When fists fly on American television, usually it’s a ‘Jersey Shore‘ cast member or a ‘Jerry Springer’ guest that’s involved.

In further proof that things are different in Russia, two of that nation’s best-known citizens, billionaire media mogul Alexander Lebedev and billionaire property developer Sergei Polonsky were involved in a televised fistfight during a discussion of the current worldwide financial crisis.

Or more accurately, Lededev jumped up and slugged Polonsky in the side of the head after Polonsky said that he sometimes felt like “bashing Lededev in the face.” Watch the billionaires go wild below:


[via Metro UK]