With the recent announcement of the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix, now’s a better time than ever to follow the tournament participants as they prepare for the most prestigious kickboxing Grand Prix on the globe.
The quarterfinals of the kickboxing spectacle, which begins on 15 October at ONE: FIRST STRIKE, features eight of the greatest featherweight kickboxers in the world.
The first quarterfinal bracket matchup features a bout between Enriko “The Hurricane” Kehl and Davit Kiria. Kehl is coming off an impressive win against Chingiz “Chinga” Allazov, while Kiria is looking to rebound after losing to #1-ranked Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan.
In the second bout, Samy “AK47” Sana takes on Allazov. Sana competed in the 2019 ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix, made it all the way to the finals, but succumbed to the tactical striking of Petrosyan – the other finalist.
Fight number three has #4-ranked Sitthichai “Killer Kid” Sitsongpeenong facing #5-ranked Tayfun “Turbine” Ozcan. Sitthichai is coming off an impressive win over Tawanchai P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym under Muay Thai rules. Ozcan, on the other hand, is making his much-awaited debut.
Lastly, in quarterfinal number four, #3-ranked Marat Grigorian faces kickboxing legend Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer. Grigorian last beat Ivan Kondratev, while Souwer earned a win over Zhang Chunyu.
With all that said, here’s where to find each of them on Instagram.
Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer
Sitthichai “Killer Kid” Sitsongpeenong
Tayfun “Turbine” Ozcan
Samy “AK47” Sana
Enriko “The Hurricane” Kehl
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