Fight card set for BFS 2 in Nimes, featuring WKN World, European and Grand Prix championships
The second edition of Boxing Fighters System takes place at Salle Pablo Neruda in Nimes, France on March 14. The event features WKN World and European championship bouts, and WKN World Grand Prix contested in the format of four-man eliminator tournament.
In the main event Jordi Requejo of Spain will be making the first defends of his WKN World super welterweight title against the representative of the country-host Christian Berthely, who holds WKN Intercontinental belt in the same division. The World Championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.
In the co-main event WKN European super middleweight champion Samuel Dbili will be making the first defense of his belt in a five-round title bout against challenger from Latvia, Raimonds Aukstikalnis. The latter won the title eliminator by knockout in the first round against Colombian-Spanish Jeronimo Sacasas.
In one of the semi-final bouts of WKN World Middleweight Grand Prix, French Jeremy Antonio will face Omar Moreno of the United States. In another semi-final, Soufiane Ait Ouccime of Belgium will take on Janis Ziedins of Latvia. The winners of these three-round bouts will square off in the championship round on the same night.
The ultimate winner of the tournament will earn a shot at the world title, and will face the current WKN European middleweight champion Zaur Dzhavadov. The World Championship bout will serve as the main event of LNK Fight Night 15 on April 4 in Riga, Latvia.
BFS 2 in Nimes will also see a celebrity challenge between French disk jockey Philippe Corti and musician Anthony Joubert.
WKN World Super Welterweight title / 5x3mn
Jordi Requejo (Champion, Spain) vs. Christian Berthely (France)
WKN European Super Middleweight title / 5x3mn
Samuel Dbili (Champion, France) vs. Raimonds Aukstikalnis (Latvia)
WKN World Middleweight Grand Prix / 3x3mn
Semi-Final A: Jeremy Antonio (France) vs. Omar Moreno (USA)
Semi-Final B: Soufiane Ait Ouccime (Belgium) vs. Janis Ziedins (Latvia)