Jerome Le Banner to face Marcin Rozalski in KSW 18 main event

Two career kickboxers, Jerome Le Banner and Marcin Rozalski, will face off in an MMA bout in the KSW 18 main event on Feb. 25 at Orlen Arena in Plock, Poland.

KSW officials announced the bout via press release on Wednesday.

Le Banner, a living legend in the kickboxing world, holds a 3-2 record in MMA which includes a first round knockout win over current UFC middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in 2005.

Le Banner, age 39, last fought on New Year’s eve 2010, when he dropped a unanimous decision to Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii at Dynamite!! 2010. Le Banner’s three MMA wins took place in 2005-2006 and were all via knockout.

Rozalski, age 33, put together a 15-7 pro kickboxing record between 2004-2009, but has since turned his focus to MMA where he is 2-0. Both his pro MMA fights took place under the KSW banner in 2011 and he won both fights via TKO.

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