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2019 Russian National Championships: Medalists & Recap

The finals of Russia’s national amateur MMA championships for senior athletes recently concluded in Moscow, across two days of competition, with gold and silver medalists now qualified for the national team dispatched to IMMAF-WMMAA international championships in the coming months.

The landmark contest showcased the nation’s most prominent up and coming talent and was attended by some of Russia’s leading MMA professionals and international sport stars, such as heavyweight MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko and former heavyweight boxing world champion, Nioklai Valuev.

Arguably the most impressive domestic level competition in the world of amateur MMA, the event served as a major test for Russia’s 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA world champions, who were awarded automatic qualification to the 2019 national championships finals.

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