The World Kickboxing Network returns to Belgium for the third time in 2019 with the annual “La Nuit des Titans” held at Hall Omnisport in Farciennes on November 24. The event presented by “The Legend” Osman Yigin features a series of Muay Thai and Kickboxing bouts with two WKN titles contested in the headliner of the show.
In the main event Gaetano Pirrello of Belgium squares off against Ahmed Alikada of France. The pair of Muay Thai fighters battles it out for WKN European Super Featherweight title, going head to head in a five-round contest.
Gaetano Pirrello has held amateur world and European titles in super featherweight and welterweight divisions (respectively). The upcoming show will see the representative of Osman Gym contesting for European gold in the professional class.
Ahmed Alikada (15-4) replaced his team-fellow Tristan Caetano. The representative of Team Nas-R K from Saint-Fons (Lyon) is looking to claim a prestigious WKN European belt on the rival territory.
In the co-main event Soufiane Ait Ouccime of Belgium battles it out against Umar Abubakar of Ghana. The winner of a three-round kickboxing encounter will come out as the WKN International Super Welterweight champion.
Over the course of his career Soufiane Ait Ouccime defeated Conan Saelens, Omar Samb, Eddy Sadaoui, among others. He also held ISKA 160-pound European title, as well as challenged for 154-pound world belt, yet dropped the decision against Sergio Sanchez.
Umar Abubakar is victorious over Daniel Cachucha. He also went up against the likes of Toni Romero, Cherif Younes, to name a couple.
Also on the card newly-crowned WKN European Featherweight champion from Belgium Ougo Huet meets Fabien Bernard of France in a three-round 59 kg catchweight Muay Thai bout. The full fight card can be found below.
La Nuit des Titans 2019 in Farciennes, Belgium is presented back to back with Estrellas de Acero 5 held on the same day, November 24, in Ireno Portela, Buenos Aires. The event continues WKN Argentinian series of rating tournaments.
La Nuit des Titans 2019 fight card
Super Featherweight Gaetano Pirrello vs. Ahmed Alikada (Muay Thai / WKN European title)
Super Welterweight Soufiane Ait Ouccime vs. Umar Abubakar (Kickboxing / WKN International title)
Featherweight Mohammed Kloua vs. Salvatore Scaletta (Kickboxing)
59 kg catchweight Ougo Huet vs. Fabien Bernard (Muay Thai)
Ahkmed Tchakhiev vs. Lounis Saing (Muay Thai)
Elharrak Sabri vs. Selim Duman (Kickboxing)
Uwokunda Cedric vs. Antoine Minneker (Kickboxing)
Morhan Vandewedeur vs. Ed-Dakhousa Abdessamli (Kickboxing)
Odile Debaille vs. Ines Sami (Kickboxing)
Horacio Colazzo vs. Hamzi Taoufik (Muay Thai)
Mehdi Soualah vs. Thomas Dubois (Kickboxing)
Dylan Coyette vs. Moussa Kourouma (Kickboxing)
Batuhan Yilmaz vs. Mathis Desmulier (Muay Thai)
Zeyd Albayrak vs. Sebastien Chatelier (Muay Thai)
Iliyas Ekiz vs. Wesley Doutrelungine (Kickboxing)
Eren Tanriverdi vs. Scieur Mohamed (Kickboxing)