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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Ivan Shtyrkov told about the plans in the Japanese promotion Rizin. His words leads RIA Novosti.
Shtyrkov stated that it soon hopes to get a title match. “I’d like to vie for the title of the third game. I hope that I can earn this meeting, and my Manager and the organization will find a common language,” he said.
The fighter added that monitors the performances of rivals. “I don’t underestimate opponents. But again, it all depends on me — will I win or lose”, — he concluded.
Shtyrkov has signed a contract with Rizin 4th of July. The agreement is for four games. The debut of the athlete against the South Korean Kim Hun is scheduled for July 28.
In late June, the ultimate fighting championship broke a contract with Shtyrkovymi. The athlete passed the positive doping test. It was reported that the Russians, whose blood was found banned substance, did not wait for the decision of the disciplinary Committee and asked to release him from the agreement.
During his career, Shtyrkov held 16 fights, 15 wins, another fight ended in a draw. The Russians got the nickname Hulk and the Urals known for her performances in the organization of Russian Cagefighting Championship.
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