On Saturday, Sept. 17, the WKN Kickboxing promoted Battle of Saint-Raphaël 4 returned to France with the help of some local talent.

In the evening’s action, GLORY veteran Karim Benmansour fought to a draw against Germany’s Florian Kroger. French kickboxer Mallaury Kalachnikoff met Slovakia’s Ivana Miklasova. France’s Frank Gross fought Grecian Manolis Kalistis.

The event aired live on Canal+ Sport.

FULL RESULTS
Karim Benmansour vs. Florian Kroger ruled a draw
Mallaury Kalachnikoff def. Ivana Miklasova by decision
Nokolaos Grandzidis def. Sammy Buffet by stoppage. Round 3
Frank Gross def. Manolis Kalistis by doctor’s stoppage. Round 2
Kevin Eiberg def. Jocelin Branchu by knockout. Round 1
Cyril Pazitny def. Michel Texeira by corner stoppage. Round 1
Mathias Branchu def. Yoann Mermoux by knockout. Round 3
Hakim Ketaieb def. Daniel Switek by decision
Mustafa Yasar vs. Sebastien Pace ruled a draw
Ilan Durand def. Bruno Hodencq by corner stoppage. Round 2

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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