Fight Network Presents KSW 33: Khalidov vs. Materla LIVE Saturday, Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. ET

Nov 28, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of KSW 33: Khalidov vs. Materla from Tauron Arena in Krakow, Poland this Saturday, November 28 at 2 p.m. ET.

KSW 33 will air live in the U.S. on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Suddenlink Communications, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable, nationwide in Canada, Roku devices across North America, and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Two of Poland’s top fighters will collide in the main event for the KSW middleweight championship, as Michal Materla (22-4) looks to snap Mamed Khalidov (30-4-2)’s 11-fight unbeaten run. Meanwhile, in the co-headliner, Michal Kita (16-7) clashes with Polish countryman Karol Bedorf (12-2) for the KSW heavyweight title. The KSW featherweight crown is also up for grabs as Artur Sowinski (15-7) faces Japanese export Kleber Koike Erbst (18-3-1).

In other featured bouts, Brazil’s Maiquel Falcao (35-7) meets Turkey’s Aziz Karaoglu (8-6) in a middleweight matchup, undefeated Polish prospect Kararzyna Lubonska (3-0) takes on Brazil’s Ariane Lipski (5-3) in a women’s flyweight showdown, Lukasz Chlewicki (12-4-1) battles Bartiomej Kurczewski (9-5) in a clash of Polish lightweights, Poland’s Kamil Szymuszowski (13-4) tangles with Germany’s David Zawada (11-2) in a welterweight pairing, plus Anzor Azhiev (5-2) and Vaso Bakocevic (21-9-1) cross paths in a featherweight tilt.

Before the spotlight is shined on Poland, Fight Network will air the live UFC Fight Night™: Henderson vs. Masvidal main card from Seoul, South Korea exclusively in Canada at 8 a.m. ET. Encores will air in primetime at 9 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. PT for viewers on the West Coast.

In the main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (22-5) seeks his second straight win at 170 pounds opposite battle-tested veteran Jorge Masvidal (29-9). Local welterweight superstar Dong Hyun Kim (20-3-1, 1NC) competes in the co-feature against late replacement Dominic Waters (9-3). Rounding out the main card, Yoshihiro Akiyama (14-5, 2NC) returns to South Korea for the first time since 2007 for a welterweight matchup with undefeated grappling ace Alberto Mina (11-0), while explosive South Korean knockout artist Doo Ho Choi (12-1) looks to build on an impressive promotional debut last November when he faces off with fellow featherweight Sam Sicilia (15-5), who carries a two-fight winning streak into the bout.

In addition to all the live events, Fight Network is the destination for UFC library content, specials and series, including UFC Unleashed, UFC Now, UFC Ultimate Insider and classic UFC PPV events.

This Sunday, Nov. 29 at 9 p.m. ET, catch a full encore presentation of UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez from October 2010 in Anaheim, Calif., headlined by a showdown between champion Brock Lesnar and challenger Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight championship, plus Jake Shields makes his UFC debut against Martin Kampmann, The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner Diego Sanchez collides with Paulo Thiago, pioneer Tito Ortiz clashes with former pupil Matt Hamill, and Brendan Schaub battles Gabriel Gonzaga in heavyweight action.

The full card for UFC Fight Night™: Henderson vs. Masvidal includes:

Main Card (Live on Fight Network, 8 a.m. ET):

-Benson Henderson (22-5) vs. Jorge Masvidal (29-9)

-Dong Hyun Kim (20-3-1, 1NC) vs. Dominic Waters (9-3)

-Yoshihiro Akiyama (14-5, 2NC) vs. Alberto Mina (11-0)

-Doo Ho Choi (12-1) vs. Sam Sicilia (15-5)

Preliminary Card (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 5 a.m. ET):

-Dongi Yang (12-3) vs. Jake Collier (9-2)

-Yui Chul Nam (18-5-1) vs. Mike de la Torre (13-5, 1NC)

-Tae Hyun Bang (17-9) vs. Leo Kuntz (17-2-1)

-Seohee Ham (15-6) vs. Cortney Casey (4-2)

-Yao Zhikui (2-3) vs. Fredy Serrano (2-0)

-Ning Guangyou (6-2-1) vs. Marco Beltran (6-4)

-Dominique Steele (13-6) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (13-6)

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