A WEEKEND OF KICKBOXING MANIA ON -
SETANTA SPORTS TV
SETANTA SPORTS, the network behind
Irish soccer’s successful Setanta Cup tournament, has kicked
off a different kind this winter.
The channel has forged a link-up with Belfast’s busy-bee promoter
Billy Murray to launch a schedule of kickboxing shows in the build-up
to Gary Hamilton’s world title showdown with Mohammad Samir
at the Ulster Hall on December 19.
The first of series of Murray’s shows packed a punch on October
24 and Setanta is running fights every night.
“Setanta Sports is delighted to showcase the best Irish fighters
in action against top international opponents in championship bouts.
Our coverage will also give viewers the chance to watch some of
the best kickboxers in the world today, including the world’s
top fighter, Mohammed Samir of France”, said Setanta Sports
Director of Marketing, Eleanor Collier.
Here's an update on what's on the box the rest
of this week:
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Friday 28th October 23.00hrs: Highlighted
programme from the Odyssey Arena featuring International matches
in a world class line-up in Ireland's biggest ever kickboxing extravaganza.
European Female action with Irelands Pocket Rocket, Lydia Braniff
takes on Natalia Grabowska of Poland for European domination. The
battle of the Celt's - WKN Heavyweight Celtic title is contended
by Freddie Kinnersley of Portadown and Steve Bonner of Scotland,
Aberdeen. European Super Heavyweight Thai-Boxing action with Oliver
Van Dame from Germany faces Aurel Boccoci from Romania in knock
out action. Andrew Grimason is in line for a crack at a European
title with Farid M'Laika of Switzerland.
Saturday 29th October 00.25hrs: The
concluding part of Ireland biggest ever kickboxing showcase from
Belfast's Odyssey Arena which features a full International and
world championship line-up.
The worlds top fighter, Mohammed SAMIR of France puts his unbeaten
record on the line of an incredible 106 fights with 106 wins, can
he make it 107 straight victories in World Thai boxing action against
Sergio Martinez of Portugal.
Kilkenny's hard man Vinny Di Ruscio squares up with Mohamed Kodad
of France in an International bout.
Gary Hamilton continues his quest to claim the undisputed champion
of the world but before he can do that Yacine Mahillon of Belgium
stands in his way in this International Prestige bout.
WKN Light Heavyweight British title is on the line with Neil Baxter
of Belfast and Steve Nailen of Scotland in an all Celt affair.
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