Saturday 19/05/2012
Location: Ourinhos, in Sao Paulo, Brazil Contact: Paolo Zorello (

WGP – WAKO Grand Prix, the biggest Kickboxing event in America

This Saturday, May 19, will be performed one more edition of the biggest kickboxing event in the American continent, in the city of Ourinhos, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The card is full of great athletes and there will be a dispute for the Panamerican title on K1 Rules at 71.8 kg. And it will be broadcasted live by Bandsports channel, the Brazilian Confederation of Kickboxing is anxious to see great fights.


The K1 Rules, 71.8 kg GP has four of the most important Brazilian athletes of the time, and two more international fights between Brazil and Uruguay, being one the dispute for the Panamerican Title between Thiago Michel (Brasil) and Jorge Leite (Uruguay), the event goes one more step closer toward the preparation to the official selection of It’s Showtime, that will create the Brazilian team and will happen in November 10, 2012.


Highlight of the night, the Brazilian Thiago Michel is the actual professional national champion, besides that he is tree times champion of the Brazilian stage of the World Championship, and has many other titles. Thiago has also joined Bellator and is defending the Kickboxing. He is considered one of the best Brazilian fighters.


Paulo Zorello


Confederação Brasileira de Kickboxing