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MOSCOW, may 5. /TASS/. Russian mixed martial arts fighter Ivan Shtyrkov won the British Philip de Vries via knockout in the first round. Tracheascopy match superheavy weight category (over 93 kg) was held in Yekaterinburg.
This fight became the main event of the tournament is a Boxing match between Russian Magomed Kurbanov and former world champion in two weight divisions Shane Mosley, which was postponed to December due to injury American.
With a record of 28-year-old Starkova now ten wins (eight ahead of time) and no defeats. In the previous game Shtyrkov technical knockout win famous Brazilian Antonio Silva. Also the assets of a Russian victory over American Jeff Monson by TKO in the first round.
30-year-old de Vries had acted in the ultimate fighting championship. Just on account of his mixed martial arts 12 wins (11 early), six defeats .
Starkova fight with de Fries will replace the fight Mosley – Kurbanov in the tournament in Ekaterinburg