IKF Novice Event – Waterford

Report & Results:

IKF Promoter Billy O Sullivan hosted an exciting Novice Tournament in the impressive Tower Hotel, Waterford on Sunday 8th October for fighters with up to and including three fight experience in any full contact fighting style.
Fighters were weighed in and matched off on the day and fought under various rule sets agreed by both camps including Boxing, Full Contact, Low Kick & K-1.
A fully equipped ambulance with uniformed medics and a certified doctor were in attendance throughout the day and did a great job keeping everyone safe.
The fights were all Refereed, judged and time kept by newly certified Referees, Judges & Timekeepers who qualified at an IKF Officials Seminar in August in Galway alongside 75 others and and all officials were uniformed at ringside.
Also – All fighters were Reffed/Judged by neutral officials and
all decisions were spot on and not one decision was disputed in any way.
The day was all about novice fighters and to give them valuable experience without the added pressures of a big evening fight night.

Results/Medical Suspensions:

1/ Conor Nestor (Limerick Hub) defeated Dillon Grealish (Oneill Fitness, Oldcastle) by head kick KO in round two.
Dillon Grealish is medically suspended for 45 days until 23rd November, 2017 due to the KO.

2/ Mark Ryan (Limerick Hub) defeated Russell Phelan (BOS Waterford) by TKO in round one.
Russell Phelan is medically suspended for 30 days due to the TKO until 8th November, 2017.

3/ Sikitus Boditunas (O Neill Fitness, Oldcastle) defeated Ryan Griffin (Deise, Dungarvan) by KO in round three.
Ryan Griffin is medically suspended for 45 days until 23rd November, 2017 due to the KO.

4/ Christopher Breen (Tipperary) defeated Ultan Connell (Galway BD) by decision.

5/ Con Mc Namara (Limerick Hub) defeated Nathan Twomey (Kaizen, Limerick) by decision.

6/ Alannah Turner (Kilkenny Top Pro) defeated Serena Murray (Deise, Dungarvan) by decision.

7/ Kerrie Doyle (Top Pro Carlow) defeated Sarah Howard (Limerick Hub) by decision.

8/ Steven Kiely (Kaizen, Limerick) defeated Shane Kelly by TKO in round three.
Shane Kelly is medically suspended for 30 days until 8th November, 2017 due to the TKO.

9/ Cian Doherty (Galway BD) defeated Sean O Sullivan (Rebels, Cork) by decision.

10/ Tyrone Cronin (Limerick Hub) defeated Adam Holden (BOS, Waterford) by TKO in round three.
Adam Holden is medically suspended for 30 days until 8th November, 2017 due to the TKO.

11/ Sean King (Galway BD) defeated Joe Dudley (Top Pro Carlow) by TKO in round three.
Joe Dudley is medically suspended for 30 days until 8th November, 2017 due to the TKO.

12/ Ceabhlan Darcy (Top Pro Kilkenny) defeated Daniel Lapata (Cavin BD) by decision.

13/ Patrick Joyce (Trim BD) defeated Hugh Kieran (Top Pro Carlow) by decision.

14/ Gareth White (Trim BD) defeated Garvan Kearns (Galway BD) by TKO in round three.
Garvan Kearns is medically suspended for 30 days until 8th November, 2017 due to the TKO.

15/ Charlie Mc Donagh (Trim BD) defeated Kian Burke (BOS Waterford) by decision.

16/ Wajciech Cisak (Top Pro Carlow) defeated Ben Noonan (Top Pro Kilkenny) by decision.

17/ Tasha Ray (Limerick Hub) defeated Sarah Lynch (Rebels, Cork) by decision.

18/ Liodvikas Durevicius (Trim BD) defeated Jack O Brien (Cavan BD) by TKO in round one.
Jack O Brien is medically suspended for 30 days until 8th November, 2017 due to the TKO.

19/ Brian O Donavan (Limerick Hub) defeated Thomas O Connor (Galway BD) by decision.

Demo Bouts:
1/ Paddy Moore V Sean Barrett.
2/ Oisin Concannon V Jason Connall.
3/ Conor Mc Grath V John O Reilly
4/ Sean Barrett V Alan O Toole.
5/ Catherine Kenneally V Sheena Byrne
6/ Patrick Mc Carthy V Michael Hogan.
7/ Chantal Quinn V Michelle Fitzgerald.

Officials at Ringside:
Pete Foley (Galway – IKF Representative)
Bobby Nolan (Meath)
James Dunphy (Carlow)
Ian Callinan (Carlow)
Brett Egan (Dungarvan)
Sandra White (Waterford)
Sabrina Quinn (Meath)
Larry Mc Quaid (Cavan)
Loretta Doran (Dungarvan)
Megan O Brien (Meath).