Karate Combat, the first mainstream, professional, full-contact karate league, held its second major event from Athens, Greece on July 28, 2018. The event featured 5 knockouts and 2 TKOs with the UK’s Jerome Brown winning over Davy Dona of France with a TKO in the main event.
The co-main event saw Morocco’s Achraf Ouchen knocking out Ecuador’s Franklin Mina in a dramatic finish.
The Orig3n Fight of the Night was Fioravante Valentino of Italy vs Igor de Castañada of Spain with Castañeda triumphant.
The BitMEX Knockout of the Night was Reda Messaoudi’s punishing win over Greece’s Nikos Kosmas. Complete results below.
True to Karate Combat’s devotion to delivering excitement, and plenty of striking, not one fight ended in decision. Bas Rutten and veteran combat sports commentator Sean Wheelock announced the fight. The full event plus highlight clips from the fights are available to embed from Karate Combat’s YouTube channel.
Karate Combat: Olympus FINAL Athens, Greece July 28th, 2018
Davy Dona (FRA) vs Jerome Brown(ENG) 75 kilos — Brown by TKO
Achraf Ouchen (MAR) vs Franklin Mina (ECU) 93 kilos — Ouchen by KO
Deives Ferreras (DOM) vs Myrza-Bek Tebuev (RUS) 67 kilos –Tebuev by KO
Yaser Sahintekin (TUR) vs Wellington Barbosa (BRA) 102 kilos — Sahintekin by KO
Fioravante Valentino (ITA) vs Igor De Castañeda (SPA) 84 kilos — Castaneda by KO Orig3n Fight of the Night
Sarah Ait Ibrahim (FRA) vs Fabiola Esquivel (MEX) 55 kilos — Ibrahim by TKO
Reda Messaoudi (MAR) vs N. Kosmas (GRE) 75 kilos — Messaoudi by KO
BitMEX knock out of the night
In addition to streaming live on karate.com, the fight was viewed worldwide on UFC Fight Pass, YouTube, Dailymotion, Titan, FITE, The Fight Network, CBS’ Sports Live, Pluto TV, Eleven Sports, Bleacher Report Live, Sports Channel Network UK, JungoTV’s CombatGO, and more.