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• June 15th, the Cluj-Napoca Polyvalent Hall will host the biggest MMA event ever organized in Romania.
• “Mountain of Bihor” Lungu faces „The Snowman” Monson in the fight of titans
• RXF in top 3 best MMA promotions in Europe
Real Xtreme Fighting, the no.1 promotion of contact sports in Romania, continues the series of the most explosive mixed martial arts events in Romania with an exceptional Gala, a true feast of local kombat, which will take place in Cluj-Napoca on June 15th in the biggest and most modern polyvalent hall in Romania. Before an audience of 10,000 viewers, warriors from all over the world will step into the RXF cage, in a unique show, the biggest of its kind ever organized in Romania.
The headline of the event will be the fight between two world MMA titans, Sandu Lungu, the most beloved fighter in the country and a true colossus whose strikes make any opponent sweat, and the American Jeff „The Snowman” Monson, a living legend of contact sports everywhere, the man who made history in world MMA throughout his impressive career.
Sandu Lungu is the first and the only Romanian who fought in the legendary MMA Pride Japanese promotion; he is the only Romanian judo world champion and probably one of the heaviest MMA fighters in the world. With an impressive career behind him and surrounded by the admiration and respect of all the Romanian contact sports lovers, “Mountain of Bihor”, as the athlete from Oradea is affectionately known as, will try once again to offer a real show in the RXF cage.
Jeff Monson, a sacred monster of the world MMA, an athlete with over 75 fights at the highest level, has met along his prodigious professional career names such as Fedor Emilianenko, Chuck Lidell, Anthony Perosh, Tim Sylvia, Roy Nelson, Sergei Kharitonov, Forrest Griffin, Josh Barnett, Aleksander Emilianenko, Daniel Cormier, and many, many others, the undisputed star of the UFC’s beginning period and a master of world grapping, comes in premiere to Romania, after 5 victories and only one defeat in his last 6 combats, to face a new legendary name.
Also at the RXF 18 Gala in Cluj-Napoca, the champion of heavy in Romania, the well-known fighter Adrian Preda will challenge the Turk Ibrahim Telli, the one who, at the beginning of this year managed to win in front of Sebastian Ciobanu based on decision, also in a RXF gala. Preda promises a big time show and fight, against a difficult opponent, extremely experienced, kick-box champion of Turkey and multiple medalist at world and European championships of contact sports.
Among the most interesting fights to be held on June 15th there will be those where the RXF champion Florin Gârdan, at the 65 kg category, and Ciprian Chiru, at the 84 kg category, will risk their belts against Ciprian Mariș, the pride of Cluj in contact sports, and against Sergiu Breb, an extremely talented athlete trained by no one other than Sandu Lungu.
And because the event in CLuj is the biggest of its kind ever organized in Romania, a girls’s match couldn’t be missing.
RXF prepared a big surprise to all lovers of contact sports, and in June the first MMA women champion belt in Romania will be awarded. The best two fighters in the country will meet in what is probably the match of the year for the women MMA, “Hurricane” Cristina „Katrina” Stanciu and “Warrior Princess” Diana Belbița, undefeated athletes in the RXF cage, are going to fight for the title and belt of Romania’s absolute champion.
The fights gala in Cluj will also line up at the start names such as the Polish fighter Tomasz Czerwinski, Cluj fighters Bogdan Nuț, Dorin Stan and George Peintinger, veterans Traian Rus, Marius Tiță and Ciprian Rață, but it will also be pleased to offer the presence of highly experimented fighters from Hungary, Israel or the Republic of Moldova.
The event in Cluj will only be the preamble of a full year for RXF, the organizers promising another 4 exceptional shows before the end of this year, each of them having invited fighters famous in the entire world, but also the most powerful Romanian gladiators. The enormous interest the MMA and RXF phenomenon aroused in Romania, the sold out events and the live broadcasting of the most important Romanian and European televisions in the field are clear signs that the contact sports in our country are are quickly getting closer to the level of other tradition countries, where RXF is close to its objective, namely to become one of the first MMA promotions in Europe.
RXF 18 Cluj-Napoca, awaits you on Monday, June 15th, at the Polyvalent Hall, to witness the most powerful mixed martial arts event ever organized in Romania and promises an incendiary year for all contact sports lovers!