[div class=”notice” class2=”icon”]The following is from an article on LiverKick.com, part of the MiddleEasy Network.[/div]
Although the big time promotions are absent this month, there’s still a lot of great action going on around the world. There’s a number of strong, quality events taking place that feature some great talent. 2012 is already turning out to be a great year in kickfighting, with or without K-1. With smaller shows showcasing great talent popping up often, we don’t have to wait very long to catch some good fights. Click “Read More” to check out the upcoming action for this week.
W5 Fighter – Moscow, Russia – February 24
W5 is kicking off 2012 with a new “W5 Fighter” series that will be holding four tournaments using the weight classes of 60kg, 65kg, 70kg and 75kg. With 16 fighters in each weight class, they’re holding ten events this year. The first event is on Friday and has 12 fights including six tournament matches. The main event is a really good fight between Alexander Surzkho and Edgar Arutyunyan at 75kg. Russia and Ukraine are producing a lot of good fighters nowadays and Surzkho and Arutyunyan are some of the top fighters they have in that weight category. The fight has all the makings to be action packed. It’ll be on Russian TV so videos will definitely get out. Full fight card.