Kharitonov spars dead pig for media

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Sergie Kharitonov was last seen fighting in Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix, defeating Andrei Arlovski in the preliminary round, but losing to Josh Barnett in the semi-finals.

The Russian fighter was subsequently released by the promotion, and is now scheduled to compete in a kickboxing rules fight for the United Glory Promotion.

In a contrast of the Rocky movie, the Russian is the one training in a meat locker, pounding the carcass of a dead pig to train for his kickboxing bout with Mark Miller: