Lidon vs. Kankava for WKN Super Middleweight title
Yohan Lidon makes the fifth defense of his WKN World super middleweight title on December 14 at Palais des Sports in Saint-Fons, France. Battling it out in the main event of “La Nuit des Challenge 19” presented by Nasser Kacem, the French star faces challenger from Georgia Giorgi Kankava.
The event also features the four-fight Muay Thai lineup with Team France squaring off against Team Thailand. Two-style WKN super featherweight champion Brandon Vieira faces Kongmuangtai, Antar Kacem takes on Phetkoksak, Hakim Hamech goes up against Plangrith, and Abdelnour Ali Kada battles it out against Attapong.
Also on the night local Yassine Hamlaoui faces Viorel Vyntu of Italy in a three-round 60 kg catchweight Muay Thai bout, and Anthony Leroy and Pascal Toure do French kickboxing battle at 90 kg. As well, local Lindsey Thomas and Tanja Moos of Switzerland meet in a three-round women’s kickboxing 52 kg encounter. In addition, Bryton Mabel faces off Eris Barja at 67 kg catchweight.
The full fight card can be found below.
La Nuit des Challenges 19 fight card
WKN World Super Middleweight title / Oriental rules / 5×3
Yohan Lidon (France) vs. Giorgi Kankava (Georgia)
60 kg Brandon Vieira vs. Kongmuangtai (Muay Thai)
61 kg Hakim Hamech vs. Plangrith (Muay Thai)
66 kg Antar Kacem vs. Phetkoksak (Muay Thai)
68 kg Abdelnour Ali Kada vs. Attapong (Muay Thai)
60 kg catchweight Yassine Hamlaoui vs. Viorel Vyntu (Muay Thai)
90 kg catchweight Anthony Leroy vs. Pascal Toure (Kickboxing)
67 kg Bryton Mabel vs. Eris Barja (Kickboxing)
52 kg Lindsey Thomas vs. Tanja Moos (Kickboxing)