WOTORE will hold its fifth event today in the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre in Gdańsk, Poland. A martial arts, bare-knuckle fighting combined with an atmospheric, theatrical setting will provide a unique experience. In the main event, the former KSW featherweight champion Marcin Wrzosek will take on Vaso Bakocevic. In the co-main event, Bartosz Batra will try to avenge his loss to Michał ‘Matrix’ Królik.
Marcin Wrzosek vs. Vaso Bakocevic
Wrzosek is a former KSW champion, who has been released by the promotion due to his loss to Dariusz ‘Don Kasjo’ Życiński in a boxing match at Fame MMA 12. What is worse, Fame MMA also released him due to Wrzosek assaulting the fan during his exit to the back after the fight. Now ‘Polish Zombie’ is testing a free agency with includes bare-knuckle fighting.
Bakocevic is also a former KSW fighter, who made his bare-knuckle boxing debut at the Genesis event back in 2020. He defeated Dariusz Rutkiewicz via referee stoppage in the second round.
Rest of the card
In the co-main event, Królik and Batra will meet in a rematch. Their first fight took place at the aforementioned Genesis, where Królik won via a unanimous decision.
Dominik Owsiany and Jakub Ozga will fight for a 50 K PLN prize money in the finals of the 8 – man open weight tournament which began at Wotore 4. Also, a new openweight tournament begins at this event.
Wotore 5 Results:
Main Card – iPPV (12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT)
Marcin Wrzosek def. Vaso Bakocevic via TKO (punches, elbows and headbutts) in Round 1
Michał ‘Matrix’ Królik def. Bartosz Batra via KO in 0:30 of Round 1
Wotore 4 8-men Openweight Tournament Final:
Dominik Owsiany def. Jakub Ozga via TKO (punches) in Round 1 and won 50 k PLN prize money
Robert Maruszak def. Szymon Szynkiewicz via doctor stoppage (accidental eyepoke) in 1:49 of Round 1
Rafał Szczerbiński def. Christos Navrozidis via split decision
Wotore 5 8-men Openweight Tournament:
Semifinal #1: Bartosz ‘Ufol’ Kwiatkowski def. Krzystof ‘Rambo’ Waczyński via doctor stoppage due to cut in Round 2
Semifinal #2: Raul Joshua Stir def. Krystian Rosa* via doctor stoppage (accidental eyepoke) in Round 2
*Paweł ‘Venom’ Kubielas was unable to continue due to injury
Krzysztof ‘Rambo’ Waczyński def. Krystian Rosa via TKO (punches) in 0:42 of Round 1
Bartosz ‘Ufol’ Kwiatkowski def. Michał „Kornik” Kornacki via doctor stoppage (broken thumb after the takedown) in Round 1
Paweł ‘Venom’ Kubielas def. Paweł ‘Polski Wiking’ Gołębiewski via TKO (spinning backfist and punches) in 1:15 of Round 1
Raul Joshua Stir def. Paweł Malinowski via TKO (elbows) in of Round 1