Giorgio Petrosyan, one of many biggest kickboxers ever, defeated former GLORY champion Davit Kiria at ONE Championship: Fists of Fury on Feb. 26. Petrosyan now holds an unbeaten streak of 20 fights and an total document of 104-2-2 with two no-contests. He has 41 knockouts in his storied profession.
“The Physician” is now having fun with a brief relaxation interval in Milan, Italy, the place he lives, trains and runs the “Crew Petrosyan” Gymnasium along with his brother, well-known kickboxer Armen Petrosyan.
Giorgio chatted with Fight Press about his comeback, his future, coaching, and his private life. The dialog has been evenly edited for readability and improved circulate.
How did it really feel stepping within the ring after such a protracted layoff of just about 13 months? Was this the primary time you skilled such a protracted interval of inactivity?
It felt unimaginable! It was virtually one 12 months since my final combat, and even when throughout this time I’ve been coaching actually arduous, it was a particular feeling. I actually must admit that after I stepped within the ring it felt like nothing had modified.