Baku. 28 December. REPORT.AZ/ Azerbaijani K-1 fighter Zabit Samedov has beaten Poland`s Paul Slowinski in the major fight in "Groznaya Bitva 13" tournament in Grozny, Chechnya.
Report informs, Z.Samedov handed his rival three knock downs in the three-round encounter, which he won by points.
Zabit Samedov was born in Georgia into an Azerbaijani family and moved to Minsk when he was 10 years old. He started practicing martial arts at the age of 9. At very first he studied karate for 6 months under Aziz Dursunov, then switched to Muay Thai. In 1998, he joined Chinuk Gym, a well known gym based in Minsk. He trained with Alexey Ignashov and Sergei Gur under the management of his trainer Dmitriy Pyasetsky. He was recruited by top martial arts organization K-1, after achieving several titles in various events between 2004 and 2006. He began to fight with consistency by attaining the title of K-1 Fighting Network in Riga in 2006 in Latvia.