TatNeft Arena

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TatNeft Arena
TatNeft Arena.svg
Татнефть-Арена
Location Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia Tatarstan
Capacity Kickboxing/Boxing: 9,500
Ice Hockey: 8,890
Concerts: 10,400
Field size 60×30 m
Construction
Opened August 29, 2005
Construction cost $50 Million USD
Tenants
Ak Bars Kazan (KHL) (2005–present)
JHC Bars (MHL) (2009-present)

TatNeft Arena (ru: Татнефть-Арена, tt: TatNeft Arena, or TatNeft Səhıt) is an indoor sporting arena located in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. The capacity of the arena is 10,000 and was opened in 2005. The arena is home to Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League. The Arena was chosen recently to host the annual Türkvizyon Song Contest 2014.

Tatneft Cup[edit]

Every year since 2008 kickboxing tournament called Tatneft Cup is held in the arena. Tournament consists of three tournaments in three weight categories (-70 kg, -80 kg, +80 kg) with 4 selections of 1/8 finals, 2 selections of quarter finals, semi finals and final tournament. Tournament is according K-1 rules, in 3x3 format, but if there is no knockdown through three rounds an extra round is fought.[1]

Tatneft Cup Champions:

Year -70 kg champion -80 kg champion +80 kg champion
2016 [2] Russia Aleksey Ulyanov Russia Nikolay Lushin Russia Semen Shelepov
2015 [3] Romania Claudiu Bădoi Russia Timur Aylyarov Ukraine Roman Kryklia
2014 Russia Alexei Ulyanov Netherlands Darryl Sichtman Belarus Igor Bugaenko
2013 Russia Maxim Smirnov Slovakia Vladimir Idranyi Russia Mikhail Tyuterev
2012 [4] Ukraine Enriko Gogokhia Russia Alexander Stetsurenko Ukraine Tsotne Rogava
2011 [5] Russia Dzhabar Askerov Ukraine Oleksandr Oliynyk Morocco Hicham Ashalhi
2010 Russia Dzhabar Askerov Russia Alexander Stetsurenko Belarus Vitali Akhramenko
2009 Russia Urunbeck Esenkulov Russia Alexander Stetsurenko Netherlands Ashwin Balrak
2008 Russia Shamil Gusenov Russia Alexander Stetsurenko Belarus Igor Bugaenko

Coordinates: 55°49′2″N 49°7′28″E / 55.81722°N 49.12444°E / 55.81722; 49.12444

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