Student Shlemenko knocked out the Brazilian fighter with three black belts in the first minute!
- Posted by bryce on Dec 08, 2022
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One of the first and most famous students of Alexander Shlemenko is, of course, Alexander Sarnavsky, nicknamed the Tiger. Like his teacher, he was distinguished by the most powerful striking technique and always tried to spectacularly conduct his fights. Upon completion of the contract with the American promotion Bellator in 2015, Alexander returned to Russia to fight at the Fight Nights and ACA tournaments.
But first he performed in Vladivostok, where the tournament of the modern Pankration Federation was held.
Alexander's rival was the Brazilian fighter Leandro Pontes, who had a black belt in three types of martial arts at once - karate, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Thai boxing. And yes, for the umpteenth time we are faced with the fact that in Brazil they give black belts in Muay Thai. This fighter was experienced, had a winning streak of five fights in a row and not the first time he fought in Russia. In his previous fight, he managed to create a sensation and defeat the formidable Zura