Karlsruhe 2015

Date of Tournament Saturday 12th Sep 2015
Points Counted Monday 14th Sep 2015
Points Drop Date Monday 12th Sep 2016
Players in knockout 8
Total Participation 32
Rankings Points Weight 350
Tournament host Karlsruhe
Country Germany
Qualification Open Group Combat

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Alexander Muller wins first title in 6 years of Fight Night Combat at Karlsruhe 2015 - Sept. 18, 2015

In the 12 Fight Nights Alexander Müller has entered since 2009, he's never placed lower than 4th, and has even come in 2nd at three different EJC tournaments. But last weekend he finally won a title in Karlsruhe, going one better than his second place finish in 2014.

To win, Alex defeated surprise finalist Julius Preu, the underdog who beat two former top 10 players on his way to the final; Rufus Oelkers in the round of 8 and Jonas Gengnagel in the semi-final.

Here's a low quality video of the final (better video coming soon, hopefully):

Karlruhe.fightnight <-- Please go to JTV for Flash/HD/Download

Over 30 jugglers entered the open group combat qualification rounds, and the first 8 winners went through to the knockout. Alex gains 350 points for his win, and Julius gets 210 for his second place. In the 2015 Race Rankings, this moves Julius into qualifying contention for the invite-only European Master 2015 in Berlin this December. Alex is just behind, but as Karlsruhe was his first Fight Night of the year, he's required to enter at least two more to be eligible for the Masters tournament.

All the results and details can be found at the Karlsruhe 2015 page at http://fightnightcombat.com/tournament-Karlsruhe-2015.html

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