On Saturday, Oct. 27, Tatneft Cup returned to the Tatneft Arena in Kazan, Russia.

In the evening’s main card action, the finals of the 70-kilogram, 80-kilogram, and heavyweight division tournament were set. Igor Darmeshkin defeated Eldar Oliveira Garcia and Kirill Kornilov bested Cristian Ristea to move into the all-Russian heavyweight tournament final. 70-kilogram participants Sher Mamazulunov and Vladislav Ukainets will clash in the finals following their decision victories over Victor Monfort and Ivan Kondratiev, respectively. In the 80-kilogram tournament semifinals, Ljubo Jalovi and Youssef Assouik were successful against their Russian opposition Vladimir Degtyarev and Oleg Likhtorovich.

The event aired live on Youtube. Watch the full fights here.

Igor Darmeshkin def. Eldar Oliveira Garcia by decision – heavyweight tournament
Sher Mamazulunov def. Victor Monfort by decision – 70-kilogram tournament
Vladislav Ukrainets def. Ivan Kondratiev by decision – 70-kilogram tournament
Kirill Kornilov def. Cristian Ristea by decision – heavyweight tournament
Ljubo Jalovi def. Vladimir Degtyarev by decision – 80-kilogram tournament
Youssef Assouik def. Oleg Likhtorovich by decision – 80-kilogram tournament

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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