One of the best Polish kickboxers Marcin Rozalski will make his MMA debut at the fifteenth Martial Arts Confrontation, March 19th in Warsaw. The popular “Rozal” was set to face Pawel Slowinski, but the Australian based fighter pulled out of the fight due to personal reasons. One-time KSW vet Marcin Bartkiewicz stepped up to replace Slowinski in this heavyweight match-up.
Marcin Rozalski is a very experienced stand-up fighter. He has over one hundred and fifty kickboxing bouts under his belt and many muay thai fights. He also won eighteen of his twenty-five K-1 rules outings and he’s a two time WKA & ISKA K-1 World Champion. KSW ring will now see his mixed martial arts debut. – I have this necessity to satisfy. I want to test myself in the MMA competition. I may be crippled soon or I may die and I don’t want to regret that I didn’t try this. If I have a good fight, I’ll know that this sport is for me.
Rozalski will face Marcin Bartkiewicz at KSW 15. “Doktor” earned his chance to fight for KSW after he participated in one the summer KSW camps. Although born in Poland, he lives and trains in England. He has four MMA fights to his record and is a former Cage Rage Contender heavyweight champion. His MMA experience and weight advantage should be his greatest asset in the Rozalski bout.
This heavyweight match-up has all the making to be an exciting stand-up war. Both fighters prefer to slug it out in the ring and it’s safe to say that someone is going down in that fight. Whose hand will be raised on March 19th in Warsaw? KSW15showdown will answer that question.