European kickboxing promotion W5 continues its relationship with Rebuy Stars gambling house on Saturday, Nov. 11, from the newly built casino in Kosice, Slovakia, for W5 Kosice Fortune Favors the Brave. The event will air live on 213 Sports channel in Slovakia and on multiple streaming platforms for international viewers, including Combat Press via Fite TV.

In the evening’s main event, Andrey “AK-47” Kedves meets Habash Antoine for the W5 European welterweight title. Kedves is undefeated under the promotional banner with six wins. Habash is the more experienced fighter with 85 wins and 28 victories by way of knockout.

In the co-main event, the W5 European light heavyweight title features Czech Republic’s Ondrej Hutnik against Miran “Slovenian Rocky” Fabjan. Hutnik, 34, has won seven of his past eight fights including a victory over GLORY veteran Cătălin Moroșanu inside of the promotion. Hutnik also holds wins over Redouan Cairo, Frank Munoz and GLORY veterans Zinedine Hameur-Lain, Nicolas Wamba and Karapet Karapetyan. Fabjan will be the smaller fighter heading into the bout, but his latest victory over K-1 vet Dževad Poturak.

Elsewhere on the card, Slovakia’s Ivan Bartek meets Dzenan Poturak, W5 Summer Boot Camp winner Markus “Terminator” Ehrenhofer takes on Sweden’s Carl N’Diaye, Germany’s Viktor Bogutzki fights Czech Republic’s Viktor Pavlicek, top lightweight Milan Pales battles Ukraine’s Stas Kazantsev, and Slovakia’s Vladimir Idranyi collides with Omari Boyd.

W5 President Sergey Chepinoga also announced via press release that the promotion will hold future events in Slovenia, the Netherlands, Brazil and the United States.

Fortune Favors the Brave Fight Card
Andrej Kedves vs. Habash Antoine
Ondrej Hutnik vs. Miran Fabjan
Ivan Bartek vs. Dzenan Poturak
Carl N’Diaye vs. Markus Ehrenhofer
Viktor Bogutzki vs. Viktor Pavlicek
Milan Pales vs. Stas Kazantsev
Valdimir Idranyi vs. Omari Boyd

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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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