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Croatia’s Filip Pejic now faces Daniel Torres at KSW 51 in Zagreb

Filip Pejic (Photo: KSW)

ZAGREB, 18 October 2019 – There has been a slight change to the KSW 51 fight card as Brazil’s Daniel Torres (9-4) replaces the injured Krzysztof Klaczek against Croatia’s Filip ‘Nitro’ Pejic (14-2-2).

The always exciting Torres has won two performance bonuses in his two KSW appearances and has become a favourite for KSW fans to watch.

The 25-year-old made his promotional debut with a hard fought decision win over Filip Wolanski at KSW 44 but then was on the wrong end to a decision against Roman Szymanski at KSW 46, both fights earning him ‘Fight of the Night’ honours. Now after a TKO win on the regional European scene the UFD Gym fighter is back and hoping to score the biggest win of his career.

Pejic made a huge impact in his debut at KSW 48 knocking out top Polish fighter Filip Wolanski with a headkick followed up with strikes. The Zagreb native now makes his highly anticipated return to the KSW arena on November 9 in front of his hometown at KSW 51. Undefeated in his past five fights (4 wins, 1 Draw) since his short tenure in the UFC, the 27-year-old is looking to make KSW his home and work his way towards the title in the featherweight division. And with an 85% finishing ratio, this explosive fighter is a threat to anyone.

Pejic in action (Photo: KSW)

KSW 51 takes place November 9 from the Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia and will be headlined by a monster main event between five times world’s strongest man Mariusz Pudzianowski (12-7) and Bosnian bodybuilder & social media star Erko Jun (3-0). The event will also feature some of the best fighters from Croatia and all around the Balkans including Vaso Bakocevic, Antun Racic, Filip Pejic, Aleksandar Ilic, and many more.

Tickets are available right now from Eventim.hr.

KSW 51 Fight Card

Main Event

Heavyweight

Mariusz Pudzianowski (12-7) vs. Erko Jun (3-0)

Co-Main Event

Catchweight 161 lb

Borys Mańkowski (19-8-1) vs. Vaso Bakocevic (39-18-1)

Inaugural Bantamweight Title

Antun Racić (23-8-1) vs. Damian Stasiak (11-6)

Featherweight

Filip Pejić (14-2-2) vs. Daniel Torres (9-4)

Middleweight

Aleksandar Ilić (12-2) vs. Cezary Kęsik (9-0)

Heavyweight

Ante Delija (16-3) vs. Denis Stojnic (13-3)

Light Heavyweight

Ivan Erslan (7-0) vs. Darwin Rodriguez (9-4)

Lightweight

Roman Szymański (11-5) vs. Milos Janicić (11-2)

Welterweight

Krystian Kaszubowski (7-1) vs. Aleksandar Rakas (15-7)

Bantamweight

Sebastian Przybysz (5-2) vs. Lemmy Krusić (20-6)

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