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Yarmouth kickboxer's world title bid

PUBLISHED: 12:58 15 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:25 30 June 2010

WORLD Championship kickboxing arrives this weekend, when European and British Lightweight champion Bin Tyler takes on European “Savate” champion and French Full Contact champion Wesley Courville for the WKA world title.

WORLD Championship kickboxing arrives this weekend, when European and British Lightweight champion Bin Tyler takes on European “Savate” champion and French Full Contact champion Wesley Courville for the WKA world title.

Tyler, who has defended his British title four times in the last couple of years and also beaten the Irish and Polish champions, is ready to go one step further in Sunday's clash at the Ocean Room, Gorleston, and claim the world title off the tough Frenchman.

Tyler can't wait to try and fulfil his lifelong ambition and has been training three times a day with coaches Dave Munro, John Hutchins and Frank Crosswell and hopes the Yarmouth public will turn out in force to roar him on to victory.

Other top fighters on the bill include, IKF National Champion Poland's Daniel Naliwikjo (Millennium), Norwich's Duane Green, and Ipswich's Lucjan Lnainy (Millennium).

Also in action will be popular local fighters Marty “Boy” Duke, Liam Plant, Aaron Monsoon, Dave Carson, World Junior Champion Cameron McGarrigle, and junior champions, Kelsea Carroll (taking on Ireland's Bethaney Barret for the European Schoolgirl semi-contact title), Nicky McHugh, Luca McComb, Tommy Bracken, and Jack Docherty.

Lowestoft's Imogen Casey and Carlos Moran will also be in action the show will also feature three Irish fighters coming over from Ireland to take on the region's best teenagers.

Tickets and VIP tables with food, on this the biggest ever kickboxing show put on in Yarmouth are available from Three Lions Gym or any of the above fighters.

All proceeds of this fund-raising event go to the Three Lions travel fund for their England team members.


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