News and Updates



BOM4: Another Roaring Success For WCKO!

>Everyone in attendance at BOM4 was treated to an amazing night of combat from start to finish. Battle of the Millennium 4 not only featured victories by WCKO favorite Zarrukh Adashev and a smashing victory by our very own Amir Abduraimov, but also for the first time in BOM history included a fight with MMA rules! The crowd was packed and LOUD all night…make sure to get your ticket early for BOM5 because you definitely need to experience it for yourself!



Battle of the Milennium 4 is upon us! Featuring over a dozen action packed fights; winners will be participating in GLORY 45 at Madison Square Garden! The main event brings us our Hometown Hero, Zarrukh Adashev, and the evening will also feature Lions Yulia Guseva, Amir Abduraimov and even Margayan Sargis- coming all the way from Armenia! Come Watch Our Lions Roar.. Buy Your Tickets Today By Calling (347) 268-4593 Today.



This past January 20th was a special day for the Lions Team, with fan favorite Zarrukh Adashev battling in the Main Event with Lennox Chance at Combat at the Capitale 39. Zarrukh managed to pull off several powerful combos and although both fighters were standing at the end of the fight, Our Lion was declared Victor in a unanimous decision! Great work Zarrukh! Check out our schedule & Join Us LIVE at our next event!

Glorious Victory At Glory 33!

Glorious Victory At Glory 33!

After some very intense battle, WCKO is very proud to announce that our WCKO fighters were Victorious at the recent Glory 33! Both Zarrukh Adeshev & Iskandar Usmonov raised their hands high in celebration of overcoming their adversaries. For a while. much of the crowd was chanting “Zarruhk…Zarruhk,” and the energy was electric. Come to the next Battle to experience it for yourself!

New WCKO Gym On Ave U In Brooklyn NY

New WCKO Gym Opened On Ave U In Brooklyn, NY!

We are proud to announce that WCKO has added a new partner gym in New York! Located at 365 Ave U in Brooklyn, we welcome you to come visit and become a part of our growing and successfull family. Join 6-Time World Champion Vahe Sahakyan, Zarrukh Adeshev, Hovannes Ghukasyan and many of our other great fighters who train in this location. Train with great fighters & get great results… contact us today for your first lesson free!

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14 WCKO Fighters To Attend WKU World Championship 2016!

The event the entire fighting community has been waiting for is finally here! The WKU World Championships 2016 will feature 24 WCKO fighters & 9 coaches competing in fiercely competitive battles with many of the world’s best fighters. This is an event not to be missed! Get your tickets and book your flight today to be part of the action & cheer on your favorite fighters… or join WCKO today so that you can be ready to participate in the next event!

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The Loudest And Best BOTM Yet!

The Battle of The Millennium 3 was a huge success; the crowd was larger and louder than ever! Many great battles fought & we are excited to say that two WCKO fighters emerged with victories. Zarrukh was dominant on his way to a 1st round knockout, while Iskander won a unanimous decision in a tough battle. Congrats to the winners & participants and a huge thank you to the sponsors!

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The Infamous Battle of The Millennium is Back and Better Than Ever!

Ready for an action-packed evening of martial arts fun? Get your tickets soon before we sell out! The event features nearly two dozen fighters, including our very own Avaz Achilov, Zarrukh Adashev, Yulia Guseva and Iskander Usmanov. Don’t miss out on what will be a night to remember… call 347-885-8520 to reserve your spot today!

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Combat At The Capitale 38 Promises To Be Great!

The Lions Team is excited to share that five of our best fighters will be ready to rumble at the next Combat At The Capitale! We will be represented by Niko “The Greek” Tsigaras, Zarrukh “The Pitbull” Adashev, Avaz Achilov, Yuila Guseva and Iskander Usamanov. We know it will be a competitive night but are confident in our fighters! Join us at the event! For tickets call (347) 268-4593.

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Congrats To Lions Fighters..Amazing Victories At BOM2!

Our fighters have proved once again what it means to be Champions!! Lions brought home 3 Wins, 2 of them by Knockout!!! Yulia Guseva started off with a Split decision Win, followed by Zarrukh Adashev’s 3rd round TKO. The highlight was Niko Tsigaras’ KO in the first round of the Main Event of the evening!

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Lions Fighters Roared To Success At 2015 World Championships

We are proud to report that so many members of the Lions team roared to victory at the 2015 World Championships in Spain! The competition was fierce, but we battled hard and are excited to share that Lions fighters captured 16 Medals. In total, our Lions USA and Armenia teams brought back an astounding 6 Gold Medals, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals. Please extend a big congratulations to our all of our winners!

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Ready For The Best Martial Arts Action In Town? Join Us At Battle Of The Millennium 2!

