WKN champions crowned at Estrellas de Acero 6 in Buenos Aires

Tribute to Jorge Acero Cali

Nicolas El Maldito Jara lifts WKN title at Estrellas de Acero 6

The sixth edition of Estrellas de Acero took place at Estadio Mary Terán de Weiss in Buenos Aires this past Sunday, December 12. The event, dedicated to memory of Argentinian legend, former WKN World super cruiserweight champion, Jorge Acero Cali (1971-2021), saw a series of kickboxing bouts with five prestigious WKN titles contested on the night.

In the main event Nicolas “El Maldito” Jara of Argentina secured WKN South America super lightweight title in Full Contact by way of fifth round TKO against Jambavan Vieira Morales of Paraguay. In the co-main event Gisela “La Emperatriz” Luna of Chile became a new WKN South America featherweight champion in oriental kickboxing, earning a unanimous decision against Andrea “La Pochito” Salazar of Argentina.

Also on the night Tomas Chacal Aguirre knocked out Braian Caggiano in the first round to claim WKN Argentina lightweight kickboxing title, and Agustin Cardenes KO’d Juan Martin also in Round 1 to lift WKN Argentina super featherweight belt under oriental rules. In addition, Florencia Greco took WKN Argentina flyweight kickboxing title by unanimous decision against Yamila Nunez.

Estrellas de Acero 6 results

WKN South America super lightweight title, Full Contact
Nicolas “El Maldito” Jara (Argentina) def. Jambavan Vieira Morales (Paraguay) by TKO (R5)

WKN South America featherweight title, oriental rules
Gisela “La Emperatriz” Luna (Chile) def. Andrea “La Pochito” Salazar (Argentina) by unanimous decision

WKN Argentina lightweight title, kickboxing
Tomas Chacal Aguirre def. Braian Caggiano by KO (R1)

WKN Argentina super featherweight title, oriental rules
Agustin Cardenes def. Juan Martin by KO (R1)

WKN Argentina Flyweight title, kickboxing
Florencia Greco def. Yamila Nunez by unanimous decision