Simply the Best 23 – K.O. San Luis press conference
Simply the Best 23 – K.O. San Luis takes place at Ave Fenix on November 10 (Nov. 11 AEDT). The event is a mixed fight-bill, featuring a series of kickboxing and MMA bouts with two WKN titles contested in the headliner of the show. The official press conference was held at News Agency on Thursday.
Promoter of the show, Jorge Acero Cali stated that throughout his entire career, it was the first time when he received the support from the government committed to sport, ANSL reported. He thanked the governor of San Luis Province Alberto Rodriguez Saa for helping stage the event, as well as President of World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera.
WKN Argentinian representative Fernando Munoz presented the main event bout with South American lightweight title is on the line when local Mixed Martial Artist Fernando Martinez faces Brian Araujo of Uruguay. The co-main event is an international heavyweight championship bout between Rodrigo Carlo of Brazil and Francisco Lefebvre of Paraguay.
The main card comprises three MMA and three kickboxing matchups. The undercard is a 13-fight amateur bill.
The official weigh-in ceremony is conducted a day before the fight show. The full fight card ca be found below.
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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
In addition, World Kickboxing Network announced its return to Germany scheduled for November 17 (via Twitter). The event presented by MMA Team East Greifswald at Beermann Arena in Demmin is headlined by WKN German Bantamweight championship bout between Qurban Hosseini and Massi Rahimi.