Philip De Fries placed on a clean performance to maintain a onesided win over light heavy weight winner Tomasz Narkun in their super-fight clash in the major event of KSW 47 in Lodz, Poland on Saturday night.
Even though Narkun threatened in vain along with his trademark shield admissions in the previous round, he was chiefly a passenger because De Fries’ power dictated the pace of the struggle, leading to his next defense of their promotion’s heavyweight crown.
Everytime that the lightheavyweight winner appeared to exchange, his thicker counter part could leather him with an overhand right that quickly slowed him down–most especially from the opening around. De Fries shut down Narkun’s renowned entry attempts, employing some slick adjustments and solid pressure to conquer his opponent’so advances.
“This has been the toughest fight of my livelihood,” stated De Fries in his post-fight interview.
In the co-main celebration, Olympic weightlifter Szymon Kolecki claimed a debut conquer KSW’s biggest celebrity, Mariusz Pudzianowski, if the prior strong man suffered a leg injury that ceased the action from the first round.
Kolecki used his speed advantage to enter and outside of range and also managed to get his gargantuan competition on the deck only before the battle has been stopped. It seemed like the Polish celebrity suffered a personal accident to his thigh as he struck the floor. Instantly after hitting on the canvas, he caught his leg pain, prompting the referee to prevent the action.
Norman Parke edged out former winner Borys Mankowski in his welterweight debut, promising that a unanimous decision after having a strong showing in the last round.
Mankowski competed for the first time since being dethroned by Roberto Soldic and placed to a dramatic clinic in the first round, linking with damaging uppercuts on several occasions. “The Tasmanian Devil” got the greater of the striking forth and back in the next round, however, Parke scored what proved to be an essential take-down in expiring embers of their stanza. The prior UFC lightweight manipulated the struggle from high position in the last round, linking with big elbows over the downed Mankowski.
With a win over Phil De Fries going in to KSW 47, Satoshi Ishii’s debut win against former winner Fernando Rodrigues Jr. likely secured him that the following crack at the name. Ishii’therefore big highlight came from the next round of the battle when he pumped the freshwater into the canvas. The strong second round was framed by a lot more tentative five-minute passages, with the prior king giving as much as he got in the exchanges against the Japanese veteran.
Aleksandar Ilic opened his account with KSW in unforgettable style after being on the receiving end of a wrestling clinic over the initial ten minutes of his middleweight clash with Olympic bronze medalist, Damian Janikowski. When it appeared as if all hope was lost, the Serbian debutant dispatched the Polish fan-favorite with a left head kick at the beginning of the next round.
- Phil D E Fries D E F. Tomasz Narkun through unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-45)
- Satoshi Ishii D E F. Fernando Rodrigues Jr. via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
- Aleksandar Ilic D E F. Damian Janikowski via Knock out (head kick) at 0:23 of R3
- Pawel Politylo def. Dawid Gralka through TKO (strikes) at 3:52 of R-2
Mariusz Pudzianowski through TKO (leg injury) at 4:24 of R1
Borys Mankowski through unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Krzysztof Klaczek through unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
Bartlomiej Kopera through bulk decision (30-26, 29-28, 28-28)