Who is Mariusz Pudzianowski?

Mariusz Pudzianowski is a former strongman competitor and presently a mixed martial artist. He was born on February 7, 1977, in Biala, Rawski, Poland. Mariusz is the holder of five World’s Strongest Man titles.

Quick Info
Full NameMariusz Pudzianowski
Birth DateFebruary 7, 1977
Birth PlaceBiala, Rawski, Poland
FatherWojciech Pudzianowski
Height6 feet 1 inch
Weight117.93 kg

Mariusz Pudzianowski


Furthermore, Mariusz is the son of a famous weightlifter, Wojciech Pudzianowski. Following his father’s footsteps, he became interested in sports from his young age. Just at the age of 11, he enrolled in the training of the Kyokushin, which is a style of Karate. When he was 13 years, he started strength training. In addition, he started training in boxing. Likewise, in 16 years, he competed in the Polish Weightlifting Championship.

Besides, he holds a Polish nationality, and as per ethnicity, belongs to White. He was born with the birth sign of Aquarius. With the height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 117.93 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit.

Mariusz Pudzianowski Career

As a Strongman

  • Professional Competitive Record – 1st (42), 2nd (7), 3rd (4) – Out of Total (59)
  • Performance Metric – .964 (Polish – .995, International – .953)

Mariusz Pudzianowski

Mixed Martial Arts

Mariusz signed a contract with Konfrontacja Sztul Walki for competing in four fights in 2009.

On December 11, 2009, he won his first match against  Marcin Najman. During the KSW 13 event, he won his second fight on May 7, 2010, defeating Yusuke Kawaguchi. Mariusz injured his metatarsus during the first round in the Mosin: God of Martial Arts event on May 21, 2010, and lost the match to Tim Sylvia. On September 18, 2010, he won the heavyweight boxer and kickboxer Eric Esch. He competed against James Thompson on November 26, 2011, and won by the unanimous decision. During KSW 19, he defeated Bob Sapp and won just within 39 seconds into the fight.

In the main event of KSW 20, on September 15, he won Christos Piliafas and won in the first round. At KSW 23, he lost against Sean McCorkle on June 8. Later, on September 28, they had a rematch on September 28, which Mariusz won by the majority decision. On May 17, 2014, he won on the second round to Oli Thompson. During the KSW 29’s co-main event on December 6, 2014, he defeated Pawel Nastula. On May 23, 2015, he fought against Rolled Gracie Jr. and won in the first round.

Mariusz Pudzianowski

In total his record is:

  • He played 21 matches in which he won 13  times and had 7 losses.
  • Among 13 wins; 5 was by knockout, 3 by submission, 5 by decision, and 1 by no contest.
  • AMong 7 losses, 2 by knockout, and 5 by submission.


Besides, Mariusz also features in the musical group Pudzian Band as a guest singer. The group was started by his brother, Krystian. Eventually, in 2006, their first singe was aired named, “Zdobyć świat”. Then, in 2009, they released an album, “Dawaj a ring”. 

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