Mixed emotions in Martigny at the weekend. Three of Northern Ireland’s brightest kickboxing hopes Ian Young, Barrie Oliver and Mark Bird return from Switzerland after facing one of the toughest tests of their careers. The trio competed on an international bill that saw the very best of amateur talent from over Europe, take on the home favourites Switzerland.
Accompanying the Prokick team was Jumping Joe Lindsay who has elevated from an Orange belt to MC and now Bucket Boy and trainee photographer.
Special thanks to the Swiss promoters for their hospitality and well done on a smashing event.
Results: One Win - One Draw - One No Contest
Chech out Joe Lindsay's video report from Switzerland
Young Mark Bird delights the Swiss audience to get his first international win.
Barrie Oliver scrapes a lucky draw
Ian Young was in a controversial match to see him lose,then have the decision overturned
The rematch is on .... Bash & Bash February 23 Belfast Hilton Hotel