Close fights and high-quality karate at Day 2 of European SENSHI Open

Exciting, exciting, exciting – that`s one way to describe the second day of the 1st SENSHI European OPEN Championship!

A lot of close fights and additional rounds marked the semi-finals of the first-ever amateur tournament under the rules of KWU SENSHI. After a day full of breathtaking knockouts, we saw a lot less knockouts (3), but the quality of the fights and the intrigue were even better!

Now we know the finalists of the Euros, which will be held during the the ninth edition of SENSHI. The winners will receive the unique European SENSHI belts!

The finals will take place in the Amphitheater of Kamchia on Saturday (10.07) with starting hour 8:00 PM local time.

Here are the full results from today:

Gegam Manavazian def. Omar Magomedov with ref. decision

Ayk Danielyan def. Musa Musazade with ref. decision

Siarhei Charnetski def. Stoyan Ilchev with ref. decision

Suliman Kosumov def. Artur Arutiunian with ref. decision

Ruslan Nasibulin def. Temirlan Nagashybayev with ref. decision

Nikolay Yorgov def. Mykyta Pashenko with KO

Kristiyan Doychev def. Magomed Magomedov with KO

Jean-Paul Jacquot def. Genadi Stoev with ref. decision

Amirouche Filali def. Alexandr Tsvievili with ref. decision

Vladyslav Fostenko def. Kostadin Kardjalijski with ref. decision

Danylo Voievodkin def. Hasan Engin with KO

David Atsman def. Timur Gastashev with doctor stoppage

In the semi-finals Belarus put on a great performance and scored 3 victories. Bulgaria, Ukraine, France and Armenia got 2 and Russia 1.

In those 2 days we saw 54 fighters from 13 countries who clashed for a shot at the SENSHI European belts!

The 1st European Open SENSHI championship and SENSHI 9 will take place during the 15-th KWU International Summer Kyokushin Camp which starts on 4th of July and will gather all the kyokyshin elite in one place. The European championship had to be held in 2020, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Senshi 9 will be broadcasted on Bulgaria ON AIR, MAX Sport, Boec.BG and the US online channels FITE, Boec.COM,, Kyokushin Karate News and Fightо.News.

SENSHI 9 is brought to you by KWU International Professional League with chairman Shihan Ivo Kamenov, Armeec Insurance Group, MAX Sport, „Bulgaria Air“ M-Car Group – BWM.

Media partners of SENSHI 9 are Boec.BG and Boec.COM, Bulgaria ON AIR, FITE,,,, Russian Union Of Martial Arts, Kyokushin Кarate News and Fighto.News.

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