International kickboxing returns to Belgium under the eminent banner of Simply The Best on Sunday, 20th November 2016.
Osman Yigin is a former 16-time world champion in Muay Thai. He is a trainer of Built to Win team, and also a promoter of La Nuit Des Titans in Charleroi. This is where the WKN have launched the Simply The Best series two years back. Yigin held the ninth chapter in Farciennes last November. He is now organizing already the 12th show, that follows STB 11 Poprad.
The WKN revealed the seven-fight bill that includes four championships. Local stars are taking on competitors from Greece, Iran, Italy and Sardinia.
International title bouts will see the super heavyweights Omar Bellahmar and Dimitris Vakakis and also the super welterweights Lello Perego and Mohammad Doroudian. Paolo Renna is facing Nicolas Canu in the super featherweight championship of Europe. In addition Nordine Saidane is fighting for the intercontinental title in the super welterweight class. The name of his opponent is not yet revealed.
The undercard includes Allan Gozdzicki and Alessandro Fillini in the muaythai bout. Women’s kickboxing beautifies the show when Ashley Gilson is taking on Fotini Krommyda. Xavier Lejour tops up the fully international card with his opponent to be named.
Simply The Best world series air live on National and regional TV networks with the following exclusive broadcast throughout European continent by SFR Kombat Sport. In addition to Belgium, the series go on the display from Argentina, Hungary, Sweden, Czech Republic and Slovakia. The WKN also announced a debut gala in Poland on December 3.
Simply The Best 12 Farciennes Fight Card
WKN Kickboxing International Championship / Super Heavyweight / K-1 Rules / 3x3mn
Omar Bellahmar (Belgium) vs Dimitris Vakakis (Greece)
WKN Kickboxing International Championship / Super Welterweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Lello Perego (Belgium) vs Mohammad Hossein Doroudian (Iran)
WKN Kickboxing European Championship / Super Featherweight / Oriental Rules / 5x3mn
Paolo Renna (Belgium) vs Nicolas Canu (Sardinia)
WKN Kickboxing Intercontinental Championship / Super Welterweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Nordine Saidane (Belgium) vs TBA
WKN International Muay Thai / Lightweight / 3x3mn
Allan Gozdzicki (Belgium) vs Alessandro Fillini (Italy)
WKN International Kickboxing / Super Bantamweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Ashley Gilson (Belgium) vs Fotini Krommyda (Greece)
WKN International Muay Thai / Super Lightweight / 3x3mn
Xavier Lejour (Belgium) vs TBA