WWFC League presented MMA development strategy in Ukraine
On September 5, Klitschko Expo hosted the official press conference of the WWFC World Mixed Martial Arts League. During the event, a new strategy for the development of promoted and announced the WWFC 15 tournament was announced.
WWFC league management announced plans to develop the organization for the near future:
- On September 19, WWFC GYM sports club will be officially opened, in which the fighters of the WWFC 15 tournament will hold an open training session.
- November 2 in Kharkiv for the first time will be held a large numbered tournament WWFC 16.
- On December 14, WWFC League in Kyiv will organize an intercontinental MMA tournament, which will be attended by the best fighters of mixed martial arts of Ukraine and China.
- The second annual ceremony of awarding the best MMA fighters of Ukraine will be held in December – WWFC Awards
According to WWFC League President Vladimir Tesla, promotion focuses on promoting content in the digital market and selling the rights to show fights under the PPV system. That is why the WWFC League in August signed a cooperation agreement with Fight Globe, one of the world's largest distributors of MMA content and kickboxing. Due to this, WWFC league content will be available in more than 100 countries.
Volodymyr Tesla presented a new general broadcaster of the WWFC league – XSPORT sports channel and the official sponsor of the WWFC league – the international brand "Monster Energy".
"We are constantly improving all the components of our work to provide the Ukrainian viewer with a world level of organization of sporting events. All these changes show that the WWFC league is moving in the right direction," said Volodymyr Pentya, president of the WWFC league.
"Parimatch is happy to stand next to such a high-quality MMA promotion as WWFC. For 2 years our partnership is one of the most interesting sports cases in the country. We expect from WWFC 15 a new round of development, which will affect the sports community of Ukraine. I am sure that all fights will be bright and interesting in their own way. I will cheer for Svetlana Gotsyk – our girl should take a well-deserved revenge," said Vadim Misyura, representative of TM Parimatch.
In turn, WWFC Vice President Denis Perch announced a new format of regional tournaments, called WWFC City Fights. Competitions of this format will be held in regional centers of Ukraine in order to promote mixed martial arts and search for talented fighters. In 2020, WWFC City Fights tournaments will be held in Odessa, Dnipro, Zaporozhye and Lviv.
The WWFC league vice president said the promo was replenished with several promising fighters with whom the contract was signed: Elnur Veliev (8-1) and Anton Radko (11-4). After that, Denys Perch presented the full fightcard of the WWFC 15 tournament, which consists of 16 fights, including 4 for the title of world champion.
Full WWFC Tournament 15:
Grzegorz Shiva (Poland) — Sergey Guzev (Ukraine)
Sormova Magdalena (Czech Republic) — Gotsyk Svitlana (Ukraine)
Sayakbaev Rinat (Kyrgyzstan) — Sparrow Kirill (Ukraine)
Elaine Lyle (Brazil) – Elena Rassokhina (Ukraine)
Lima da Silva Elismar (Brazil) – Ashabov Hussain (Luxembourg)
Merad Malik (France) as Tkeschelashvili David (Georgia)
Filho Luiz (Brazil) as Ashabov Hassan (Luxembourg)
Koridze Khvića (Georgia) — Veliev Elnur (Ukraine)
Lyakh Aleksandro (Moldova) — Pysanka Oleksandr (Ukraine)
Mammadov Ruslan (Azerbaijan) — Oleksiy Polishchuk (Ukraine)
Andriy Zubenko (Ukraine) — Anatoliy Zhurakivskyi (Ukraine)
Insuratsel Alexandrou (Moldova) — Lamac Egor (Ukraine)
Lazarevich Eduard (Belarus) — Luchkiv Nazar (Ukraine)
Andriy Barkar (Ukraine) — Dmitry Voznyuk (Ukraine)
Sergeyev Maksym (Ukraine) — Matiash Artem (Ukraine)
Sementsov Vladyslav (Ukraine) — Dmytro Yatsko (Ukraine)
The international professional tournament on mixed martial arts WWFC 15 will be held on September 21 at the Kiev Palace of Sports.
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