[ads2][ads1]Poland’s premiere mixed martial arts organization returns with KSW 23 on June 8 at Ergo Arena in Gdańsk/Sopot. The card which will broadcast on Pay-Per-View is headlined with a middleweight bout between Poland’s own Mamed Khalidov (26-4-2) taking on dangerous kick boxer Melvin Manhoef (27-10-1, 1 NC) of Holland.
In co-main event action Polish heavyweight strong man Mariusz Pudzianowski (5-2, 1 NC) returns against an opponent still to be determined and UFC vet Kendall Grove (18-12, 1 NC) takes on Poland’s Michal Materla (18-3) for the vacant KSW middleweight title.
The full KSW 23 fight card includes:
- Mamed Khalidov (Poland) vs. Melvin Manhoef (Holland) – 3 x 5-minute rounds at middleweight
- Mariusz Pudzianowski (Poland) vs. TBA – 2 x 5-minute rounds at heavyweight
- Michał Materla (Poland) vs. Kendall Grove (USA) – for the KSW title – 3 x 5-minute rounds at middleweight
- Aslambek Saidov (Poland) vs. TBA – 3 x 5-minute rounds at welterweight
- Maciej Jewtuszko (Poland) vs. TBA – 3 x 5-minute rounds at lightweight
- Karolina Kowalkiewicz (Poland) vs. Marta Chojnoska (Poland) – 3 x 5-minute rounds at 55 kilograms
- Mateusz Zawadzki (Poland) vs. Mateusz Gamrot (Poland) – 3 x 5-minute rounds at lightweight