Posts Tagged ‘Malta Kickboxing’
Gladiator Night XIII
On June 4th we will have the next edition of Gladiator Night. It will held at Victor Tedesco Stadium in Hamrun. For the first time the main match will be between female athletes.
Mandy Cortis, Fight Factory, and Diane Schembri, TeamNoel, will face each other in the main match of the evening. Both athletes will compete with Boxing rules and contend for the World Boxing Union’s (WBU) Mediterranean Title Belt. The match is a 6×2 one in the 54kg category.
All the matches are sanctioned by the Malta Kickboxing Association (MKBA) and the Malta Boxing Association (MBA). Altogether there will be 12 matches in the disciplines of K1 and Boxing on semi-professional level. Fivematches will be between Maltese athletes for the National Title in their respective categories.
Gladiators Promotions and BoxMania, who are organizing the event, will also bring foreign athletes to compete. These are from Estonia, UK and France. The Maltese athletes that will contend with foreigners are: Lydon Chircop, Christian Schembri, Brandon Spiteri, Christopher Rotin, Brandon Borg and Kerstin Brown.
For more information visit the Gladiators Promotion page or contact Master Noel Mercieca on 79208283
Gladiators Fight Night 7 – Malta 8-3-2014
This Saturday, March 8, Gladiators Promotions, Malta proudly presents the next edition of Gladiators Fight Night “LeoVegas“ at the Oracle Arena, Dolmen Hotel in Qawra with Kickboxing, K1 and boxing matches.
The “Fight Card” consists of 15 matches and will include two professional bouts, eleven semi-professionals fights and one boxing match. This edition of ‘Gladiators Fight Night (7) has a number of local and international participants. The international athletes hail from Algeria, France and England.
On the professional part of the fight night Daniel “the Jet” Zahra will face Algerian, Hafid Chabotta and Ruth Tanti will face Stephanie Aubertini from France, both fights will be held under K1 rules.
Brandon Borg will face British fighter Robert Hayward in the semi professional division; this match will also adopt K1 rules. Darién Borg will be taking part in a semi professional boxing match against Pete Mercer from the UK and Malta’s K1 female champion Kylie Blenes will take on Grace Anderson from Team England. The rest of the fight card will consist of Kickboxing bouts between Maltese kickboxing athletes from various local clubs.
Notwithstanding the international line up, the most anticipated fight of the evening is the third “rematch” between Brandon Spiteri and Chris Schembri. This trilogy will settle the issue between these two local fighters Spiteri won the first encounter in spectacular fashion with a record breaking KO 4 seconds into the first round and Schembri won with second match on points.
The local fighters in this grand evening of ring entertainment hail from different Maltese clubs; Ying Yang Team Noel Kickboxing, Art of Fighting, Wu Shu Ky, Malta Thai Boxing, Storm Kickboxing, New Kickboxing , Basement Kickboxing,Jalen Kickboxing and Team Zahra.
For more information visit Gladiators Promotions on Facebook or contact Master Noel Mercieca on 79208283 or email@example.com
By Alexander Zammit – 9 June 2012
In a few hours time Malta’s number one fight night of the year gets underway at the MFCC (Fairs and Convention Centre), Ta Qali. This year ‘Gladiator Promotions’ is offering a total of eighteen kickboxing matches - The main card will consist of two world amateur kick boxing titles under the World Kickboxing Network (WKN), 9 bouts will be for local titles and there will be no less than 7 other bouts on the under card.
The double billing will see Reuben AZZOPARDI (Malta) take on Stefani JACOPO (Italy)for the WKN KICKBOXING AMATEUR WORLD TITLE – 76.4 Kgs andRuth TANTI (Malta) vs Ewa Bos (Poland) for the WKN KICKBOXING AMATEUR WORLD TITLE – 50.0 Kgs.
At yesterday’s well attended press conference, Gladiators promotions president Mr. Noel Mercieca spoke about the ever raising popularity of the Gladiators fight nights and WKN titles inMalta, he also thanked all those who had in some way supported the promotion, with special thanks going to the sponsors & media.
Gladiators VP, Mr. Isaac Chetcuti echoed the sentiments of the promotions president, noting that the ever raising popularity was also reflected in the number of martial arts clubs participating in the event.
Fighters Quotes at the conference and weigh-in
Reuben AZZOPARDI (Malta) “I am feeling very confident – fighting for this WKN title is a dream come true – I am proud to be representing my country”
Stefani JACOPO (Italy) “ Malta is a beautiful country and I have received a very warm welcome by the Maltese – I will be doing my very best to win of course that is why I am here”
Ruth TANTI (Malta) “ I have trained hard for this fight – I feel confident and relaxed – I am going into the ring giving my maximum”
Ewa Bos (Poland) “ First I would like to thank everyone for the warm welcome we have received, this is a beautiful country and we are very honoured to be here – I expect a tough fight but I will of course do my best to win the title – I hope that after this fight there will be more exchanges between Malta and Poland in this sport”
Main Fight Card
WKN KICKBOXING AMATEUR WORLD TITLE – 76.4 Kgs
Reuben AZZOPARDI (Malta) vs Stefani JACOPO (Italy)
WKN KICKBOXING AMATEUR WORLD TITLE – 50.0 Kgs
Ruth TANTI (Malta) vs Ewa Bos (Poland)
SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT – 62 Kgs
Kylie Blenes vs Rachelle Cutajar
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT – 67 Kgs
Clayton Micallef vs Darien Doneo
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT – 66.7 Kgs
Lorna Mifsud vs Farren Borg
WELTERWEIGHT – 69.9 Kgs
Garth Galea vs Joseph Dimech
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT – 72 Kgs
Tyron Muscat vs Ivan Frendo
MIDDLE WEIGHT – 76 Kgs
Adrian Debono vs Isaac Chetcuti
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT – 79.4Kgs
Eman Zammit vs Andre ‘JAPAN’ Spiteri
SUPER CRUISERWEIGHT – 92.5 Kgs
Joseph Fenech vs James Flores
SUPER LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT – 85.5 Kgs
Richard Vella vs Anthony Wood
Justin Cassar vs Steve Buhagiar
Nigel Buttigieg vs Neil Farrugia
Ryan Cachia vs Glenn Aquilina
Luke Booth vs Brandon Borg
Brandon Spiteri vs
Chris Lagana vs Shaun Ellul