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Lineup Announced for MMA Competition at EEF 2019, Alexander Shlemenko to Feature

31 August 2019
Определен состав участников турнира по ММА на ВЭФ-2019  с участием Александра Шлеменко

A programme of five fights will be held at Roscongress Vladivostok Combat Night, an international mixed martial arts tournament taking place on 5 September in Vladivostok as part of the sporting programme of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum.

Multiple Thai boxing world champion Alexey Kudin, who has won 24 MMA fights, will face Dmitry Isachenko, who hails from Primorye Territory and has been winner and runner-up at Russian boxing tournaments. Another Vladivostok resident, Grigory Sirenko, has established himself as a promising knockout artist in pankration, and will face Grigor Grigoryan. Lyubomira Galkina and Polina Kobzeva make their professional debuts and will have the chance to break into the elite of their category in the coming years, as well as entering the running for the most beautiful girls in MMA.

The main event of the tournament will be the fight between Russias Alexander Shlemenko and the USAs Chris Honeycutt. Alexander Shlemenko is a two-time winner of the Grand Prix and multiple champion of the American Bellator promotion. He has a career record of 58 wins in 70 fights, while Honeycutt has won 11 of his 14 fights. The tournament was organized by TeleSport Media and the Roscongress Foundation, and will take place on board the Costa Venezia cruise ship.

Roscongress Vladivostok Combat Night fight programme

Under 70 kg: Evgeny Ryazanov  Ilya Tsigelnikov

Under 70 kg: Polina Kobzeva Lyubomira Galkina

Under 80 kg: Grigor Grigoryan Grigoriy Sirenko

Over 91 kg: Alexey Kudin (Belarus) Dmitry Isachenko

Under 84 kg: Alexander Shlemenko Chris Honeycutt (USA)

Participants of the Forum can find information about tickets in their personal web office.