KSW 85 Results & Highlights: LHW champ chokes challenger right out

KSW 85 featured some great action including the LHW champ choking out his challenger to keep the belt.

By: Tim Bissell | 1 month ago
KSW 85 Results & Highlights: LHW champ chokes challenger right out

KSW 85 delivered a heck of a card. The headlining bout saw Salahdine Parnasse claim the undisputed featherweight title over Robert Ruchala. The co-main’s Ibragim Chuzhigaev choked out Bogdan Gnidko to retain his light heavyweight belt.

KSW 85 Results and Highlights

Main card

  • Salahdine Parnasse (18-1) πŸ‡«πŸ‡· def. Robert Ruchala (9-1) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± via TKO (kicks) retains KSW featherweight championship
  • – Ibragim Chuzhigaev (18-5) πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· def. Bogdan Gnidko (10-1) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ via submission (arm triangle); Retains Chuzhiqaev’s KSW light heavyweight championship
  • Patryk Kaczmarczyk (10-2) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± def Danu Tarchila (6-2) πŸ‡²πŸ‡© via unanimous decision (29-28×3); Featherweight
  • Kamil Szkaradek (5-0) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± def. Patryk Surdyn (7-4) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± via unanimous decision (30-27×3)
  • Marcin Krakowiak (13-4) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± def. Michal Pietrzak (10-7-1) via split decision πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± ;Welterweight
  • Yasmin Guimaraes (5-2) πŸ‡§πŸ‡· def. Adrianna Kreft (6-0) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± via unanimous decision (30-27×3); Flyweight
  • Kleber Silva (22-11) πŸ‡§πŸ‡·def. Rafal Kijanczuk (12-7) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± via KO (punches + knee) 1st Round ; Catchweight (209 lbs)


  • Wilson Varela (10-5) πŸ‡§πŸ‡· def. Lukasz Rajewski (12-9) πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± via unanimous decision (30-27×2) 30-26); Catchweight (159 lbs)

Start time and date

KSW 85 takes place on Saturday, August 19, 2023. The event is scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m. ET.

Live streams

KSW 85 is available to stream on the KSW App or on www.KSWTV.com. as an online PPV (pay-per-view) event starting at PLN 40 | Β£ 9.99 EUR | $ 9.99 USD | 7.99 GBP.

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Tim Bissell
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Tim Bissell is a writer, editor and deputy site manager for Bloody Elbow. He has covered combat sports since 2015. Tim covers news and events and has also written longform and investigative pieces. Among Tim's specialties are the intersections between crime and combat sports. Tim has also covered head trauma, concussions and CTE in great detail.

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