Bellator, Rizin Veteran Satoshi Ishii Signs Multi-Fight Deal with Polish Promotion KSW
Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi
Ishii has signed a multi-fight contract with Polish promotion
Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki.
KSW officials confirmed the deal on Monday. News regarding his
debut is expected to be announced soon.
“I am happy welcome Ishii to KSW,” KSW CEO Martin Lewandowski said
in a release. “He is one on the finest martial artists on the
planet. His credentials in judo speak for themselves and has become
a force in MMA with wins over KSW, UFC, ADCC, and K1 champions. I
am very excited to see him step foot into the KSW arena and see
what he produces.”
Ishii, who won gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has compiled a
19-8-1 mark since turning pro in MMA in 2009. The 32-year-old
Osaka, Japan native has competed for organizations such as
Bellator, Rizin and Dream and owns notable wins against the likes
Herring, Philip De
Fries, Jeff Monson,
Rizzo, Tim Sylvia and
Minowa, to name a few.
— KSW (@KSW_MMA)
February 18, 2019
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