Spanish MMA figher runs away from fight in Astana27 may 2014, 11:30
The spectators did not see the fight between Pavel Pitruk of Russia and Agonei Romero from Spain. Even through the Spanish fighter had signed a contract and went through the weight-in procedure. But he mysteriously did not make it to the sports arena.
The mystery was solved when the police started searching for the sportsman. He was found 3 hours later in the Astana airport where he was trying to catch a flight to Spain.
It was reported that Romero was in a poor mental state. His coach said that it is the first incident in Romero’s fighting career.
Kazakhstani Rashid Dagayev won the tournament. It was his first victory in a professional M-1 tournament. He beat Gerardo Nunez through submission. Meanwhile, for a Kazakhstani debutant Serik Tlekeev his first tournament ended with a KO from Azerbaijani Anvar Amirli. Tlekeev was hospitalized after the fight.