MMAMotion Exclusive Interview: Scott Askham – “Defend or vacate. I want that belt!”

It is announced that KSW are returning to London. On October 6th, we see the return of the fast growing European promotion as they make their way back to the SSE Arena, Wembley in London.

Known for their incredibly high level production,  entertaining and world class fights and just their overall spectacle, eyes will surely be on KSW as they make a highly anticipated return to English shores.

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News: Scott Askham, Damian Janikowski and Popek Monster confirmed for KSW London

The first fighters competing at KSW 45: The Return to Wembley have been confirmed by the promotion for their October 6 card at The SSE Arena, Wembley.

Infamous rapper and former London resident Popek Monster (3-3) is set to return to action following a successful stint away from the cage on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in Poland. Joining him on the London card will be Olympic medalist Damian Janikowski (3-0), who will make his first international MMA appearance after three straight finishes over notably more experienced opposition.

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Scott Askham added to ACB 87 in Nottingham

Just one month on from a vicious TKO win over Michal Materla at KSW 42, ACB have confirmed that Scott Askham (16-4-0) will make his return to the promotion for ACB 87. The 29-year-old Yorkshireman will be putting his two fight win streak on the line against Ibragim Chuzhigaev (11-5-0) when the pair meet in Nottingham.

The fight will be the former UFC veteran’s second appearance for ACB after picking up a split decision win over Luke Barnatt in the main event of ACB 70 in September 2017.

Chuzhigaev is riding a two fight win streak of his own following a KO win over Will Noland at ACB 70 and avenging a previous loss to Igor Svirid with a unanimous decision victory at ACB 80. The 26-year-old Russian fighter has spent most of his professional career fighting under the ACB banner, making 12 appearances for the promotion since 2014, for a record of nine wins and three losses.

ACB 87 will be headlined by a featherweight contest between Kane Mousah and Robert Whiteford. The event will take place on May 19th 2018 at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, England. Tickets will go on sale Thursday 22nd March at 3pm and will be available from www.motorpointarenanottingham.com.