International kickboxing returned to Northern Ireland on February 17. The “made-in ProKick” event promoted by Billy Murray took place at Stormont Hotel Belfast featuring the leading representatives of Northern Ireland up against international opponents with WKN Irish title contested on the night.
The highlight of the event showcased Rowena Bolt up against Kerry Doyle. The pair battled out for WKN Irish amateur flyweight title in Full Contact. The scheduled for three rounds bout went the distance, with the representative of the city-host Bolt earning a prestigious belt.
In the main event Cathy McAleer defeated Martyna Ciaskowska of Poland scoring the third-round KO win with body shots and knees. Also on the card Salman Shariati and Polish Patryn Klak went the distance in their international match up, with the judges decision proclaimed as draw.
The undercard included a series of amateur and novice contests. The complete results and photo report can be found below.
WKN International bout / 53kg / Oriental rules / 3x3mn
Cathy McAleer (Northern Ireland) def. Martyna Ciaskowska (Poland) via third-round KO
WKN Irish amateur title / 53kg / Full Contact / 4x2mn
Rowena Bolt (Northern Ireland) def. Kerry Doyle (Ireland) via third round TKO
WKN International amateur bout / 74 kg / Kickboxing / 3x2mn
Salman Shariati (Northern Ireland) vs. Patryn Klak (Poland) – Draw
Super Bantamweight Grace Goody vs. Jade Molloy – draw
Super Welterweight Matthew Kerr def. Bryan Bitter via decision
Light Heavyweight Jerome Kilbride def. Vasil Ivanov via decision
Light Heavyweight David Rose vs. Wayne Bell – draw
Super Featherweight Rachel McCartan def. Amy Oglesbee via decision
Joshua Madden vs. Ben Slattery – draw
Jay Snodden def. Filip Nowak via decision
James Braniff def. Krill Eagan via first-round TKO