Karate Combat Thanksgiving Episode

by Toni Gannon

Karate Combat wants to show gratitude to our fans for an incredible season thus far, and what better way to do that, then to compile some of our most unforgettable matches into a Thanksgiving episode – available only on www.karate.com and out YouTube channel:


- as a way of saying thank you.

We’ve got our nearest and dearest to bring us through, Karate Combat President and COO Adam Kovacs, and our Commentators, the Legendary Bas Rutten, Josh Palmer, Layla Anna Lee, with some incredible commentary from none other than Polish Mixed Martial Arts fighter Joanna Jędrzejczyk. In traditional Thanksgiving fashion, we’ve got several courses, or as we like to think of them, matches. Check out this lineup:

First up, we’re serving the fiery Jerome Brown, AKA “The Brown Bear” from England, versus Joshua Quayhagen, “The Preacher” from Louisiana. If you haven’t had the chance to see this match the first time around, now’s your chance, and if you’re celebrating the holiday with someone that hasn’t had the opportunity to experience Karate Combat yet, this is the perfect match to get them hooked.

Next up on the KC menu is former Greek Amphibious Special Forces, “The Great” Stefanos Roupakas facing off against “The Black Diamond” Daniel Viveros from Ecuador. One studied war, and one was trained for war. You do not want to sleep on this one, folks.

Our third match is undeniably one of our craziest matches, when newcomer Bryan Van Waesberghe “The Rampage” from Belgium entered the pit in his debut match against Lehad Cisse, “The Black Lion” of Senegal. Both Shotokan fighters, Van Waesberghe statement was “If you ask me, I’m looking for the knockout, actually.” Did The Rampage tame The Black Lion, or did The Lion show that he was in fact, King of this pit?

Wrapping up Thanksgiving with a bow, or big golden belt, will the incredible match between “The Bearslayer” Edgars Skrivers from Latvia and “The King” Myrza-Bek Tebuev from Russia. One is a self-admitted adrenaline junkie, and one is incredibly calm, and prefers the quiet over people. Oh, and he also currently holds the Golden Belt. Regardless of their approach to life, both mean business, and make the most of their time at Karate Combat, which is why we chose this match to close out the night.

Hopefully you will hang with us and enjoy our favorites as much as we do, and hopefully we’ve convinced Joanna to come see what Karate Combat is all about!

We are so thankful for our fighters, our Karate Combat family, and for our fans, and want to wish everyone peace and health going into the holiday season.