Daniel Rico in kickboxing series Simply The Best 15 Tigre
Daniel Rico vs Martin Velasco tops up Simply The Best 15 Tigre fight card

Simply The Best 15 Tigre – five WKN titles a stake

Simply The Best 15 Tigre is held on Sunday October 1. The event marks a return of World Championship to South American capital of kickboxing. It is also the fourth series produced in Argentina, following three previous episodes promoted in Caseros.

The roster includes local and international competitors coming from France, Mexico, Uruguay and Peru. Five WKN titles will be contested during the evening.

The main event is a challenge for WKN World super bantamweight title featuring Argentine Federico Roma up against French Tristan Gaetano. The co-main event is a contest for WKN Intercontinental lightweight belt between local Niko Vega, representing South America, face off Jeremy Nkoa of France, representing Europe.

During the last several weeks the organization has been announcing the names of other fighters battling out at the event. Among others, the program includes WKN Argentine women’s flyweight championship between Florencia Greco and Narela Alfonso.

On Monday the promotion topped up the card with Mexican welterweight Daniel “Pacman” Rico, and four other fighters added to the roster. Fighting out of Mexico his resume includes the battles against Paul Curiel, Jonathan Pugh, Alberto Sanchez. He also holds the 3-0 record in MMA.

Simply The Best 15 Tigre is the first appearance of “Pacman” Rico in the world series, where he faces the representative of the country host Martin Velasco. The pair will challenge for WKN International welterweight belt.

The list of other fighters added to the card includes Darwing Saavedra of Uruguay and local Tomas Aguirre, Jose Barrios and Gustavo Rodriguez. Other match ups are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current line up can be found below.

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
Welterweight Martin Velasco vs. Daniel Rico – WKN International title
Lightweight Pablo Roma 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
Bantamweight Darwing Saavedra vs. TBA
Super featherweight Tomas Aguirre vs. TBA

Welterweight Jose Barrios vs. TBA
Lightweight Gustavo Rodriguez vs. TBA