Branko Cikatic, is a man who needs no introduction in Croatia, Japan or as an international martial artist. Branko also known as the Croatian Tiger is a former K1 superstar and a multiple time World Champion in muaythai and has made Croatia proud on so many occasions. Due to this he is in the hall of fame of sporting heroes in Croatia and serves as a model to the youth.

Following his retirement Branko has been focusing only on muaythai and today holds the position of the president of the muaythai federation which is fully recognised by the Olympic committee of Croatia.

Branko stated recently that Croatia, especially the city of Split had given him so much and now it is his turn to give back, that is why he is so proud that the city of Split has been awarded the honour of hosting the IFMA/EMF European Championships and he is looking forward to welcoming all European champions to Croatia.

Press conference in Split