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ISKA news: August 2009

  • 31 August 2009

    New ISKA British Championship belt

    After many months of design and development, trial and error, the new ISKA British title belt has finally arrive. The new Championship belt is an improvement on its predecessor, we wanted something better for our Champions. Read more

  • 25 August 2009

    ISKA Blackbelt Grading

    ISKA UK will conduct it the first Kickboxing Blackbelt panel grading on the 22nd November in Wolverhampton. The grading panel will be headed by John Blackledge 7th Degree Blackbelt and senior ISKA grading officer. Read more

  • 20 August 2009

    ISKA Referee and Judges Course

    John Blackledge ISKA UK Director of Rules and Regulations will stage a referee and judge’s course on the 11th October in Birmingham. The course will cover Full Contact and Low kick Kickboxing, Oriental Rules and Muaythai. Read more

  • 17 August 2009

    K-1 Next Generation Finally Arrive!

    August 11, 2009 – Yoyogi National Stadium 2nd – Tokyo – Whenever we think of a K-1 event these day, we always expect it to include names along the lines of Jerome LeBanner, Peter Aerts, Ray Sefo and Musashi. It is easy to forget the days that we, as fans, love to look back on nostalgically. Read more

  • 16 August 2009

    It’s Cyborg over Carano!

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (Aug. 16, 2009) – In the biggest, most important and highly anticipated fight in the history of women’s mixed martial arts, Cris Cyborg registered a brutal 4:59, first-round TKO (punches) over Gina Carano before a raucous 13,524 at HP Pavilion here Saturday on SHOWTIME. Read more

  • 14 August 2009

    Tough K-1 debut for John Love

    Welshman John Love will made his official K-1 debut on the 11th August in the K-1 WGP 2009 qualifying round for the last 16 fighters at the Yoyogi Arena in Tokyo, Japan. He was scheduled to be in the reserve match against Japan’s Yuki a former All Japan Shin Karate Champion Read more

  • 10 August 2009

    Irelands First Sanctioned ISKA MMA event

    In recent years mixed martial arts has taken root in Ireland, with clubs popping up all over the country making it easily accessible for newcomers to take up the discipline. With so much interest and promising talent in the country it was only a matter of time before a fully sanctioned official event was organized to pit these fighters against each other under a world recognized governing body of the highly respected ISKA, the event being Clan Wars. Read more

  • 3 August 2009

    Fedor Signs with STRIKEFORCE

    NEW YORK (August 3, 2009) - After a week of intense negotiations and speculation, the hottest topic of discussion in the professional fight world has come to a head as the world’s number one heavyweight and most sought after mixed martial arts (MMA) champion Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko has signed a historic, multi-fight agreement that will see him headline mega-events co-promoted by world championship promotions STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global. Read more

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