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On Saturday November 11th, The Fight Network will broadcast the 53rd installment of: It’s Showtime, live kickboxing from Pabellon Insular Santiago Martin in Tenerife Spain.

In the Main event, 4 time world kickboxing and muay thai champion, Congolese-German Danyo Ilunga takes on Spanish Kickboxer Loren Javier Jorge for the 95Kg Max World Championship.  Jorge will need the support of all 5100 spanish spectators in attendance when he meets stiff world class competition in Remy Bonjasky trained Danyo Ilunga who sports a professional record of 37 wins with only 4 loses and 33 wins by way of knockout.

In the Co-feature #1 ranked 70Kg kickboxer and back-to-back K-1 World Max Champion Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan also takes on a hometown fighter when he meets Spaniard Zeben Diaz.  The heavily favoured Petrosyan comes into this bout with an unbelievable record of 68 wins with only one loss and has wins over world class opponents such as Andy Souwer, Yoshihiro Sato, Albert Kraus and Mike Zambidis.  With a win, Petrosyan will go on to fight for the It’s Showtime 70kg World Title in January against champion Chris Njimbi; who “The Doctor” defeated by unanimous decision in April of 2008.

Also on the card:
-Dutch based Surinamese Kickboxer Murthel Groenhart takes on Darryl Sichtman at a 77Kg catch weight
-Egyptian Amir “The Sphynx” Zeyada takes on Canary Island Kickboxer Moises Ruibal
-Former  It’s Showtime 61kg champion Sergio Wielzen takes on Carlos Reyes

The event begins at 4pm on Saturday live on the Fight Network.  With the big UFC on Fox and the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez boxing event broadcasting later in the evening, It’s Showtime Kicboxing is a great way to start of a huge night of epic World Title Fights for the combat sports enthusiast.