Jeff Monsantoco: Anton Denisov / RIA Novosti
American fighter mixed martial (MMA) fighter Jeff Monson won the elections to the city Duma Moscow, Krasnogorsk. About it reports RBC.
The athlete ran from the party “United Russia”. According to the questionnaire of the candidate, Monson participated in the elections as a physical training coach of ANO “Sports club “Sharp-sighted””.
Monson had announced plans to run in early July. In late may, the 47-year-old athlete was the citizen of Russia. The fighter renounced his U.S. citizenship. In addition, Monson has a passport of the unrecognized Luhansk national Republic (LNR).
Monson does not hide his love for Russia and its Soviet past. The athlete repeatedly came to duels under the anthem of the USSR. During his career, Monson has held 86 fights, of which 59 victories and 26 defeats. One match ended in a draw.
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