The domestic audience was unusual to see such names as Gary Goodridge and Alistair Overeem to sit next to each other in sports hall in city Karlovac and wait for the beginning of the great martial spectacle "Night of the Scorpions 6“. Goodridge K-1 and Pride legend that has recently blow in fear in the bones of his opponents, and Overeem is one of the top three world heavyweight MMA fighters at this moment. Both were making Saitama Arena in Tokyo full, and their knockouts were puting in the trans millions of fans world wide. Zadar Ultimate Scorpion Team led by team manager Zvonimir Brala, they managed to bring them to Croatia, Goodridgea to fight and Overeem as one of 2 special guest of the tournament. Another guest was the first winner of K-1 tournament, Mr. Branko Cikatic.
Because of the big problems with injuries was originally scheduled fight almost completely altered, and the audience had a chance to see eight instead of twelve fights.
The biggest tragedy domestic audience was nonparticipating from local fighters; injured Neno Alilovic, and Mario Kuzmak whose opponent Ivo Stipetic from Split didn't show up.. In total, the initial schedule was changed for 17 fighters, but most were found equally high quality replacement.
Neither extreme weather conditions in Europe did not help. On the weighing was delayed most of the fighters, instead of the morning, in Karlovac began arriving late in evening.
In the last minute canceled the fight Valentijn Overeem. For his opponent Emil Poljak the as a substitute fighter arrived Ivan Dimitrov from Bratislava, known for powerfull knockouts.
In the program we had a chance to see three amateur MMA, four and one professional MMA fight in K1 rules.
Extremly beautiful hostess attracted the attention of perhaps more than the fights.
Toni Sikiric (Ultimate Scorpion team) won against Jasminko Barkovic (Shark gym, Karlovac) by TKO (injury)
Tomas Deak from (Octagon Fighting Academy Bratislava) in won against Josip Deur (Ultimate Scorpion team) by submission (arm triangle choke)
Dragan Matijevic (Shark gym, Karlovac) won against Jasmin Solakovic (TNT Samobor) by TKO (tapout)
Damir Geusic (TNT Samobor) won against Rastislav Hanulay (Octagon Fighting Academy, Bratislava) by submission (armbar)
Emil Poljak ( Ultimate Scorpion Team ) won against Ivan Dimitrov (Octagon Fighting Academy, Bratislava) by KO (punch)
Robert Sarkozy (Sarkozy team, Hungary) won against Vladimir Vuckovic (Montenegro) by submission (rear naked choke)
The title fight for the European Champion in WFFA (World Free Fight Association) - 95 kg
Attila Vegh (Octagon Fighting Academy, Bratislava) won against Aleksandar Radosavljevic „Serbian Fedor“ (Emperor Dusan the Mighty, Belgrade) by decision (3-0)
In the battle for the title of world's most powerful organization „Serbian Fedor“ did not justify his nickname. He had a slight advantage in boxing in the first round. The more the fight approached the end Attila was giving more precise strikes, and won unanimous favor of judges.
The winning belt handed by Alistair Overeem himself.
Igor Mihaljevic (Ultimate Scorpion Team) won against Gary Goodridge (Go-Riki Canada) by decision (3-0)
Igor Mihaljevic hard defeated once legendary Gary Goodridge. Igor started very agressive attacks by kick combinations, swings and uppercuts. Goodridge was not was able to pull through the first round. In the second round Gary wakes up and comes to the exchange of heavy blows on both sides, but Mihaljevic managed to control the fight. In the third round is visibly feeling the exhaustion of both fighters, Igor is still relentlessly attack, but Gary without any problems casting attacks. He received hundreds of blows, but no one did seriously shake him. But it is one of the world's best fighters, although his career is to finish soon. Trophy to the winner is awarded by one of the world's biggest K-1 fighters, the living legend, Mr. Branko Cikatic.
Alistair Overeem really liked the organization by Ultimate Scorpion Team, and is said to be a very happy collaboration in the future, through training, sparring and seminars. So we can expect him this summer 11th July Zaton at Gladiator Fight in 2.