ACB Kickboxing announced today that ACB KB 17 will take place on Sunday August 5 in Pskov, Russia. Pskov is a historic city in western Russia close to the Estonia border.
Fighters announced today for the event include Jhonata Diniz of Brazil. Diniz, a Glory veteran, lost the ACB KB heavyweight title fight to Tsotne Rogava by decision at ACB KB 15. Vital Hurkou, Mikhail Tuterev, Dmitry Varets, and Sergei Chadin were also announced for the event.
Russian MMA and kickboxing superstar Sergey Kharitonov will be a guest of honor at the event. Legendary Olympic wrestling champion Aleksandr Karelin and kickboxing champion and organization vice president Artem Levin will also be among the guests of honor.
The next ACB KB event is ACB KB 16 which takes place next Friday July 13 in Targoviste, Romania. Romanian star Andrei Stoica battles Donegi Abena of Suriname in the main event.