KSW 25: Aslambek Saidov defends welterweight title against Daniel Acacio

Oct 29, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- On May 29th 2009 Polish fans saw him contending for the first KSW Federation world title against Mamed Khalidov. After four years, eighteen fights, fourteen of which he won, the Brazilian returns to Poland to lock horns with the another Chechen-born mixed martial artist Aslambek Saidov.


We are proud to announce that KSW 25 show, on December 7th in Wrocław, will feature the welterweight title scrap, with Arrachion MMA Olsztyn fighter defending his belt for the first time against MMA veteran Daniel Acacio.

The former Pride, Fury FC and M-1 Global fighter has been competing in the seventy-seven kilograms weight limit for the last years. However, earlier in his career he fought at middleweight and even at light heavyweight. The Curtiba-native has been undefeated since May 2012, beating his last three opponents. There is no doubt he will try to continue this streak in his second visit in Poland.

For undefeated in his last eight KSW outings Saidov, it will the toughest career test to date, as his foe has roughly two dozens more bouts under his belt. – Acacio is a good ground fighter with solid stand-up. I want this fight to be a striking battle and I plan to win it in this area – Olsztyn’s fighter says.

Saidov vs. Acacio clash was signed for three five-minute rounds with an extra five-minute overtime. KSW world title, owned by Saidov since December 2012, will be on the line in this welterweight contest.


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