Lodz, Poland hosted KSW 17 on Saturday. Mamed Khalidov defeated late replacement Jesse Taylor in the main event to retain the KSW Middleweight Title. In other title action, a rematch between Jan Błachowicz and Sokoudjou saw Blachowicz become the new KSW Middleweight Champion. A feature rematch between former World's Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzanowski and James Thompson saw Pudz getting revenge with a majority decision victory over the Englishman.
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KSW 17: "Revenge"
November 26, 2011
KSW Middleweight Title Bout
Mamed Khalidov def. Jesse Taylor via submission (kneebar) R1
Mariusz Pudzianowski def. James Thompson via majority decision
KSW Light Heavyweight Title Bout
Jan Błachowicz def. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou via unanimous decision
Michal Materla def. Matt Horwich via unanimous decision (overtime round)
Artur Sowiński def. Maciej Jewtuszko via KO (punches) R1
Antoni Chmielewski def. James Zikic via split decision (overtime round)
Aslambek Saidov def. Rafal Moks via majority decision