Simply the Best 17 Farciennes
World Championship returns to Belgium with kickboxing series Simply the Best 17 Farciennes on November 26, 2017. The event is the fourth episode produced in Belgium, following two previous chapters held in Farciennes, and the first series in Charleroi.
The main event features Italian Lorenzo Piras (21-5-0, 10 KOs) in defense of WKN World lightweight title against Belgian Allan Gozdzicki (45-20-3, 13 KOs). The bout is a rematch following their original encounter on Sardinia in April, where the local fighter took a decision.
WKN World lightweight title / Oriental rules / 5x3mn
Lorenzo Piras (Champion / Sardinia – Italy) def. Allan Gozdzicki (Belgium) via unanimous decision
WKN International lightweight title / Oriental rules / 3x3mn
Tarik Mahillon (Belgium) def. Samuel Hadzima (Slovakia) via first-round TKO (doctor stoppage after Round 1 due to cut)
WKN European welterweight pro-amateur title / Muay Thai / 3x3mn
Gaetano Pirello (Belgium) def. Rehda Chtibi (France) via second-round KO
Muay Thai Super lightweight Xavier Lejour def. Aurelien Houdart via unanimous decision
Kickboxing Featherweight Valentina Simanikhina def. Ashley Gilson via unanimous decision
MMA Welterweight Nicolas Di Franco def. Pascal Becka via second round TKO (Ref stoppage)
Muay Thai Featherweight Ougo Huet def. Dinabe Birame via first-round KO
Kickboxing Featherweight Mohammed Kloua def. Salvatore Scaletta via decision
Kickboxing Welterweight Alessio Ketelaers def. Dylan Coyette via TKO