Grappler from Ossetia will fight another bout

Thu, 31/01/2013 - 17:58

A well-known Ossetian grappler – the World Champion Rustam Chsiev will hold his next fight in February. According to the sportsman, on February 9 he will meet with the American athlete, a black belt owner in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Drew Puzon.

"We will meet in a fight held within the frames of the tournament Professional Grappling League. This will be the main bout of the event, which will be held in Marlton (State of New Jersey. U.S.) - said Chsiev. - My opponent is 30. Drew Puzon is a very experienced and a strong contender. He is a winner of a major tournament "Grapplers Quest", as well as of major grappling competitions held under the auspices of the NAGA (National American Grappling Association)."
According to the grappler, he has been intensively preparing for the fight.
"To fight a bout with such an experienced opponent like Puzon, I must be in good form," - said Chsiev.
Rustam Chsiev – is a winner of the 2010 World Cup in grappling held by the National American Grappling Association. In 2010, he also finished third at the tournament in California with 32 best world grapplers. In addition, Chsiev became a supreme champion of the tournaments arranged by sports organizations such as Grapplers Quest, ACOM SPORT and NAGA.
In 2011 he won qualification round for the World Cup, conducted by the most prestigious grappling organization in the world- ADCC (Abudabi Combat Championship), - held under the auspices of ADCC in London. (Due to the unforeseen circumstances, Chsiev unfortunately was not able to get to the World Cup).
In 2011, the athlete from South Ossetia became a silver medalist of the grappling tournament among the 16 best grapplers of the world.
Currently Chsiev lives and trains in Fayelfild. He represents a sports club to-dojo. He is being trained for the competition by his coach Murat Keshtov.
Grappling is the kind of wrestling, which includes the elements of freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling and sambo, judo, jiu-jitsu. Grappling fights are held with minimal restrictions on the use of painful and choke holds. Grappler`s clothing consists.

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