Mateusz Gawarzyński is now the author of the fastest KO in Polish MMA history. He defeated Artur Mroczek in just 4 seconds. Previous record was held by Mamed Khalidov, he KOed a guy with a headkick in 5 seconds.
18-year-old grappling whiz Marcin Held improved to 10-1 on Friday with a second-round kneebarring of Sengoku vet Bojan Kosednar at Infinite Fighting Federation's "Poland vs. Germany" show. The Polish lightweight told Tomasz Marciniak after the fight that he's already been fielding offers from American promotions. Photo by Piotr Pedziszewski for Sherdog.
Mariusz Pudzianowski vs. Eric "Butterbean" Esch at KSW 14
A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem (33-11, 1 NC) and Aleksander Emelianenko (17-3) will reportedly headline the November 19 card from Polish promotion Strefa Walk. Though it's already listed on the promotion's website, Golden Glory head Bas Boon tells MMArocks.pl that the match is currently being negotiated. HT: MMArocks.pl
The TV broadcast of KSW 12: Pudzianowski vs. Najman peaked at over six million viewers Friday night on Polsat. About 15% of Poland's population saw the fight. HT: tjmarciniak / mmarocks.pl Promoted to the front page by Chris Nelson.