On Saturday, Oct. 8, Enfusion traveled to Madrid, Spain for Enfusion Live 42: Madrid. The promotion debuted in Madrid, the capital city of Spain after holding six events across the country in the cities of Barcelona, Tenerife, Mallorca, Malaga and Gran Canaria.
The final of the one-night, eight-man 67-kilogram tournament between Jesus Romero and Abdo Chaidi headlined the fight card filled with a mix of local and global talent. The tournament reserve bout opened the night with a battle of local fighters, David Camacho and Ignacio Menendez. In the first tournament quarterfinal, WKA champion Emad “El Grande” Kadyear earned the win over 24-year-old prospect Sergiu Lonel. In the other quarterfinal bouts, French kickboxing champion Mohamed “Momotek” Galaoui took on 23-year-old Spanish prospect Abdo Chahidi, local favorite Roberto Alario fought Norwegian kickboxer Simon Santana, and Kunlun Fight veteran Milan Pales, 23, met Spanish prospect Jesus “The Nene” Romero.
In the main event of the evening, Enfusion 60-kilogram champion Ilias Ennahachi defended his title against Spanish challenger Cristofer Opazos. The 20-year-old Moroccan champion had won 79 of his 80 career fights. Opazos had won 38 fights to only six losses and two draws.
In the evening’s other action, Enfusion league tournament reserve fighter Aziz “AK-47” Kallah returned after winning a one-night, four-man tournament at Enfusion 41. Kallah fought Spanish prospect Edye Ruiz. K-1 and GLORY veteran Warren Stevelmans returned against Congolese kickboxer Nayanesh “El Leon” Ayman. Diogo Neves returned to the promotion following a decision loss against Sittichai Sitsongpeenong at Kunlun Fight 50.
The event aired live at 1:30 p.m. ET on Enfusionlive.com.