On November 1, an official weigh-in ceremony was held for participants in the WWFC 16 tournament at the Daphi mall in Kharkov.
Denis Perch, vice president of the WWFC League, says nothing about this: “Finally, the last stage was completed before the start of WWFC 16. We really looked forward to the Kharkov tournament, because at the beginning of this year we decided for ourselves to expand on the geography of number competitions . We are confident that the Kharkiv public will also appreciate our efforts, and tomorrow, at Lokomotiv IC, we will show why WWFC is the best MMA promotion in Ukraine. ”
On November 2 at 18.00 the tournament started. All those present were able to feel the atmosphere of a real professional MMA. Local residents had the opportunity to cheer for their countrymen, because this time the fight card has as many as 4 Kharkovites. At WWFC 16, 20 professional fighters from 7 countries will prove their skills and fight for the title.
In the last days before the start of the 16th tournament, it became known that headliner Blaine O'Driscoll was injured in the form of a broken rib.
The athlete himself commented on the event as follows: “Unfortunately, I have no opportunity to compete tomorrow because of a broken rib. This circumstance unsettled me in the near future. But I am recovering quickly, so I will soon be able to train and participate in fights. Blaine 2.0 will be back very quickly. ” Instead, Kevin Rangel competes for the interim champion title in tandem with Denis Bondar.
On November 2, the walls of the hexagon were ready to receive pairs of rivals, and the doors of the Lokomotiv sports complex were open for everyone to become part of this spectacle. In the main title fights of the evening for the champion’s belt fought: Kharkiv citizen Alexander Pletenko against Brazilian Wilson Junior, and Kharkiv Denis Bondar against Brazilian Kevin Rangel.