Hollywood Actor and martial artist Steven Seagal will hold a demonstration In Vladivostok During the " Battle of Champions ", said Wednesday in a press-service of administration of Primorye.
in the process of these competitions Russian national Team will hold fights in various martial arts against the World Cup, reports the news Agency.
"We sent Steven Seagal is an invitation to" Battle of Champions ", and he gladly agreed to take part in it, to demonstrate ", - quotes the press-Service of administration to the Director of the Department of physical education and sport Jean Kuznetsov. According to the actor, his distant relatives lived In Vladivostok, but Seagal never in the far East was not." This is one of those places I rather wished to go. I have Russian blood, my grandmother was born in Vladivostok, " said Segal. International match meeting "Russian national Team - World Team" and "Battle of Champions 8" for the first time will be held in Primorye, in the concert and sports complex "Fetisov arena" on September 4. Viewers will see the Kudo fights, JIU-jitsu, Sambo, MMA, Kyokushin, Wushu sanshou and Muay Thai. Main fight of the evening will be a title fight kickboxing for the title of World champion in the professional version. Also planned the demonstrations of Aikido. The meeting will participate seaside athletes World champion Kudo Gegham Manasan and World champion on the mixed martial arts MMA Shamil Abdulayev. As for Steven Seagal, he's seen in a long time love for Russia. In the last few years he is a frequent guest here. For example, 9 may 2015 Artist visited the parade in honor of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war on red square in the Russian capital. May be for this reason Segal among them, at the end of July this year, the security Service of Ukraine has banned the entry to the site of their country for a period of 5 years.