Karate Combat have today announced the next stop on their schedule.
Karate Combat:Olympus will take place from the Zappeion Courtyard, Athens, Greece the site of the 1896 Olympics.
The event will be headlined by Londoner Jerome Brown who is a four time UK national champion. He will face a tough opponent in European Champion and eleven times French national champion Davy Dona in an all European bout.
The co main features world champion finalists Achraf Lichen from Morocco and Ecuador’s Franklin Mina.
“This location for our leagues second event of the season has me awestruck.” said Karate Combat CEO Michael DePietro, ” I am proud to launch the live European Karate Combat debut from this hallowed ground.”
Karate Combat:Olympus will be streamed via the Karate Combat website karate.com, an app and through several media partners such as FITE, YouTube, Dailymotion, Titan, CBS Sports live, Pluto TV, Sportschannel Network UK, Jungo TV’s Combat GO and more to be announced.
Following on from a successful debut show in which more than a million people viewed Karate Combat:Inception expect the Athens show to be more of the same fast paced action commentated on by Bas Rutten and Sean Wheelock.
The line up at time of writing is as follows:
Davy Dona (FRA) vs Jerome Brown (UK) 75 kilos
Achraf Ouchen (MOR) vs Frankin Mina (ECU) 93 kilos
Deives Ferreras (DOM) vs Myrza-Bek Tevuev (RUS) 67 kilos
Yaser Sahinteken (TUR) vs Wellington Barbosa (BRA) 102 kilos
Fioravante Valentino (ITA) vs Igor We Castaneda (Spa) 89 kilos
Sarah Ait Ibrahim (FRA) vs Fabiola Esquivel (MEX) 55 kilos
Reda Messaoudi (MAR) vs N Kosmas (GRE) 75 kilos