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2018-01-08

Khalidov vs. Narkun Superfight to Headline KSW 42

The legendary Mamed Khalidov (34-4-2) returns to the cage for the first time since his main event win at KSW 39: Colosseum in front over almost 58,000 people last May. That time he faced the then welterweight champion Borys Mankowski but now he faces a new test in the shape of current KSW light heavyweight champion Tomasz Narkun (14-2) and it will happen at KSW 42 on March 3rd in Lodz, Poland.

Khalidov’s current 14 fight win streak stretches back to 2010 and includes wins over Luke Barnatt, Melvin Manhoef, Kendall Grove, Jesse Taylor, and Matt Lindland. Overall the 37-year-old has lost just once in his past 34 fights and has posted an incredible 20-0 unbeaten streak in the KSW arena.
 
Looking to end that run is 205lbs champ Tomasz Narkun. Standing at 6’3" and nine years his junior, Narkun is arguably the most dangerous opponent Khalidov has faced. Narkun won the light heavyweight title at KSW 32 when he finished Goran Reljic via first round TKO. He has since defended his title three times, all first round stoppages. ’The Giraffe’ has a 100% finishing ratio with 11 submissions and 3 TKO/KO’s on his record and vows to do everything he can to end Khalidov’s run.
 
"I am a true mixed martial artist and I love sporting challenges, so when I was offered this bout I took it instantly," said Narkun. "Mamed is an MMA legend in this part of the world and facing him is both an honor and a demanding challenge. But I think my skill set stack up really well against him and I’ll do everything in my power to win this bout on March 3rd."
 
KSW 42 will also feature Michael Materla (22-4), former heavyweight champ Karol Bedorf (14-3), KSW legend Lukasz Jurkowski (16-10), lightweight champ Mateusz Gamrot (13-0, 1 NC), and flyweight champ ’The Violence Queen’ Ariane Lipski (10-3).
 
Tickets for KSW 42 can be bought from eBilet.pl and people can watch live from anywhere around the world on March 3rd via online PPV on KSWTV.com.

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2018-05-17

KSW nominated for World MMA Awards

2017 was a breakout year for KSW. On May 27th in Warsaw, Poland KSW 39 was staged with a record breaking crowd of 57,766 people in attendance, larger than any UFC event ...

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2018-05-15

Two Exciting Fights Added to KSW 44

Two exciting fights have been added to KSW 44 at the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland on June 9 as rising featherweight Filip Wolanski (11-2) faces dangerous Brazilian Daniel ...

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2018-04-30

Michal Materla added to KSW 44

Former KSW middleweight champ and one of the biggest names in Polish MMA Michal Materla (25-6) has recently been added to the KSW 44 card on June 9 in Gdansk, Poland. The ...