WKG & M-1 CHALLENGE 100
OFFICIAL WEIGHTS & PICTURES
HARBIN, China (January 25, 2019) – The official weigh in for tomorrow’s WKG & M-1 Challenge was held today in Harbin, China.
Official fighters’ weights and pictures below:
 
MAIN CARD
MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP — 5 X 5
(R) Roman Bogatov (7-0-0, M-1: 6-0-0), Champion, Russia 154 lbs. (70,1 kg)
(L) Michel Silva (22-7-1, M-1: 3-2-0), Challenger, Brazil 154 lbs. (70 kg)
CO-FEATURE – BANTAMWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
(L) Edward Massey (5-2-0, M-1: 1-0-0), USA 134 lbs. (61,1 kg)
(R) Huoyixibai Chuhayifu (10-3-1, M-1: 1-1-0), China 134 ½ lbs. (61,2 kg)
WELTERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
(L) Alexander Butenko (46-14-3, M-1: 11-3-1), Russia 169 ½ lbs. (77,1 kg)
(R) Gian Siqueia (16-3-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Brazil 169 ½ lbs. (77,1 kg)
   
(L) Tiago Varejao Lacerda (27-6-1, M-1: 1-1-0), Brazil 174 lbs. (79,1 kg)*
(R )Kuerbanjiang Tuluosibake (23-9-0, M-1: 2-0-0), China 169 lbs. (77 kg)
BANTAMWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
(R) Rafael Dias (15-6-0, M-1: 1-1-0), Brazil 134 lbs. (61,1 kg)
(L) Vazha Tsiptauri (6-1-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Georgia 134 ½ lbs. (61,2 kg)
UNDERCARD
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Dmitry Tebekin (9-4-0, M-1: 3-1-0), Russia 207 lbs. (93,9 kg)*
Marcin Lazarz (11-6-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Poland 204 lbs. (92,6 kg)
LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Yoislandy Izquierdo (12-4-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Cuba 154 lbs. (70 kg)
Raul Tutarauli (18-5-0, M-1: 6-3-0), Georgia 155 lbs. (70,5 kg)*
Maxim Pashkov (13-5-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Ukraine 149 lbs. (67,8 kg)
Daniel Swain (18-9-1, M-1: 1-1-1), USA 149 ½ lbs. (68 kg)
FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Akhmadkhan Bokov (4-4-0, M-1: 4-2-0), Russia 146 ½ lbs. (66,6 kg)*
Kangkang Fu (3-3-0, M-1: 0-2-0), China 144 ½ lbs. (65,7 kg)
FEMALE BANTAMWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Ellina Kallionidou (6-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Greece 129 lbs. (58,7 kg)*
Quihui Yan (11-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), China 123 lbs. (56,1 kg)
*denotes yellow card
(all fights & fighters subject to change)
WHEN:           Saturday, January 26, 2019
WHERE:         Harbin, China
 
PROMOTER: M-1 Global
LIVE STREAM: www.m1global.tv (4.30 a.m. ET / 1:30 a.m. PT in USA). Also available on FITE.TV (preliminary card is free, $7.99 for the main card)
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