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Former multi-time World's Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski has effectively extinguished rumors of a bout against former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia, as he has been officially announced for a follow-up appearance in the Poland-based KSW promotion.
Pudzianowski, who needed just 43 seconds to defeat Marcin Najman in his first pro bout in Dec. 2009 (video below), will co-headline a May 7 event in Katowice, Poland against a yet-unnamed opponent.
Though some published reports have named Robert Paczkow as his foe, KSW co-owner Martin Lewandowski told MMA Fighting in an email that information was incorrect, and that Pudzianowski's opponent would be revealed within a few days.
The 33-year-old Pudzianowski is one of the biggest sports stars in Poland, after having captured the World's Strongest Man competition in five different years.
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