All were waiting with curiosity the battle in the most prestigious category up to 91 kg – local athlete Daniel Weidenthaler resisted the reigning world champion Ukrainian Roman Shcherbatyuk.
However, the long duel did not happen, because as soon as started the second round, the local fighter after a series of blows of the Ukrainian fell into a deep knockout.
“Frankly, on other result than victory and the gold medal, did not expect,” – said in an interview with “Express” novel Shcherbatyuk.
“I am the reigning world champion, had a very high-quality fees and felt ready to compete at 100%. However, opponents are well prepared for battle with me. And I’m not worried about the outcome of the match even when opponent resisted, and the two of us waited for the decision of the judges.
Was sure that the referee will raise my hand. In October, the food for the European championship, but go there with peace of mind. Competitions in the Czech Republic showed that I am completely committed to fighting any complexity”, – said Ukrainian champion.
The Shcherbatyuk after the victory handed the championship belt and a check for a thousand euros.