Yesterday in Vienna, Austria W5 held their Grand Prix in Vienna event where two titles were on the line as well as a one-night tournament between some big names. The tournament saw Artem Pashporin defeat the world famous Cosmo Alexandre via decision while on the other side of the bracket Chris Ngimbi continued his march back to the top with a win over Evgeniy Kurovsky. The two clashed in the finals later that night with Posporin walking away victorious.
Sasa Jovanovic and Rasul Kachakaev clashed for W5's 67kg European championship in a fight that saw Jovanovic walk away with the title while Massaro Glunder was able to best Foad Sadeghi for the 72.5kg W5 Intercontinental Championship to cap off what has been a big year for Glunder.
Tournament: Artem Pashporin (R3 - Unanimous Decision) Cosmo Alexandre
Tournament: Chris Ngimbi (R3 - Unanimous Decision) Evgeniy Kurovsky
Marco Adamovic (R1 - KO) Adil Osmani)
Karin Mabrouk (R3 - Unanimous Decision) Henry Banner
W5 67kg European Championship: Sasa Jovanovic (R3 - Unanimous Decision) Rasul Kachakaev
W5 72.5kg Intercontinental Championship: Massaro Glunder (R3 - Unanimous Decision) Foad Sadeghi
Tournament Finals: Artem Pashporin (R3 - Unanimous Decision) Chris Ngimbi
Dave Walsh has been covering MMA and Kickboxing since 2007 before changing his focus solely to Kickboxing in 2009, launching what was the only English-language site dedicated to giving Kickboxing similar coverage to what MMA receives. He was the co-founder of HeadKickLegend and now LiverKick. He resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he works as a writer of all trades.
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