The Russian special forces unit known as Spetsnaz were created in World War 2 to assist the Red Army. The recruitment process for this unit is notorious for being incredibly rigorous and intense. They must therefore know how to fight perfectly with bare hands, and know close range hand to hand combat techniques. They have training in Russian Sambo.
The notorious MMA fighter Maxim Novoselov challenges Russian Special forces, Spetsnaz.
Novoselov served 11 years of his 14 year jail sentence for m*rder. He was once again arrested in 2012 for dr*g trafficking and spent 4 years behind bars.
The 44 year old Novoselov is a European combat sambo champion with a 3-2 pro MMA record.