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Ukraine: American MMA fighter Monson granted passport by Lugansk People's Republic 01:04

Ukraine: American MMA fighter Monson granted passport by Lugansk People's Republic

Ukraine, Lugansk
September 11, 2016 at 01:16 GMT -00:00 · Published

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Jeff Monson received a passport from Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) on Saturday during a concert celebrating City Day, an annual celebration in the east Ukrainian city.

This is the second passport the MMA fighter has received in the last year, following his Russian passport in December 2015. On acceptance of his LPR passport, Monsoon said: "It's a very big honour and I almost don't have the words to say, I'm pretty emotional right now."

Monsoon visited Lugansk for the first time in July with members of Night Wolves biker club. This trip was made to demonstrate his support for the people of LPR. During the visit Monson also showed local athletes some martial art techniques.

Ukraine: American MMA fighter Monson granted passport by Lugansk People's Republic 01:04
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Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Jeff Monson received a passport from Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) on Saturday during a concert celebrating City Day, an annual celebration in the east Ukrainian city.

This is the second passport the MMA fighter has received in the last year, following his Russian passport in December 2015. On acceptance of his LPR passport, Monsoon said: "It's a very big honour and I almost don't have the words to say, I'm pretty emotional right now."

Monsoon visited Lugansk for the first time in July with members of Night Wolves biker club. This trip was made to demonstrate his support for the people of LPR. During the visit Monson also showed local athletes some martial art techniques.

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