Lors du congrès mondial WKF, j’ai été élu Président mondial Amateur, poste que j’ai été heureux d’accepter, merci à tous les présidents présents pour votre confiance, j’essaierais avec votre aide d’apporter toute ma passion et tout mon savoir à cette responsabilité.
At the WKF World Congress, I was elected Amateur World President, a position I was happy to accept, thanks to all the Presidents present for your confidence, I would try with your help to bring all my passion and yy knowledge to this responsibility.
WKF EGYPT president and WKF middle eastdirector Mr. Mohamed DESSOUKI organize with huge success for the first time in the Middle East area, an International MMA Referee Seminar with UFC Referee Mr Grant Waterman from 6 to 8 November in magnificent Cairo.
The seminar been held in the hall of Meridian Pyramid Hotel in Cairo and Grant Waterman with the experience of referring more than 6.000 fights.
He teach Refereeing Duties, Positioning, Rules Breakdown, Stopping a fight analysis, Scoring system and takes exams and graduated the first ever officially Egyptian referees and judges.
British Grant Waterman referee seminars been organized by CEO WKF GREECEMr George Pergialis in Athens & Thessaloniki Greece November 3rd and in Cairo Egypt November 6th.
Our WKF General Manager Mr. Cristiano RADICCHI report:
This is unquestionably the greatest, unique and legendary event in all the history of Martial Arts and Combat Sports!!!
This is the fifth edition, the first edition in 2013 has involved 6 world federations, now we have reached over 28!!! Something unbelievable…
When we decided to organize an Unified World Championships, immediately the initiative has been a success, meaning that it was meeting the needs of many Federations, seeking an opportunity for their members to give their best in a World Championships that represents the highest levels in the martial arts sector.
Now, after the amazing experience of last year and the incredible success, we stepped up even more this aspect, inviting to participate many other World Federations and.
We are interested in unifying all the Federations in the World to give the opportunity for everyone to participate in this unbelievable event where participating thousands of athletes of any kinds and country.
To win it means to have reached the highest competitive level but, at the same time, only participating means emotions, friendship, respect, loyalty, passion, with a spirit of joy that sets us apart from any other event.
Over 28 World Federations, with 5.000 athletes and over 100 countries participate together in such an event and combine their forces to create the most incredible Championships that has ever been organized in the World throughout the history of Martial Arts because only together we can give our affiliates the prestige of such an amazing event.
The prestige of competing to be the Real Unified World Champion, recognized by over 28 International Federations. For more information send your mail !
WKF World Cup 2017 – the Greatest Martial Event World wide ever !
Straw-weight under 115 pounds (-52.1631 kg)
Flyweight over 115 to 125 pounds (52.1631 kg – 56.699kg)
Bantamweight over 125 to 135 pounds (56.699 kg – 61.235kg)
Featherweight over 135 to 145 pounds (61.235kg – 65.7709kg)
Lightweight over 145 to 155 pounds (65.7709kg – 70.3068kg)
Welterweight over 155 to 170 pounds (70.3068kg – 77.1107kg)
Middleweight over 170 to 185 pounds (77.1107kg – 83.9146kg)
Light Heavyweight over 185 to 205 pounds (83.9146kg – 92.9864kg)
Heavyweight over 205 to 265 pounds (92.9864kg – 120.202kg)
Super Heavyweight over 265 pounds 9+120.202kg)
We will allow 1 kg from inscription weight.
Sparring trials will be run as follow:
– Fighters will arrive in groups of 10 from 10AM.
– Fighters will have 10 minutes to warm up,
– Fighters will do a 2-3 minutes round of pad work.
– Due to the high number of people signed fighters will sparr:
– 1 round of Submission Grappling
– 1 round of K1 Kickboxing
– 1 round of MMA Rounds 3×1
The sparring partner will be another fighter assigned by the organizer.
In the next few days you will get an email with the time and the sparring partner assigned to you.
Remember this are trials, we want to see what you are capable off. The best qualified fighters will earn their
pass to the main event on HFC 1 and will be selected as a team member for the “Clash of Nations” amateur MMA and Kickboxing India vs Bangladesh.
Earn the right and represent your country! Make the history!
This time sanctioned by the WKF World Kickboxing Federation, who affiliate more than 130 countries around the world.
WKF CYPRUS president Christos NICOLAOU report about the last Cyprus event.
The association of MUAY THAI KICKBOXING MMA PAPHOS and CYBEX GYM in collaboration with the CYPRUS TRADITIONAL MUAY THAI FEDERATION (C.Y.T.M.F.) and the WORLD KICKBOXING FEDERATION (WKF) organized the third event of martial arts ‘CASTLE GLADIATORS III’.
The best Cypriot athletes of Muay Thai and MMA and also international fights with the participation of foreign athletes from countries such as Greece, Russia, Belgium, Italy, UK and others.
Main fight was for the Cyprus International MMA title in Featherweight – 66 Kg / 145 lbs. Greece challenger Makis SIOUTIS lost by points vs. Cyprus hero Stavros GRIGORIOU by points.
New Cyprus international champion Stavros GRIGORIOU from Paphos Thai Boxing & MMA Fight Club.
The association of MUAY THAI KICKBOXING MMA PAPHOS and CYBEX GYM in collaboration with the CYPRUS TRADITIONAL MUAY THAI FEDERATION (C.Y.T.M.F.) and the WORLD KICKBOXING FEDERATION (WKF) are organizing and hosting for the third successful time, an event of martial arts ‘CASTLE GLADIATORS III’.
The event includes the participation of the best Cypriot athletes of Muay Thai and MMA. fighting with each other, while it also includes international fights with the participation of foreign athletes from countries such as Greece, Russia, Belgium, Italy, UK and others)
Futhermore we have an MMA fight pro rules with local fighters. Fight card and more info are HEREonline !!
We got already many requests from our male / female referees and officials of 6 continents and we hope everybody who would need Visa start in time with Visa procedure.
For details about the World seminar, Visa invitations, any requests about airport transfer, Hotel booking and more contact our Greek organising team Mr. George PERGIALIS by mail !
Our update WKF licensed referee list is here ! Many photos of our international WKF referees here ! All rule books in 4 languages and more free to down load here !
All International WKF referees, who not has attended the last seminars in Budapest 2015 or Andria 2016 must extend their official WKF license 2017 in Santorini. The extended license is valid for three Years again.
Many photos from last seminar 2016 in Andria are herein the gallery!
Next World referee seminar in spring 2018 before the upcoming World Championships !
Please note: without valid WKF license you are not qualified for WKF events !