Russian heavyweight UFC Alexei Oleinik will meet with New Zealand fighter Mark Hunt in the main battle at the first tournament of promotion in Moscow. This duel will be the main card of the evening.
Alexei Oleinik won 56 battles in the MMA with 11 losses and one draw result. Mark Hunt has 13 wins, 12 losses, one draw, one more fight was declared invalid.
“Russian athletes have a very high level, I myself once fought with one of the greatest Russian fighters, Fedor Emelianenko. I think that Oleynik, like me, will wage a tough fight, but I promise to give my best. So, if he survives the second or third round, he will have a long night. I will win this fight at the expense of my technique and fighting style, “Hunt said.
“If I do not fall after hitting Hunt, then it will be difficult for him to break free from my hands. I am glad that I will go down in the history of Russian MMA, becoming headliner at the first UFC tournament in Moscow. Fans are waiting for the legendary event – and they will get it, “Oleynik said.
The tournament will be held in the Moscow sports complex “Olympic” on September 15, and will be the first UFC tournament held in Moscow.
The official stream of the match between Mark Hunt and Aleksei Oleinik will be available via the “Fight Pass”, as well as on the FX TV channel.