A fight under the KWU SENSHI rules will be part of the fight card of the biggest martial arts event in Russia – “Battle of Champions 12: School vs. School”. The fight night will take place on 13th of November in sports hall “Luzhniki” in Moscow.
The organizers of the event is the Russian Martial Arts Union. 8 fights will be conducted, including a bout for Russia`s National kickboxing belt, a Muay Thai championship belt and a KWU SENSHI rules fight.
WAKO PRO World Champion in low kick style, medalist from World Cup and winner in “Battle of Champions” Andrey Chekhonin will face Ali Aliev – a former World Kickboxing Cup holder and medalist from Muay Thai World Cup.
This will be the second KWU SENSHI fight that will be part of this elite event. Last year at “Battle of Champions 11” the Czech kyokushin star Jan Soukup won the SENSHI belt. He is also an European champion, silver medalist from World Championship and a winner of the prestigious “All Japan” tournament. He fought the 2x European and World Champion Timur Gastashev from Russia. The three rounds were not enough for the World Class fighters, so an extra round was given by the judges. Soukup managed to outsmart his opponent in the 4th round and won the SENSHI KWU belt.
This time the undefeated at SENSHI fighter Chekhonin will be the one to fight for the belt.
For the National Kickboxing belt of Russia the European champ Magomed Makhamaev and the silver medalist from Euros Dmitriy Chengeliya will fight.
In a Muay Thai championship bout the WAKO World Champ Artem Vinnik from Belarus will fight the 2x World Champion Aik Begyan from Russia.
The fight night will start at 7 PM (Moscow time). Here`s a full list with the rest of the fights:
- Vitaliy Ishakhneli (2x World Kyokushin Champ) – Evgeniy Shalamaev (World Kudo Champ)
- Ruslan Shogenov (4x World Ashihara Karate Champ) – Tahir Abdulaev (boxing, world champ)
- Yurii Fedorov (Kickboxing World Champ) – Aleksandr Pusutuev (Taekwondo World Championship medalist and European Champ);
- Mher Manukyan (Jiu-Jitsu World Championship medalist and European Champ) – Shamidhan Magomedov (Grappling, Russian Champion)
- Magomed Magomedov (2x World Sambo Champ) – Ramis Teregulov (Pankration 2x World Champ)