The black belt in karate, tae-kwon-do and KSW champion in two weight classes Mamed Khalidov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 33-4-2 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 middleweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Jorge Santiago in 2010, since then he has collected 13 victories and one draw beating Aziz Karaoglu in 2016 (=Khalidov vs Karaoglu) and Luke Barnatt in 2017 (=Khalidov vs Barnatt).
His opponent, the current KSW Ww champion Borys Mankowski, has a record of 19-5-1 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.57 in the same weight class. He lost to Aslambek Saidov in 2012 but then he has won six consecutive fights defeating John Maguire last year. Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski is the main event of KSW 39. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: KSW 39: Colosseum
Where: PGE Narodowy Stadium, Warsaw, Poland
Division: catchweight (180.8 lbs, 82 kg)
KSW 39 fight card (main fights):
Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski
Mariusz Pudzianowski vs Tyberiusz Kowalczyk
Fernando Rodrigues Jr vs Marcin Rozalski
Tomasz Narkun vs Marcin Wojcik
Mateusz Gamrot vs Norman Parke
Marcin Wrzosek vs Kleber Koike Erbst
Khalidov’s previous fight: Mamed Khalidov vs Luke Barnatt
Khalidov vs Mankowski Fight Video:
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