LNK Fight Night 12 was held last night (July 20) at the SemaraH Hotel Lielupe in Jurmala, Latvia. The sold out event featured some of the leading representatives of the country-host and international competitors squaring off in a series of boxing, kickboxing and MMA bouts.
In the main event Ismail Iliev of Russia faced Twaha Kiduku of Tanzania. The pair of super welterweights went the distance. The verdict heard a unanimous decision in favor of the local competitor.
In the co-main event Ralfs Vilcans of Latvia took on Maurizio Lovaglio of Italy. The cruiserweight went head to head during six rounds. The Latvian boxer was pronounced as the winner by unanimous decision.
Also on the night, Aleksandrs Cizovs of Latvia and Sergio Hidalgo of Spain battled it out for WKN European Lightweight title. The local athlete claimed the belt by submission in the first round.
Latvian mixed martial artist Aleksandrs Cizovs defeats Spanish lightweight Sergio Hidalgo to take WKN European title at LNK Fight Night 12 in Jurmala 🏆 pic.twitter.com/huNokMOVcB
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) July 21, 2019
In addition, the newly crowned WKN European Middleweight champion Zaur Dzhavadov of Latvia went up against Giorgi Kankava of Georgia. After three rounds of non-title 75 kg catchweight kickboxing encounter Dzhavadov was awarded a unanimous decision.
LNK Fight Night 12 was presented by Vadim Milov and Eugene Sapronenko. President of World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera attended the event.
The fight results can be found below.
LNK Fight Night 12 results
Ismail Iliev def. Twaha Kiduku via unanimous decision (boxing)
Ralfs Vilcans def. Maurizio Lovaglio via unanimous decision (boxing)
Artjoms Ramlavs def. Yesner Talavera (boxing)
Zaur Dzhavadov def. Giorgi Kankava via unanimous decision (kickboxing)
Francis Rozentals def. Sandro Jajanidze (boxing)
Oskars Grosmanis def. Miroslav Juna (boxing)
Nikita Smirnovs def. Tomasz Gargula (boxing)
Aleksandrs Cizovs def. Sergio Hidalgo via first-round submission (MMA)
Daniil Vesnenoks def. Wilbert Huaman via TKO (MMA)
Arturs Ozolins def. Abdelah Er Ramy via first-round TKO (MMA)