The semi-finalist of the PFL Grand Prix in the women’s featherweight division, Russian Marina Mokhnatkina, became the wife of the Moldavian fighter Sergei Spivak, who occupies the eighth line in the UFC heavyweight ranking.
The couple announced the significant event on social networks by posting a corresponding photo.
Archangel Michael’s Marina Mokhnatkina, 35, has scored two wins this season in the PFL, finishing with a technical knockout of Yoko Shigashi and a unanimous decision over Evelyn Martins. In the semifinal match of the competition, which will take place on August 18 at the PFL 8 tournament in New York, the Russian woman will face the American Amber Liebrock.
28-year-old Sergey Spivak is on a series of three early victories, in the last fight he finished in the first round with Derrick Lewis’ arm triangle choke. For his next fight, the Polar Bear will headline the UFC Fight Night 226 tournament, which will be held on September 2 in Paris, and his opponent will be Frenchman Cyril Gan, who occupies the second line in the UFC heavyweight ranking.