(PRESS RELEASE) -- CAGE WARRIORS is pleased to announce another
massive heavyweight bout for February, with Andreas
Kraniotakes to take on Dmitry
Poberezhets at CWFC 46 in Kiev, Ukraine on February 23.
Kraniotakes (12-5-0) will return to the cage for the first time
since losing to UFC veteran Tim Sylvia in
November. The 30-year-old German recorded CWFC victories over
Mortimore and Dave Keeley
last year and ten of his 12 professional victories have come in the
Poberezhets (10-4-1), of the renowned Combat Dobro team, will have
strong local support as he makes his Cage Warriors debut in his
hometown of Kiev. The 26-year-old, a pankration world champion, is
a veteran of seven ProFC fights.
“I’m delighted to have Andreas
Kraniotakes back on a Cage Warriors card, especially after his
recent fight in the US,” said Cage Warriors matchmaker Ian Dean.
“He impressed on both occasions he fought on our show and has
become a fan favourite here at Cage Warriors.
Poberezhets has a big opportunity to showcase himself on the
international stage after some impressive performances in ProFC.
Like Kraniotakes, he’s a well-versed and dangerous competitor and
has some excellent training partners in the Combat Dobro camp.
“He’ll also have the local support on his side. I think will is
another excellent showcase for the European heavyweight scene and
I’m proud to have it at Cage Warriors on February 23.”