Veteran M-1 International ring announcer Artem Anchukov dies of COVID-19 problems.
On Sunday morning, European MMA promotion M-1 International introduced its longtime ring announcer, Artem Anchukov, has died. The caption, which was translated through Google Translate, says that Anchukov died of coronavirus problems. The information comes as many in the US are seeing their cities and states opening up, eradicating masks mandates and getting again to pre-pandemic routines.
“Immediately, after the extreme penalties attributable to the coronavirus, our fantastic ring-announcer, the superb particular person Artem Anchukov, has handed away. Now it’s tough, and even not possible, to seek out phrases to explain the ache and sorrow that all of us expertise … For us, that is an irreparable loss … Everlasting reminiscence to you, Tyoma.”
The promotion additionally shared a video of Anchukov as a tribute to his years with the promotion.
Artem Anchukov has been the ring announcer for M-1 International for a few years
Anchukov could possibly be thought of the Bruce Buffer of Europe and the caption of the video offers perception to the significance of Anchukov in that area.
“In reminiscence of Artem Anchukov,” the caption reads (translated through Google Translate). “Immediately, after the problems attributable to the coronavirus, our fantastic ring-announcer, the superb particular person Artyom Anchukov, has handed away. He was not even 40 years outdated. Since 2003, Artem has served on the St. Petersburg State Music and Drama Theater Buff. Filmed in Streets of Damaged Lights, NLS Company, Gangster Petersburg, Opera. Chronicles of the slaughter division, Molodezhka and plenty of different Russian serials. And since tournaments M-1 Problem 22 has been the everlasting ring announcer and face of tournaments below the auspices of M-1 International. Now it’s tough, and even not possible, to seek out phrases to explain the ache and sorrow that all of us expertise … For us, that is an irreparable loss … Everlasting reminiscence to you, Tyoma.”
FanSided MMA sends our condolences to Anchukov’s household and pals throughout this tough time.