Simply the Best Kickboxing
Simply the Best Kickboxing returns to Slovakia tonight with Episode 16 held at Steel Arena. The program features a mixed 13-fight international bill, comprising kickboxing, MMA and boxing bouts. The roster includes the leading Slovakian athletes up against the representatives of Belarus, Poland, Egypt, Czech, France, Romania, Ukraine and Lithuania.
In the main event local Vladimir Moravcik goes up against Belarusian Yuri Bessmertny. The pair battles out for WKN International middleweight title. The bout is also a rematch, after their encounter in 2008 Slovakian fighter took the decision.
In the co-main event Tomas Mozny faces Egyptian-Polish Ayman Hassanin. The bout is scheduled for three rounds at heavyweight.
Also on the card Slovakian Pavol Garaj takes on Czech Matous Kohout, challenging for WKN International middleweight belt. As well, Slovakian Mixed Martial Artist Miroslav Strbak squares off against Sergej Grecicho of Lithuania, with WKN welterweight title at stake.
Simply the Best 16 Kosice is the fourth series produced in Slovakia, following three previous episodes held in Poprad. The promoters of the event are Lukas Bodyy and Petr Lamac. A charity campaign supporting Smile at Me association takes place at the event.
The official weigh-in ceremony was 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