World Championship returns to South American capital of kickboxing with Simply The Best 15 Tigre. The event held on October 1 is the fourth series promoted in Argentina following three previous episodes produced in Caseros. The program is an international fight bill with five WKN titles challenged on the night.
The main event is WKN super bantamweight championship in Muay Thai featuring Argentina Federico Roma up against Tristan Gaetano of France. The co-main event is a contest for WKN Intercontinental lightweight title between the representative of the country-host Niko Vega face off Jeremy Nkoa of France.
Also on the main card lightweight Pablo Roma and welterweight Martin Velasco challenge for international belts against the opponents yet to be named. In addition Florencia Greco faces Narela Alfonso in WKN Argentine women’s flyweight championship.
Simply The Best 15 Tigre is promoted in terms of “Bosch Tour 7”. The series of tournaments is presented by a former World Kickboxing Network cruiserweight champion Cristian “Serpiente” Bosch. The latter himself has headlined three series of “STB” in Argentina, winning prestigious belt by way of knockout against Brazilian Alessandro Benacci at Simply The Best 2 Caseros late 2014.
On Saturday the organization presented a new trailer featuring the A-list of Argentine kickboxers as well as Cristian Bosch with a welcome speech inviting to the event.
The list of attendees includes WKN World President Stephane Cabrea, famed Jorge “Acero” Cali and Osman Yigin. The championship supervisor is Fernando Munoz.
The current line-up can be found below. Other match ups are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
STB 15 Tigre fight card
Super bantamweight Federico Roma vs. Tristan Gaetano – WKN World title
Lightweight Niko Vega vs. Jeremy Nkoa – WKN Intercontinental title
Flyweight Florencia Greco vs. Narela Alfonso – WKN Argentine title
Lightweight Pablo Roma vs. TBA – WKN International title
Welterweight Martin Velasco vs. TBA – WKN International title
Bantamweight Damien Alcaraz vs. TBA
Middleweight Guillermo Benitez vs. TBA
Super middleweight Leandro Dapueto vs. TBA
Super featherweight Marcos Rios vs. TBA