Simply the Best 23 takes place at Ave Fenix in San Luis, Argentina on November 10 (Nov. 11 AEDT). The event features a series of MMA and kickboxing bouts with two WKN titles contested in the headliner of the show. The full fight card has been announced on Thursday (via Twitter).
Argentinian Fernando “Pitbull” Martinez tops the fight-bill battling it out for WKN South American Lightweight title. The previously announced second contender Leandro Martin Aranguren of Uruguay was replaced by his country-fellow Brian Araujo. The latter is coming off the first-round knockout win earned late last year against Paolo Genovese.
In the co-main event Rodrigo “Buga” Carlos of Brazil faces Francisco “La Tempestad” Lefebvre of Paraguay. The contest is for WKN International Heavyweight title.
Also on the main card a light heavyweight MMA battle between Luis Avila and Carlos Lepez.
Among kickboxing bouts Jorge Barroso faces Dario Torres at super featherweight. Bruno Guichon takes on Facundo Astorga at featherweight. In addition, Santiago Blanco meets Franco Guajardo also at featherweight.
The six-fight main card follows a thirteen-fight amateur kickboxing lineup. The full fight card can be found below.
Simply the Best 23 – K.O. San Luis ??
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) November 8, 2018
Simply the Best 23 fight card
Lightweight Fernando Martinez vs. Brian Araujo (MMA) – WKN South American title
Heavyweight Rodrigo Carlos vs. Francisco Lefebvre (MMA) – WKN International title
Light Heavyweight Luis Avila vs. Carlos Lepez (MMA)
Super Featherweight Jorge Barroso vs. Dario Torres (Kickboxing)
Featherweight Bruno Guichon vs. Facundo Astorga (Kickboxing)
Featherweight Santiago Blanco vs. Franco Guajardo (Kickboxing)
Light Heavyweight Oscar Britto vs. Juan Cerino
Flyweight Vera Selene vs. Celeste Suarez
Welterweight Facundo Magallanes vs. Mauricio Mendoza
Middleweight Jonathan Pena vs. Nicolas Uberti
Super Flyweight Agustina Iniguez vs. Yaselie Ramirez
Welterweight Jose Maria Ochoa vs. Emiliano Gonzalez
Welterweight Nicolas Hilgert vs. Kevin Gimenez
Featherweight Elias Decima vs Santiago Di Sisto
Featherweight Alan Barrionuevo vs. Cristian Lorca
Catchweight 48 kg Paola Garay vs. Sol Lezcano
Super Middleweight Ignacio Frustillo vs. Camilo Castaneo
Middleweight Luis Martinez vs. Joaquin Saulino
Super Middleweight Marcelo Orozco vs. Matias Rivero