Promoted by Stefanos Konstantinidis on April 29 in Athens, “The Battle 18” celebrates three years of collaboration between the No.1 Greek Fight Show and World Kickboxing Network.
The event is headlined by a four-man knockout tournament that will determine the best Greek light heavyweight kickboxer of today. In one of the semi-final bouts Giannis Manolas takes on Marios Blanas. In another, Dimitris Chiotis faces Nikos Tzotzos. The winners of these bouts will square off in the final on the same night.
The “Ladies First” program features Greek Mixed Martial Artist Christina Stelliou who will challenge for WKN International flyweight title. The name of her opponent will be announced shortly.
Also on the card Xanthi Raftopoulou and Reggina Tsampodimou meet in a three-round kickboxing bout at catchweight with the limit of 52.5 kg.
In addition the program includes a series of MMA and Boxing bouts, with prominent Greek fighters John Pale, Stelios Papadopoulos, among others.
The current fight card can be found below. More information will follow.
The Battle 18 by WKN
WKN Greek Light Heavyweight Grand Prix
Semi-final: Giannis Manolas vs. Marios Blanas
Semi-final: Dimitris Chiotis vs. Nikos Tzotzos
Catchweight (52.5 kg) Xanthi Raftopoulou vs. Reggina Tsampodimou
Lightweight Giannis Michalopoulos vs. Kleovoulos Loucaides
Flyweight Christina Stelliou vs. TBA – WKN International title
Light Heavyweight John Pale vs. TBA
Welterweight Stelios Papadopoulos vs. TBA
Light Heavyweight Nika Sekhniashvili vs. TBA