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SAKI vs LASCENKO
This marks Lascenko’s first high profile opponent since losing to Freddy Kemayo at last year’s K-1 Europe GP. One of the potential break-out K-1 Heavyweights of 2009, Lascenko has seen his career stall out somewhat over the past year. Since the Kemayo loss, he’s gone 1-2, and is coming off a win over Vasile Popovici. One interesting aspect to this fight is that Lascenko has recently been in the news a bit as he has made the transition to Mike’s Gym, where he has been working as the sparring partner to Badr Hari. Hari vs. Saki is a fight that has come up more than once recently, and is one I wouldn’t be surprised to see sooner than later. Seeing his training partner face off against Saki will certainly be informative for Hari and the team at Mike’s Gym.