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International gala Dubai Fight was held on May 4, 2017 at The One&Only Royal Mirage. The VIP event under the banner of Eric Favre Sport Games continued its endeavor to raise awareness worldwide of kidney disease, obesity, diabetes and more.
Dubai Fight was the 7-fight program comprising kickboxing, muaythai and MMA bouts. Two WKN World titles were contested during the evening. Eminent personalities attended the gathering.
In the main event the WKN World super middleweight champion Yohan Lidon of France made the second title defense. “Le Bucheron” faced off Patrik Vidakovics of Hungary, earning a unanimous judges decision.
In the co-main event Karim Bennoui of France and Sasa Jovanovic of Austria challenged for the vacant WKN World super featherweight title. After five rounds of action the French fighter was crowned as a new champion in the division.
Also on the card Mohammed Yahya of the UAE battled out against Mahmoud Mohamed of Egypt. The contest was for the WKN International welterweight title in MMA. The local competitor earned the victory in Round 1 by submission (RNC).
Furthermore, the program included the Giant Fight Movie Show. The French-American actor Emilien de Falco was up against famed bodybuilder out of France, Morgan Aste.
The list of attendees included a renowned actor and martial artist out of the United States, Michael Jai White, as well as the Kickboxing star, Dutch-Turkish Gokhan Saki.
The WKN championship supervisor was Osman Yigin of Belgium. The officials on the night were Georgie Vojvoda of Hungary, Alexis Andre of France and Konstantinos Varvadoukas of Greece. The referee was Klaus Hagemann of Germany.
WKN World super middleweight title / Oriental kickboxing / 5x3mn
Yohan Lidon (France) defeats Patrik Vidakovics (Hungary) by decision
WKN World super featherweight title / Oriental kickboxing / 5x3mn
Karim Bennoui (France) defeats Sasa Jovanovic (Austria) by decision
WKN International welterweight title / MMA / 3x5mn
Mohammed Yahya (3-1) (UAE) defeats Mahmoud Mohamed (4-4) (Egypt) by submission (RNC) R1
WKN International super heavyweight bout / MMA / 3x5mn
Sofiane Boukichou (2-2) (France) defeats Mohamed Ali (10-11) (Egypt) by decision
Muay Thai International Bout / 3 × 3 mn / -61kg
Brandon Vieira (France) defeats Yodchai Yokkao Saenchaigym (Thailand) by decision
Muay Thai International Bout / 3 × 3 mn / -65kg
Singdam (Thailand) defeats Rayan Mekki (France) by split decision
Muay Thai International Bout / 3 × 3 mn / -57kg
Amine Kacem (France) defeats Alessandro Curleo (Italy) by KO R1