Martial Arts Confrontation X The last tournament as we knew it
Date, place: 2008-12-19, Torwar, Warszawa back
The date of 12th September will be for long engraved in combat sports fans? memory. That they Warsaw became the European MMA capital city, all thanks to the 10th Martial Arts Confrontation event. In four years the small closed-circuit show for limited number of fans transformed itself into huge spectacular and highly-regarded event, where every participant is a champion in his fighting style and a highly-touted world class warrior. KSW 10 ? Decalogue was the last event, which featured one night eight-man light heavyweight tournament. Antony Rea (France), Matteo Minonzio (Italy), Petr Ondrus (Czech Republic), Aleksandra Radosavljevic (Serbia), Matias Baric (Croatia), Dave Dalgliesh (Holland) and two domestic fighters Michal Fijalka and Lukasz Wos battled for the KSW Federation title. The stacked line-up guaranteed enormous excitement. Even the special guest formidable Semmy Schilt reacted vigorously, when the competitors were demonstrating the maximum of their athletic abilities. After fierce full of blood, sweat and tears elimination battles, Ondrus and Dalgliesh met in the final. Dutch veteran proved to be the better fighter that night and knocked the brave Czech out in the first round! The extra fights cast also was also full of MMA stars. Maciek Gorski squared off against Bojan Kosednar. The first two rounds were even and the extra round was necessary. Additional one hundred and eighty seconds sufficed Gorski to convince the judges and earn him a victory against the favorite from Slovenia. Next bout also saw KSW Team member?s win. Antoni Chmielewski submitted the Dutchman Dion Staring with an impressive armbar and showed that the old Antonio two time KSW champion is back. Another foreigner Michael Knapp was forced to admit Polish supremacy that night. Krzysztof Kulak dominated him on his way to a unanimous judges decision. The main event featured Jan Blachowicz, who faced WFC champion Maro Perak. The Croat left Poland in a bad mood as Janek earned the forth victory for our country. Blachowicz showed him some of the famous Polish grappling submitting him with rear-naked choke. KSW 10 was another successful show produced by Martin Lewandowski and Maciej Kawulski. Exciting fights, amazing fighters, artistic performances and the whole aura of the show led to creating a MMA potentate in Eastern Europe!