Showtime avec la « Ligue professionnelle de Full-Contact »

Karate Combat : Aghayev, Poorshab, Mamayev… KO’s in the air !

Karate Combat : Aghayev, Poorshab, Mamayev, Horne... du KO dans l’air !

The news has the effect of a bomb. Social networks quickly carried it away. Karate Combat is born ! A Bloodsport atmosphere, minus JCVD, with KO’s recommended and high bonuses, the « professional full-contact karate league » already signed a hundred fighters, including some great names of Olympic Karate (Aghayev, Poorshab, Mamayev...). Many of the WKF karatekas have been contacted. What do they think of this new circuit ?


By Ludovic Mauchien


Karaté : Premier League de Rabat (6-8 avril)

Karate – Rabat Premier League, Rafael Aghayev « I was very relaxed »

Karate - Rabat Premier League, Rafaël Aghayev : « Je me sentais bien »

For this 4th Premier League of the year, Rafael Aghayev (-75 kg) climbs for the 4th time on the podium and gleans his second success after Dubai last February. In the final, he won against Uzbekistan’s Otabolaev thanks to a Mawashi Jodan (3-0).


By Ludovic Mauchien in Rabat


Karate : Rabat Premier League (April 6th-8th)

Karate – Mehdi Filali : « There is still a fight, the hardest one… »

Karate - Mehdi Filali : « Il reste un combat, le plus dur… »

Finalist in Paris last January, the young French is again qualified for the final in Rabat where he has clearly dominated his opponents, starting with the Ukrainian Yoruslav Horuna (4-0). In the quarter-finals, he defeated Azerbaijan’s Shahin Atamov (2-0) and another Caucasian warrior in the semi-finals, Asiman Gurbanli (3-0).

In the final, on Sunday, he will be opposed to Germany’s Jonathan Horne. Both fighters are tied. Filali beat him in Paris, Horne took his revenge in Rotterdam, each time on the score of 1-0. It promises !


Karate : Rabat Premier League (April 6th-8th)

Rabat Premier League – Jordan Thomas : « There is no pressure »

Rabat Premier League - Jordan Thomas : « There is no pressure »

The running World champion (-67 kg) gets ready for the big deals of the year, the Olympic ranking and the World championships. In Rabat, he is going to try some new stuff in order to be on top when serious things will start.


By Ludovic Mauchien