Besides the draw against Ishii, where the Japanese fighter was better throughout the entire fight, Paulo Filho was defeated in the previous two matches, against Norman Paraisy and Ronny Marques. His last victory was in March against Jackson Mora, via split decision.
In the KSW 17 fight card, aside from Paulo Filho, other well-known names in MMA will also be present, such as the Cameroonian Rameau Sokoudjou Therry and Englishman James Thompson.
Saturday, November 26
Card subject to change:
Aslambek Saidov vs. Rafal Moksi;
Zikic vs. James. Antoni Chmielewski;
Vs. Maciej Jewtuszco. Artur Sowinski;
Vs. Matt Horwich. Michal Materla;
Rameau Sokoudjou vs. Therry. Jan Blachowicz
Mariusz Pudzianowski vs. James Thompson
Paulo Filho vs. Mamed Khalidov.