European promotion Muay Thai Grand Prix announced yesterday it has reached a deal with UK broadcaster Free Sports to air the promotion’s events live beginning in 2019. Free Sports is available in millions of homes in the UK, and the channel airs soccer, rugby, cricket, and boxing regularly. MTGP/KGP events in 2018 will be broadcast on Free Sports a tape delay basis.
MTGP also released the results from the Athens event which was held on June 16. Meletis Kakoubavas of Greece became the new KGP 72.5kg champion with a unanimous decision win over Mitch Farel in the main event. Here are the results.
KGP (Kickboxing) Results
Sevit Zeynalzade UD Klaudio Vecani-80kg Tournament Semifinal
Giannis Bachar TKO2 Andreas Bibaj-80kg Tournament Semifinal
Stefanos Baglatsakos KO Borhan Bahramzadeh-67kg Super Fight
Aggelos Giakoumis UD3 Petros Athanasiou-62kg Super Fight
Giannis Bachar-80kg Tournament Winner
Muay Thai Results
Stefanos Papathanasiou TKO2 Niko Dopi-71.5kg
Katia Tsovgan UD5 Blanca Hernandez-48kg Ladies
Panagiotis Zisimopoulos UD3 Hamza Boussalham-60kg
Pedro Ruiz UD3 Dimos Asimakopoulos-63.5kg
Giannis Tsigkos UD3 Antony Koudelski-68kg
Meletis Kakoubavas UD5 Mitch Farel-KGP 72.5 Title Fight