Simply the Best Kickboxing made its return to Slovakia on Saturday October 14, featuring the 13-fight bill held at Steel Arena in Kosice. Episode 16 followed three previous chapters produced in Poprad, as well as Rebuy Stars Fight Night promoted in June.
In the main event Slovakian Vladimir Morarcik faced off Belarusian Yuri Bessmertny. The pair battled out for WKN International super middleweight belt. The bout went the distance, with the result proclaimed by the judges as a unanimous draw.
In the co-main event “Slovakian Giant” Tomas Mozny stopped Egyptian-Polish Ayman Hassanin in the first round. Also on the card Pavol Garaj defeated Czech Matous Kohout, claiming WKN International middleweight title. Lithuanian Mixed Martial Artists Sergej Grecicho caused an upset when he took the third-round stoppage against local Miroslav Strbak, as well as WKN International welterweight belt. In addition French middleweight Bakari Tounkara KO’d Slovakian Vladimir Idranyi.
STB 16 Kosice was promoted by Lukas Bodyy and Petr Lamac. A charity campaign supporting Smile at Me association took place at the event. Complete results can be found below.
STB 16 Kosice results
Kickboxing super middleweight Vladimir Moravcik vs. Yuri Bessmertny end in a draw
Kickboxing super heavyweight Tomas Mozny def. Ayman Hassanin via first-round knockout
MMA Super cruiserweight Pavol Langer def. Rokas Stambrauskas via unanimous decision
Kickboxing super heavyweight Georgij Fibich def. Valentin Bordianu via unanimous decision
Boxing super cruiserweight Radoslav Estocin def. Mateusz Rybarski via unanimous decision
Kickboxing middleweight Pavol Garaj def. Matous Kohout via unanimous decision
Kickboxing super middleweight Bakari Tounkara def. Vladimir Idranyi via third-round KO
MMA welterweight Sergej Grecicho def. Miroslav Strbak via TKO R3
Kickboxing Super light heavyweight Adrian Valentin def. Vladislav Fostenko via unanimous decision
Kickboxing super welterweight Milan Pales def. Ruslan Kushnirenko via TKO R3
Boxing super bantamweight Martin Parlagi def. Krzysztof Rogowski via TKO R3
Kickboxing super welterweight Stefan Meszaros def. Martin Gano via decision
MMA super heavyweight Alexandr Cverna def. Kristof Nataska via TKO R2