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M-1 Challenge middleweight championship Nov. 2 at M-1 Challenge 98 in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Growing Russia vs. Brazil MMA rivalry continues   Artem Frolov – Bruno Blindado Silva M-1 Challenge middleweight championship   Nov. 2 at M-1 Challenge 98 in Chelyabinsk, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (October 9, 2018) – The growing mixed-martial-arts rivalry between Russian and Brazilian fighters continues November 2, when undefeated M-1 Challenge middleweight champion Artem Frolov throws-down with […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 OFFICIAL RESULTS & PHOTOS FROM KAZAN, RUSSIA

Undefeated Roman Bogatov captures M-1 Challenge lightweight title   M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 OFFICIAL RESULTS New M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Roman Bogatov KAZAN, Russia (September 29, 2018) – Undefeated Russian wrestling sensation Roman Bogatov captured the vacant M-1 Challenge lightweight title last night, taking a unanimous decision over Rubenilton “Rubinho” Pereira, in the M Challenge 97 / […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS & PHOTOS

M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS KAZAN, Russia (September 27, 2018) – The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge 97, headlined by the vacant M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight between Roman Bogatov and Rubenilton “Rubinho” Pereira, in Kazan, Russia. Below find the official weights and pictures: MAIN CARD MAIN […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 FACT SHEET

M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 FACT SHEET This Friday in Kazan, Russia M-1 CHALLENGE 97 / TATFIGHT 7 FACT SHEET MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – VACANT M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP — 5 X 5 Roman Bogatov (6-0-0, M-1: 5-0-0), Russia vs. Rubenilton “Rubinho” Pereira (20-5-0, M-1: 4-2-0), Brazil CO-FEATURE – MIDDLEWEIGHTS – 3 X 5 Ruslan Shamilov (4-0-0, […]

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Roman Bogatov & Rubenilton Pereira clash for Vacant M-1 Challenge lightweight title in M-1 Challenge 97 main event

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Roman Bogatov & Rubenilton Pereira clash for Vacant M-1 Challenge lightweight title in M-1 Challenge 97 main event September 28 in Kazan, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (August 30, 2018) — Undefeated Russian rising star Roman Bogatov (pictured above on top) will take on Brazilian mixed-martial-arts veteran Rubenilton Pereira for the vacant M-1 Challenge 97 […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 96 OFFICIAL RESULTS & PICTURES

Khadis Ibragimov new M-1 Challenge Light Heavyweight Champion M-1 CHALLENGE 96 OFFICIAL RESULTS & PICTURES New M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Khadis Ibragimov was crowned SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (August 26, 2018) – Undefeated Khadis Ibragimov (7-0-0) defeated Dmitry Mikutsa in last night’s M-1 Challenge 96 main event to capture the vacant M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title, at M-1 Arena in Saint […]

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M-1 Challenge 96 FACT SHEET

 M-1 Challenge 96   FACT SHEET MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – VACANT M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP — 5 X 5 Dmitry Mikutsa (9-3-1, M-1: 2-1-0), Ukraine vs. Khadis Ibragimov (6-0-0, M-1: 2-0-0), Russia CO-FEATURE – FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5 Daniel “Agent Orange” Swain (18-8-1, M-1: 1-0-1), USA vs. Viktor Kolesnik (14-3-1, M-1: 3-1-1), Russia LIGHTWEIGHTS — 3 X […]

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“Road to M-1: USA” OFFICIAL RESULTS

Doug “Yamato” Usher stops David Mundell in 2nd round   “Road to M-1: USA” OFFICIAL RESULTS   Yoislandy Izquierdo landed the kick of the night NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 14, 2018) – Georgia middleweight Doug “Yamato” Usher and Yoislandy “Cuba” Izquierdo were knockout-winners this past Saturday night in the “Road to M-1: USA” main event and co-feature, respectively, at Global Mall […]

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“Road to M-1: USA” in Nashville  – PPV Fact Sheet

PPV FACT SHEET  “Road to M-1: USA” in Nashville   This Saturday LIVE on worldwide Pay Per View WHAT:     “Road to M-1: USA” professional mixed martial arts PPV event WHO:       MAIN EVENT – MIDDLEWEIGHTS -3 X 5 — PPV                  Doug “Yamato” Usher (9-3-0), College Park, Maryland                  David “Redneck” Mundell (9-3-0), Orlando, Florida                    CO-FEATURE – LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X […]

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Dimitriy Mikutsa vs. Khadis Ibragimov to headline M-1 Challenge 96 – Video Preview

Dimitriy Mikutsa vs. Khadis Ibragimov M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title fight to headline M-1 Challenge 96   Daniel Swain vs. Viktor Kolesnik in co-feature August 25 in Saint Petersburg, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia– (August 1, 2018) –The vacant M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title will be on the line August 25, when Dimitriy Mikutsa and Khadis Ibragimov throw-down in theM-1 […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 95 OFFICIAL RESULTS & PICTURES

American featherweight Nate “The Train” Landwehr Captures M-1 Challenge title   Russian bantamweight champion Movsar Evloev retains crown   M-1 CHALLENGE 95 OFFICIAL RESULTS & PICTURES INGUSHETIA, Russia (July 22, 2018) – American featherweight Nate “The Train” Landwehr(pictured to left) kept rollin’, as he stopped Khamzat Dalgiev to capture the M-1 Challenge featherweight title, in last night’s M-1 Challenge […]

