All fighters made weight this morning ahead of KSW 57 tomorrow night, December 19, in Lodz, Poland, live around the world on www.KSWTV.com.
Three title fights were made official for this huge end of year card. The UK’s Phil De Fries (18-6) will defend his heavyweight championship against dangerous veteran Michal Kita (20-11-1) in the main event, the vacant KSW lightweight title will be decided when Polish stars Roman Szymanski (13-5) and Marian Ziolkowski (21-8-1) clash in the co-main event, and Croatia’s Antun Racic (24-8-1) will make the first defense of his bantamweight title against top Brazilian prospect Bruno Santos (9-1).
Elsewhere on the card former champions Artur Sowinski (21-11) and Borys Mankowski (21-8-1) collide, Czech champion Patrik Kincl (22-9) squares-off against Polish MMA legend Tomasz Drwal (22-5-1), and PFL finalist Abus Magomedov (23-4-1) makes his much anticipated KSW debut facing the undefeated Cezary Kesik (12-0).
KSW 57 Weigh-In Results
Phil De Fries (119.8kg/264lb) vs. Michal Kita (106.6kg/235lb)
Vacant Lightweight Title
Marian Ziolkowski (70.3kg/155lb) vs. Roman Szymanski (70.2kg/155lb)
Artur Sowinski (70.7kg/156lb) vs. Borys Mankowski (70.8kg/156lb)
Antun Racic (61kg/134lb) vs. Bruno ‘Gafanhoto’ Santos (61.1kg/135lb)
Cezary Kesik (84.4kg/186lb) vs. Abus Magomedov (84.2kg/186lb)
Tomasz Drwal (84.2kg/186lb) vs. Patrik Kincl (84.2kg/186lb)
Kacper Koziorzębski (79.9kg/176lb) vs. Marcin Krakowiak (80kg/176lb)
Albert Odzimkowski (77.6kg/171lb) vs. Christian Eckerlin (77.5kg/171lb)