At a press conference devoted to the “Zloty Tur 2018” World Cup, Igor Mazurenko presented to the public the Unified Rating of Professional Arm Wrestling (URPA), which the Professional Armwrestling League plans to launch in 2018, and also announced plans to hold in 2019 the first tournament of the top ranking division - “TOP 8” tournament. So, what is the top division of the ranking and what awaits us next year? ()
According to the official definition of PAL, the "TOP 8” tournament is the tournament of the highest division of theUnified Rating of Professional Armwrestling (URPA), which consists of a series of 6 round Vendetta armwrestling matches and in which the eight strongest arm wrestlers of the world will take part.
Once in the URPA top division - “TOP 8” Division, the athlete signs a contract with Armwrestling Professional League, in which he receives a reward for each round won during the first and second stages of the tournament, reimbursement of all expenses related to the "TOP 8” events, as well as part of the main prize pool which is 121,000 US dollars.
But the main thing that an athlete gets is fame all over the world.
How to get to the Division TOP 8?
Unified Rating of Professional Armwrestling (URPA) consists of 3 divisions: “General”, “Elite”, “TOP 8”.
Having gained the maximum number of rating points in the General Division, an athlete will have the right to compete in the “Elite” Division, which is the “Zloty Tur” World Cup.
The winner of the "Zloty Tur" in his category, as well as the winner of the highest number of points in the ranking of the Division “Elite” receive the right to hold the so-called “transitional” duel with the participants of the “TOP 8”, who took 7th and 8th place.
If the contenders win the transitional fights, they will be in the "TOP 8", and their rivals will fall into the “Elite” Division.
Thus, by winning the “Zloty Tour”, athletes have the opportunity to participate in the top division of the global ranking of professional arm wrestling.
Who will perform in the first season of the TOP 8.