03/04/2009 - 11.51



Turkish Kickboxing Federation has organized the first WAKO-PRO Professional Gala Event in Eskişehir on March 27th, 2009, including World Title -52 kg Low Kick Women and Intercontinental Title +94,200 kg Full Contact Men.

The World Title was between Ms. Seda Duygu Aygün (Turkey) and Ms. Eva Maria Naranjo (Spain). Ms. Eva Maria Naranjo (Spain) won the World Title in Professional Gala. The Intercontinental Title was between Mr. Hamza Kendircioğlu (Turkey) and Mr. Ante Zubcic (Croatia). Mr. Hamze Kendircioğlu (Turkey) won the Intercontinental Title in Professional Gala.

Beside the Title Bouts, there were several international matches which were impressive. The event broadcasted live nationally by FOX TV and it was also available for Europe on satellite. Our Professional Gala was the front runner in the Friday nights TV ratings. The crowd was magnificent in Atatürk Sports Hall in Eskişehir.

We would like to thank everybody who worked for this magnificent event, and I would like to thank Ms. Barbara Falsoni and Mr. Ennio Falsoni for their endless support for our WAKO-PRO Professional Gala.


Mr. Salim Kayıcı

President of Turkish Kickboxing Federation