Simply the Best 16 Kosice takes place on Saturday October 14 at Steel Arena. The event is the fourth episode produced in Slovakia, following three previous series in Poprad.
The program is a mixed-fight bill comprising kickboxing, boxing and MMA bouts, with three WKN titles challenged on the night. The roster includes the A-list Slovakian fighters up against international opponents, representing six different countries such as Belarus, France, Romania, Poland, Ukraine and Czech Republic.
Slovakian Mixed Martial Artist Miroslav Strbak takes on Ukrainian Komandor Ogly, battling out for WKN International welterweight belt. Both fighters make their Simply the Best debut.
Miroslav Strbak (14-6) is coming off the second-round knockout victory over Czech Matek Kuznik taken in July. His resume also includes the wins against Japanese Akihiro Gono, Poland’s Patryk Rogoz, Hungarian Adam Nemeth, among others.
Komandor Ogly (9-9) is also victorious in his latest bout held in May, when he submitted his Ukrainian-fellow Milshat Khasanov in the first round. Alexander Slovak, Oleg Smolin, Gennadiy Podmazko, among others.
Slovakian Vladimir Moravcik headlines STB 16 Kosice facing off Belarusian Yuri Bessmertny in a three-round WKN International super middleweight championship. Also on the card Slovakian Pavol Garaj challenges Czech Matous Kohout for WKN International middleweight belt. “Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny takes on Poland’s Wieslaw Kwasniewski at heavyweight. The complete fight card can be found below.
The promoters are Lukas Bodyy and Petr Lamac. A charity campaign supporting Smile at Me association takes place at the event.
Simply the Best 16 Kosice fight card
Kickboxing super middleweight Vladimir Moravcik vs. Yuri Bessmertny – WKN title
Kickboxing super heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. Wieslaw Kwasniewski
MMA Super cruiserweight Pavol Langer vs. Rokas Stambrauskas
Kickboxing super heavyweight Georgij Fibich vs. Valentin Bordianu
Boxing super cruiserweight Radoslav Estoczin vs. Mateusz Rybarski
Kickboxing middleweight Pavol Garaj vs. Matous Kohout – WKN title
Kickboxing super middleweight Vladimir Idranyi vs. Bakari Tounkara
MMA welterweight Miroslav Strbak vs. Komandor Ogly – WKN title
Kickboxing Super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin vs. Ivan Brokhov
Kickboxing super welterweight Milan Pales vs. Ruslan Kushnirenko
Boxing super bantamweight Martin Parlagi vs. Damian Lawniczak
Kickboxing super welterweight Stefan Meszaros vs. Martin Gano
MMA super heavyweight Kristof Nataska vs. Alexandr Cverna