Simply the Best 16 Kosice is held on Saturday October 14 at Steel Arena. The event is the fourth episode of world series produced in Slovakia, following three chapters presented in Poprad. The program features an international fight bill with kickboxing, boxing and MMA bouts. The roster includes notable Slovakian fighters up against international opponents with WKN titles at stake.
Over the last several weeks the organization has been announcing the fighters partaking at the event. As well, one of the match ups has been revealed featuring Slovakian Pavol Garaj face off Czech Matous Kohout for WKN International middleweight title. On Tuesday, a heavyweight MMA battle between Slovak Kristof Nataska and Czech Alexandr Cverna has been added to the card.
Kristof Nataska (9-4) makes his Simply the Best debut, battling out in his home town. Riding a four-fight winning streak his resume includes the victories against Czech Martin Chudej, Poland’s Rafal Dabrowski, his Slovakian-fellows Tomas Vasicek and Tomas Copak, among others.
Alexandr Cverna (4-1) makes his second appearance in the world series, following Simply the Best 14 Prague in April when he defeated Serbian Adnan Alic in the first round, earning WKN International heavyweight belt. His most recent bout was in July when he similarly defeated Czech Robert Voves.
“Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny is expected to headline Simply the Best 16 Kosice going up against an opponent yet to be named. The fight card also includes Vladimir Moravcik, Petr Vondracek, Miroslav Strbak, among others.
The current line up can be found below. Other match ups and fight order are expected to be announced shortly.
Simply the Best 16 Kosice
Middleweight Pavol Garaj vs. Matous Kohout – WKN International title
Heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. TBA
Middleweight Vladimir Moravcik vs. TBA
Heavyweight: Petr Vondracek vs. TBA
Heavyweight Georgij Fibich vs. TBA
Super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin vs. TBA
Light heavyweight Vladimir Idranyi vs. TBA
Welterweight Milan Pales vs. TBA
Super middleweight Stefan Meszaros vs. TBA
Heavyweight Kristof Nataska vs. Alexandr Cverna
Lightweight Miroslav Strbak vs. TBA
Heavyweight Tuslan Terpajow vs. TBA
Light heavyweight Pavol Langer vs. TBA
Welterweight Frantisek Fodor vs. TBA
Cruiserweight Radoslav Estocin vs. TBA