Jamal Ben Saddik (standing) (James Law/GLORY)

ACB Kickboxing 8 Results: Bugaenko Defeats Tavares, Mejia Edges Tijarti

On Sunday, Oct. 16, ACB Kickboxing returned with the promotion’s eighth offering, ACB Kickboxing 8

In the main event of the evening, two of the world’s rising 95-kilogram fighters Luis Tavares and Igor Bugaenko met in a battle for positioning just outside the top-10. Bugaenko will participate in the K-1 World GP European championship tournament at the end of the month.

In the rest of the evening’s action, Moroccan kickboxer Zakaria Tijarti fought Kombat League champion David Mejia. Top-10 heavyweight Jamal Ben Saddik took on GLORY veteran Gorden Haupt. KRUSH 70-kilogram champion Jordan Pikeur moved up in weight to fight Brahim Kallah. Top lightweight Walid Hamid returned to the ring against Hassan Toy.


The event aired live at 1 p.m. ET on ACB’s Youtube channel.

Igor Bugaenko def. Luis Tavares by decision
David Mejia def. Zakaria Tijarti by extra round decision
Jamal Ben Saddik def. Gorden Haupt by KO (punches). Round 1
Islam Beibatyrov def. Sergei Braun by KO (right hook). Round 3
Duoli Chen vs. Yuri Bessmertny by decision
Jordan Pikeur def. Brahim Kallah by TKO (cut stoppage). Round 1
Walid Hamid def. Hassan Toy by decision
Tamerlan Bashirov def. Mustafa Kazmaz by decision
Logofo Sarour def. Youssef el Haji by KO (right hook). Round 1
Tyjani Beztati def. Nuri Kacar by decision
Akam Tarageh def. Ciprian Schiopu by decision