Simply the Best 16 Kosice
Simply the Best Kickboxing returns to Slovakia with episode 16 held on October 14 at Steel Arena in Kosice. The event is the first series in the city, following three previous chapters produced in Poprad. It is also the second show for the year in the country, with the debut of Rebuy Stars Fight Night in June.
The upcoming show is a mixed-gala with kickboxing, MMA and boxing matches presented on the program. The roster includes the leading Slovakian fighters up against international opponents. Several WKN titles will be contested on the night.
To date the organization announced five bouts featured on the card. The most recent addition is a super light heavyweight battle between Slovakian Adrian Valentin and Ukrainian Ivan Brokhov.
Previously announced Adrian Valentin has twice appeared at STB series in Poprad. His resume includes the battles against Belarusian Jevgenij Volcek, Czech Ondrej Srubek, among others. In addition he scored the 2-0 record in W5 promotion.
Ivan Brokhov makes his Simply the Best debut. The team mate of Ruslan Kushnirenko, has faced such fighters as Poland’s Przemyslaw Lis, German Tim Wobser, among others.
“Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny headlines STB 16 Kosice facing off an opponent yet to be named. Also on the card Slovakian Pavol Garaj goes up against Czech Matous Kohout battling out for WKN International middleweight title.
The promoters of the show are Petr Lamac and Lukas Bodyy. President of World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera is expected to attend the event.
The current line up can be found below.
Middleweight Pavol Garaj vs. Matous Kohout – WKN International title
Super middleweight Stefan Meszaros vs. Martin Gano
Welterweight Milan Pales vs. Ruslan Kushnirenko
Super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin vs. Ivan Brokhov
Heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. TBA
Middleweight Vladimir Moravcik vs. TBA
Heavyweight: Petr Vondracek vs. TBA
Heavyweight Georgij Fibich vs. TBA
Light heavyweight Vladimir Idranyi vs. TBA
Heavyweight Kristof Nataska vs. Alexandr Cverna
Lightweight Miroslav Strbak vs. TBA
Heavyweight Tuslan Terpajow vs. TBA
Light heavyweight Pavol Langer vs. TBA
Welterweight Frantisek Fodor vs. TBA
Cruiserweight Radoslav Estocin vs. TBA