Kazakh fighter Kuat Khamitov has announced his retirement from MMA. Earlier it was reported that OMON fighters broke into the apartment of Khamitov, who expressed support for the protests in Kazakhstan, detained and beat him. Soon Khamitov was released.
“I planned to perform for another five years. Continue your career, glorify the country. But since this whole situation happened – not without the participation of law enforcement agencies – I decided to end my career. I am officially ending my sports career, and a new chapter, a new career in my life, is starting for me, ”Khamitov said in a video message that he posted on Instagram.
Khamitov, 33, has 23 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws in MMA. In Russia, in recent years, he has performed in the Fight Nights promotion.