Assistant Kadyrov has rejected charges in the brutal nature of children fighting in Grozny, which was nominated President of the MMA Union of Russia and well-known fighter Fedor Emelyanenko. The representative of the head of the Chechen Republic in Europe, General Director Akhmat Promotion Timur Dugashev insists that the fighting was significant, but the cruelty was not the question.
The sons of the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov won in exhibition fights in the mixed martial arts tournament “Gran-at Akhmat-2016″, congratulating his father on the 40th anniversary. He has published videos of the presentations in your Instagram: the eldest of the competing sons 10-year-old Ahmad Kadyrov knocked out his opponent in 14 seconds.
Dugashev in an interview with TASS said that the fighting was not cruel: “It was a show match in which the children demonstrated what they do every day and what I dedicate my life. None of what cruelty there was no question, the children showed themselves to be real men and warriors, as befits their fights there was no blood or serious injuries. We do not educate them in the negative, and only want them to show a positive example to others. With regard to the rules of the duels, it was completely built under the demonstrations.”
Fighter Emelianenko it is advised to perceive the situation: “the Criticism was, but Theodore was worth taking the situation from the perspective of men. And if he perceived it that way, then in his last fight (vs. Fabio Maldonado), he would have recognized their defeat.”
Angered by the childish fighting Emelianenko on the eve pointed out that although they were stated as significant, children fought in earnest: “the Fights were conducted according to the rules that exist for adult athletes-professionals, which is not suitable for children. Children under 12 years are not permitted to speak in MMA. What happened yesterday at the tournament in Grozny, is unacceptable, and moreover, it cannot be justified”.
According to the rules of the competition under the auspices of the MMA Union of Russia, until the fighting is only permitted to children from 12 years. In the age groups 12-13, 14-15 and 16-17 years old athletes must be dressed in a tight t-shirt of synthetic material (rashguard), and to use protective gear.