Europe’s leading mixed martial arts promotion, when it comes to production values and epic crowds, KSW, is back this Saturday, November 9. A change in location see the promotion coming from the Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia. This will be KSW’s first ever event in the Balkan region and it promises to be an historic occasion.
The incredible main event will see five time world’s strongest man Mariusz Pudzianowski (12-7) collide with bodybuilder and social media star Erko Jun (3-0) while the co-main event is an exciting match-up between former welterweight champion Borys Mankowski (19-8-1) and the returning Vaso ‘The Psycho’ Bakocevic (39-18-1).
KSW have chosen well with their main and co-main event as without a doubt when it comes to traction Pudzianowski continues to pull in views, interest and bums on seats. Similarly Mankowski, a fan favourite and loyal company man for the promotion continues to garner interest whenever he fights.
KSW will also crown their first ever KSW bantamweight champion as Croatia’s very own Antun Racic (23-8-1) clashes Poland’s Damian Stasiak (11-6). KSW 51 will also feature some of the region’s top fighters including number one Croatian light heavyweight Ivan Erslan (7-0), Serbia’s Aleksandar ‘The Joker’ Ilic (12-2), Zagreb’s own Filip ‘Nitro’ Pejic (14-2-2), and the biggest heavyweight fight in Balkan history – Ante Delija (16-3) vs. Denis Stojnic (13-3).
KSW 51 Fight Card
Mariusz Pudzianowski (12-7) vs. Erko Jun (3-0)
Catchweight 161 lb
Borys Mańkowski (19-8-1) vs. Vaso Bakocevic (39-18-1)
Inaugural Bantamweight Title
Antun Racić (23-8-1) vs. Damian Stasiak (11-6)
Filip Pejić (14-2-2) vs. Daniel Torres (9-4)
Aleksandar Ilić (12-2) vs. Cezary Kęsik (9-0)
Ante Delija (16-3) vs. Denis Stojnic (13-3)
Ivan Erslan (7-0) vs. Darwin Rodriguez (9-4)
Roman Szymański (11-5) vs. Milos Janicić (11-2)
Krystian Kaszubowski (7-1) vs. Aleksandar Rakas (15-7)
Sebastian Przybysz (5-2) vs. Lemmy Krusić (20-6)