Enfusion 78 and 79 took place in Eindhoven, Netherlands today. The massive fight card included three world title fights, and also a ladies non-title bout between current champion Sarel de Jong and former titlist Anke van Gestel.
-72.5 kg: Tayfun “Turkish Turbine” Ozcan (TUR) def. Endy “Bad News” Semeleer (NLD)-Ozcan retains title by decision
-Heavyweight: Levi Rigters (NLD) def. Nidal Bchiri (BEL)-Unanimous Decision (Rigters Retains Enfusion Heavyweight Title)
-75 kg: Bilal Loukili (MAR) def. Redouan Laarkoubi (NLD)-Decision
-80 kg: Robin Ciric (Serbia) def. Jenthe Nnamadim (BEL)-Extra Round Decision
-67 kg: Hamza Sousie (MAR) def. Lofogo Sarour (South Sudan)-Decision
-67 kg: Khalid El Moukadam (MAR) def. Walid Hamid (MAR)-Decision
-67 kg: Mohammed Boutasaa (MAR) def. Bahez Khoshnaw (MAR)-Decision
Enfusion 78 Results
-63 kg: Soufiane Kaddouri (MAR) def. Andrej Bruhl (DEU)-KO Round 3 (Spinning Back Kick)
Kaddouri retained his Enfusion title with a spinning back kick that caught Bruhl in the midsection. Bruhl was the aggressor in the bout, applying patient pressure, and seemed to be ahead on points at the time of the stoppage. With the win, Kaddouri avenged a previous non-title defeat to the German fighter.
72.5 kg: Nordin van Roosmalen (NLD) def. Marcel Verhaar (NLD)-Decision
-67 kg: Youssef El Haji (BEL) def. Melvin Wassing (IDN)-Decision
-85 kg: Khalid El Bakouri (MAR) def. Soufyan Assa (MAR)-Decision
The hard-hitting El Bakouri knocked down Assa in round one with some heavy punches, and the referee gave Assa another eight count later in the round. El Bakouri landed clean punches throughout on the tough Assa, who hung in there for all three rounds.
-64 kg: Anke van Gestel (BEL) def. Sarel de Jong (NLD)-Split Decision (Non-title bout)
Former champion van Gestel pushed the action and did some nice knee work on the inside en route to an upset decision over de Jong, the reigning 61 and 64 kg Ladies champion. de Jong’s nose was bleeding in round three, and the fight was interrupted briefly for medical staff to attend to the nose.
-67 kg: Nabil Haryouli (MAR) def. Kyle Todd (GBR)-Unanimous Decision
The 19-year-old Haryouli landed some solid bombs on the durable Todd en route to a clear decision victory.
-63 kg: Gordon Kalaykhan (SUR) def. Jaouad El Khababi (MAR)-Decision