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The SENSHI 16 fight card this spring: 26 top fighters from 15 countries step into the ring in 13 titanic encounters

The international gala fight night will be held on May 13, 2023, in Varna

SENSHI Professional gala fight night will once again offer an unforgettable evening with an impressive line-up of experienced fighters from various martial arts disciplines and promises to raise the adrenaline of the audience with a high-quality fight show. The gala will be held on May 13 at 6:30 pm at the Palace of Culture and Sports in Varna, and tickets for it are already on sale on network!

The new 16th edition of the SENSHI battle arena will feature some of the most impressive athletes and martial artists who have come to the sea capital from different places of the world.

The fight card of the international gala night will feature 13 breathtaking fights with fighters from over 15 countries under the rules of KWU Full Contact, KWU OPEN, and KWU SENSHI. 26 Kyokushin, Muay Thai, MMA, and Kickboxers motivated to win will show off their skills in the ring.

In the fight card, you can see the attractive and spectacular fights that await you at SENSHI 16:

Fight #1

Cat. 75 kg, ruleset: KWU SENSHI

Onur Şeker, Turkey vs. Tony Romero, Spain

Fight #2

Cat. 70 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Gregoire Gottardi, France vs. Ivan Naccari, Italy

Fight #3

Cat. 70 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Alex Rodríguez, Spain vs. Dragomir Petrov, Bulgaria

Fight #4

Cat. 75 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Levan Guruli, Georgia vs. Atanas Bozhilov, Bulgaria

Fight #5

Cat. 80 kg, ruleset: KWU Open

Kevin Ruart, France vs. Mitko Iliev, Bulgaria

Fight #6

Cat. 80 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Rodrigo Mineiro, Brazil vs. Nikola Todorovic, Serbia

 Fight #7

Cat. 85 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Ali El Ameri, Morocco vs. Boban Ilioski, North Macedonia

Fight #8

Cat. 95 kg, ruleset: KWU Senshi

Lukas Achterberg, Germany vs. Olivier Langlois-Ross, Canada

Fight #9

Cat. + 95 kg, KWU Full Contact

Florin Ioan Matei, Romania vs. Youness Benmalek, Belgium

Fight #10

Cat. + 95 kg, KWU Full Contact

Iaroslav Linnic, Moldova vs. Nikola Filipovic, Serbia

Fight #11

Cat. 80 kg, ruleset: KWU Open

Lamin Gaye, Spain vs. Mariyan Dimitrov, Bulgaria

Fight #12

Cat. 80 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Eddy Ruiz, Spain vs. Teodor Hristov, Bulgaria

Fight #13

Cat. 85 kg, ruleset: KWU Full Contact

Frangis Goma, France vs. Aleksandar Petrov, Bulgaria

SENSHI starts on May 13th at 6:30 p.m. – you can watch it from the front row in the Congress Hall of the Palace of Culture and Sports in Varna as well as it will be broadcasted live on Bulgaria ON AIR and Max Sport for Bulgaria, as well as in real-time worldwide on American television FITE,,,,, and Kyokushin Karate News.

SENSHI is organized in cooperation with the Professional League of the Kyokushin World Union (KWU International Professional League), as well as with the special support of Armeec Insurance Company, MAX Sport, Bulgaria Air, M Car Group – BMW dealer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Service and St. St. Constantine and Helena Holding.

SENSHI’s media partners are Boec.BG and Boec.COM, the national television Bulgaria ON AIR, the American online martial arts television FITE,,,, the information portal Kyokushin Karate News, Fighto.News and

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