“I wanted to say, ‘Enough, don’t hit me so hard’ – MMA fighter Goncharov on fight with Kudryashov

ASA League Heavyweight Yevgeny Goncharov told how he prepared for the fight with Muhumat Vakhaev, training with a professional boxer Dmitry Kudryashov.

Kudryashov has been practicing boxing since 2011, was a member of the World Boxing Super Series, his statistics are 25 wins, 5 losses. The boxer was Goncharov’s second in the fight with Muhumat Vakhaev at ACA 130. The fight ended with Goncharov winning by unanimous decision.

“We have known each other for a long time, but we started communicating closely maybe six months ago,” Goncharov told . – I helped him prepare when he fought with Vagab Vagbov. We fought together, doing 3-4 10 round bouts a week. And now, I spent training camps with him: three weeks, we trained every other day, five rounds of five minutes each. It’s for MMA. It was so hard for me! He hits so hard that I wanted to say, “Enough, don’t hit me so hard.” It hits really hard, weighs 120 kg. But I endured and it paid off.

Dmitry suggested to work more with the front hand in the body, I started to focus on that, hit and started knocking down Muhumat’s passes, because when he went low towards the pass , I knocked and didn’t give him the chance.

What experience do you have in boxing?

– I also boxed and competed. I did not win big tournaments, but the championship of the Rostov region – several times. He was the winner of the All-Russian tournaments, boxing is familiar to me.

Evgeny Goncharov statistics in MMA – 19 wins, 3 losses. The fight with Vakhaev was a rematch, Goncharov lost in the first fight, which took place in 2020.

Source : MatchTV

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