On Saturday late afternoon August 28,2021,the battle begun at Los Pinos Mexican Food on White Spar Rd. in Prescott,AZ. Fighters came from all over the nation to Kickboxing event held by International Kickboxing Federation, IKF AZ, Golden Cobra Promotion. The fighter’s excitement showed as they each entered the ring.
There was over 300 folks in attendance to watch the fights. Thirteen fights took place that afternoon. Each fight has three rounds. The Martial Arts School involved in event were Elite MMA ( Moreno Valley,CA),Jason Andrada MMA(Las Vegas,NV), Baca fight Systems(Albuquerque, NM),Eight Limbs(Flagstaff,AZ),Minnifield Martial Arts(Phoenix,AZ) , Average Joe’s(Prescott, AZ).
The Officials were Sandra Olding -IKF AZ Representative, Sherrie Donoho -Assistant, Elaine Jojola – Time Keeper, Dan Stell -Referee, Russell MCKinney – Referee, Marc Reyes- Judge, Rich Donoho- Judge, Angelica Reyes -Judge , Dr. Robin Macdonald -Doctor.
The Sponsors for this event were Los Pinos Mexican Food,Moore Party Rentals,The Prescott Times, Newman Appraisal Services, Mattress and furniture Gallery,Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant, ER Taxes,Motor Lodge, American Home Appraisals, Tourprescott.com,Best Pick Disposal, Tom Haven Roofing, Desert Rose Retreat.
Kickboxing is practiced for self-defence, general fitness, or as a contact sport. Kickboxing was originated in Japan in the 1950s.
This event was a great success, we want to give thanks to all that participated.