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ISKA news: July 2009

  • 29 July 2009

    Championship Kickboxing at the Circus Tavern

    Another great night of Championship Kickboxing at the Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Essex. Sanctioned by the ISKA and promoted by Kickin Promotions. Topping the bill was Scott “To Hot” Gibson against local fighter Reece Rowell for the vacant ISKA British Light Heavyweight title over nine rounds. Read more

  • 27 July 2009

    Bowman and Kitchen dominate in Cornwall

    Julie Kitchen and Darren Bowman stepped up to challenge for ISKA World Championship belts before a capacity hometown crowd at Penzance Leisure Centre in Cornwall, England on the 26th July. Read more

  • 24 July 2009

    ISKA UK strong position in second quarter

    Despite the economic downturn, ISKA UK maintained its position as the UK’s leading Martial Arts sanctioning body, during the second quarter of 2009 ISKA sanctioned at total of 23 events, 12 in the month of May with 23 championship matches including World, Commonwealth, British and regional titles. Read more

  • 22 July 2009

    DREAM 10 Zaromskis takes welterweight crown

    Marius Zaromskis was crowned the first ever DREAM Welterweight champion scoring a highlight reel head kick KO against Jason High. Surprizingly Shinya Aoki used his stand up to defeat Vitor Ribeiro by decision and Paulo Filho made a successful return to competition submitting Melvin Manhoef with an armbar after a rocky start Read more

  • 19 July 2009

    Battle of Estepona

    The upmarket Spanish holiday resort town of Estepona on the Costa del Sol hosted an ISKA World Championship event on the 17th July. Two World title fights and two Intercontinental title fights attracted over 2500 spectators to the Estepona Bull Ring. Read more

  • 15 July 2009

    K-1 MAX WGP 2009 Final 8

    Eight men fought for a place in the K-1MAX World Grand Prix Final on the 13th July at Budokan Arena in Tokyo. The victors Buakaw, Souwer, Petrosyan and Yamamoto will meet on the 26th October to contest the Final. It was a bad night for MMA fighters Kid Yamamoto, Tatsuya Kawajiri and Atsushi Yamamoto how all lost by stoppage Read more

  • 14 July 2009

    US Open Airs on ESPN 2

    36th ANNUAL US OPEN and ISKA WORLD MARTIAL ARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS will be aired on ESPN2 on SUNDAY, JULY 19TH beginning at 1:30 pm. Two separate 1/2 hour programs will be shown back-to-back Read more

  • 11 July 2009

    Julie Kitchen wants to add another belt to her growing collection

    ISKA Ladies World Champion under Oriental rules will challenge for the ladies ISKA World Muaythai title in the welterweight division. Kitchen will face old rival Natalie Fuz from America on the 26th July 2009 Read more

  • 8 July 2009

    John Love makes Official K-1 debut in Tokyo

    ISKA UK No.1 ranked Heavyweight John Love will make his official K-1 debut in Tokyo on the 11th August 2009. Love has been given a spot in the reserve match of the K-1 WGP 2009 qualifying round for the last 16 fighters. Read more

  • 5 July 2009

    US Open and ISKA World Martial Arts Championships an Unprecedented Success

    With 40 countries represented and what appears to have been more than 2,500 competitors, the 2009 ISKA WORLD MARTIAL ARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS hosted at the 36th Annual US OPEN on July 3rd and 4th in Disney World, Florida lived up to its’ reputation in every way! Read more

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