Erik Matejovsky partakes in Simply the Best 18 Poprad
Erik Matejovsky makes his fourth Simply the Best appearance

Simply the Best Kickboxing

Simply the Best Kickboxing returns to Slovakia on March 16 (March 17 in Australia). Promoted by Lukas Bodyy Episode 18 takes place at Arena Poprad, featuring the A-list representative of the country-host, international competitors, as well as a set of WKN titles contested on the night.

In addition to previously announced five fighters, light heavyweight Erik Matejovsky (6-4) was added to the card on Saturday. Making his fourth Simply the Best appearance the 25-year-old kickboxer meets his Slovakian-fellow Jozef Kolodzej (15-17-1) in a three-round encounter.

The resume of Matejovsky features the first-round knockout win against Czech Bernard Plavec at STB 14 Prague last April. He is also known for his 2016 battles against Polish Slawomir Przypis at STB 13 Nowa Sol and Slovakian Michal Helbich at STB 11 Poprad.

Among other fighters partaking in STB 18 Poprad, the roster includes Slovakian super welterweight Pavol Garaj and lightweight Samuel Hadzima, as well as Czech heavyweight Petr Vondracek (54-27, 32 KOs).

“The Giant Slovak” Tomas Mozny is penciled for the upcoming show. His participation depends on “health condition” post-fight against Czech Daniel Skvor scheduled at GLORY 51 Rotterdam, which takes place a week earlier.

STB 18 Poprad fight card is in the making. Other match ups and WKN championship bouts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current lineup can be found below.

Heavyweight Tomas Mozny (TBC) vs. TBA
Super Welterweight Pavol Garaj vs. TBA
Lightweight Samuel Hadzima vs. TBA
Light Heavyweight Jozef Kolodzej vs. Erik Matejovsky
Heavyweight Petr Vondracek vs. TBA