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Olympic gold medalist Szymon Kolecki (9-1) will face bodybuilder & renowned fitness coach Akop Szostak (4-3) at light heavyweight in a the main event of KSW 62 live around the world on www.KSWTV.com and the KSW App on July 17th from Warsaw, Poland.
Kolecki is a Polish sporting icon having won a gold medal in weightlifting in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as well as a silver medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. In 2017 he made his MMA debut and after amassing an impressive 6-1 record he signed with KSW in 2019.
Since then, the 39-year-old has gone 3-0 in the promotion with wins over the world’s strongest man Mariusz Pudzianowski, Olympic wrestling medalist Damian Janikowski, and European MMA veteran Martin Zawada.
Now Kolecki will step in opposite the imposing Akop Szostak. The 32-year-old is a famous fitness coach in Poland and makes his return to KSW after two years away. He comes back into the promotion after a recent win over monster bodybuilder Radosław Słodkiewicz.
The co-main event of KSW 62 will see a rematch between top Polish welterweight Andrzej Grzebyk (17-4) and MMA legend Marius Zaromskis (23-9).
In their first bout, at KSW 56, Grzebyk suffered a broken leg in the first round and the fight was called off with Zaromskis awarded the victory. Now, amazingly just eight months later, the pair will finally settle the score.
Watch KSW 62 live around the world on www.KSWTV.com and the KSW App available now on iOS & Android.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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