Simply the Best Kickboxing – Nuit des Titans
Kickboxing series Simply the Best 17 Farciennes is held on Sunday November 26. The event is the fourth episode produced in Belgium, following two previous chapters in Farciennes and the debut in Charleroi.
On Friday World Kickboxing Network announced the co-main event for the upcoming show. Belgian Tarik Mahillon faces Slovakian Samuel Hadzima, battling out for WKN International lightweight title.
Trained at Osman Gym in Charleroi, Tarik Mahillon makes his Simply the Best debut. His resume includes the battles against Julien Domingos, Androush Grigorian, Jeremy Legrand, among others.
The representative of Body Gym Poprad, Samuel Hadzima makes his sixth appearance in the world series. Three times he has fought in his home town, as well as twice competed in Prague. He has faced the likes of Xavier Lejour, Chan Hyeong Lee, Antoine Habash and others.
STB 17 Farciennes is headlined by the reigning WKN lightweight champion Italian Lorenzo Piras (21-5-0, 10 KOs) who defends the belt against Belgian Allan Gozdzicki (45-20-3, 13 KOs). The bout is a rematch following their original encounter in April on Sardinia, where the local fighter took the decision.
The promoter of the event is Osman Yigin. WKN President Stephane Cabrera is expected to attend the show.
Other match ups are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current line up can be found below.
Lightweight Lorenzo Piras (c) vs. Allan Gozdzicki
Lightweight Tarik Mahillon vs. Samuel Hadzima