Russian MMA heavyweight Kharitonov hospitalized after vicious sucker-punch attack by UFC fighter Yandiev

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jason73

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MMA pair Yandiev and Kharitonov clashed in Moscow. © Instagram @adam_yandiev_boroda / @kharitonovmma / Twitter @lentaruofficial
MMA pair Yandiev and Kharitonov clashed in Moscow. © Instagram @adam_yandiev_boroda / @kharitonovmma / Twitter @lentaruofficial
Russian MMA veteran Sergey Kharitonov will require hospital surgery after he was set upon by UFC fighter Adam Yandiev in a vicious attack in Moscow reportedly stemming from a row over a $25,000 debt.
Bellator MMA brawler Kharitonov, who last weekend knocked out England’s Oli Thompson in the first round of their Parus Fight Championship contest in Dubai, was on the receiving end of a brutal assault by middleweight fighter Yandiev on the sidelines of the ‘Battle of Champions’ combat sports event at Moscow’s Luzhniki sports complex on Friday night.
In a dispute which is said to have stemmed from Yandiev being reminded of a 2 million ruble debt to Kharitonov, footage showed the pair leaving the arena and entering a cloakroom area, where a casually-dressed Kharitonov first placed his hands in his pockets, seemingly unaware of the impending assault from a suited Yandiev.
After squaring up to his fellow MMA fighter, Yandiev landed two rapid-quick blows on Kharitonov, sending him stumbling backwards.

View: https://twitter.com/i/status/1327473371018375168



The 250lbs giant managed to regain his composure, grappling with Yandiev as the pair tumbled to the ground, where Yandiev rained down more punches from on top of his rival.

Separate footage showed the pair continuing the struggle as the police stepped in, with the 32-year-old Yandiev removing his jacket and appearing to roll up his sleeves as a bloodied Kharitonov was escorted safely away.
View: https://twitter.com/i/status/1327378073059287041


The altercation followed an earlier attack in which Yandiev had set upon businessman and amateur MMA fighter Ruslan Abdo, a 41-year-old friend of Kharitonov, breaking his nose in an assault also captured on camera.

View: https://twitter.com/i/status/1327459441940328448


 

Robbie Hart

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Feb 13, 2015
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This guy is a real piece of shit

You want to go cheap shotting people?

Good luck watching your back everywhere, and I mean everywhere, you fucking go bitchboy
 

Bones Nose

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If kharonitov sucker punched the other guy he may have died. Yaniev has some fucking balls. I wonder who's mob ties are stronger
 

Tiiimmmaaayyy

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I don’t know these guys. Did i understand correctly that a UFC middleweight beat up a Bellator Heavyweight and his friend on the same day?
 

ECC170

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Don't welch on bets.. And where I'm from sucker punching is from behind, you rip a guy off then you better be ready to throw hands.
 

Saloth Sar

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Why are the cops so fucking shit at keeping them separated?
 

Saloth Sar

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Don't welch on bets.. And where I'm from sucker punching is from behind, you rip a guy off then you better be ready to throw hands.
Firing off a punch at a guy with his hands in his pockets who doesn't know he is in a fight is a sucker punch anywhere in the world, mete. If you don't think it is, it means that you're a scumbag who probably sucker punches people (even though you shouldn't have to).

Who knows if Karitonov deserved to be sucker punched - I'm not one to judge what is ethical conduct among Russian mobsters - but a sucker punch is a sucker punch.
 

George Thoros

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Don't welch on bets.. And where I'm from sucker punching is from behind, you rip a guy off then you better be ready to throw hands.
The sucker puncher is the guy who owes the money. So he’s a welcher and a cheap shot artist. That was definitely a pair of cheap shots. You wrong.
 

Saloth Sar

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Most cops would struggle to separate two professional mma fighters. You dork.
If they were resisting and actually fighting the cops, sure. But the old Ruskie cops were too zonked on Krokodil and cabbage to even try.
 

Jesus X

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I don’t know these guys. Did i understand correctly that a UFC middleweight beat up a Bellator Heavyweight and his friend on the same day?
sounds like he hospitalized both guys this dude must hit like a truck.
 

Jesus X

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a fair fight is the first indicator of a strategic failure.
I think the first strategic mistake was putting his hands in his pocket whilst squaring up to a guy he was going to antagonize by being rocky the debt collector.
 

Filthy

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Kharitonov is just going to sell the debt to some knee-cappers and move on with his life.
 

Robbie Hart

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Firing off a punch at a guy with his hands in his pockets who doesn't know he is in a fight is a sucker punch anywhere in the world, mete. If you don't think it is, it means that you're a scumbag who probably sucker punches people (even though you shouldn't have to).

Who knows if Karitonov deserved to be sucker punched - I'm not one to judge what is ethical conduct among Russian mobsters - but a sucker punch is a sucker punch.
You’re gonna get knocked out if you ever run into him, this I can guarantee
 

Saloth Sar

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You’re gonna get knocked out if you ever run into him, this I can guarantee
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