The Long Beard Healer was a guest in several TV programs in January 2012. The reason was his trip to China and his great success in the tournaments in which he participated there. As a result, he has been recognized repeatedly in the monthly sports and journalists surveys such as a sportsmen of the month and others. Also, he has been awarded the sportsmen of the year, chosen among the ten best sportsmen. Almost all national online and traditional media have reported the news.