Dublin 8/26/2016 – Ireland’s economy is expected to get a 1.7 million euro boost by hosting the International Kickboxing Championships this weekend in Citywest hotel. A total of 57 countries will be represented at the event which will cover five different styles of kickboxing: Full Contact, Light Contact, Musical Forms, Kick Light as well as Point Fighting.
The additional events this is expected to create for Ireland is expected to bring in over 30 million euros over the next five years. The event is also considered integral in showcasing Ireland’s ability to host international sporting events. The event being hosted in Ireland is the apex of ten years of hard work in getting the event here by Failte Ireland.
Coupled with Conor McGregor’s recent victory at UFC 202 the event is expected to bring a mass amount of exposure to Ireland’s athletic culture which, in turn, is expected to bring about even more Ireland hosted sporting events in the near future. Be sure to get to Citywest this weekend, show your support and have a good time!
Sponsors include: www.tapout.com,www.ilovekickboxing-cummingga.com, & www.century.com.