“Art Of War” Results

Subject: The Art Of War

 

 

The Art Of War” kickboxing show in the Black Box Theatre on Saturday night was a tremendous success for the hosts , Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing club.
A total of eighteen fights went off without a hitch and Galways European K-1 Champion Paul “the hurricane” Huish from Fana Burca in Knocknacarra made a successful first defence of his crown to Belgiums Bilal Benyaich.
This was a hard fought battle that went right down to the wire but Huish retained on a split decision.
Cian Mc Cormack from Kinvara had his first International outing and he defeated Ayoub Zerroualli from Morocco in impressive fashion in their K-1 bout.
Gerry King from Doughiska in Galway city became the first ever IKF sanctioned All Ireland Veterans champion at 72.5kg with a win over Derry man Michael “China” Coyle and Ryan Ali from Tuam had an impressive victory over Carlows Mark Comerford to win the Irish 75kg Kickboxing title.
Adam Keane from Moylough won in style over Dungarvans John Cawley to take the Irish title at 69.5kg.
Big thanks to the sponsors on the night; City & County Bouncy Castles, King Brothers, Joe Mc Cormack Electrical, Kehal Ltd, GMIT Students Union, Safety Direct, Sally longs Bar, Walshs Heating & Plumbing, Ballybrit Exhaust & Tyres and Sword Security.
The Black Dragon club wish to thank everyone involved for making the night a great success.

Results:

IKF AM IR
1/ Nathan French, Carlow, Ireland (3-2-1, 59.3kg, 5’10”, 12-07-99, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) defeated Damien Creavin, 2-2-1, 56.6kg, 5’9”, 06-26-98, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision. 29-28, 29-28, 28-29.

IKF AM FCR
2/ Oisin Burke, Clare, Ireland (1-0, 66kg, 5’10”, 04-15-92, Tony O Donnell, 087 2796401) defeated Horea Ogrean, Galway, Ireland (64.9kg, 5’9”, 09-25-92, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision. 30-27, 30-28, 30-27.

IKF Junior Kickboxing
3/ Billie Maher, Carlow Ireland defeated Leah Murphy, New Ross, Ireland by decision. 20-18, 20-18, 20-18.

IKF AM FCR
4/ Michael O Regan, Clare, Ireland (1-0, 80kg, 6′, 10-13-92, Tony O Donnell, 087 2796401) defeated Keith Doyle , Galway, Ireland (1-1, 77kg, 6’2”, 08-23-90, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision. 29-26, 30-26, 30-27.

IKF AM FCR ALL IRELAND SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE (VACANT)
5/ Adam Keane, Galway, Ireland (6-5-2, 68.9kg, 5’9”, 07-20-91, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated John Cawley, Dungarvan, Ireland (6-2-1, 68.5kg, 5’11”, 08-25-93, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by decision to win the recently vacated Title. 50-45, 50-45, 48-45.

IKF AM K-1
6/ Gary Elbert, Galway, Ireland (6-0-1, 63.5kg, 5’8”, 04-30-81, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Eddie Mc Cormack, Athlone, Ireland (2-2, 60.7kg, 5’7”, 09-18-89, Martrin Ward, 085 1570044) by decision. 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.

IKF AM FCR
7/ Jamie O Sullivan, Galway, Ireland (5-0-1, 85.5kg, 6’3”, 05-23-91, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) and Daryl Shaw, Carlow, Ireland (2-2-1, 84.6kg, 6′, 05-16-82, Dermot Maher, 085 7180586) fought to a draw. 28-28, 28-29, 28-28.

IKF AM FCR
8/ Wesley Ward, Galway, Ireland (4-3, 54.5kg, 5’9”, 09-12-00, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Ben Patterson, Belfast, Ireland (2-5, 54.5kg, 59”, 04-25-00, Wilson Snoddy, 0044 7766447179) due to withdrawal after round two.

IKF AM FCR ALL IRELAND FULL CONTACT RULES TITLE (VACANT)
9/ Ryan Aliche, Galway, Ireland (5-2, 74.5kg, 180cm, 03-13-14, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Mark Comerford, Carlow, Ireland (6-6, 73.8kg, 5’8”, 04-12-92, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) by decision to win the vacant title. 50-45, 50-45, 50-46.

IKF AM FCR
10/ Michael Marrow, Derry, Ireland (4-1-2, 91.8kg, 6’1”, 06-24-84, China Coyle) defeated Thomas Scarry, Galway, Ireland (4-3, 93kg, 6’3”, 06-09-81, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision. 29-28, 28-29, 29-28.

IKF AM IR
11/ Yohann Schmidt, Galway, Ireland (7-1, 60kg, 172cm, 08-14-90, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Ryan Mc Loughlin, Donegal, Ireland (10-6-5, 59kg, 5’6”, 07-05-92, James Doherty, 087 1381015) by TKO via spin kick to the body.
Ryan Mc Loughlin is medically suspended for 30 days until 11 May, 2015.

IKF AM IR
12/ Steven Callaghan, Dublin, Ireland (10-1, 73kg, 183cm, 04-25-88, Aidan Brooks, 086 3910582) defeated Mourad Benhaddadi, Galway, Ireland (7-3, 73.5kg, 1.75cm, 12-23-814, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision. 29-28, 30-27, 30-27.

IKF AM FCR
13/ James Kelly, Galway, Ireland (9-4-1, 57.5kg, 5’9”, 08-29-99, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Martynas Jagutis, Carlow, Ireland (2-6, 57.2kg, 5’9”, 05-24-99, Dermot Maher) by TKO in round two.
Martynas Jagutis is medically suspended for 30 days until 11 May, 2015.

IKF AM FCR VETERANS (OVER 40’s) ALL IRELAND LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE (VACANT)
14/ Gerry King, Galway, Ireland (11-4-3, 71.2kg, 5’8”, 02-02-75, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Michael “China” Coyle, Derry, Ireland (4-3, 70.2kg, 5’7”, 12-11-67, Self) by decision to win the Vacant Veterans Title. 49-48, 48-47, 48-47.

IKF AM FCR
15/ Catherine Cullinan, Galway, Ireland (13-4-2, 57.4kg, 162cm, 11-27-82, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) and Gail Snoddy, Belfast, Ireland (7-7-1, 54.7kg, 5’3”, 05-09-80, Wilson Snoddy, 07766447179) fought to a draw. 29-28, 28-29, 29-29.

IKF AM K-1
16/ Cian Mc Cormack, Galway, Ireland (10-2-1, 62.3kg, 5’11”, 12-08-98, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Ayoub Zeroualli, Morocco (8-4, 63.7kg, 5’11”, Mohamed Benyaich) by decision. 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.

IKF AM FCR ALL IRELAND LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE (VACANT)
17/ Diarmuid Maher, Carlow, Ireland (26-8-1, 80.5kg, 6’1”, 05-02-80, Self, 085 7180586) defeated Shane Creaven, Galway, Ireland (12-6, 81.9kg, 6’1”, 07-07-83, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision to win the recently vacated title. 50-46, 49-46, 50-46.

IKF AM K-1 EUROPEAN SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE (FIRST DEFENCE)
18/ Paul Huish, Galway, Ireland (25-11-6, 62.8kg, 5’6”, 03-10-90, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Bilal Benyaich, Brussells, Belgium (10-3, 61kg, 175cm, Mohamed Benyaich) by split decision to retain his Title. 49-47, 47-48, 49-48