17. August 2018
Alexander BEREZKIN from FKR was chief referee in duty.
Chechnya´s capital Grosny was the host of the amazing WKF World title fight Russian hero Turpal TOKAEV vs. polish TOP fighter Mateusz DUCZMAL.
So many top legends was invited on the show, Very special Guest was his Excellency Chechnya President Ramsan Achmatowitsch KADYROW.
After the victory ceremony Tokaev has passed on his world champion belt to his president !
All time great Belarusian K-1 superstar Alexey Viktorovich IGNASHOV is 4 times (!) Superheavyweight Muay Thai World Champion, 2001 Nagoya Champion and K-1 World Grand Prix Paris 2003 Champion.
And of course Russian superstar Sergej Valerievich KHARITONOV, MMA Champion and Kickboxer , well know from huge events like Bellator MMA, M-1 Global and Glory. In the past he fought also in Pride and for Strikeforce as well. He is one of few who beat 4 times K-1 World grand Prix Champion Semmy SCHILT and Strikeforce and K-1 World Grand Prix Champion Alistar OVEREEM !
The World title fight itself was the expected hard battle of two real Heavyweight champions , Superheavyweight + 96,5 Kg / + 212 lbs .
First round was equal, the polish Champion was taller and made few good jabs and punches, Tokaev was smart and tried to go closer for infight. In third round a good right punch and Duczmal was counted first time. Tokaev saw his chance and tried to finish the polish, but he was tough and clever enough to use its longer range. After a second counting the fight continue again.
In round 4 a sweet body shot to the liver of Duczmal brought count Nr. 4, him to the brink of defeat. But the fight continues because “brave heart” Duczmal stand up again and fought back!
Tokaev was clear the better fighter in each round, but he could not finish his opponent before and so the result goes to the score cards of the international judges. Clear result was 3:0 for the hometown hero Turpal TOKAEV.