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WAKO PanAm inaugurates its first Training Center in Piracicaba, Brazil

PIRACICABA/SP – The Pan American Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO PanAm), with the support of Piracicaba’s Municipal Secretary of Sports, Leisure and Motor Activities (SELAM, in Portuguese), opened its first Training Center on September 4th, 2014. Situated in Sao Paulo State, Piracicaba was chosen for its renown after excellent results in kickboxing amateur circuit. The Training Center […]

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Team USA Returns with Bronze Medal from World Combat Games

ST. LOUIS, MO – After qualifying in the Pan American games in Iguassu Falls, Brazil in 2012, two athletes; Jose Mariscal from Cicero, IL, and Gabrielle Labbee from Collinsville, IL, represented Team USA in Kickboxing in the World Combat Games this past week in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Labbee participated in the Women’s Low Kick 52 kg and Mariscal […]


 
 

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World Combat Games 2013

Posted  April 15, 2012  by  Eudy

Dear WAKO Friends All Over The World Two new sports will be added in this second addition of the Games. The newest Combat Sports in the Sportaccord family are Savate and the Olympic Sport, Fencing.  We welcome both of them and look forward for them to raise the level of these fantastic Games – Our Olympics. Kickboxing […]

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Team USA Returns with Bronze Medal from World Combat Games

Posted  October 27, 2013  by  GSGDesigner

ST. LOUIS, MO – After qualifying in the Pan American games in Iguassu Falls, Brazil in 2012, two athletes; Jose Mariscal from Cicero, IL, and Gabrielle Labbee from Collinsville, IL, represented Team USA in Kickboxing in the World Combat Games this past week in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Labbee participated in the Women’s Low Kick 52 kg and Mariscal […]

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USA wins big in Czech Republic

Posted  April 9, 2015  by  Bob Schirmer

Last week Kick International sent a team of US amateur fighters to the Czech Republic to compete against 13 other countries: Johncy Lindor: winner of gold at the Pan Am games won golds in Prague in both K-1 and Full Contact. His knockout spinning back fist has now become known as as a “Johncy”. Before […]

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USA and Cuba Sportsmanship

Posted  December 9, 2015  by  FBabcock

Andrew Gigax (USA) vs. Javier Mesa (CUBA)/Low Kick/81 kg Both teams came together in the ring for international  competition of  kickboxing excellence, creating goodwill between true athletes representing both countries, in front of a sold out crowd of 17,000 fight fans. Photo by Anaray

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USA National MMA & Kickboxing championships April 1-3

Posted  February 3, 2016  by  FBabcock

The United States Mixed Martial Arts Kick International Federation announces the dates for the National Amateur Championships to be held at the Ft McDowell Resort and Casino in Phoenix AZ.   UMMAF PRESS RELEASE 2016 nationals

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