Dimitris Vakakis KO’s Omar Bellahmar in the main event of Simply The Best 12 Farciennes on SFR Sport 5.
Simply The Best 12 Farcinnes returned international kickboxing to Belgium on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Former 16-time world champion Osman Yigin once again produced an outstanding sports fiesta made in WKN. Four prestigious title belts featured on the program alongside a series of super fights. The president of the World Kickboxing Network, Stephane Cabrera presented at the event as a special guest.
Kickboxing international championship Belgium vs Greece headlined the event. Super heavyweight Dmitris Vakakis caused an upset when he earned the first round knockout victory over local favorite Omar Bellahmar. Belgium’s Lello Perego also went up against Greek fighter Gino Miftari. The couple challenged for the super welterweight international title. As a result Perego came out victorious.
Also on the night Frenchman Christian Berthely defeated local Nordine Saidane. The guest claimed the intercontinental title in the super welterweight division.
In addition, Simply The Best 12 Farciennes crowned a new champion of Europe. Lorenzo Piras of Sardinia earned the super featherweight title by the way of knockout. He dropped local Paolo Renna in the third round.
Also on the card Xavier Lejour took the third round knockout victory over Florea Ionut in the international muaythai bout.
WKN Kickboxing International Championship / Super Heavyweight / K-1 Rules / 3x3mn
Dimitris Vakakis (Greece) wins by TKO R1 (Referee Stoppage) vs Omar Bellahmar (Belgium)
WKN Kickboxing International Championship / Super Welterweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Lello Perego (Belgium) wins by KO R3 vs Gino Miftari (Greece)
WKN Kickboxing European Championship / Super Featherweight / Oriental Rules / 5x3mn
Lorenzo Piras (Sardinia) wins by KO R3 vs Paolo Renna (Belgium)
WKN Kickboxing Intercontinental Championship / Super Welterweight / Oriental Rules / 3x3mn
Christian Berthely (France) wins by KO R1 vs Nordine Saidane (Belgium)
Muay Thai International Bout / Lightweight / 3x3mn
Allan Gozdzicki (Belgium) wins on points vs Alessandro Fillini (Italy)
Muay Thai International Bout / Super Lightweight / 3x3mn
Xavier Lejour (Belgium) wins by KO R3 vs Florea Ionut (France)
Kickboxing International Bout / Super Welterweight / 3x3mn
Mohamed Zeggai (France) wins by TKO R2 (Disqualification) vs Eric Nsinga (Belgium)
The next Simply The Best show is held in Poland on December 3. This is where Tomasz Makowski is taking on Manh Hung Tomik Nguyen of Vietnam for the WKN kickboxing super featherweight world title in the main event of Simply The Best 13 Nowa Sol.