WKN World Cup 2019 in Auckland, NZ Welcomes Amateur Fighters

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The WKN World Cup 2019 takes place at The Trusts Arena in Auckland from November 28 to 30 November. Presented by Team Player Events, the event marks the first time in the history of New Zealand when Kickboxing and MMA bouts are contested at the world-level on the same event.

The 3-day competition features male and female competitors battling it out in their respective weight classes. 30 WKN World Cup trophies are up for grabs.

The Athlete Registration for the event is open at CombatWorldCup.com. As many as 60 countries are expected to participate in this historic event held on NZ soil.

The final day of the competition will see French star Greg Tony in defense of his World Kickboxing Network Super Heavyweight title against famed Brazilian “Bigfoot” Antonio Silva.

Before that the WKN World Middleweight title in MMA will be on the line when undefeated Kelvin “Crazy Horse” Joseph of New Zealand takes on Brazilian mixed martial artist Roan Carneiro.

The tickets are currently available at ticketek.co.nz.

The weight classes for amateur competition can be found below.

WKN World Cup 2019 Auckland: Weight Classes

Male Weight Classes
Super Bantamweight 129 lb (58.513 kg)
Super Featherweight 137 lb (62.142 kg)
Super Lightweight 147 lb (66.678 kg)
Super Welterweight 161 lb (73.028 kg)
Super Middleweight 175 lb (79.379 kg)
Super Light Heavyweight 189 lb (85.729 kg)
Super Cruiserweight 203 lb (92.079 kg)
Super Heavyweight up to 264.5 lb (120 kg)

Female Weight Classes
Bantamweight 125 lb (56.699 kg)
Featherweight 133 lb (60.328 kg)
Lightweight 142 lb (64.410 kg)
Welterweight 154 lb (69.853 kg)
Super Middleweight 175 lb (79.379 kg)
Super Cruiserweight 203 lb (92.079 kg)
Super Heavyweight up to 264.5 lb (120 kg)

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