This Saturday the 29/9, The Russian Championship Open-weight was held. As in many regions and countries around at the time, the tournaments are aiming towards the 12th World Championship 2019. Russia region have a very high level, and with the top fighter Nasirov, Russia will for sure be notice in the World Tournament next year.
March 4, 2018 in Tokyo at the Hearton Higashi Shinagawa hosted the Dan-test (qualification exam) of the regional leaders of WKO Grading Exam. It was attended by 50 people from 10 countries: Russia, Sweden, Poland, Armenia, Italy, Hungary, Macau, the Netherlands, China and Japan. On the Russian side, Nazar Nasirov, Roman Nesterenko, Vyacheslav Mitrikovsky and Andrey Kitkin made speeches.