Kickboxer Pyotr Romankevich, in a conversation with Izvestia, made a forecast ahead of the fight between Russian boxer Maxim Babanin and American Kevin Johnson, which will take place according to boxing rules and will be the main event at the REN TV Fight Club tournament in Chelyabinsk on December 15.
According to him, Russian boxer Maxim Babanin is the favorite in the fight against American Kevin Johnson.
“My forecast is that Babanin will take the victory on points or ahead of schedule,” said Romankevich, noting that age “takes its toll.”
In addition, the kickboxer commented on the fight between Pavel Shulsky and American boxer Jason Gavern.
“I don’t know the American, but I know that Pasha is entering this fight after an injury. Therefore, I wish Pavel good luck and will try to be at this evening,” concluded Romankevich.
Earlier, on December 9, Russian boxer Dmitry Kudryashov, on the eve of the fight between Russian boxer Maxim Babanin and American Kevin Johnson, which will take place according to boxing rules and will be the main event at the REN TV Fight Club tournament, named the strengths of the opponents, and also suggested how it would go the battle.
In total, four fights will take place at the REN TV Fight Club tournament in Chelyabinsk. In addition to the Babanin-Johnson fight, Russian Pavel Shulsky and Jason Gavern from the USA will compete in the co-main fight.
In two more fights of the tournament, boxers from Russia and the USA will also compete against each other. Thus, the opponent of the Russian Edgar Ghukasyan will be the American Gemini Ramirez, and Igor Sviridchenkov will enter the ring and fight with Peter Dobson.
The fights will last four rounds of three minutes.
The tournament will take place at the Chelyabinsk Sports Palace “Yunost”, its start is scheduled for 23:00 local time (21:00 Moscow time). The live broadcast of the fights on REN TV will begin at 00:00 (22:00 Moscow time).