OKTAGON 54: KINCL VS. WAWRZYNIAK, Full Cards, Where to Watch

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Oktagon 54 featured a middleweight title unification as its main event, with Patrik Kincl facing Piotr Wawrzyniak. Patrik Kincl, the reigning middleweight champion, was set to defend his title against interim champion Piotr Wawrzyniak. Both fighters stood at an equal height of 5-foot-11, with Kincl having a slight reach advantage. Kincl was returning from an injury hiatus and was the favourite to win according to oddsmakers, with betting odds placing him at -225, while Wawrzyniak was the underdog at +163.

The event took place on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the Ostravar Arena in Ostrava, Czech Republic, and was streamed live via Oktagon TV. The card was heavily focused on the Tipsport Gamechanger tournament at lightweight, with all but two fights (one prelim and the main event) being part of this tournament.

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OKTAGON 54: Kincl vs. Wawrzyniak

  • OKTAGON 54 is a landmark event in mixed martial arts, headlined by a highly anticipated middleweight title unification between Patrik Kincl and Piotr Wawrzyniak. Here are the details: 
  • Event Date and Time: March 2, 2024, starting at noon ET.
  • Venue: Ostravar Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
  • Main Event: Patrik Kincl vs. Piotr Wawrzyniak for the unification of the middleweight championship title.
  • Broadcast: The event will be available for streaming on DAZN in the U.S. and other select regions.

Fighter Details:

  • Patrik KinclRecord: 27-10-0
  • Title: OKMMA Middleweight Champion
  • Age at Fight: 34 years, 7 months, 1 week, 3 days
  • Latest Weight: 184.7 lbs (83.8 kgs)
  • Height: 5’11” (180cm)
  • Reach: 72.0″ (183cm)
  • Gym: All Sports Academy
  • Nation: Hradec Králové Region, Czech Republic

Piotr WawrzyniakRecord: 12-5-0

  • Title: Interim Champion Middleweight
  • Age at Fight: 33 years, 1 week, 1 day
  • Latest Weight: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
  • Height: 5’11” (180cm)
  • Reach: 70.9″ (180cm)
  • Gym: Czerwony Smok
  • Nation: Poznan, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Where to Watch

OKTAGON 54 can be watched through various platforms depending on the viewer’s location:

  • Internationally, the event will be broadcast live on OKTAGON.TV
  • Worldwide, with the exception of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, fans can watch the event on DAZN.
  • The event will be available on Channel 4 in the UK and Ireland.
  • Viewers in France can tune in to RMC Sport to watch the event.
  • In Greece, the event will be streamed on COSMOTE.tv.

Please note that the event starts at 5 pm GMT/6 pm CET/12 pm ET/9 am CT.

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OKTAGON 54 is a highly anticipated event in the European MMA scene on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The event features a loaded card, including the main event where Patrik Kincl (27-10, 1NC), the longest reigning champion in the promotion, aims to unify the middleweight division against interim belt holder Piotr Wawrzyniak (12-5). This event marks the beginning of the €1 million Gamechanger tournament, showcasing fourteen of the best lightweights across Europe, representing eleven countries.

Main Card Highlights

  • Middleweight Title Unification Bout: Patrik Kincl (27-10, 1NC) vs. Piotr Wawrzyniak (12-5)
    • Tipsport Gamechanger Matches:Ronald Paradeiser (18-8) vs. Attila Korkmaz (14-7)
    • Makwan Amirkhani (17-9) vs. Mochamed Machaev (13-1, 1NC)
    • Vladimír Lengál (6-2) vs. Daniel Torres (14-5, 2NC)
    • Mateusz Legierski (10-1) vs. Matouš Kohout (9-6)
    • Marcel Grabinski (23-9) vs. Acoidan Duque (19-4, 1NC)
    • Akonne Wanliss (7-2, 1NC) vs. Sahil Siraj (9-2)
    • Hafeni Nafuka (8-0) vs. Predrag Bogdanović (15-1)

The preliminary card for OKTAGON 54 includes the following bouts:

**Featherweight Bout**: Radek Roušal (2-0-0) vs. Luke Neale (3-1-0)

**Lightweight Bout**: Jason Ponet (24-16-1) vs. Łukasz Rajewski (12-9-0) This is a Tipsport Gamechanger Reserve Bout.

**Lightweight Bout**: Miloš Janičić (16-3-0) vs Ebrahim Hosseinpour (8-7-0) is also a Tipsport Gamechanger Reserve About.

These bouts are part of the preliminary card for OKTAGON 54, which is set to take place in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The event is highlighted by its focus on the Tipsport Gamechanger tournament, with the preliminary card featuring a mix of established fighters and promising newcomers.

FAQs:

What is OKTAGON 54?

OKTAGON 54 is a mixed martial arts (MMA) event hosted by OKTAGON MMA, featuring a series of fights, including a title unification between Patrik Kincl and Piotr Wawrzyniak, as well as the beginning of the Tipsport Gamechanger tournament with a €1 million cash prize.

When and where is OKTAGON 54 taking place?

The event is scheduled for March 2, 2024, at the Ostravar Aréna in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

What are the key fights at OKTAGON 54?

**Middleweight Title Unification Bout**: Patrik Kincl vs. Piotr Wawrzyniak

**Tipsport Gamechanger Tournament Matches**: Featuring fighters like Ronald Paradeiser, Makwan Amirkhani, and many others competing in the lightweight division.

How can I watch OKTAGON 54?

**Internationally**: OKTAGON.TV

**Worldwide (except CZ/SK)**: DAZN

**UK/Ireland**: Channel 4

**France**: RMC Sport

**Greece**: COSMOTE.tv

Can I return my ticket if I leave the venue?

No, your ticket cannot be returned or reused once you leave the venue.

What are the rules for the Tipsport Gamechanger tournament?

The tournament features 16 selected fighters in the lightweight division (70.3 kg), with matches lasting 3 rounds of 5 minutes each. The final match of the tournament will last 5 rounds of 5 minutes. A winner must be chosen in each round, and the fight cannot end in a draw or as a no-contest.

What happens if a fighter cannot continue due to an injury?

In case of an injury, a “lucky loser” with the most votes will step in for the injured fighter and continue in the tournament. This process can be repeated before the semi-finals.

Are there any reserve matches?

Yes, reserve matches are intended to complete the pyramid in case of injury or illness of an advancing fighter. The promoter selects potential replacement fighters for the first event or will compete in a reserve match.

How can I purchase tickets for OKTAGON 54?

Tickets for OKTAGON 54 are available for purchase on platforms like StubHub, viagogo, and TicketSwap, offering a secure way to buy and sell tickets for the event.

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