Famous MMA fighter Maga Kobra turns himself in after Moscow City shootout

Famous MMA fighter Maga Kobra turns himself in after Moscow City shootout
Magomed Ismailov

A new person turned out to be complicit in the high-profile incident in the center of the Russian capital that involved some thieves in law, mafia bosses and pop stars. It is Magomed Ismailov, the famous MMA fighter.

The celebrated MMA fighter Magomed Ismailov (Maga Kobra) involved in the shootout in Moskva City business complex as Gavril Yushvaev’s security chief, turned himself in, CrimeRussia source revealed.

The 31-year-old MMA fighter was born in Nizhny Tagil being of Dagestani origin. He won 11 battles and lost 2 times in his professional career.

As a reminder, the incident with the use of firearms happened in the lift lobby of the Oko Tower, and then spread to the Crystal BallRoom restaurant, where Dmitry Pavlov (Pavlik), one of Izmailovskaya gang leaders, was having his 50th birthday party. Among Pavlik’s guests were some criminal bosses (Luchok, Taivanchik, Mikhas), some thieves in law (Shishkan, Aksen) and about 270 others, including a few State Duma deputies, according to CrimeRussia sources.

Earlier it was reported that Gavril Yushvaev’s personal guards were the ones who initiated the shootout with Moscow City security guards over a wrongly parked Mercedes. The shootout left six people injured, one of them was hospitalized in a critical state, and two in a grave one. Two other men that got wounded are officers of National Guard’s Okhrana FSUE, serving the ordering customer of the event. One of them lost his service weapon, a Makarov's pistol.

The Investigative Committee instituted criminal proceedings under part 3 of Art. 30 and Art. 105 of the Criminal Code (Attempted murder of two or more persons), which was passed to the Office for Investigation of Especially Important Cases earlier today.

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