KOK News & Notes: Konsky, van der Linden, Slovenia

GDVL Marazzi

The KOK organization has been quite busy in recent weeks. KOK has held four events in the past two months, with three more scheduled before the end of 2018-in Lithuania, Spain, and Turkey.

KOK has also been finalizing some of the fighters and events for 2019. Here are some updates on next month’s Vilnius show and the 2019 KOK calendar.

“Terminator” Headed to KOK 62 on November 17
Slovakian fighter Vladimir Konsky showed his skill and toughness in winning the four-man 71 kg tournament held at the KOK World Series in Slovakia.

Known as “The Terminator”, the 100 plus fight veteran defeated Poland’s Kamil Pawlak and countryman Denis Farkas to win the tournament championship and establish himself as a top contender for the KOK title. Konsky returns to the KOK ring at KOK 62 on 17 November at the Siemens Arena in Vilnius, Lithuania. Jan Naus of Lithuania was Konsky’s scheduled opponent.

There’s another intriguing 71 kg match up on the card. Mindaugas Narauskas, a young Lithuanian prospect, faces Elkhan Aliyev of Azerbaijan. Aliyev made a sensational KOK debut in the summer, knocking out two opponents to win the 71 kg tournament at KOK 58 in London.

KOK 62 is headlined by top Lithuanian fighter Sergej Maslobojev, who recently went undefeated in the One Super Series. Another talented Lithuanian fighter Henrikas Viksraitis has also been announced for the card.

KOK Women’s Championship Title Fight Announced
KOK makes its Netherlands debut on 30 March in the city of Arnhem. Russian sensation Vlad “Diamond” Tuinov is already announced for the event, and a women’s title fight has been added.

Georgina van der Linden, the Dutch teenage sensation and Enfusion 57 kg champion, will face Jessika Marazzi of Switzerland for the KOK Women’s 55 kg Title. van der Linden recently won her 110th bout with a decision over Anne Line Hogstad of Norway at Enfusion 71 in Hamburg.

KOK Heading to Slovenia
KOK has already announced its plans to make its debut in the Netherlands and Greece next year. Add Slovenia to the list. The organization announced an event will be held on 27 April at the Arena Zlatorog in the city of Celje.

No announcements yet of fighters for the event.

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