Strong Among The Strong in Virrey Del Pino, Buenos Aires


The next WKN event in South American capital of Kickboxing, Argentina, is held on December 7 in Virrey Del Pino, Buenos Aires. Presented by Ricardo Lescano, “Strong Among The Strong” features two professional kickboxing bouts, following twelve amateur contests. The headline-bout is an international contest Argentina vs. Bolivia.

Argentinian Jose “La Parka” Quispe takes on Edwin “El Tailandes” Montano of Bolivia at welterweight. Fabian Perez squares off against his countryman Nicolas Salas at lightweight.

The previous event in Argentina was held late November in Ireneo Portela, Buenos Aires. “Estrellas de Acero 5” continued the WKN Argentinian series of amateur rating tournaments with adult and junior competitors testing their skills in the respective age and weight classes. Over 300 athletes took part in the event.

Argentina also highly anticipates “El Gran Desafio” scheduled for April 18, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The contest features former two-division WBA world champion (super lightweight and welterweight) Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (35-5, 31 KO) up against former World Kickboxing Network Cruiserweight champion Jorge “Acero” Cali. The pair squares off in the scheduled for six rounds boxing bout at cruiserweight.