Yohan Lidon defends WKN title against Eduard Aleksanyan


French star Yohan Lidon makes his fifth WKN World Super Middleweight title defense against Eduard Aleksanyan of Bulgaria on December 14. The pair headlines “La Nuit des Challenge 19” taking place in Saint-Fons, France.

Lidon claimed prestigious WKN strap in May 2016 by knockout in the fourth round against Karapet Karapetyan at “Capital Fights” in Paris. In August the same year the Frenchman made his first successful title defense scoring a unanimous decision against Danijel Solaja at VIP event Fight Night Saint Tropez.

In May 2017 Lidon retained the belt also by unanimous decision against Patrik Vidakovics at Dubai Fight, preceding the third successful title defense in August, which he declared by way of knockout in the fourth round against Florian Kroger in the city of rich and famous, Saint Tropez.

In his fourth championship defense in August 2018, Yohan Lidon faced Swiss Yoann Kongolo for the second time. The pair went a full five-round distance. The verdict heard a unanimous decision in favor of French star, who retained his belt as well as took a revenge.

Eduard Aleksanyan is coming off the win by knockout against Janu Da Cruz of Portugal, claimed at the “Savages Kickboxing” event late September in Varna, Bulgaria. Over the course of his career, the Bulgarian competitor also faced the likes of Radoslav Kostov and Kamel Jenel, to name a couple. Going up against Lidon he is looking to make an upset and claim a prestigious WKN belt.