Simply the Best 18 Poprad Idranyi vs Colin
Simply the Best 18 Poprad: Idranyi vs. Colin / Pic: Facebook

Simply the Best 18 Poprad: Three WKN titles at stake

Simply the Best 18 takes place tonight (Friday March 16) at Arena Poprad. The event promoted by Lukas Bodyy launches the fourth season of WKN series, marking the return of Kickboxing World Championship to Slovakia.

The fight card is a mixed bill featuring six kickboxing, three boxing and one MMA bout. The roster includes the A-list Slovakian fighters up against international opponents representing France, Czech, Belgium, Ukraine, Poland and Bosnia.

In the main event Slovakian Vladimir Idranyi faces Dylan Colin of France. The pair battles out for World Kickboxing Network Super Middleweight title. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.

In the co-main event Slovakian heavyweight Ivan Bartek takes on Czech star Petr Vondracek. The heavy-hitters go head-to-head in the scheduled for three rounds non-title bout.

Also on the card Slovakian Samuel Hadzima meets Belgian Tarik Mahillon in the rematch. The pair contests for WKN International lightweight title. In addition, Erik Matejovsky faces his Slovakian-fellow Jozef Kolodzej in a three-round bout for WKN Slovakian Light Heavyweight title.

Simply the Best 18 Poprad supports charity for children SASA centrum. The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted the day before the event at Hotel Autis. The full fight card can be found below.

STB 18 fight card

Super Middleweight Vladimir Idranyi vs. Dylan Colin
Heavyweight Ivan Bartek vs. Petr Vondracek
Lightweight Samuel Hadzima vs. Tarik Mahillon
Super Featherweight Cyril Pazitny vs Andrii Stashkiv
Light Heavyweight Erik Matejovsky vs. Jozef Kolodzej
Super Welterweight Michal Gazdik vs. Denis Farkas

Catchweight (91 kg) Radoslav Estocin vs. Adam Koprowski
Catchweight (84 kg) Alex Serbic vs. Martin Orsuliak
Catchweight (85 kg) Josef Kusmirek vs. Vlasto Cepo

Featherweight Ladislav Koky vs. Jakub Kukla