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Albena Sitnilska faces kyokushin champion at SENSHI 5

Kyokushin champ from Ukraine versus the number one Bulgarian female kickboxer will give a start of SENSHI 5.

Once again SENSHI will count on female fighters to kick-off the fight night. On 22-nd of February in the “Kongresna” hall in the Palace of Culture and Sports in Varna the silver medalist from Kyokushin World Championship Anna Izdebska will face multiple times taekwondo and kickboxing champion Albena Sitnilska. Both ladies will debut at the SENSHI arena. Their bout will be under the KWU FULL Contact Rules.

The fight night will start at 19:00 (Eastern European Time) and will be broadcasted live and free of charge in Boec.Com and FITE.TV.

Izdebska won her silver medal in 2017 and in 2019 she reached the bronze medal. She is also a holder of the European Karate Kyokushin Cup from 2017 under WKB.


Sitnilska will step in the ring for the first time in 2020 at SENSHI 5. She will be representing “Armeec” Sports Club and will strive for the victory once again. At the end of 2019 she was announced as the best female fighter by the National Association of Combat Sports in Bulgaria. Last Year she captured the world title in taekwondo ITF and the world title in kickboxing (WAKO). This was her third one in taekwondo and second in kickboxing.

Eight more fights will be present at SENSHI 5. The stunning event will host bouts under four different rulesets – KWU SENSHI, KWU Full Contact, WAKO PRO K-1 и WAKO PRO Low Kick.

Fighters from all around the world will take part in this elite fight night. This time three dutch kickboxing legends will be special guests of the event. Four-time K-1 World Heavyweight Grand Prix Winners Ernesto Hoost and Semy Schilt, and the three-time K-1 World Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Peter Aerts. They will be joined by the KWU General Secretary Shihan Aleksandar Pitchkunov, who is a finalist in the K-1 Grand Prix Series from 2007 and 2008. The special guests are also expected to be refereeing to some of the bouts!

Tickets for SENSHI 5 are at the sale and can be found here.

Full fight card can be found at the official website of SENSHI – and at the official social media of the event – и

SENSHI 5 is brought to you by A1, Central Cooperative Bank, “Armeec”, “Bulgaria Air”, “M Car Sofia” and “Bang&Olufsen.

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