The Russian Slapping Championships have taken lockdown literally and in a bizarre and brutal twist pitted their champ ‘Dumpling’ against Brazilian MMA beast ‘Zuluzinho’ in a slap match set in prison for a cash prize.

Last year a new strange Russian sporting phenomenon was born when Vasily Khamotskiy, nicknamed ‘The Dumpling’ for his animalistic appetite and stocky frame, won the inaugural Russian Slapping Championships at the Siberian Power Show in March 2019.

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Twelve months on and the farmer from Siberia is featuring in the latest unforgiving installment of ‘Stone Faces’ for a $2,000 prize total from the depths of a prison cell.

The contest took place last month but the footage premiered on Thursday.

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