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Martial Arts

Khasikov and Arlovski to take center stage in Moscow martial arts event
Top Russian kickboxer Batu Khasikov and mixed martial arts great Andrey Arlovsky of Belarus will be the main attractions of the ‘Fight Nights’ event, taking place in Moscow on December 16.

20.11.2012 07:42

Khasikov takes out another kickboxing legend (VIDEO)
After suffering a first-round KO loss in Moscow, Dutch fighter Gago Drago became the third K-1 great, after Albert Kraus and Mike Zambidis, to be downed by Russia’s top kickboxer, Batu Khasikov.

08.11.2012 16:33

‘Khasikov is a strong guy’ – Gago Drago
Batu Khasikov is seeking to add yet another name on the list of kickboxing legends he has defeated, with Saturday’s bout against Gago Drago expected to provide an ultimate challenge for the Russian.

31.10.2012 08:43

Batukhan claims another kickboxing title
Kickboxing super champion Batu Khasikov snatched the WAKO Pro belt in the 75-kilogram category by knocking out Mohammed Reza Nazari of Iran during a K-1 event in Khabarovsk, Russia.

14.10.2012 16:10

Ladies steal show at Moscow kickboxing tourney (VIDEO)
Despite a winning display by the men's world champion, two women kickboxers had the most spectacular bout of the W5 Fighter tournament in Moscow. Kickboxing fans witnessed a treat at the seventh edition of the international W5 Fighter series.

14.10.2012 11:08

Emelianenko Jr. tops Gluhov en route to Monson clash (VIDEO)
Russian mixed martial artist, Aleksandr Emelianenko, has beaten Latvia’s Konstantin Gluhov by a unanimous decision in the main event of the M-1 Challenge 34 in Moscow.

01.10.2012 08:15

Younger Emelianenko brother ‘not disappointed’ with Fedor’s decision to retire
The M-1 Challenge MMA tournament hits the Russian capital on Sunday night, and there is a very familiar name topping the bill – Fedor Emelianenko’s younger brother Aleksandr, who spoke with RT about his next bout, and a few other things.

30.09.2012 13:45

Ukrainian kickboxers steal thunder in Moscow W5 event
The fifth edition of the W5 Fighter tournament was held on Friday night in the Russian capital, but it was two Ukrainian up-and-comers who fought it out on the night.

26.08.2012 13:52

Emelianenko replaces Medvedev on Presidential Sports Council
Vladimir Putin has made changes to the staff and structure of the Presidential Council on Physical Culture and Sports, with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev departing the organization.

23.08.2012 16:17

Russian wrestlers continue hunt for Olympic gold
Russia’s Dzhamal Otarsultanov has won Olympic wrestling gold in men's 55-kilogram freestyle, beating Vladimir Khinchegashvili of Georgia to bring the Russians fourth wrestling gold at the London Games.

10.08.2012 19:21

Women’s freestyle wrestling event concludes with Russian gold
Natalia Vorobieva of Russia has claimed an Olympic wrestling gold in the women's 72-kg freestyle and lifted Russia to fourth place overall in the medal standings.

09.08.2012 19:48

Teenager ends Russia’s Olympic taekwondo drought
Eighteen-year-old Aleksey Denisenko has clinched a narrow win over Australia's Safwan Khalil to claim Olympic bronze in the men's flyweight taekwondo competition.

08.08.2012 22:03