On Saturday, Aug. 6, Superkombat returned to the promotion’s home in Romania for Superkombat Comanesti. The record attendance reached an astounding 34,000 people. The crowd was the biggest in Europe since a K-1 event in Amsterdam in 2007.

In the main event of the evening, Jorge Loren attempted to continue his rise up the light heavyweight rankings when he took on popular Romanian kickboxer Ionut Iftimoaie for the cruiserweight title. Loren picked up a decision victory in his most recent outing against Artur Gorlov at Enfusion Live 40. Iftimoaie returned to the ring for the final bout of his professional career.

In the co-main event, featherweights collided when Romanian kickboxer Cristi Spectu faced the United Kingdom’s Mo Abdurahman.

The Superkombat New Heroes event streamed live at 1 p.m. ET on Fight Box. The main card aired live at 3 p.m. ET on Sport.ro and Eurosport.

Ionut Iftimoaie def. Francisco Javier Jorge Loren by unanimous decision – for cruiserweight title
Cristi Spetcu def. Mo Abdurahman by unanimous decision
Bogdan Nastase def. Dani Traore by TKO (injury). Round 2
Lucian Danilencu def. Vlad Grigore by unanimous decision
Antonio Plazibat def. Danut Hurduc by unanimous decision
Badri Traore def. Daniel Alexandru by unanimous decision

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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