The list of athletes who will take part in the first event of the Unified Rating of Professional Armwrestling(URPA) highest division tournament is determined. ()
“Despite some difficulties that we faced during the selection of the first season, we are ready to name those who will fight in the main pool of the tournament,” said Igor Mazurenko. - As you remember, according to the rules of TOP 8, participants are divided into Champions and Challengers. All participants have already proved world dominance in professional and amateur arena, each of them has corresponding titles. ”
So, the participants of the first Top 8, who will start the competition as Champions, will be:
Denis Tsyplenkov, Russia.
Levan Saginashvili, Georgia.
Gennady Kvikvinia, Georgia.
Rustam Babayev, Ukraine.
Participants who are entering the TOP 8 as Challengers are:
Tim Bresnan, USA.
Dmitry Trubin, Kazakhstan.
Alex Kurdecha, Poland.
Evgeny Prudnik, Ukraine
“Unfortunately, we will not see Dave Chaffee, Michael Todd and Devon Larratt among the participants of the tournament. They were invited to take part in the first season and they happily expressed their willingness to compete in the top division.