19 Facts About Bart Palaszewski


Bart K Palaszewski is a retired Polish-American professional mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the UFC's Featherweight division.

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Bart Palaszewski was born in Warsaw, Poland and lived there until he was 13 years old when he and his family immigrated to Wonder Lake, Illinois.

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However, his coach became an Olympian and after Bart Palaszewski was not happy with his old coach's replacement, he trained for six months in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai before being introduced to mixed martial arts.

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Bart Palaszewski trained whilst working as a photographer and graphic designer and holding other computer-related jobs.

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Bart Palaszewski made his WEC debut against Alex Karalexis at WEC 37.

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Bart Palaszewski won the fight via second round TKO, earning Knockout of the Night honors.

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Bart Palaszewski suffered back to back losses against Ricardo Lamas via unanimous decision at WEC 39, and Anthony Njokuani via second round at WEC 40.

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Bart Palaszewski fought touted prospect Anthony Pettis on December 19,2009 at WEC 45.

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Bart Palaszewski gave Pettis his first professional loss via split decision.

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Bart Palaszewski defeated Karen Darabedyan via first round submission at WEC 47.

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Bart Palaszewski faced Zach Micklewright on August 18,2010 at WEC 50.

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Bart Palaszewski was expected to face Kamal Shalorus on November 11,2010 at WEC 52.

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Bart Palaszewski was expected to face Cody McKenzie on May 28,2011 at UFC 130.

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Bart Palaszewski himself was forced from the Tibau bout with an injury and replaced by Rafaello Oliveira.

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Bart Palaszewski returned to face Tyson Griffin in a featherweight bout on October 29,2011 at UFC 137.

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Bart Palaszewski won via first-round KO after dropping Griffin with a left hook and finishing the fight with a flurry of punches against the cage, earning Knockout of the Night honors.

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Bart Palaszewski faced Cole Miller on April 13,2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.

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Bart Palaszewski lost the fight via submission in the first round and was released from the promotion.

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On February in 2014, Bart Palaszewski announced his retirement from mixed martial arts competition.

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