Only in Russia could an ‘armoured knight fighting’ exhibition be so well received that a league is started for exactly that.
That is what M-1 Global, Russia’s premiere MMA organisation, have done. And it’s called the ‘M-1 Medieval League’, obviously.
The response to a pair of dudes engaging in some full-contact jousting while dressed as knights in armour and wielding swords was so positive that it is now officially its own sport.
Only in Russia!