Ivan Shtyrkov will have a bout with a famous MMA fighter from Holland
As we announced earlier, a big boxing and MMA show will take place on February 18th in the city of Chelyabinsk. The tournament is organized by a promotion company RCC Boxing Promotions (Titov Boxing Promotions) with the support of the Governor of Chelyabinsk region Alexander Dubrovsky. The venue of the show – Ice Arena ‘Traktor’. Apart from the professional boxing bouts the audience will see mixed martial arts (MMA) fights. The main bout of this part of the evening will be the fight with the participation of the promising and non-defeated Ivan Shtyrkov from Russia.
Not so long time ago we got to know who will be the rival of Ivan Shtyrkov – the Russian fighter will meet on the ring with a famous MMA and kick-boxing fighter from Holland Gilbert Ybel. A 40-year-old Yvel started his career in MMA in February 1997 and fought for such famous promotions as UFC, Pride and M-1.
In May 2012 he knocked down Houston Alexander and finished his career, but in the last year he returned to octagon. The return was successful – in November, 2016 Gilbert won Ricco Rodriguez by a technical knock-out in the 1st round in the USA. Currently Gilber Yvel has in his record 39 wins and 16 defeats.