Simply the Best Kickboxing returns to Slovakia this Saturday with Episode 16 produced at Steel Arena in Kosice. The program comprises 13 bouts with three WKN titles contested on the night.
The roster includes the leading Slovakian fighters up against international opponents, representing Belarus, France, Romania, Ukraine, Egypt, Lithiania and Czech Republic. The open training took place on Tuesday featuring the likes of Vladimir Moravcik, Tomas Mozny, Pavol Garaj, among others.
In addition the organization announced two changes in the fight card. Slovakian super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin faces Vladislav Fostenko, who replaces his Ukranian-fellow Ivan Brokhov. As well, super bantamweight Martin Parlagi takes on Poland’s Krzysztof Rogowski, who fills in for Damian Lawniczak.
Slovakian Vladimir Moravcik headlines Simply the Best 16 Kosice battling out against Belarusian Yuri Bessmertny in a three-round WKN International super middleweight championship. “Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny faces Egyptian heavyweight Ayman Hassanin in a three-round non-title co-main event.
Also on the card Slovakian Pavol Garaj challenges Czech Matous Kohout for WKN International middleweight belt. Slovakian Mixed Martial Artist Miroslav Strbak goes up against Ukrainian Sergej Grecicho for WKN International welterweight title.
STB 16 Kosice is the fourth series produced in Slovakia. It follows three previous episodes held in Poprad.
The promoters of the event are Lukas Body and Petr Lamac. President of World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera is expected to attend the event.
The official weigh-in ceremony is conducted on Friday. The full fight card can be found below.
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STB 16 Kosice fight card
Kickboxing super middleweight Vladimir Moravcik vs. Yuri Bessmertny – WKN title
Kickboxing super heavyweight Tomas Mozny vs. Ayman Hassanin
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. Sergej Grecicho – WKN title
Kickboxing Super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin vs. Vladislav Fostenko
Kickboxing super welterweight Milan Pales vs. Ruslan Kushnirenko
Boxing super bantamweight Martin Parlagi vs. Krzysztof Rogowski
Kickboxing super welterweight Stefan Meszaros vs. Martin Gano
MMA super heavyweight Kristof Nataska vs. Alexandr Cverna