KSW 95: Wiklacz vs. Przybysz 5 Results: Wikłacz Retains Bantamweight Strap

KSW 95

After five meetings between the pair, KSW bantamweight champion Jakub Wikłacz may have finally put his rivalry with Sebastian Prybysz to bed after securing a stunning second-round submission win over his long-time nemesis, at KSW 95.

Wikłacz could not have done it in a more dramatic fashion, with both men firing out of the blocks from the opening round. Wikłacz looked to be in trouble after receiving a pair of heavy elbows and seeing a nasty cut open up above his right eye. The hometown hero was able to regroup and locked in a lethal guillotine to send the crowd into raptures as he secured one of the most memorable victories of his career.

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In the co-main event, heavyweight champion Phil De Fries successfully defended his title for the tenth time with a unanimous decision win over Brazil’s Augusto Sakai. The champion controlled proceedings for the bulk of the contest, which never really exploded into life. However, in the end, De Fries was a clear winner in the judges’ eyes, with all three scoring it 49-46 on the scorecards.

Earlier in the night, newcomer Tymoteusz Łopaczyk put the KSW welterweight division on notice with a flawless performance against the fifth-ranked Brian Hooi. Łopaczyk nullified Hooi’s stand-up threat, moving in and out and landing shots without allowing his opponent to establish a rhythm. Łopaczyk’s ground game also came into play as the fight wore on, making it a long night in the cage for Hooi. It will be interesting to see who KSW pairs Łopaczyk with next.

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UFC and PFL vet Marcin Held also returned to the winner’s circle, grinding out a unanimous decision win over Roman Szymanski. The win will set Held up for bigger fights in the lightweight division.

KSW 95: Wiklacz vs. Przybysz 5 : Full Results

  • KSW Bantamweight Championship: Jakub Wiklacz def. Sebastian Przybysz via RD2 Sub
  • KSW Heavyweight Championship: Phil De Fries def. Augusto Sakai via UD
  • Lightweight: Marcin Held def. Roman Szymański via UD
  • Welterweight:Tymoteusz Łopaczyk def. Brian Hooi via UD
  • Welterweight: Oskar Szczepaniak def. Adrian Zieliński via UD
  • Bantamweight: Patryk Surdyn def. Shamad Erzanukaev via UD
  • Middleweight: Borys Dzikowski def. Krystian Bielski via SD
  • Light Heavyweight: Michal Dreczkowski Def. Stevan Jarić via RD1 TKO
  • Welterweight: Dawid Kuczmarski Def. Morgan Gbolou via RD1 Sub