Poland’s Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki brought KSW 50 to London, featuring three title fights including a heavyweight battle between champ Phil De Fries and Luis Henrique.
KSW 50 went down Saturday at the SSE Arena at Wembley in London, England. The Polish promotion’s historic 50th event was to feature four title fights, but that was scaled back to three after an injury to middleweight champ Roberto Soldic’s originally scheduled opponent.
As a result, Michal Pietrzak stepped up on short notice for a catchweight bout, meaning the title would not be on the line.
Three other titles would be, however. Phil De Fries was set to make another defense of his heavyweight title, against fellow ex-UFC athlete Luis Henrique. Tomasz Narkun, who recently tried and failed to get the better of De Fries for a second title, was scheduled to defend his light heavyweight title against Przemyslaw Mysiala. And Norman Parke was ready to storm the cage against Marcin Wrzosek for an interim lightweight title.
Check below for results from today’s event!
KSW 50: London Results:
Heavyweight: Phil De Fries (c) def. Luis Henrique by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 47-48) – For the KSW Heavyweight Championship
Light Heavyweight: Tomasz Narkun (c) def. Przemyslaw Mysiala by submission (guillotine choke), Round 1, 4:03 – For the KSW Light Heavyweight Championship
Catchweight (80kg): Roberto Soldić (c) def. Michal Pietrzak via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Lightweight: Norman Parke def. Marcin Wrzosek via split decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) – For the Interim KSW Lightweight Championship
Middleweight: Damian Janikowski def. Tony Giles via submission (punches), round 1, 1:24
Middleweight: Jason Radcliffe def. Antoni Chmielewski via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Middleweight: Dricus Du Plessis def. Joilton Santos via TKO (punches), Round 2, 3:04
Strawweight: Aleksandra Rola def. Catherine Costigan via TKO (punches), Round 2, 0:50