Karate Combat 40: Free live stream, start time, date, and full fight card

All the fights for the Karate Combat 40 card. With start time, date, fight card and streams info.

By: Eddie Mercado | 2 months ago
Karate Combat 40: Free live stream, start time, date, and full fight card
Josh Quayhagen vs. Rafael Aghayev headlines Karate Combat 40 | Karate Combat

Karate Combat 40 is kicking of this Saturday (June 24th) from Miami, Florida with their unique professional full contact Karate league continuing to build stream. If MMA is the middle ground for martial arts, and bare knuckle boxing goes one way, well then this KC sport goes entirely in the other direction. Don’t get me wrong, radical knockouts are routine, but there is an undeniable elegance to the Karate Combat events.

The marquee matchup of the night has a welterweight title unification tilt transpiring when the returning 170-pound champion, Josh Quayhagen, squares off the interim champ, Rafael Aghayev. While Quayhagen was on the sideline, the 2020 silver medalist Olympian for Azerbaijan went and defeated the great Raymond Daniels at KC 37 to become the promotion’s interim welterweight champion. With Josh now back in the picture, it’s time to unify the titles. Expect both fighters to romp on the accelerator here the entire time.

In the card’s co-main event, former GLORY/Bellator kickboxing champion, Gabriel Varga, will clash with former KC lightweight king, Edgars Skrivers. Varga has won multiple kickboxing titles, and is now looking to add a world championship belt in Karate to his mantle. He will first have to get through a hungry Skrivers, who was KC’s inaugural lightweight champion, and who badly wants his belt back. I’m expecting a gritty war between these two.

Start time and date

Karate Combat 40 is happening on Saturday June 24th in Miami, Florida. The event starts at 7 p.m. ET. That’s 4 p.m. PT.

How to watch

Karate Combat 40 is free to all and available globally on their YouTube channel. You can also catch the free live stream below on this page (once available). If you happen to be in the Miami area, then you can attend the event live and in person by clicking HERE. The event is scheduled to start live at 7:00pm ET, 4pm PT.

Full Karate Combat 40 fight card

Main card

  • Josh Quayhagen vs. Rafael Aghayev: Welterweight Title
  • Edgars Skrivers vs. Gabriel Varga: Lightweight
  • Samuel Ericsson vs. Alexandre Bouderbane: Welterweight
  • Kenji Grillon vs. Shahin Atamov: Welterweight
  • Jesus Lopez vs. Ilies Mardhi: Bantamweight
  • Marcel Ritter vs. Kai Calaway: Middleweight
  • Fernando Paz vs. Jeremy Payet: Lightweight
  • Deivis Ferreras vs. Mitchell Thorpe: Lightweight
  • Jo Miyahara vs. Leo Valdivia: Lightweight
  • Maximo Nunez vs. Damian Villa: Bantamweight

What comes after Karate Combat 40

The next event after Karate Combat 40 is, you guessed it, KC 41! That part is obvious, however the details surrounding that card have yet to be released. Stay tuned!

Free KC 40 live stream

Disclosure: Karate Combat is covering the author’s travel expenses to this event.

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Eddie Mercado
Eddie Mercado

Eddie Mercado is a writer and content creator for Bloody Elbow, and has covered combat sports since 2015. Eddie covers everything from betting odds and live events, to fighter interviews and co-hosting the 6th Round post-fight show and the 6th Round Retro. He retired at 1-0 in professional MMA, competed in one Muay Thai match in Thailand, and is currently a purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu under the great Diego Bispo.

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