Date of birth: 19.05.1983
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 96 kg.
Participant final tournament of world Grand Prix K-1 2006
Participant final tournament of world Grand Prix K-1 2005
World Champion Grand Prix K-1 2005 in Las Vegas
The world champion in 2003 among kikbokserov amateur
European Champion 2003, among kikbokserov amateur
Finalist European Championships in 2002 among kikbokserov amateur
Ruslan Karaev (born May 19, 1983) – professional kikbokser, champion of the world\’s Grand Prix K-1 2005 in Las Vegas. There are currently lives and trains in Tokyo, Japan.
Biography and Career
August 13, 2005 Ruslan Karaev debut in the tournament world Grand Prix K-1 2005 in Las Vegas. In the quarter-Garayev met with Freddy Kemayo from France and won the bout by KO in the first round, which struck a powerful blow with his foot to turn in the liver. In the semi Garayev met with Azemom Maksutaem specializing in muay-tai. This battle later recognized as one of the best in the history of K-1. Karayev triumphantly concluded the this evening, winning a unanimous decision of the judges of American Scott Laity, and received the crown of champions tournament.
September 23, 2005 during a qualifying tournament, the world\’s Grand Prix K-1 Final Elimination in Osaka Dome, Japan, Garayev met a Swede Ricardo Nordstrandom, which replaced the four world champion Ernesto Hust, refuse to participate in the tournament because of a leg injury . Ruslan won the fight by unanimous decision of the judges and earn their right to participate in the final tournament of World Grand Prix K-1 2005
Ruslan has completed his first season at K-1 19 November 2005 in Tokyo Dome in chetvertfinalnom duel with Musashi. Ruslan lost the fight on points after extra round.
June 23, 2007 during the World Grand Prix K-1 2007 in Amsterdam Ruslan for the third time in a row suffered a knockout defeat of Melvin Manhofa.
Ruslan had not declared the fight against Jerome Le Banner September 29, 2007 qualifying tournament for the World Grand Prix K-1 2007 Final Elimination in Seoul, as well as a few days before the fight got in a car accident.