Emelianenko and Oleinik weighed in before the fights on REN TV

Emelianenko and Oleinik weighed in before the fights on REN TV

The official weigh-in ceremony for the participants of the next REN TV Fight Club tournament took place in Moscow, in the main battles of which Russian veterans of mixed martial arts Alexander Emelianenko and Alexei Oleinik will perform.

A participant in the second most important event of the event, 41-year-old Alexander Emelianenko, showed 120 kilograms, and judging by his appearance, he will enter the upcoming fight in his worst form, while his rival, 24-year-old blogger Evgeny Ershov, kept within 100 kilograms smooth. The fighters did without the traditional battle of looks, since Yershov was half an hour late for the weigh-in.

The headliner of the show, 45-year-old Alexey Oleinik, who will have his first fight since leaving the UFC, showed 119.4 kg, while his opponent, 43-year-old Briton Oli Thompson, recorded 105.9 kg. The title of the REN TV Fight Club will be at stake in the fight.

All weighing results:

Alexey Oleinik (119.4 kg) – Oli Thompson (105.9 kg)

Alexander Emelianenko (120 kg) – Evgeny Ershov (100 kg)

Ivan Emelianenko (94.95 kg) – Alexey Ledenev (108.4)

Ilyas Yakubov (90.6 kg) – Yuri Ryaboy (77.6 kg)

According to the regulations, all fights will be held according to the rules of mixed martial arts, but will not have a professional status. The live broadcast of the tournament starts on May 26 at 23:00 on REN TV.