Gladiators in Kickboxing

Saturday, December 3, 2011, 19:13

This year’s Kickboxing activities are going to finish with a bang on the 7th of December at the MFCC in Ta’ Qali with “Gladiators 2″.

The climax of the evening is going to be a professional Kickboxing match between the Maltese champion Daniel “the Jet” Zahra and the Portuguese Jose de Olivera. They will compete for 5 rounds of 3 minutes for the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) European Title Belt in the 66kg weight category.

Together with this great match there will 10 more confrontations. The Fight Card for the evening will have one match of Boxing and another with K1 ruels where knee techniques are allowed. The other seven mathes will all be in Kickboxing. The clubs taking part in this event are Ying Yang, Tao Kickboxing,  Strike Kickboxing, New Kickboxing, Wu Shu Ky, Malta Thai Boxing and Red Dragon.

Zahra is the first Maltese athlete that switched to professional Kickboxing. He already has various World and European WKN Title Belts. In the past month his instructor, Master Noel Mercieca, has been training him on a hard 3 times a day training regime.

On the same note of competing with foreign athletes, in November Reuben “the Wolf” Azzopardi won a K1 rules match. He competed with a Thai Boxer from Paris.

For more information regarding the night “Gladiators 2″ please visit the site


1 Comment

  1. David Scicluna says:

    Good Luck Daniel


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