No smack-talk, just punches!

Celeste "Lightning Beukes Photo: Elsje Vermeulen

VANDERBIJLPARK. – Two local ladies will be part of the historial 4th Supreme Fight League (SFL) event hosted at Barnyard Theatre in Rivonia on Saturday night.
If you enjoy movies like Bloodsport, then you know where you should be on Saturday night. Explosive fights can be expected in this full contact kickboxing night with a fight-card weighted with remarkably  talented and diver-se fighting talent.  “This particular event will be thrilling and treat kickboxing fans to a total of 13 fights, with an incredible line-up leading up to the main fight,” says Maka Maguga, SFL spokesperson.  Amateur, super amateur and professional fights define the line-up, each with their own particular rules and safety requirements. In the opening fight of the evening, local beauty Celeste “Lightning” Beukes of the Vaal Warrior Kickboxing Club in Vander-bijlpark, will make her debute in full contact fighting.

But looks can be deceiving. This 21 year old started training in 2012 and now boasts a black belt and a powerful, lightning fast punch. She trains five days a week ((1 to 2 hours a day) and is currently putting in extra effort as she needs to shred 2kg before Saturday. “I am a little bit nervous as this is my first full-contact fight, but I have worked hard and I am ready,” says Lightning.  Imke-Marischca “Stingray” Smit is the other local fighter who will be in action. She is also a member of Vaal Warrior and is looking forward to Saturday. “I don’t believe in smack-talk, but I can promise you one thing … the fight between myself and Christine “The Edge” Wolmerans, won’t be disappointing,” says Stingray. These two ladies have met before in cage-fighting and The Edge won by a single point. But rules of cage-fighting and kickboxing differ and Stingray has a score to settle!

* The main fight of the night will feature SAKA title holder Adrian “Sparks” van Wyk against Rami “Pitbull” Mungul. Expertise, tenacity and sheer kickboxing power is on the fight-cards at the fourth SFL event n Saturday.  Doors open at 18:00 and the event kicks off at 19:00 – buy your tick-ets at https://www.barnyardtheatre.co. Tickets for this action-packed night at R200 per person.

Tickets for this action-packed night at R200 per person.

* Secure VIP boxes – 10 seats on the gallery (the best seats in the house), branded by your company. This is a very unique opportunity for companies where they can invite clients for a night out.

Celeste “Lightning Beukes Photo: Elsje Vermeulen

Imke-Marischa “Stingray” Smit Photo: Elsje Vermeylen

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