Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Putin Booed by Martial Arts Fans

Full Story: The Moscow Times 22 Nov

Russian PM Putin had a bad day and taste when he went o witness a martial event between Russian champion Fedor Emelianenko and American opponent Jeff Monson at the  Olimpiisky stadium in Moscow Sunday. Although the Russian defeated the American in a three-round fight, it was Putin's turn to get defeated at the hands of the crowd.

What many call as Putin's worst public rebuke when mike was handed over to him to say a few words after the fight. But when he tried to speak, his words were drowned out by a flurry of whistles and boos, captured on a video of the event that garnered 680,000 views on YouTube by late Monday. Watch the video below:


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