tournament featuring a super fight under MMA Rules. Complete fight card will be released on event page.
World Championship Kickboxing Comes to Brazil – WKN https://t.co/DUUA0Um7Dy
— WKN® Kickboxing (@WKNkickboxing) June 29, 2016
The following installment will be held in November. The show will be headlined by MMA 8 Man Tournament featuring kickboxing super fight. More information will be revealed closer to the date.
The promoter of the events is Sergio Batarelli. He is himself a former world kickboxing champion, and founder of the IVC in Brazil. Batarelli has been involved in original K-1 in Japan, co-promotion of UFC events in Brazil, as well as in professional boxing being a manager of Esquiva Florentin.
IVC is one of the original MMA promotions that saw legends from Wanderlei Silva to Chuck Liddell. Under the banner of the WKN, the IVC championships are the first in MMA history to be seen in Europe.