A match between Georgian and Ukrainian participants at the Yasar Dogu freestyle wrestling tournament in Turkey turned into a boxing match which escalated into a huge mass brawl, with coaches and staff members involved.

A semifinal fight in the men’s category between Georgian athlete Zurab Erbotsanashvili and Khasan Zakariev took an unexpected turn when traditional wrestling was replaced with a fierce fist fight on the mat.

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The brutal scuffle broke out after the Ukranian slapped his opponent in the face provoking Erbotsanashvili to reply with several punches.

Zakariev’s coach who witnessed the brutal scenes was quick to react running onto the mat and knocking the Georgian rival onto the ground.

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