The winter cold is almost here… Luckily, the excitement of Battle of The Millennium 2 will help heat up your holiday season! Come join us for an evening full of world-class fighting and cheer on some of your favorite Lions Fighters as they brawl with the best the competition has to offer! Four of our best fighters will be participating- Niko Tsigaras, Zarruhk Adashev, Avaz Achilov & Yulia Guseva- So Get Your Tickets Today Before They Sell Out! Call (347) 268-4595 for ticket info.

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Combat At The Capitale Is Back & Better Than Ever!

This September 11th promises to be a day to remember… 5 of our best fighters will be competing at Combat At The Capitale 37! In attendance will be Niko Tsigaras, Zarrukh Adashev, Yulia Guseva, Aleksey Filyakov and our newest fighter, Avaz Achilov! It promises to be a highly competitive event, but we look forward to seeing our fighters in action and are confident that we will emerge victorious. Come Join Us At The Event & Help Us Cheek Your Favorite WCKO Fighters To Victory!

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 Everyone Please Welcome Avaz Achilov To The WCKO Family

We are excited to share the great news that we have added a new Professional fighter to the WCKO Team! Please extend a warm welcome to Avaz Achilov! Avaz brings a wealth of knowledge about Thai boxing to the team and also a high degree of kickboxing experience that we are confident will bring us many Victories. Don’t miss out on his action packed debut fight at Combat at the Capitale 37!

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 Victory At Battle Of The Millennium!

We are proud to announce that three WCKO fighters emerged victorious at the recent Battle of the Millennium in Brooklyn, NY. Congrats to our fighters Niko Tsigaras, Zarrukh Adashev & Nazim Sadikhov on their excellent fights! The crowd was loud and enthusiastically supported the fighters; thank you to everyone who participated! Join our next event to be part of the action.

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Introducing WCKO/WKU World Championships 2015 in Spain!

WCKO & WKU are excited to present to you this years WCKO/WKU World Championships in Albir, Spain this upcoming October 28- November 2nd. We will have representatives there from over 70 countries from all around the world! Register Today To Join Our Tournament & Cheer Your Favorite Fighters!
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Coming This May: The Battle Of The Millennium!

WCKO is Proud to announce that we are Co-Sponsoring “The Battle of The Millennium” at the Master Theater on May 15th! We expect a highly competitive and exciting event and will be represented by three WCKO Fighters, Niko Tsigaras, Zarrukh Adashev & Nazim Sadikhov! Join The Action… Call (347) 268-4593 for tickets.
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WCKO Victory! All Three Fighters Win At Combat At The Capitale 35!!

Another Combat At The Capitale, Another Huge Day for WCKO! WCKO was made proud by three of our best fighters; Niko Tsigaras, Zaruck Abashev & Nazim Sadikhov-who each came home victorious! Please Congratulate each of our Champions!


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WCKO Ready For Action: 3 Fighters To Compete In Combat At The Capitale 35!!

Combat At The Capitale is Back for Round 35! This Upcoming February 6th, WCKO is excited to share that we will be represented by three of our best fighters; Niko Tsigaras, Zaruck Abashev & Nazim Sadikhov! Cheer them on or join WCKO for your chance to shine in one of our upcoming events!


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WCKO Fighter Niko Tsigaras Defends His Title In China!!

WCKO is proud to announce that this Thursday, October 30th, our very own Niko Tsigaras and Vahe Sahakyan will be defending the World WCKU title at the China Wanning World Cup in China! Good Luck To Them… Join WCKO Today And Maybe You Will Be The Next Champion On Our Team!


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WCKO Is Ready To Compete At The Latest Combat At The Capitale!

This upcoming Friday, October 17th WCKO will be sending four fighters for another exciting round of Combat at the Capitale in New York City! Wish Us Luck…And Join WCKO For Your Chance To Compete!


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WCKO Prepares to make scene at WKU World Championships in London!

This upcoming August 25-31 promises to be an extremely exciting time, as the warriors of WCKO head to England to compete in the WKU World Championships. Think You have what it takes to compete? Join US!


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WCKO Announces That 4 Fighters Will Compete At Combat at the Capitale 33!

On Friday, June 13th, WCKO will be sending four of our elite fighters to compete in Lou Neglia’s Combat at the Capitale 33! This professional-level battle will feature our own up-and-coming Niko Tsigaras , Zaravkh Abashev, Elvis Gashee & Nazim Sadykov! Great battles are expected… will you be a part of them?


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ROC 48: Completion of Another Successful WCKO Sponsored Event.

Ring of Combat 48, which took place on May 16th, was another exceptional WCKO-sponsored event! The battles were tense and well fought, congrats to all the winners!


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Next Combat At The Capitale To Feature Multiple WCKO Fighters!

On April 4th, WCKO will take part in Combat At The Capitale #32 and will be represented by multiple fighters. We are excited for the competition and look forward to releasing the results after the event!


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ROC 47: Another Super-Successful WCKO Sponsored Event!

