The seventh edition of SENSHI fight nights is about to rock Sofia (Bulgaria) this weekend. The elite fight night will take place on 27-th of February at 18:00 EET.
Fight fans are going to witness 11 fights under the KWU SENSHI, KWU Full Contact and K-1 rules.
Fighters from 12 different countries will take part in the event – France, Germany, Moldova, Serbia, Belarus, Portugal, Holland, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia and Bulgaria. Five of the fights will have a WAKO PRO title at stake.
Here are all the bouts at SENSHI 7:
The official weight-ins will take place on Friday (12:00 EET) and will be streamed live at Boec.COM.
Kickboxing greatness Semmy Shilt (4x K-1 World Heavyweight Champion) and Peter Aerts (3x K-1 World Heavyweight Champion) will say a few words to the Bulgarian media and the fighters before the ceremony.
The general secretary of KWU Shihan Aleksandr Pichkunov and the CEO of Russian Martial Arts Union and president of the Russian All-Style Karate federation Shihan Ramil Gabassov will be part of the official weight-ins, too.
Here’s a quick reminder of what is prohibited and what is allowed under the regulations of the KWU International Professional League.
KWU SENSHI Full Contact:
What’s allowed: all kinds of boxing punches, spinning back fist, all kinds of kicks; one knee kick to the head after a two-handed grab; clinching up to 5 seconds; sweep kicks; leg grab and kick without pulling or pushing the opponent.
What’s forbidden: strikes to the groin, the back of the head, the spine, with the inside of the glove; strikes to the knee joint; headbutts; hitting fallen opponent; hitting while lying down, elbow strikes; throws; groundwork; choking; biting;
What’s allowed: all kinds of boxing punches, spinning back fist, all kinds of kicks; one knee kick to the head after a two-handed grab; clinching up to 5 seconds; sweep kicks; leg grab and a strike; elbow strikes, throws.
What’s forbidden: strikes to the groin, the back of the head, the spine, with the inside of the glove; strikes to the knee joint; headbutts; grabbing the head of the opponent with one hand and hitting it with the elbow of the other hand; hitting fallen opponent; hitting while lying down; groundwork; choking; biting.
SENSHI 7 is being conducted with the assistance of the Kyokushin World Union (KWU), the World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO PRO), Armeec Insurance JSC, MAX Sport, Bulgaria AIR and BMW-M car.
Media partners: Boec.BG and Boec.Com, Bulgaria ON AIR, FITE.TV, Gol.bg, Topsport.bg, Russian Union of Martial Arts and Kyokushinkarate News.