MMA News: The Russian Mercenary
Written by Alexander Zammit
Wednesday, 23 June 2010 07:46
Strikeforce News: Sergei 'The Russian Mercenary' Kharitonov Signs Deal With Strikeforce: The Dutch website, Mixfigh.nl, is reporting that the Plesetsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia native has struck a deal to fight under the Strikeforce banner in 2010 and beyond.
Once hailed as the future of mixed martial arts by many familiar with the sport, Kharitonov scored victories over some of the world’s best, in the form of Murilo Rua , Semmy Schilt , Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem en route to being recognized as one of the sport’s elite strikers.