Vladimir Idranyi Becomes WKN Champion of Europe

Vladimir Idranyi defeats Matous Kohout in the main event of Simply The Best 11 Poprad on Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Poprad, Slovakia.

Vladimir Idranyi was defending the pride of Slovakia taking on Matous Kohout of Czech Republic. Prominent kickboxers battled out for the prestigious WKN belt. The five championship rounds went on distance. The judges proclaimed Idranyi as a new European title holder.


The main card included the international kickboxing title. Belgium’s Xavier Lejour defeated local Samuel Hadzima bringing the belt back to Charleroi. In addition the programme included international title fight in MMA. Portuguese Vitor Pinto faced a fiasco losing his belt to Slovak Emin Sefa. The historic event topped up the bill at Simply The Best 11 Poprad. Andres Dussan was the first ever Colombian kickboxer to compete on European soil. Though the representative of South America suffered a loss against Tomas Senkyr. A series of rating fights saw local athletes facing off competitiors from Czech Republic, Poland and Belarus.

Promoter of the event Lukas Bodyy, in coordination with Petr Lamac of Czech Republic, returned Simply The Best to Slovakia with the third edition. The 11-fight programme was the following chapter of the eminent WKN world series on SFR Sport 5. The gala aired live on Poprad 24, Digi Sport and O2 Sport. Former 16-time world champion Osman Yigin presented at the event as the WKN international supervisor. The World Kickboxing Network president Stephane Cabrera attended the gala, straight after his travel to MFC 10 Poland last weekend.

The next Simply The Best show is scheduled in Farciennes, Belgium on November 20.

Simply The Best 11 Poprad Fight Results

WKN Kickboxing European Championship
Light Heavyweight / Oriental Rules / 5x3mn
Vladimir Idranyi (Slovakia) wins on points vs Matous Kohout (Czech Republic)

WKN Kickboxing Oriental Rules International Bout -74.000 kg / 3x3mn
Pavol Garaj (Slovakia) wins on points vs Michal Szmajda (Poland)

WKN Kickboxing Oriental Rules International Bout +96.000 kg / 3x3mn
Radovan Kulla (Slovakia) wins on points vs Lubos Rauser (Czech Republic)

WKN MMA International Championship
Middleweight / 3x5mn
Emin Sefa (Slovakia) wins on points vs Vitor Pinto (Portugal)

WKN Kickboxing Intercontinental Super Fight
Super Light Heavyweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Tomas Senkyr (Slovakia) wins by KO R1 vs Andres Dussan (Colombia)

Kickboxing Oriental Rules / 3x3mn – 86,000kg
Adrian Valentin (Slovakia) wins by KO R3 vs Jevgenij Volcek (Belarus)

WKN Kickboxing International Championship
Lightweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Xavier Lejour (Belgium) wins on points vs Samuel Hadzima (Slovakia)

Kickboxing Oriental Rules / 3x3mn – 75,000 kg
Stefan Meszaros (Slovakia) wins on points vs Bartosz Zajac (Poland)

MMA / 3×3 +95kg
Robert Voves (Czech Republic) wins by TKO R1 (Referee Stoppage) vs Josef Krsak (Slovakia)

Kickboxing Oriental Rules / 3x3mn – 80,000 kg
Michal Helbich (Slovakia) wins on points vs Erik Matejovsky (Slovakia)

Kickboxing Oriental Rules / 3x3mn – 82,500 kg
David Subjak (Slovakia) wins on points vs Ivo Zednicek (Czech Republic)


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