Moldovan athlete Pavel Pokatilov in amateurs won the silver medal at the World Championship Mixed Martial Arts MMA,
Moldovan athlete Pavel Pokatilov in amateurs won the silver medal at the World Championship Mixed Martial Arts MMA, held from 15 to 18 November in Krakow (Poland), the agency Novosti-Moldova.
First round Moldovan missed, and the 1/4 finals of our compatriot, who spoke in the weight category up to 84 kg, in a bitter struggle has won the Italian Alessio Di Chirico (Alessio di Chirico). In the semifinals, was confident „pass” host competitions Pietrzak Pole Michal (Michal Pietrzak).
Thus, in the final fight for the world title Moldovan athlete struggled with Russian Andrei Koshkin, who won the last continental championship. This time, success attended the representative of Russia, who confidently beat his opponent – 29:15. Pole won bronze Pietrzak and Frenchman Guillaume Piquet (Guillaume Piquet).
Another of our compatriot Dmitry Capmari (weight up to 77 kg) in the quarterfinals lost to the future winner of the golden award Azeri Haidar Mammadalievu (Haydar Mammadaliev). In the battle for the bronze medal, losing Captari unconditionally rossiyaninu Gevorg Muradian – 2:13.