Lidon retains WKN super middleweight title in Saint-Fons

Yohan Lidon

Yohan Lidon successfully defended his WKN Super Middleweight Gold for the fifth time.

The French star faced a strong challenger from Georgia, Giorgi Kankava on December 14 at Palais des Sports in Saint-Fons. The championship bout headlined “La Nuit des Challenges 19” presented by Nasser Kacem.

After five-rounds of spectacular kickboxing the judges’ decision unanimously went in favor of the representative of the country-host, Yohan Lidon.

The fight card also included the four-fight Muay Thai contest Team France vs. Team Thailand and a series of national and international bouts. The complete results can be found below.

La Nuit des Challenges 19 results

Yohan Lidon def. Giorgi Kankava by unanimous decision.

Brandon Vieira def. Kongmuangtai by KO (R2).

Hakim Hamech def. Plangrith by KO (R2).

Abdelnour Alikada def. Attapong by KO (R3).

Antar Kacem def. Phetkoksak by KO (R2).

Yassine Hamlaoui def. Viorel Vyntu by TKO (doctor’s stoppage).

Pascal Toure def. Anthony Leroy by unanimous decision.

Joao Bryton def. Shpat Duraku by TKO (throw in the towel, R3).

Lindsey Thomas def. Tanja Moos by unanimous decision.