KOK organization impressively concluded the year 2023, crowned by the last tournament of the year – KOK’118 WORLD SERIES/FAC IN BERLIN, which took place on December 15, 2023, in the prestigious Verti Music Hall in Berlin.
Two weeks before the KOK’118 tournament, all tickets were sold out.
The evening featured 11 impressive fights. The highlight of the evening was the last two fights, involving athletes well-known in the martial arts world.
One of them, in the weight category up to 95 kg, Canadian Oliver Langlois-Ross faced Alexander Burduja from Moldova. Both fighters are well-known to KOK fans. Oliver Langlois-Ross is remembered for his fight in Vilnius against Sergej Maslobojev, where Sergej Maslobojev won by a narrow margin of points. Alexander Burduja, a significant participant in KOK’s Moldova and KOK Grand Prix tournaments, currently living in Germany, won this fight by a score of 89:88, becoming the main contender for the -95 kg category belt held by Sergej Maslobojev.
In the main event of the evening, former KOK heavyweight champion Vladimir Tok from Germany faced Romanian Cristian Ristea. In this impressive fight, C. Ristea won against Vladimir Tok by TKO in the second round.
The replay of the KOK’118 tournament can be viewed on the PRIME FIGHT HD TV channel or www.fightplus.eu.
It is already known that 2024 will be particularly intense, with 12 KOK tournaments confirmed: in Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Poland, Germany, Cyprus, Slovakia, Spain, Austria, Turkey, and Belgium, set to delight martial arts fans. The nearest tournaments in 2024 will take place on January 13 in Belgium, February 17 in Riga, and March 16 in Vilnius, at the ASG Arena.
Additionally, this weekend marked the first historic KOK tournament in India – “KOK ELIMINATION 2023 in INDIA”, broadcasted by the national Indian broadcaster. Surprised by the immense interest, Indian representatives plan to organize a series of qualifying KOK tournaments in India, the winners of which will earn the right to compete in the KOK World Series tournaments.
Some moments caught from KOK’118