Simply the Best 19 Buenos Aires: Roa vs. Villalba
Simply the Best 19 Buenos Aires: Pablo Roa vs. Juan Avilar Villalba

STB 19 Buenos Aires live on FOX Sports Latin America

Kickboxing series Simply the Best 19 airs live on FOX Sports Latin America on May 18. The event takes place at Club GEI in Ituzaingo, Buenos Aires featuring the A-list Argentine fighters up against international opponents. Three WKN championship belts are on the line.

In one of the main event bouts Argentine Pablo Roa defends his lightweight title, going up against Juan Avilar Villalba of Paraguay. The bout is scheduled for three rounds in oriental kickboxing (K-1 rules).

Roa makes his fifth STB appearance, following three previous editions held in Caseros and the most recent episode produced in Moreno, where he scored a unanimous decision against Brazilian Marcos Dal Jovem, earning the belt. Villalba makes his Simply the Best debut.

STB 19 Buenos Aires is headlined between the defending WKN International light heavyweight champion Argentine Cristian Bosch who faces Colombian Andres Dussan in the championship rematch. Also on the card local Martin Velasco takes on Brazilian Marcelo Morrudo, battling out for WKN International middleweight title.

The event is promoted by famed Jorge “Acero” Cali. The current lineup can be found below.

Simply the Best 19 Buenos Aires fight card

Super Light Heavyweight Cristian Bosch vs. Andres Dussan
Middleweight Martin Velasco vs. Marcelo Morrudo
Lightweight Pablo Roa vs. Juan Avilar Villalba
Bantamweight Ignacio Capllonch vs. Maiquel Pereyra