Official press conference for the WKN Kickboxing World Cup 2017 was held on Monday, January 23, 2017 in Tehran.
Kickboxing World Cup 2017 is held on March 10, 2017 in Tehran, Iran. The championship is an 8-man tournament in the 70 kg weight class. The quarterfinals and semi-finals will go ahead at 3×2 minute rounds. The championship bout will be fought at 5×2 mn rounds. Alongside Iran, over a dozen of different countries are on the list to take part in the historic event. In addition, four international championship bouts feature on the card.
The WKN international promoter in Iran is Mr Reza Hejazi. The WKN international supervisor is Mr Chris Christodoulou of Cyprus. The WKN head official is Mr Steve Smoger of the United States.
WKN Kickboxing World Cup 2017 Participants
Askgar Hosejni (Afghanistan)
Mohammed Hossein Daroudian (Iran)
Christopher Rotin (Malta)
Eric N’Singa (Cameroon)
Ilan Durand (France)
Mattia Peddio (Italy)
Andreas Charitou (Cyprus)
Tsuyoshi Haruno (Japan)
WKN Super Cruiserweight International Title / 3×3
Sina Karimian (Iran) Neil Aquino (Germany)
WKN Super Light Heavyweight International Title / 3×3
Vahid Mahdavi (Iran) Denis Lamanec (Slovakia)
The matchmaking for Iran vs Thailand and Iran vs Vietnam will be revealed shortly.
— WKN Kickboxing (@WKNkickboxing) January 26, 2017