Dusseldorf, Germany: The fight card for this Saturday’s Elite MMA Championship 5 event is now officially complete with a card consisting nine professional MMA bouts and host of UFC, KSW, PFL, Bellator, and M-1 veterans along with a former BAMMA champion and an Olympic gold medalist.
In the main event Olympic gold medalist in judo Satoshi Ishii (23-11-1) will face former BAMMA champion & Bellator veteran Stuart Austin (14-6) for the inaugural EMC heavyweight title.
The first round of the EMC Welterweight Grand Prix tournament will also take place at this event as UFC veteran Ismail Naurdiev (19-4) takes on Polish prospect Tymoteusz Lopaczyk (7-1) and the exciting Amiran Gogoladze (10-1) faces PFL & MMA veteran Pavel Kusch (23-7). The winners of both semi-finals will meet at EMC 6.
Elsewhere on the card KSW star & bodybuilder Erko Jun (3-1) faces Poland’s Damian Olszewski (2-3), CroCop Team’s Sasa Milinkovic (7-2) squares off against German beast Kasim Aras (4-1), and we will see a huge European welterweight clash between Germany’s Konrad Dyrschka (10-1) and Italian bad boy Walter Pugliesi (7-2).
EMC 5 Fight Card
Saturday, Sept 5 – UFD Gym, Germany
Inaugural EMC Heavyweight Title
Satoshi Ishii (23-11-1) vs. Stuart Austin (14-6)
Welterweight Grand Prix Semi Final 2
Ismail Naurdiev (19-4) vs. Tymoteusz Lopaczyk (7-1)
Erko Jun (3-1) vs. Damian Olszewski (2-3)
Welterweight Grand Prix Semi Final 1
Pavel Kusch (23-7) vs. Amiran Gogoladze (10-1)
Sasa Milinkovic (7-2) vs. Kasim Aras (4-1)
Konrad Dyrschka (10-1) vs. Walter “kraken” Pugliesi (7-2)
Sara Luzar Smajic (1-1) vs. Kaylee Vos (1-1)
Pascal Hintzen (4-0) vs. Said Eidi (5-5)
Ibrahim Cholo (3-0) vs. Tobias Eylitz (3-1)
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