Kaspiysk to host 3rd MMA tournament "Star Fight Night"
Makhachkala, December 4, 2014. The "Star Fight Night-3" - an international MMA tournament - will be taking place on December 6 at the Ali Aliyev Sports Palace in Kaspiysk. The night will feature 13 exciting fights - 12 MMA fights and a K-1 (kickboxing) bout.
Today, a tournament organizer Rassul Nezhvedilov and two participants of the "Star Fight Night-2" Arthur Gusseinov and Magomed Magomedov gave a press conference at RIA "Dagestan" to speak about the upcoming sports event.
"The Star Fight Night-3 is undoubtedly a great event in Dagestan’s sports life. Each time we try to hold the tournament at a high level. This year, we are welcoming famous fighters performing in top MMA organization. For example, ex-UFC fighter Brazilian national Michael Falcao who will highlight the show in a bout with famous local MMA athlete Arthur Gusseinov.
"Another Dagestani Magomed Magomedov will also be fighting that night. He knows no lose experience in professional boxing so far. He is to oppose promising Brazilian Charles Andrade with a track record of 50 professional fights. And, of course, the highlight of the show will be the long-awaited come back of Rassul ‘Black Tiger’ Mirzaev who will fight with very popular Mexican Jose Tavares,"- Rassul Nezhvedilov commented.
"The K-1 fight will be Latvian kickboxer of Azerbaijani origin Zaur Djavadov vs. Dagestani Gadjimurad Amirzhanov - Anvarbek Amirzhanov’s trainee representing the Jamal Gassimov sports club. Other clubs represented at the tournament are: "Dagestan Fighter", "Champion", and "Gorets"- Rassul Nezhvedilov added.
Next, Arthur Gusseinov and Magomed Magomedov talked about their fights coming over. "I saw videos of my opponent’s bouts. Brazilian Michael Falcao is a good fighter, but I have not been thorough in studying his style yet. As for me, I feel pretty good, thank God no injuries. Most recently, I went to a training camp with Brazilian participation. I promise you will see an exciting fight of mine. It’s a fight of principle for me, I’ve always wished I’d have a fight like that in Dagestan. So I thank the organizers for the opportunity,"- A. Gusseinov said.
"I do not want to think about my fight in advance. The ring will show everything. I am 100% ready for the bout. I've been waiting to oppose a fighter like Charles Andrade, for a win will improve my record. I’ve never fought with Brazilians before. I planned to be a part of "Star Fight Night-2" but, an injury stopped me. At the "Star Fight Night-1" I defeated a fighter from Ukraine. I am happy to have another chance to take part in a tournament. I will do my best to meet my fans’ expectations and give a spectacular fight."
The night starts 3 pm, the fights to be accompanied by a colourful light show and live sound. The "Highlanders from wit" comedy group will also perform on the ring. Russia’s most famous ring-announcer Alexander Zagorskin will be hosting the show.