The former KSW Mw champion Michal Materla entered this fight with a pro record of 24-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 middleweight in the world. He lost to Mamed Khalidov in 2015 (=Khalidov vs Materla) but then he has beat Antoni Chmielewski (=Materla vs Chmielewski) and Rousimar Palhares (=Palhares vs Materla).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Paulo Thiago, has an official mma record of 18-9-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.66 in the same weight class. Paulo ‘Caveira’ suffered four consecutive losses between 2013 and 2016 (three in the Ufc), but then he has won three bouts beating Faycal Hucin in his last one. Materla vs Thiago is on the undercard of Mariusz Pudzianowski vs Jay Silva – KSW 40. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: KSW 40: Dublin
Where: 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Materla’s previous fight: Rousimar Palhares vs Michal Materla
Materla’s next fight: Michal Materla vs Scott Askham
Materla vs Thiago full fight video:
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