Karate Combat has launched a new professional combat sports league. Designed for a digital audience primarily, the live events nevertheless need great venues for their staging. The first live streaming event, Karate Combat: Inception will be in Miami Beach on April 26, followed by an all USA vs. Iran fight card in May in Dubai and more 2018 events in Athens, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
The fighting is full contact, with rules developed by martial arts experts. Karate Combat viewers can access content through the World’s Gateway to Karate, KARATE.com, as well as branded iOS and Android apps.
Karate Combat has signed over 100 of the top Karatekas from 30 countries including Elhadji Ndour of the USA, Achraf Ouchen of Morocco, Dionicio Gustavo of Dominican Republic, Davy Dona of France, George Tzanos of Greece, and Rafael Aghayev of Azerbaijan.
The league is the first ever to display biometric, nutrition, training, and DNA-based data in real-time via its custom interactive Heads-Up Display, giving fans unprecedented insight into all fighters’ hidden strengths and weaknesses.
Michael DePietro, CEO of Karate Combat, said:
Karate is back! Approximately 50 million Americans have participated in Karate at some point in their lives with an even greater worldwide following, yet no professional league exists.