4th edition of “Gladiators night” on the 23rd November‏

Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 23:04

On the 23rd November there will be the fourth edition of Gladiators Nights. On Manoel Island 22 athletes will participate in a number of matches in which Maltese athletes will compete with Kickboxers from Northern Ireland.

The evening will feature 11 matches in three different disciplines of K1, Kickboxing and Boxing on amateur and professional level. All the matches on amateur level will be of 3×2 and as protective equipment they will have the gloves and the mouth guard.

The first five matches will be with Kickboxing rules between the athletes of the Maltese clubs from Ying Yang, Wu Shu Ky, Legion Fight, Art of Fighting and Fight Factory. The other six will see the Maltese Kickboxers competing with athletes from Northern Ireland. Isaac Chetcuti, Noel Azzopardi and Joseph Dimech, all from the Ying Yang will compete in their respective categories with Kickboxing rules. On the other hand Tyrone Borg, from Wu Shu Ky, will make a match of 3×2 in Boxing. Lucienne Laferla Rosso, also from Ying Yang, will be the only woman to take part who will compete for the “Heavy Weight” category in Kickboxing.

The main match will be a professional one with K1 rules, in which knee techniques can be used. Daniel “the Jet” Zahra, the only professional Maltese Kickboxer and member of Ying Yang, will compete with Johnny Smith in a 3×3 match with no leg protection. “The Jet” repeatedly represented Malta internationally, this will be his third fight at a professional level.

Master Noel Mercieca and Isaac Chetcuti, the founders of “Gladiators Productions”, in the past two years have been organizing competitions on an international scale. Thanks to their association with the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) they also bring foreign athletes in various categories and disciplines as well as professional level.

For more information please visit www.yingyangkickboxing.com or contact Master Noel Mercieca on 79208283 or merciecanoel@yahoo.co.uk.




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