Mamed Khalidov (L) defeated James Irvin (R) by armbar submission at KSW 15 (Photo by Adam Curylo/MMANews.PL)

By contributor Pawel Sawicki

Top European fighter Mamed Khalidov (22-4) ran through UFC veteran James Irvin (15-9) en route to a first round submission win at the KSW 15 main event on March 19 in Warsaw, Poland, earning the promotion’s middleweight international title. Also, PRIDE and UFC vet Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou defeated Jan Blachowicz by TKO after two rounds to win the light heavyweight strap.

The results from the event are below:

Main event for KSW International title:

Mamed Khalidov def. James Irvin by submission (armbar) R1 0:33

KSW light heavyweight title bout:

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Jan Błachowicz by TKO (corner stoppage) R2 5:00

KSW lightweight tournament final:

Niko Puhakka def. Maciej Górski by submission (arm triangle) R2 3:20

95 kg.: Toni Valtonen def. Łukasz Jurkowski by unaminous decision

105 kg.: Rogent Lloret def. Karol Bedorf by unaminous decision

84 kg.: James Zikic def. Antoni Chmielewskiby unaminous decision after
extra round

84 kg.: Michał Materla def. Gregory Babene by submission (guilotine
from mount) R2 3:30

Open.: Marcin Różalski def. Marcin Bartkiewicz by TKO (doctor’s
stoppage) R2 1:51

Welterweight tournament final:

Aslambek Saidov def. Ruben Crawford by unaminous decision

Pawel covers mixed martial arts for top Polish site MMANews.PL
One thought on “KSW 15 results: Khalidov submits Irvin, Sokoudjou defeats Blachowicz”
  1. Soko defeted janek with low kicks. Irvin try to gnp Mamed and get cought in armbar. Fights on YT

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