Andrei Stoica successfully defended his Superkombat® Super Cruiserweight title when he knocked out Moises Baute of Spain on Saturday’s night in Geneva, Switzerland. The Superkombat World Grand Prix Final Elimination™ event from Geneva has set up also the participants for the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final™ “4-Man Light Heavyweight Tournament” event, scheduled on November 22 in Monza, Italy.
After in September, Superkombat Fighting Championship® held an event in Netherlands, the home of kickboxing, now, the largest martial arts promotion in Europe, ranked as the Europe’s premier kickboxing league, moved to Switzerland, in Geneva, one of the major economic centers of the world. In a famous location, Geneva Arena, known as host for the famous “Salon International de l’Auto”, fighters around 10 countries went in an battle to get their tickets for the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final™ from Italy.
The local hero of Geneva, Yoann Kongolo, a KO artist, made it’s debut under the Superkombat® flag in an impressive manner. In an Light Heavyweight bout, Kongolo hunted Jamie Bates all the fight and he catched him in the third round with a right hook, finishing the accounts with a flying knee. It was the 56 success for Kongolo and the first loss by KO for Bates, the winner of Superkombat World Grand Prix™ event, held this summer in Constanta, Romania. Another crowd favourite, Volkan Oezdemir, made his debut in the professional kickboxing with a majority decision win against Nordine Mahieddine (15-5-0). Also, Bosnian based in Lucerne and trained by K-1® legend Xhavit Bajrami, Enver Sljivar, scored his second win in Superkombat Fighting Championship®, this time against Lucian Danilencu of Italy, by KO in the third round.
Aristote Quitusisa shocked the worldwide audience. Comming as no. 8 seeded in the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final Elimination™ event, the Franch born in Angola defeated the no. 1 seeded and former Cruiserweight champion Bogdan Stoica and got his ticket for the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final™ event. In the first semi-final of Monza, Quitusisa (35-5-1) will face Dawid Kasperski (14-3-1) of Poland, who won by decision against Ibrahim El Bouni.
Michael Terrill is qualifyed for the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final™ event after a dramatic struggle against former Superkombat New Heroes™ champion, Clyde Brunswijk. Called “The Thrill”, the British fighter has scored two knockdowns in the first round and the course of the fight was changed. Brunswijck returned in the fight, but he won only the third round so Terrill (29-3-0) will be in Monza where he will face Jore Loren, no. 2 seeded before the start of the tournament. The Spanish based in Amsterdam scored his 74th success in Geneva after he won against the Swiss champion Beni Osmanoski by Decision.
The main-event of the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final Elimination™ event between Andrei Stoica and Moises Baute was one of the most dramatic fights of the year ended with a brutal KO, an left hook “made in Romania”. Stoica started better and won the first rund, but the hunger of power of Baute seemed to be more clear in the second and third round. Moises “The Monster” Baute constantly put pressure on Andrei, who changed his tactique and waited for the best moment to punish the hunter. And he did it after 30 seconds from the third round with a perfect combination and Mister KO is still undefeated in Superkombat Fighting Championship® and still the Super Cruiserweight champion. On November 22, Andrei Stoica is back on the ring with a super-fight in the the Superkombat World Grand Prix Final™ event.