Denys Berinchyk is without doubt one of the most vibrant fighters in boxing at the moment, regardless of the very fact he’s not well-known within the Western world.
The 33-year-old received an Olympic silver medal for Ukraine on the London 2012 Olympics – a part of the profitable staff which additionally boasted golds for Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk.
Whereas Loma and Usyk took their skills to the US, Berinchyk has been combating at dwelling.
On this time he’s constructed an area repute for having a number of the biggest ring walks in boxing.
Over his six-year profession up to now, Berinchyk has entered in varied costumes together with Tremendous Mario, The Hulk and an enormous teddy bear.
His modes of transport have additionally various, from a bike, to a horse, to suspension cables which ‘flew’ him into the world whereas he was dressed as superman.
When within the Mario outfit, Berinchyk leapt over mushrooms and did battle with shelled creatures en path to the ring.
When dressed as Hulk, he smashed by means of three glass panels earlier than storming in the direction of the squared circle.
He’s now 15-0 (9 KOs) as a professional boxer and approaching world title competition, however lately opted for a weird change in his profession.
Final month, Berinchyk made the transfer over to bare-knuckle boxing.
He confronted Conor McGregor’s pal Artem Lobov on July 24 in the principle occasion of a Mahatch FC promotion in Kiev, Ukraine.
For this bout, Berinchyk saved up his ring stroll custom and produced a particular Peaky Blinders impressed entrance.
The round ring was bizarrely lined with sandbags, including to the environment.
He compelled two standing counts within the contest and battled to win by stoppage on the finish of the fourth spherical.