STB 16 Kosice: Tomas Mozny vs Ayman Hassanin
Simply the Best Kickboxing returns to Slovakia with Episode 16 this coming Saturday. The event held at Steel Area in Kosice features a 13-fight mixed bill with three WKN titles challenged on the night.
Arguably the best Slovakian heavyweight to date, Tomas Mozny (12-5) battles out at the event, facing off Egyptian-Polish Ayman Hassanin (12-5). The bout is scheduled for three rounds, serving as a co-main event. On Thursday the promotion released a new promo clip that features “The Giant Slovak” at training ahead of the upcoming show.
In his latest bout in August, Mozny suffered a defeat against England’s Daniel Sam at VIP event Fight Night Saint Tropez. Before that he defeated Czech Alen Kapetanovic. The bout against Hassanin is his fourth appearance in the world series.
Ayman Hassanin makes his Simply the Best debut. His resume includes the battles in kickboxing and Sanda in such countries as Poland and Italy.
Slovakian Vladimir Moravcik headlines STB 16 Kosice going up against Belarusian Yuri Bessmertny in a three-round WKN International super middleweight championship. Also on the card Slovakian Pavol Garaj challenges Czech Matous Kohout for WKN International middleweight belt. Slovakian Mixed Martial Artist Miroslav Strbak takes on Ukrainian Sergej Grecicho for WKN International welterweight title.
Simply the Best 16 Kosice is the fourth series produced in Slovakia. It follows three previous episodes held in Poprad.
The promoters of the event are Lukas Body and Petr Lamac. President of World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera is expected to attend the show. A charity campaign supporting Smile at Me association takes place at the event.
The official weigh-in ceremony is conducted on Friday. The full fight card can be found below.
STB 16 Kosice fight card
Kickboxing super middleweight Vladimir Moravcik vs. Yuri Bessmertny – WKN title
Kickboxing super heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. Ayman Hassanin
MMA Super cruiserweight Pavol Langer vs. Rokas Stambrauskas
Kickboxing super heavyweight Georgij Fibich vs. Valentin Bordianu
Boxing super cruiserweight Radoslav Estoczin vs. Mateusz Rybarski
Kickboxing middleweight Pavol Garaj vs. Matous Kohout – WKN title
Kickboxing super middleweight Vladimir Idranyi vs. Bakari Tounkara
MMA welterweight Miroslav Strbak vs. Sergej Grecicho – WKN title
Kickboxing Super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin vs. Vladislav Fostenko
Kickboxing super welterweight Milan Pales vs. Ruslan Kushnirenko
Boxing super bantamweight Martin Parlagi vs. Krzysztof Rogowski
Kickboxing super welterweight Stefan Meszaros vs. Martin Gano
MMA super heavyweight Kristof Nataska vs. Alexandr Cverna