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Alex vs Luke - Halle 2017

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Luke vs Alex in the Halle 2017 Fight Night Final - Oct. 17, 2017

The rivalry between Luke Burrage and Alexander Müller continued in the final of the Halle 2017 Fight Night. This is the third time they've battled this year, with Alex taking the previous two matches. Check out the video to see who came out on top this time:

This result moves Alex up to 12th place in both the 52 Week Current Rankings and the 2017 Race Rankings.

14 jugglers took part in Halle, including the defending champion Enrico Lohmann. Enrico only managed fourth this year though, as he was beaten in the third place match 5-4 by Alex Leymann.

See all the results and details here: http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Halle-2017.html

Jon Peat and Brook Roberts continue their rivalry in the Cambridge 2017 Fight Night Final - Oct. 13, 2017

Jon Peat and Brook Roberts have faced off seven times previously, including in five finals, and battled again on Saturday in the final of the Camvention 2017 Fight Night. Check out the video to see if Jon defended his title from last year or if Brook got his revenge:

19 jugglers took part in qualifications, with eight in the knockout and the final played on stage as part of the Camvention Gala Show. This was the last National 500 tournament of the 2017, which will be a big boost to the chances of Brook, Jon and Cameron Ford, the top ranked players from the UK this year, of qualifying for the European Masters 2017 end-of-year finals.

Thanks to Ieuan Evans for organising the tournament and Callum Lawrie for the video footage. See all the results and details here: http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Cambridge-2017.html

Fight Nights in Melbourne, Australia and Antalya, Turkey - Oct. 6, 2017

Most Fight Night Combat tournaments take place in Europe, but in the last few weeks Australia and Turkey have seen some action.

J-Fest in Turkey hosted a National 500 level tournament. 17 jugglers took part in the qualifications, with the top 12 making the knockout.

The best result for a Turkish juggler was fourth place for Mahir Akgündoğdu. He lost to Tobias Horstmann in the third place match by just one point.

The final match featured two jugglers from outside of Turkey: Bar Mualem from Israel and Matty Schneider from Germany. Matty won the final, his second National level tournament win of the year so far, after also winning at the British Juggling Convention. Matty's extra rankings points puts him back into second place in the 2017 Race Rankings and up to fourth in the 52 Week Current Rankings.

Check out some of the matches via the live stream on Facebook:

Down in Australia, the Melbourne Juggling Convention hosted a Fight Night for the first time since 2014. It was also Degge Jarvie's first tournament, and he went on to win it, beating Adrian Goldwaser in the final, earning himself 250 rankings points. Thanks to Patrick Adderley for organising the tournament.

The last National 500 level event of the 2017 season will take place this weekend in the UK at Camvention, and will probably determine how many British players will get an invite to the 2017 European Masters end-of-year tournament in December. Will Jon Peat win for a second year in a row or can Cambridge home town favourites Cameron Ford or Brook Roberts stop him?

Check out all the whole 2017 calendar here: http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-calendar-2017.html

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