Kyrgyzstan Muaythai Federation has launched first professional tournament called “Batyrs of Manas” to commemorate batyrs (“brave warriors”) and the most renowned epic warrior Manas, the national pride of the Kyrgyz people.
16 best Kyrgyz fighters will fight for the title of “Batyrs of Manas” in following weight categories 57, 60, 67, and 71 kg category. New event is hoped will revolutionise the professional muaythai scene in Kyrgyzstan.
On the 1st of February the first round was held in Bishkek. The fight card featured 7 qualification fight and one spectacular title fight in the 60kg weight category. It was a world class performance by Nuratay Talajbek uulu who won the fight by TKO in the third round.