UK Cypriot Makis Georgiou wins World Kickboxing Organisation (WKO) 61kg European championship.
Makis is from Enfield his parents from Xylotympou and Anaphotia.
Makis Northsaid VS Leontios Micheal from Simon Muay Thai Gym Kalavasos Cyprus
The fight was at Belvedere Kent and scheduled for five round bout; however; ended during the third round due to referee stoppage, declaring Maki the winner.
Makis Georgiou AKA Makis Northside, dedicated his European title win to his late mother Despina who died in 2017.
In February 2020 Makis drew with Niko at Bloodline league and was hoping to attempt a European title. However, lock down was announced and he had to train from home until restrictions relaxed, which encouraged him to train hard seven days a week to prepare for the above win. To prepare for this title, he also had two bouts at the O2 August and October 2021, winning unanimous decisions on both bouts.
Makis thanks his Kru (teacher/trainer) Matt from Northside Gym in Enfield for his continued support and his brother cornerman Constandinos. Makis also, thanks his sponsors Inanch of London and Noviellos Ice Cream for their amazing support and engagement.
Future goals are to return to the O2 for future bouts in order prepare for his dream of being a world champion.