Road to Glory

Who: IKF Promoter Martin Ward & Na Fianna Kickboxing Gym

What: International Kickboxing & K-1

Where: Radisson Hotel, Athlone, Ireland.

When: April, 22, 2017

IKF Officials: Bobby Nolan, Stefan Moriarty, Tony O Donnell, Billy O Sullivan

IKF Rep: Pete Foley.

Doctor: Dr Oscar De Souza accompanied by the Red Cross.

IKF Timekeeper: Joe Mc Cormack

IKF Promoter Martin Ward put a cracking show together in the fabulous Radisson Hotel in Athlone on Saturday night.

The show entitled “Road To Glory” featured two junior exibition bouts and 12 scored bouts including two IKF All Ireland K-1 Title fights and two International K-1 fights between Ireland & Belgium.

The night kicked off just after 8pm and was all over just after 11pm and two new champions were crowned and all decisions were spot on with no issues.

IKF Ireland were delighted to welcome their new friends from Belgium who brought over two top class fighters and the coach Steven Wauters commented on how well looked after he was by Martin Ward and the Na Fianna crew.

Results:

Exibition bouts:

1/ Kya Prendergast (Athlone) and Amber Killeen (limerick) fought to a draw.

2/ Aoife Collins (athlone) and Kelly Ann Sparling (Limerick) fought to a draw.

Contests:

1/ IKF AM K-1

Ian Crotty, Clonmel, Ireland (5-3-1, 56kg, 5’7”, 08-31-88, Walter Scott, 087 2405595) defeated Shane Foster, Athlone, Ireland (1-1-1, 58kg, 5’8”, 05-28-86, Martin Ward, 085 1570044) by decision. 29-26, 30-27, 29-26.

2/ IKF AM K-1

Ben Grimes, Tullamore, Ireland (1-0, 62kg, 5’8”, 02-19-99, Kieran Davern, 087 6190722) defeated Shane O Donnell, Cavan, Ireland (0-3, 64kg, 5’10”, 01-22-92, Alan Gilhooly, 086 1264447) by ref stoppage in round one.

3/ IKF AM K-1

Andrew Barrett, Ballinasloe, Ireland (3-1-1, 68kg, 5’10”, 02-05-97, Kieran Davern, 087 6190722) and Eoghan Carroll, Cavan, Irteland (0-0-1, 68.5kg, 5’11”, 06-14-95, Alan Gilhooly, 086 1264447) fought to a draw. 28-28, 29-29, 28-27.

4/ IKF AM K-1

Tommy Griffin, Roscommon, Ireland (2-1, 63kg, 5’6”, 07-15-94, Martin Hickey, 085 1590044) defeated Todd Kelly, Meath, Ireland (1-1, 61.5kg, 6′, 04-06-99, Bobby Nolan, 085 1219102) by decision. 30-27, 30-27, 27-28.

5/ IKF AM IR

Brian Joyce, Athlone, Ireland (1-1, 85kg, 6′, 12-10-00, Martin Ward, 085 1570044) defeated Tony Fee, Cavan, Ireland (0-1, 87kg, 6’1”, 11-13-98, Alan Gilhooley, 086 1264447) by TKO in round one.

Tony Fee is medically suspended for 30 days until May 22, 2107.

6/ IKF AM K-1

Gytis Lisinkas, Meath, Ireland (5-2, 92.7kg, 6’4”, 10-03-98, Sean O Neill, 087 9262757) defeated Marcin Skalski, Athlone, Ireland (5-2, 92.5kg, 1.86cm, 11-11-88, Martin Ward, 085 570044) by decision. 29-28, 30-27, 30-27.

7/ IKF AM K-1 All Ireland Atomweight Title Fight -50.90kg.

Shane Lawless, Athlone, Ireland (17-2, 50kg, 5’4”, 07-01-01, Martin Ward, 085 1570044) defeated Ben Devlin, Galway, Ireland (3-5-1, 50kg, 5’6”, 09-09-99, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by decision to win the vacant All Ireland Title. 49-47, 50-49, 48-46.

8/ White Collar Boxing.

Scott Quinn (Athlone, Ireland) defeated Neill Boland (Athlone, Ireland) by decision. 30-26, 30-26, 30-26.

9/ IKF AM K-1

Tyrone Berry, Athlone, Ireland (2-1, 65kg, 5’11”, 05-30-99, Martin Ward, 085 1570044) defeated Eoin Donahoe, Cavan, Ireland (1-2, 64kg, 5’8”, 05-03-97) by decision. 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.

10/ IKF AM International K-1

Cian Mc Cormack, Galway, Ireland (20-3-1, 65kg, 6′, 12-08-98, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) and Sofyen Marzovki, Belgium (9-1-2, 64kg, 6′, Steven Wauters) fought to a draw. 28-28, 29-28, 28-28.

11/ IKF AM International K-1

James Kelly, Galway, Ireland (21-4, 67kg, 6′, 08-29-99, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Turpal Ali, Belgium (7-2, 65kg, 1.70cm, 12-12-99, Steven Wauters) by decision. 30-27, 30-27, 29-27.

12/ IKF AM All Ireland Lightweight K-1 Title -60kg.

Damien Creavin, Galway, Ireland (6-1-4, 69.1kg, 5’9”, 06-26-98, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Eddie Mc Cormack, Athlone, Ireland (3-4, 60kg, 5’7”, 09-18-89, Martin Ward, 085 1570044) by decision to win the vacant All Ireland Title. 50-46, 50-47, 49-45.