After a fifteen months break caused by a broken hand Paweł Jędrzejczyk won Word Champion WKA Thaiboxing in the category 81 kg. Paweł opponent was a Croat Josip Balentovich, replacing the Slovak Daniel Hromek who withdrew because of injury.
Josip Balentovich since the first seconds of the fight put strong resisted to Paweł. Despite this, Paweł found the rhythm of the fight and gained's initiative, which brought the desired effect in the fourth round. Strong kicks and hit the Croat made to fifth round competed with pain on his face. In the fifth round, Paweł used his superiority by kicking low in the opponent's leg. Pain eliminated Croat and judge Jopie Ubeda interrupted duel.