Fighters of the Gala-show to take place on February 18th fitted in their weight categories.
Today at mall “Focus” there was held the official weigh-in procedure of participants of the international Gala-show in pofessional boxing , Muay Thai and MMA. All the participants fitted in their weight categories and are ready to appear on the ring at the arena “Traktor” tomorrow. We would like to remind you that the sport event starts at 17-00. Tickets are still available at ticket office of the ice arena.
Two tens of “dried” boxers at the peak of their career being ready to fight according to the rules of professional boxing, Muay Thai and MMA fitted in their weight categories. For many athletes the weight-in procedure is one of the important and rather nervous events on the eve of fighting on the ring. However, after conducting all official events and observing the order of title fights, sportsmen have some time to eat something and have a rest.
It’s worth noting that the maximum weight fixed during the weighting was 107 kg. The so-called record belongs to favorite of the tournament Ivan Shtyrkov, athlete from Yekaterinburg. His rival Rodney Wallance from the USA had weight equal to 105kg and 850gr. Tomorrow the boxers have to conduct a MMA fight in the weight category over 93 kg.
The weight of Khayal Dzhaniev from Chelyabinsk was 71kg in the respective category in which he will fight with Kazbek Sagindikov.
Spectators who supported the participants of this show saw also trophies – Champion titles which already tomorrow will belong to new Champions or will be kept by their present Champions. Let’s remind that the program of the tournament includes 5 title fights in professional boxing, two of five titles are vacant.
We should add that the international Gala-show in boxing, Muay thai and MMA is organized with the support of the Governor of Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky, Russian Copper Company and company “Ariant”. The promoter of the tournament is RCC Boxing Promotions.
The live broadcast of the tournament is available on Youtube, on the channel of RCC Boxing Promotions.