RIYADH: The General Entertainment Authority has announced its support for the World Champion Kickboxing Challenge in Saudi Arabia, which will take place on Friday, April 14, at King Saud University in Riyadh.
The kickboxing challenge, organized by Fighting Fit Events, is the first sporting event of its kind in the Kingdom and the latest entertainment option available to people in the country.
The event, which will start at 5 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., will include fights, kata performances and kids’ entertainment.
Saudi Thai boxing champion Saleh Al-Zubi will demonstrate his fighting skills alongside his fellow countryman and Jeet Kune Do champion Abdul Malek Murtadhah.
The event will include interactive events such as sumo competitions. It will end with a world championship contest, with Moroccan Sufian Al-Zuraidi facing Ukrainian Nadim Promovitch.
Attendance is free for those with special needs. Guests can purchase tickets from all Fitness First centers in Riyadh, and online from http://lammt.com/fightingfit/ff. Ticket prices start from SR45 ($12).
A press conference will be organized to brief the media on details of the event at the Disabled Children’s Association Compound in Riyadh on April 12 at 8:30 p.m. Part of the proceeds from the event will go to the Disabled Children’s Association.
For more information about the World Champion Kickboxing Challenge, visit @Roznamah_sa
The General Entertainment Authority is a government-sanctioned body borne out of Vision 2030.
The Authority looks to develop, promote, regulate and fund a competitive entertainment infrastructure in the Kingdom, partnering with government bodies and the private sector.