On Saturday, Sept. 17, King of Kings returned to Tallinn, Estonia for the beginning of their 2016 season with KOK World GP 38 in Tallinn.

In the main event of the evening, the KOK 77-kilogram title was on the line when Estonia’s own Roman Zõbin fought Moldova’s Serghei Morari. The two previously met in the finals of the KOK welterweight tournament in Moldova.

In the other main card action, a four-man, one-night 65-kilogram tournament featured match-ups between Poland’s Lukas Leczycki and Estonia’s Mirkko Moisar in one semifinal and Lithuania’s Deivyda Danyla and Holland’s own Mansour Yaqubi met in the other semifinal.

In the undercard action, KOK mainstay Valdemar Kulda returned to action against exciting Kunlun Fight veteran Pavel Turuk. Polish fighter Klaudia Pawlicka got back in the win column with a victory over Estonia’s Andra Aho.

The KOK Hero’s series 17 aired live at 1 p.m. ET on Fightbox Live. The main card aired live at 3 p.m. ET on Viasat6 Channel 3.

FULL RESULTS
Serghei Morari def. Roman Zõbin by decision – 77-kilogram title
Markko Moisar def. Mansour Yaqubi by decision – 65-kilogram final
Mirkko Moisar def. Vitali Matei by decision
Zuar Dzavadov def. Venson Martha by knockout. Round 2
Mansour Yaqubi def. Deivydas Danyla – 65-kilogram tournament semifinal
Markko Moisar def. Lukas Leczycki – 65-kilogram tournament semifinal
Vaidas Valancius def. Nikita Serbakov by decision
Andra Aho def. Sanni Nurminen by knockout.
Raimond Aukshtikalins def. Ahti Pikkur by decision
Marat Mirzabalajev def. Mohammed Amine by knockout.
Pavel Turuk def. Valdemar Kulda by decision
Maksim Spodarenko def. Iljas Rustamovi by 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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