Sergei Kharitonov made a stir as he gained his professional boxing debut on Friday night time in Khimki.
The 40-year-old Russian MMA fighter and kickboxer had an actual, stay bear as a part of his ring stroll as he transitioned over to the boxing ring.
Kharitonov has fought underneath promotions equivalent to Bellator, M-1, GLORY, PRIDE and Strikeforce in his profession beforehand, however picked up his first boxing win in a weird bout.
He fought 47-year-old British heavyweight Danny Williams.
Williams is greatest identified for knocking out a fading Mike Tyson in 2004.
He additionally challenged Vitali Klitschko for the WBC world title that very same yr, however was stopped in eight rounds.
Now, a number of years later, Williams has a file of 54-29 and is usually used as a reputation opponent in Jap Europe, the place he’s nonetheless licenced to field.
On Friday night time he give up after simply two rounds towards Kharitonov, handing him a straightforward first boxing win.
The principle story of the night time although was the ring stroll.
It featured a heavy metallic rock band and a stay bear, who featured briefly earlier than being led out of the highlight and out of the world.