Highly ranked German welterweight David Zawada (15-3) returns at KSW 43 to make his fifth appearance in the KSW arena. The 27-year-old made his debut in 2014 in a failed attempt at the welterweight title against Borys Mankowski. Since then though Zawada is 6-1 overall with five KO/TKO finishes and in his past two fights he scored wins over UFC vets Maciej Jewtuszko and Andreas Stahl.
Stepping up to face Zawada is the exciting Michal Michalski (6-2). A native of Wroclaw, Michalski will certainly come into this fight, the biggest of his career, with a lot of support in the arena come fight night. After competing on the local Polish scene since 2013 this will be his KSW debut and he has earned it with a number of first round finishes and impressive decision victories.
KSW 43 takes place April 14 from the breathtaking and historic Hala Stulecia venue, built over 100 years ago. Olympic medalist Damian Janikowski (2-0) will main event his first KSW and in his hometown against former BAMMA & EFC middleweight champ Yannick Bahati (8-3). Two of the top prospects in MMA today will meet in the co-main event as Roberto Soldic (13-2) defends his recently acquired welterweight title against two-weight EFC champion Dricus Du Plessis (11-1) and Michal Andryszak (20-6) will battle Phil De Fries (14-6) for the vacant KSW heavyweight title.
Ticktes are on sale now from eBilet.pl and fans can watch live from anywhere around the world on www.KSWTV.com.
KSW 43 Fight Card
Main Event – Middleweight
Damian Janikowski (2-0) vs. Yannick Bahati (8-3)
Co-Main Event – Welterweight Title
Champion Roberto Soldic (13-2) vs. Dricus Du Plessis (11-1)
Vacant Heavyweight Title
Michal Andryszak (20-6) vs. Phil De Fries (14-6)
Lightweight: Norman Parke (23-6-1) vs. Lukasz Chlewicki (14-7-1)
Featherweight: Salahdine Parnasse (10-0-1) vs. Artur Sowinski (18-9)
Welterweight: David Zawada (15-3) vs. Michal Michalski (6-2)
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