MMAjunkie: Olympian Satoshi Ishii makes KSW debut vs. ex-champ Fernando Rodrigues Jr. on March 23


After signing a multi-fight deal with KSW, Satoshi Ishii already has a date and opponent for his debut.

Ishii (19-8-1) will meet former heavyweight champion Fernando Rodrigues Jr. (12-4) at KSW 47 on March 23, a promotion official told MMAjunkie. The event takes place March 23 at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland, and streams on DAZN in the U.S. and on globally.

The announcement means there will be two Olympic champions in action in the same card. Other than Ishii, who won a gold medal in judo at the 2008 summer Olympics in Beijing, KSW 47 will also feature Szymon Kolecki, who won gold in weightlifting in the same edition of the Games. Kolecki will meet multi-time world’s strongest man winner Mariusz Pudzianowski in the night’s co-main event.Continue reading >>>




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