The P4P ranked number one fighter in South Africa, Dricus Du Plessis (12-2) returns to action following a short layoff from competition. The 25-year-old is a former KSW welterweight champion but has now decided to move to middleweight where he aims to capture another KSW title. Du Plessis is known to be one of the most promising fighters in the world and has proven already to be a top talent in the sport with a 100% finishing ratio, having already captured a KSW title, and is currently a two-weight champion in South Africa.
German based Brazilian Joilton Santos makes his promotional debut at KSW 50. At just 26-years-old he has already competed nearly fourty times in the cage and was also a member of Team Sonnen on TUF Brazil back in 2014. The well-rounded fighter almost has an equal number of wins by TKO, submission, & decision and is known to be incredibly tough to finish. Santos enters KSW on an incredible 17-1 run which includes ten first round stoppages and impressive wins over Craig White and Artur Karavaev in his past two contests.
Kicking-off the KSW 50 card will be a contest between Ireland’s Catherine Costigan (6-2) and Poland’s Aleksandra Rola (2-0).