On December 25, in the Almaty Arena ice palace was held GFC23 tournament, the last tournament of the outgoing year.
Dauren Yermekov (13-3) met veteran Arthur Huseynov (23-8) in the main battle of the evening. Kazakh middleweight won by unanimous decision and became the middleweight champion of the GFC League. Separately, we would like to single out Makkasharip Zainukov from the school of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, who showed an excellent fight against Bekbolot Abdyldaev in intermediate weight (up to 72 kg). Almost the entire fight was held in a stand where both fighters exchanged hard blows, but Makkasharip Zainukov won by unanimous decision. This event was attended by: honored trainer of Russia Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov and his students including Khabib Nurmagomedov, Islam Makhachev, Islam Mammadov, Zubayra Tukhugov and Shamil Zavurov. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on the eve of the # GFC23 tournament held a meeting with fans at the Almaty Arena, where he answered questions and told about future plans.