The former KSW Mw champion Michal Materla entered this fight with a professional record of 25-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 middleweight in the world. He lost to Mamed Khalidov in 2015 (Khalidov vs Materla) but then he has beat Antoni Chmielewski (Materla vs Chmielewski), Rousimar Palhares (Palhares vs Materla) and Paulo Thiago (Michal Materla vs Paulo Thiago).
His opponent, Scott Askham, has a mma record of 15-4-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.57 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Jack Hermansson and Bradley Scott; after this bout he has beat Luke Barnatt. Materla vs Askham is on the undercard of Mamed Khalidov vs Tomasz Narkun – KSW 42; they also faced each other a second time on May 18, 2019 (Michal Materla vs Scott Askham 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: KSW 42: Khalidov vs Narkun
Where: Atlas Arena, Lodz, Poland
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Materla’s previous fight: Michal Materla vs Paulo Thiago
Materla’s next fight: Michal Materla vs Martin Zawada
Materla vs Askham full fight video:
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