Simply the Best 18 Poprad
Kickboxing series Simply the Best 18 was held last March in Poprad, Slovakia. The show was the fifth episode produced in the country featuring local and international competitors in a series of bouts with three WKN titles contested on the night. The three-fight main card video from the event hit the stream this week.
The main event saw the representative of the country-host, Slovakian Vladimir Idranyi up against French competitor Dylan Colin. The pair squared off in the scheduled for five rounds contest with World Kickboxing Network Super Middleweight title on the line. The encounter went a full distance, which ended in a unanimous decision pronounced in favor of the guest.
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Ivan Bartek vs. Petr Vondracek
The co-main event pitted a pair of heavy hitters, Ivan Bartek of Slovakia and Petr Vondracek of Czech Republic. The three-round heavyweight kickboxing encounter also went the distance. The verdict heard a unanimous decision in favor of the local fighter.
Samuel Hadzima vs Tarik Mahillon 2
Also on the card Samuel Hadzima of Slovakia faced Tarik Mahillon of Belgium in a rematch for WKN International Lightweight title. The pair of first met in November 2017 at STB 17 Fraciennes, where the latter took the win by TKO in the first round due to cut of his opponent. The result of their second battle ended in hands of judges, who awarded the Slovakian kickboxer a unanimous decision.
Simply the Best is an international series created by World Kickboxing Network. The episodes produced in various European countries and South America across four seasons (from 2014 to 2018) feature prominent competitors battling it out for WKN World and subordinate titles. More full fight videos from STB and other international events can be found on FIGHTMAG channel on YouTube and Dailymotion.