Russian MMA fighter Sergei Kharitonov began preparing for a fight with British heavyweight boxer Danny Williams. This was announced on August 27 by the REN TV channel.
Kharitonov trains in a camp away from people. The morning jog is accompanied by the sound of a mountain river. According to the athlete, the “energy of the mountains” gives him a “positive charge”, thanks to which he “becomes a beast” and “begins to vomit.” Speaking about the upcoming rival, Kharitonov called Williams “a dangerous opponent”.
“He played professional boxing all his life. I haven’t played a single fight in professional boxing, ”Kharitonov said.
At the moment, Kharitonov is practicing his striking technique. According to the world champion in mixed martial arts Ramis Teregulov, the athlete is now “undergoing the most difficult trainings.” He noted that in the highlands Kharitonov will be able to achieve excellent endurance.
Earlier on Thursday, Kharitonov, in an interview with Izvestia, talked about how he prepares for a duel according to the rules of boxing with British heavyweight boxer Danny Williams.
On September 11, the Khimki basketball center in the Moscow region will turn into a boxing arena, the tournament will start at 23:00 and will be broadcasted exclusively live on REN TV. The tournament is organized by REN TV.
The main duel will feature Sergei Kharitonov and Danny Williams, who knocked out American heavyweight Mike Tyson 16 years ago.
The Russians Pavel Silyagin and Orkhan Gadzhiev will also enter the ring, while Fedor Chudinov will fight the British boxer Umar Sadik.