Following Putin’s invasion in February, amateur MMA fighter Tomasz Walentek from Warsaw joined the International Legion of Territorial Defense as a volunteer.
VIDEO: In what has been described as the most anticipated clash of the year, the bout will see Błachowicz entering as underdog to Nigerian-born New Zealander Israel Adesanya in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Dubbed the ‘Prince of Cieszyn’ the 37-year-old has become the first Polishman to take the title following his win over the USA’s Dominik Reyes in Sunday’s UAE bout.
Mixed martial arts is on a roll in Poland and is looking to expand and develop the game across the country.
As the company celebrates its 15 birthday this year, TFN’s Nick Westerby meets Martin Lewandowski who, along with his business partner, has turned a once minor-interest sport attracting unsavoury characters into one of the biggest mixed martial arts businesses in Europe.
Two giants of a Polish sport battled it out to see who could come out on top in an eagerly awaited bout between two of the world’s strongest men.