Thursday, January 21, 2022: Many years in the makings thought diligence and perseverance of the WBC MuayThai team in Russia, led by national chairman Alexey Fursov, the inaugural WBC MuayThai Russia national title showdown on January 27.

Andrey Lobanov and Tamerlan Khasiev will face off for the vacant WBC MuayThai Russian cruiserweight championship strap on the GRPO-Mineev tournament promotion in Krasnogorsk, on the outskirts of Moscow.

The two heavy-hitters have stated their burning desire to capture a coveted green and gold strap and become the first-ever WBC MuayThai champion of Russia.

On January 27, may the best man win.