The exciting clash of hard-hitting heavyweights, KSW champion Karol Bedorf (14-2, 5 KO, 3 Sub) versus Sao Paulo’s knockout king Fernando Rodrigues Jr (10-2, 7 KO, 2 Sub) headlines the blockbuster KSW 37: Circus of Pain mega card on December 3rd in the biggest arena in Poland – Kraków’s Tauron Arena.
The best heavyweight in Poland – Bedorf defends his title for the fourth time and looks to continue his 4-year unbeaten streak. His impressive title reign includes knockout victories over Polish judo legend Paweł Nastula, jiu-jitsu ace Rolles Gracie, heavyweight standout Michał Kita and kickboxing veteran James McSweeney. The Ankos Zapasy / Berserkers Team product finished four of his last opponents.
Meanwhile, Rodrigues Jr makes his KSW debut fresh off his 68-second victory over Yosef Mohammad at the recent Euro FC show in Helsinki. The hard-hitting Brazilian finished his foes in nine of his ten professional victories having seven knockouts and two submissions under his belt. Nicknamed “Santo Forte”, the 29-year-old has gone to distance only once in his career.
In the KSW 37 co-main event former 5-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski (9-5, 3 KO, 2 Sub) battles the Polish Internet sensation and former Cage Rage heavyweight Popek Monster (2-1, 2 KO) in the most anticipated attraction in Polish MMA history.
Also on the card, KSW welterweight champion Borys Mańkowski (18-5-1, 3 KO, 7 Sub) faces yet to be named opponent in his third title defense, while KSW featherweight titlist Artur Sowiński (17-7, 6 KO, 6 Sub) squares off against The Ultimate Fighter veteran Marcin Wrzosek (11-3, 4 KO, 3 Sub) in the heated grudge match.