A Russian MMA fighter was stabbed to demise at a restaurant in Mozdok, North Ossetia.
Alan Khadziev, a two-time world Full Contact Preventing (FCF) champion who had traveled to Mozdok to attend a marriage ceremony along with his brother, was reportedly stabbed within the coronary heart after trying to intervene in a heated altercation between a number of guests on the restaurant.
Khadziev, 31, was transported to a close-by hospital the place he died in intensive care. The assailant additionally injured an unnamed 29-year-old male, who’s at present hospitalized in severe situation.
Ibragim Tibilov, the president of the North Ossetia MMA Federation, later confirmed the fighter’s passing.
“He got here from Moscow to carry out a wedding ceremony along with his spouse,” Tibilov advised Tass.ru. “His mates invited him to a restaurant. A brawl occurred there throughout which Alan, who was attempting to maintain the fighters aside, was stabbed proper in his coronary heart and died.”
In line with experiences, Khadziev’s brother attacked the suspected assailant with a knife instantly after Khadziev was injured. The assailant later died from his wounds in hospital. The incident is at present being investigated by native police and army officers, as investigation as Khadziev’s brother is reported to be a soldier.
Khadziev’s fight sports activities resume included expertise in a variety of disciplines, together with boxing kickboxing, wushu sanda, judo and freestyle wrestling. Khadziev transitioned to MMA at age 25 and took half within the FCF Worldwide Commonwealth Cup in 2015. He received the competitors and later obtained the honorary title of worldwide Grasp of Sports activities.
Khadziev is a two-time winner of the World Championships based on the Worldwide Federation of Full Contact Preventing. In 2021, he started to participate in bare-knuckle boxing occasions, knocking out Adam Abubakarov within the opening seconds of their bout.