On Saturday, Dec. 3, K-1 Global returned to Europe for their second event of the year, the K-1 World GP Euro 85-kilogram Tournament. The promotion headed to Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina with eight tournament participants from eight different European countries.

In the evening’s tournament action, Russia’s Timura Aylayrov won three times in one night to become the K-1 85-kilogram Euro tournament champion. Aylayrov stopped Vasil Ducar in the quarterfinals, earned a decision over Croatia’s Agron Preteni in the semifinals and knocked out Igor Emkic in the finals. The local favorite, Emkic, defeated Italy’s Giuseppe De Domenico and France’s David Radeff to earn his place in the final.

Timur Aylayrov def. Igor Emkic by TKO. Round 3 – 85-kilogram tournament final
Timur Aylyarov def. Agron Preteni by decision – 85-kilogram tournament semifinal
Igor Emkic def. David Radeff by decision – 85-kilogram tournament semifinal
Haris Brko def. Rafal Gorka by decision
Giannis Skordilis def. Maycon Coller by decision
David Radeff def. Nikola Noveski by decision – 85-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Igor Emkic def. Giuseppe De Domenico by decision- 85-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Agron Preteni def. Imanol Rodriguez by decision – 85-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Timur Aylyarov def. Vasil Ducar by TKO. – 85-kilogram tournament quarterfinal
Mesud Selimovic def. Petar Jaman by knockout. Round 1 – 85-kilogram tournament reserve bout

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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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