Promoted by Nasser Kacem Nuit des Challenges 17 took place at Palais des Sports in Saint-Fons on Saturday December 16. The event featured some of the notable French fighters up against international opponents, with three WKN match ups presented on the card.
French middleweight Abdallah Mabel made a highly anticipated return, scoring a decision over Bulgarian Hristo Hristov. Also on the card French super heavyweight Yuksel Ayaydin similarly defeated Serbian Mihajlo Kecojevic. In addition, French lightweight Antar Kacem took the decision against Argentine Nicolas Vega.
Middleweight Abdallah Mabel def. Hristo Hristov via unanimous decision
Super heavyweight Yuksel Ayaydin def. Mihajlo Kecojevic via unanimous decision
Lightweight Antar Kacem def. Nikolas Vega via unanimous decision