Bellator Kickboxing made their debut with Bellator Kickboxing Torino. The event took place at The Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy.
The night’s main event featured Melvin Manhoef vs. Alexandru Negrea. Manhoef was the favorite coming in as he had been the poster boy for Bellator Kickboxing, but Negrea seized his opportunity. He knocked Manhoef down in the second round and won a unanimous decision.
In the co-main event Karim Ghajji and Mustapha Haida fought for a second time. Ghajji won their first encounter by decision and things didn’t change the second time around as he took home a unanimous decision.
Raymond Daniels stole the show when he delivered another highlight reel knockout. He knocked out Francesco Moricca just 30 second into their bout with a spinning heel kick to the liver.
The night’s two other fights Kevin Ross won a unanimous decision over Matteo Taccini and Denise Kielholtz defeated Veronica Vernocchi.