Enfusion 3: Trial of Gladiators December 2012 Results
By Mike LNg
The Finale for Enfusion 3 in Slovenia wrapped up on December 2nd, 2012 and the fights to determine the winner of the $40,000 are over. This time the rules were K-1 for the tournament but Muay Thai rules for the opening bouts.
For this tournament the weight for the male tournament is 85 kilograms. Initially there were 18 fighters, but there are now only four remaining from the Ohrid amphitheater bouts and moving on to the grand finale. The event will took place in Ljubljana’s Tivoli Hall. The 4 male fighters semi-finals and then the subsequent winners fought to decide the 85kg winner of the tournament.
The opening matches are under Muay Thai rules featuring the following with fighters with as yet to be named opponents.
Mirko Vorkapić vs. Zradni Mourad 70 kg – Morki Vorkapic wins by decision
Grega Smole vs. Miljan Vidović 75 kg – Not yet known
Tadej Toplak vs. Cheick Sidibe 86 kg – Not yet Known
The women of Enfusion will be in a tournament as well with a similar 4 fighter format as the men’s tournament. This is the announced order of the fights and the match ups.
1st Chajmaa Bellakhal (Mar) vs Lucy Payne (ENG) – Chajmaa Bellakhal wins by decision
2nd Denise Kielholtz (NZ) vs. Lindsay Scheer (USA) – Denise Kielholtz wins by unanimous decision
3rd Andrew Tate (USA) vs. Ritchie Hocking (SC) – Andrew Tate wins by TKO
4th Franci Grajš (SLO) vs. Sahak Parparyan (ARM)- Franci Grajs wins by decision
5th Wendell Roche (NZ) vs Jasmin Bećirović (GB) * prestige fight
6th Women’s final- Denise Kielhotlz wins against Chajma Bellakhal.
7th Men’s final – Franci Grajs wins against Andrew Tate.
With Enfusion 3: Trial of the Gladiators in the books it looks like plans are already in motion for Enfusion 4 with the UK’s Kieran Keddle with exciting news to emerge soon.