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The arrangement on tournament is the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) in Russia is not yet achieved. This was stated by the Director of communications of the organization Victoria Conlan, her words leads TASS.
“UFC continues to advance on the Russian market and actively working to organize its first event in Russia in 2018. As a standard operating procedure for the UFC to reserve dates at venues around the world to constantly develop their brand on an international level and to demonstrate to fans of martial arts events on a world scale,” explained Conlan.
It is noted that while the organization has not held talks with either the fighters or the MMA Union of Russia, which is headed by Fedor Emelianenko.
On 12 January it was reported that for the first time the UFC will hold tournament in Russia. Competitions to be held on 14 and 15 September in the Moscow sports complex “Olympic”, the arena is already booked for these dates.
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