Simply The Best 8 took place in Borlange, Sweden. The main event for the event was for the WKN Welterweight European Championship and featured Sweden’s Abdou Karim Chorr vs. Kevin Maertens of France.
Karim Chorr was able to out point Kevin Maertens to capture the WKN 69kg Welterweight European title in a unanimous decision win. With the win he improved his professional record to 26-6.
In other action Meran Zangana defeated Andreas Iversen by third round (T)KO in the final of the 76kg Scandinavia Tournament. Youssef Assouik won the 64kg Scandinavian Tournament after he defeated Jonas Berglund by a third round stoppage due to an injury.
Simply the Best 8 Results:
Abdou Karim Chorr def. Kevin Maertens via Unanimous Decision
Hussein Ibrahim def. Valentin di Quinzio via Unanimous Decision
Sandra Bengtsson def. Ashley Gilson via Unanimous Decision
Ehsan Barghi def. Majid Fallah via Split Decision
Emil Flystam def. Albin Fajkovic via (T)KO in Rd. 3
Hassan Moradi def. Yousef Karim via (T)KO in Rd. 3
WKN Scandinavian 76kg Semi-Finals:
Andreas Iversen def. Abdallah Habib via KO in Rd. 1
Meran Zangana def. Nafir Akatta via Unanimous Decision
WKN Scandinavian 76kg Final:
Meran Zangana def. Andreas Iversen via (T)KO in Rd. 3
WKN Scandinavian 64kg Semi-Finals:
Jonas Berglund def. Simon Santana via Split Decision
Youssef Assouik def. Liam Borcheloui via Unanimous Decision
WKN Scandinavian 64kg Final:
Youssef Assouik def. Jonas Berglund via (T)KO (Injury) in Rd. 3