The head of Federation of MMA of Russia Oleg Taktarov, answered the statements of the fighter of the mixed style, President of the MMA Union of Russia Fedor Emelianenko, who previously criticized him for holding an unauthorized event in Lyubertsy. Taktarov words leads TASS.
“I don’t know what Emelianenko, but this is the usual slander. We develop sports and children, our events have been held for a long time. With regard to the law, everything is fine the event has been agreed. I don’t think Fedor can give me advice,” said Taktarov.
On Saturday, Emelianenko has criticized the conduct of the tournament, “championship of Federation of MMA of Russia” and called it unauthorized. He noted that the fighting was attended by athletes under the age of 12. “Hold competitions and to allow the use of impact techniques to children from 6 years — is unacceptable. Question about children’s games has been raised repeatedly in the Ministry of sports, We’re forced once again to admit the fact of violation,” — said Emelianenko.
Tournament in city Lyubertsy is not an official athletic event included in the unified calendar plan of the Ministry of sports and the results are not in competition athletes.
October 4 of last year in Grozny took place the mixed martial arts tournament Grand-Prix Akhmat 2016. The initiative comprised eight fights under MMA rules and three fights with the participation of the sons of the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov (10, 9 and 8 years old), is stated as indicative. Children of the head of the Republic won, and the eldest child of Ahmad won by Ko in 14 seconds.
After fighting broke out conflict between Emelianenko, condemned the conduct of the fighting, and several Chechen politicians and officials who harshly criticized the 40-year-old soldier in social networks.