Two international Fighters in the East Sepik Province promoted kick boxing by bringing it to an international standard.
Mark “Bullet” Sai, representing East Sepik Province took to the ring Maris ‘Ice man” Terry, from Hela Province to promote kick boxing.
These two international kick boxing athletes want to bring the standard of kickboxing to its next level in both East Sepik Province and Hela Province.
East Sepik Province hosted its first ever Kickboxing Tournament in the Yangoru Sausia District bringing together fighters of all ages.
The main bout saw 2 international fighters in the ring, Mark Sai representing the East Sepik Province – Nick named Bullet and Moris Terry, The Ice man Representing Tari. The reason for the main event was to promote kickboxing by taking it to the next level.
Fans and supporters cheered for their supporting fighters as they battled it out in the ring. It didn’t take long before Mark Sai “The Bullet” caused a knee injury to his opponent Maris Terry “The Iceman”. Great performance was displayed by the two fighters as the crowd watched, especially the upcoming kick boxers.
Both fighters were awarded with their trophies by Mr Maru and his Secretary on the stage.
Both mark and Maris say that this sport comes with discipline and respect. They said to be an athlete you need such qualities to make you a better sports person.
Maris Terry, program Coordinator of Hela Kickboxing Association will host its international kickboxing titles in his home province of Hela in September and where Mark Sai is expected to fight against one of the top international fighters from Hela in the tournament.
The main purpose of the fight between the two national and international fighters was to bring an understanding to youths on how important Kickboxing is and how it can be used to empower them by lifting their profile to international standards.