Today in Kaunas, Moxy a press conference for the Mixed Martial Arts Tournament was held at the hotel at 12:00 Blade Fights . As you know, this is the first international event of this scale and importance in Lithuania.
The press conference was attended by tournament commentator Ronald McIntosh, athletes and their coaches. He introduced the athletes taking part in the fights and the organisers of the event - Blade Fihgts founder Romualdas Klimavičius, broadcast director Tomas Skamaročius, Kūrybos namai ELITAZ Chief Producer Gediminas Jaunius. The press conference was moderated by Adomas Grinius, LNK sports news presenter.
The pairs of fighters who will meet tomorrow in the ring also lined up for a one-on-one confrontation at the press conference. The athletes were weighed in this morning, and all of them meet the prerequisite for the fights - the requirements for their weight category. It is true that last night was not easy for some of them, as they had to lose around 5 kg or more in just a few hours before the weigh-in. And tomorrow the following pairs will meet in the ring: Žygimantas Ramaška (Lithuania) We challenge a famous Brazilian athlete Carlos Eduardo Oliveirai. Sebastian Romanowski (Poland) vs. Gustavo Rios Erak (Brazil), Pirun Wangpol-Komphikart (Thailand) - with Teo Mikelić (Croatia), Deividas Danyla (Lithuania) - with Panagiotis Yusuf (United Kingdom), Kostadin Vasilev Enev (Bulgaria) - with Mihail Sirbu (Moldova), Mindaugas Veržbickas (Lithuania) - with Abner Llover (Spain), Ariston Barbarosa de Franca (Brazil) - with Aksin Alim Oglu Babayew (Azarbaijan).
Kaunas Žalgiris Arena is looking forward to this special event. The organisers have arranged for those who will not be able to make it to Kaunas to watch the live broadcast via BTV and one of the world's most famous sports and entertainment platforms FITE.tv, characterised by only streaming premium content. The first MMA tournament in Lithuania will be accompanied by a spectacular special music show by G&G Sindikat. Tickets are distributed by Bilietai.lt.