Khadzhimurat Bestaev Photo: @khadzhibest_team
American fighter mixed martial (MMA) hadzhimurad Bestaev, moved to the U.S. from Russia at the age of 19 years, spoke about joint training with heavyweight Daniel Cormier. Interview with the athlete published in Sport24.
Bestaev remembered his first day at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA). “We came to the viewing. On the first day of Cormier’s messing with me, like on the bun. Thinking: “I need It?””, he said.
According to Bestaev, American, known for her performances in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), held him hard sparring. “It was hard, but I realized that this is the place where I want to be bullied, so I developed,” he added, remembering his training with the former UFC champion.
AKA — one of the best halls of MMA in the United States. Besides Cormier, there are also trains former UFC Champ Luke Rokhold and current belt holder at lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Bestaev involved in the show Dana White’s Contender Series and has a chance to make his UFC debut. On account of his 10 victories in MMA with three defeats.
Video, photo All from Russia.