It's champ vs. champ in the main event of KSW 60, and both men vying for the heavyweight throne were cleared to compete without issue.
KSW 60 will take place on April 24 in Lodz, Poland, with a pair of title tilts serving in the main and co-main events. The headliner sees Philip De Fries (19-6) try to keep an iron grip on his throne against former challenger and current light heavyweight king Tomasz Narkun (18-3). The two first met in 2019, and the Brit emerged victorious after a dominant 25-minute battle. De Fries sees himself on a win streak of seven straight, and as he looks for his fifth consecutive defense, he made weight at 264 pounds.
Narkun, who holds the promotion's all-time record for the most consecutive title defenses at five, will try for the second time to become a simultaneous two-division champ. His lone defeat dating back to 2014 came against De Fries, with nine wins including eight finishes along the way. The challenger known as "Giraffe" will be 40 pounds lighter than his adversary, clocking in at 224 pounds.
The other championship affair comes at lightweight, when Marian Ziolkowski (22-8-1, 1 NC) puts his belt on the line against the surging Maciej Kazieczko (7-1). Ziolkowski won the 155-pound strap for the first time when he defeated Roman Szymanski for the vacant championship after Mateusz Gamrot vacated. Facing him will be Kazieczko, who comes in on a four-fight win streak with knockouts over Karlo Caput and Michael Dubois to bolster his resume of late. Both the champion and challenger hit the scales at an identical 155 pounds.
KSW 60 will be airing on Saturday on KSWTV at 2 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT, with the event likely ending shortly before UFC 261 takes place in the U.S.
KSW 60 Weigh-in Results:Philip De Fries (264) vs. Tomasz Narkun (224)
Marian Ziolkowski (155) vs. Maciej Kazieczko (155)
Izuagbe Ugonoh (236) vs. Marek Samociuk (239)
Michal Sobiech (145) vs. Patryk Kaczmarczyk (146)
Aleksandar Ilic (186) vs. Adrian Dudek (186)
Krzysztof Klaczek (146) vs. Vojto Barborik (145)
Aleksandra Rola (116) vs. Karolina Wojcik (115)
Kacper Koziorzebski (176) vs. Ion Surdu (176)
Jakub Wiklacz (136) vs. Patryk Surdyn (136)
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