On January 24th, WCKO sponsored Ring of Combat 47, which was a great success! Congrats to all our winners! Think you have what it takes to be a champion? Register for our next event!


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WCKO Excited To Attend WKA’s 2014 Championships Event in Richmond This March!

WKA Officially Welcomes WCKO To Join Their 2014 North American Championship Event In Richmond Virginia this upcoming March 21-23, 2014! We are expecting fierce competition but are confident we will emerge with good news to share with all our fans!



WCKO To Compete In the 2014 WKA’s BJJ & No-Gi Grappling Championships In Richmond!

WCKO has been formally welcomed to join WKA’s 2014 Brazilian Jujitsu and No-Gi Grappling Championships in Richmond, Virginia this upcoming March 21-23, 2014! Are you ready for the competition? Join Us…Register Today!



WCKO Fighter Niko “The Greek” Tsigaras Wins WKU World Title!

We are the Champions! After 5 rounds of the hardest fighting in our history, Niko won the WKU World Title fight! Thank You everybody For Your Support!



nico WKU title germany previewNiko Tsigaras & WCKO President Artyom Sahakyan @ WKU Title Fight in Germany!

WCKO Fighter Niko Tsigaras will be in Germany for the WKU World Title fight on December 13th! With his skills and Artyom by his side, we can be confident that good news is coming soon! We will be in touch as soon with the results!

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WCKO Fighters Victorious At Glory 12!

Two WCKO fighters from the Lions Martial Arts Gym, Niko “The Greek” Tsigaras and Alexey “The Siberian” Filykov, recently participated in the “Glory 12” tournament in Madison Square Garden. Both won their fights with knockouts in the first round! It was a great show for all in attendance and another victory for the WCKO team!



A Great New Partnership Has Been Born!

The Sports Department of the Union of Armenians of Ukraine and the World Combat and Kickboxing Organization are proud to announce that during the recent official visit of the UAU delegation to the USA, a preliminary agreement has been reached to develop multilateral cooperation! Coming in December, for the first time ever, WCKO will be participating at the official award ceremony for Sportsmen of the Year and are excited to announce we will be represented by 5-time World Champion in Kickboxing and K-1 in the Absolute Division, Vahe Sahakyan!


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Congratulations to All Our World Champions Returning From Crete, Greece!

The WKU 2013 World Championships in Greece were a huge success for our WCKO Fighters! Many countries were there and brought their best fighters, the competition was fierce and many great battles fought… and WCKO USA brought home 4 Gold Medals, 2 Silvers and 2 Bronze Medals!



Click to enlarge the photoCongratulations To The New Black Sea Cup 2013 Champion!

WCKO would like to congratulate Avetik Petrosyan, a WCKO member from Armenia who soared to victory and is now the reigning Black Sea Cup 2013 Champion! Thank You to all who competed in this great event!



Click to enlarge the photoIntroducing Combative Arts Institute, a New Partner Gym!

We Are Proud To Announce that WCKO now has a new partner gym in Pennsylvania! Sean Groarke is the head of our new partner gym, Please welcome Sean and the “Combative Arts Institute” To The WCKO Family!



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WCKO & GCO 2013 World Championships

We Are Proud To Announce Our New Partnership! WCKO & GCO are becoming Partners in 2013 World Championships. Which will take place in Greece through Oct 20-26 in Crete, Greece. We Are Waiting For You To Join Us. Register Today!


Upcoming Events

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09/23/16-09/30/16 WKU World Championships 2016 Orlando, FL
06/10/16 Battle of the Millennium 3 Brooklyn, NY
09/11/15 Combat At The Capitale New York, NY
10/28/15- 11/2/2015 WKU World Championship 2015 Albir, Spain
5/15/2015 Battle of The Millennium 35 Brooklyn, NY
2/06/2015 Combat At The Capitale 35 New York, NY
10/30/2014 China Wanning World Kickboxing Championship China
10/17/2014 Combat At The Capitale 34 New York, NY
08/25/14-08/31/14 WKU World Championships Longdon, England
6/13/2014 Combat At The Capitale 33 New York, NY
5/16/2014 Ring of Combat 48 Atlantic City, NJ
4/4/2014 Combat At The Capitale 32 New York, NY
03/21/14- 03/23/14 2014 WKA North American Championships Rickmond, VA
03/21/14- 03/23/14 2014 WKA North American Championships; BJJ & No GI Grappling Richmond, VA
01/24/14 Ring of Combat 47 Tropicana Casino & Hotel, Atlantic City
09/27/13 Combat At The Capitale 31 New York, NY
10/20-26/13 WCKO World Championships 2013 Crete, Greece
10/15-20/13 World Championship of Mixed Combat Arts Varna, Bulgary
06/27/13 – 07/02/13 Black Sea Cup 2013 Odessa, Koblevo, Ukraine
04/05/13 Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat XLIV Atlantic City, NJ