An injury has forced Dricus Du Plessis from his scheduled fight with Borys Mankowski (19-7-1) at KSW 47 on March 23 and now Northern Ireland’s Norman Parke (25-6-1) will step in.
Parke and Mankowski have some rocky history in KSW. There was controversy after Parke’s fight with lightweight champ Mateusz Gamrot at KSW 40 in Dublin when the Northern Irishman seemingly shoved Mankowski, who is one of Gamrot’s main cornermen, following the hot tempered fight and a scuffle ensued between Parke and Gamrot’s corner before all being separated.
32-year-old Parke came into KSW in 2017 following a successful stint in the UFC and off the back of two straight wins on the European scene. He immediately challenged Mateusz Gamrot to the lightweight title at the history KSW 39 event in front of 57,766 people but was on the losing end to a decision in a very close fight. He then receivedContinue reading >>>
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