Ossetian grappler will perform in the tournament «Professional Grappling League» in the U.S.

Fri, 12/04/2013 - 15:43

Ossetian grappler, the world champion Rustam Chsiev will participate in the tournament «Professional Grappling League» which kicks off on April 13 in the U.S. city of Siklervil (New Jersey, USA).
According to the sportsman, he has been training hard for the competition and is in excellent shape.

"My trainings were very effective. I have been training in accordance with the plan developed by my coach Murat Keshtov. Serious attention was paid both to improve the technical and tactical skills, as well as the functional training, "- told Chsiev the news agency "Res".
He has noted that the tournament will bring together the top eight grapplers of the United States.
"The composition of the tournament is very strong. Seven contestants are holders of a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The event is held among the athletes of the weight category up to 92 kilograms, "- said the agency`s interlocutor.
Chsiev held his last fight on February 9, 2013. Then, in the tournament «Professional Grappling League», he won by the decision of referees over 30-year-old American athlete, winner of a major tournament "Grapplers Quest», as well as several other major grappling competitions held under the auspices of the NAGA (National American Grappling Association), a holder of a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Drew Puzon.
Chsiev is a winner of the 2010 World Cup in grappling conducted by the NationalAmerican Grappling Association. In the same year he finished third in the tournament in California with participation of the 32 best world grapplers. Chsiev has also become the all-round champion of tournaments organized by sports organizations such as «Grapplers Quest», ACOM SPORT and NAGA.
In 2011 he won the knockout competition for the World Cup, conducted by the most prestigious grappling organization in the world - ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Championship)which was held later in London under the auspices of ADCC (due to the unforeseen circumstances, Chsiev could not then go to the championship).
In 2011, the athlete from South Ossetia became a silver medalist of the 16 best world grapplers tournament.
Currently Chsiev lives and trains in Fayelfild (New Jersey, USA). He represents a sports club К-dojo. The coach of the athlete is Murat Keshtov.

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