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M-1 Challenge 95 Weights & Pictures

M-1 Challenge 95 Weights & Pictures INGUSHETIA, Russia (July 20, 2018) – Today’s official weigh in was held for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge 95: Battle in the Mountains 7 in Ingushetia, Russia. THE CHAMPIONS (L-R) — Khamzat Dalgiev & Movsar Evolev from today’s press conference Below find fighters’ weights and pictures: MAIN CARD Nate Landwehr at today’s press […]

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UFC & M-1 Global Announce Partnership – UFC Russia

UFC & M-1 Global announce partnership UFC RUSSIA SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (July 18) – The Russian-Chinese investment fund, Mubadala Investment Company, and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) have jointly announced the foundation of UFC Russia. The new company will promote MMA and organize new shows in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). M-1 Global […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 94 RESULTS & PICTURES FROM ORENBURG, RUSSIA

Damir Ismagulov defeats Artem Damkovsky to retain M-1 Challenge lightweight title   M-1 CHALLENGE 94 RESULTS & PICTURES Damir Ismagulov (L) retained his M-1 Challenge lightweight title ORENBURG, Russia (June 15, 2018) – M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Damir Ismagulov defeated the original title-holder in their weight class, Artem Damkowsky, to retain his title in this evening’s M-1 Challenge 94: […]

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M-1 Challenge 94 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS, PICTURES & VIDEO From Orenburg, Russia

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS, PICTURES & VIDEO M-1 Challenge 94, June 15, in Orenburg, Russia ORENBURG, Russia (June 14, 2018) – Today’s official weigh in was held today for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge 94 in Orenburg, Russia. Below find fighters’ weights and pictures: MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 5 x 5 (R) Damir Ismagulov (15-2-0, M-1: 9-1-0), […]

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FACT SHEET –  M-1 Challenge 94, June 15, in Orenburg, Russia

FACT SHEET M-1 Challenge 94, June 15, in Orenburg, Russia MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP — 5 X 5 Damir Ismagulov (15-2-0, M-1: 9-1-0), Champion, Russia vs. Artem Damkovsky (22-10-0, M-1: 13-7-0), Belarus CO-FEATURE – LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X 5 Raul Tutarauli (18-4-0, M-1: 6-2-0), Georgia vs. Roman Bogatov (5-0-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Russia MIDDLEWEIGHTS — 3 […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 93 RESULTS & PICTURES- Bruno Silva shocks Alexander Shlemenko in 1st round

Bruno Silva shocks Alexander Shlemenko in 1st round   Undefeated Artiom Frolov defeats Joe Riggs to remain M-1 Challenge middleweight champ M-1 CHALLENGE 93 RESULTS & PICTURES CHELYABINSK, Russia (June 1, 2018) – Brazilian middleweight Bruno Silva shocked Alexander Shlemenko with an opening round stoppage to set-up a potential showdown with M-1 Challenge champion Artiom Frolov, who defeated American challenger Joe “Diesel” […]

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M-1 Challenge 93 Weights & Pictures

M-1 Challenge 93 Weights & Pictures SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (May 31, 2018) – The official weight in was held today for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge 93 at Chelyabinsk, Russia. American fighter Joe “Diesel” Riggs experienced a long, costly trip from the U.S. to Chelyabinsk to challenge undefeated M-1 Challenge middleweight champion Artiom Frolov in the co-featured event. “On […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 92 RESULTS & PICTURES 

Sergei Kharitonov vs. Anton Vyazigin declared “No Contest” Aleksander Doskalchuk crowned undisputed M-1 Challenge flyweight champion   M-1 CHALLENGE 92 RESULTS & PICTURES  Aleksander Doskalchuk is now the undisputed M-1 Challenge flyweight champion SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (May 25, 2018) – Last night’s SuperFight between Russian heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov and his main event challenger, Anton Vyazigin, was declared […]

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M-1 Challenge 92 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS

M-1 Challenge 92 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS  SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (May 23, 2018) – The official weight in was held today for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge 92 at M-1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia. MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – HEAVYWEIGHTS — 3 X 5 (R) Sergei Kharitonov (27-6-0, M-1: 5-0-0), Russia 280 lbs. (127,2 kg) vs. (L) Anton Vyazigin (9-2-0, M-1: 4-1-0), Russia 272 […]

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M-1 Challenge 92 Fact Sheet

M-1 Challenge 92 Fact Sheet MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – HEAVYWEIGHTS — 3 X 5 Sergei Kharitonov (27-6-0, M-1: 5-0-0), Russia vs. Anton Vyazigin (9-2-0, M-1: 4-1-0), Russia CO-FEATURE – M-1 CHALLENGE FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 5 X 5 Aleksander Doskalchuk (8-1-0, M-1: 2-0-0), Champion, Ukraine vs. Arman Ashimov (8-2-1, M-1: 3-0-0), Interim Champion, Kazakhstan WELTERWEIGHTS — 3 X 5 Sergey […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 91 OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM CHINA

Daniel Swain defeats Masu Nuertiebieke Mikhail Zayats decisions Caio Malgahaes   M-1 CHALLENGE 91 OFFICIAL RESULTS MMA fans in China turned out to watch M-1 Challenge 91 SHENZHEN, China (May 12, 2018) – American fighter Daniel “Agent Orange” Swain defeated Masu “Iron King” Nuertiebieke in this past Saturday night’s M-1 Challenge 91main event in Shenzhen, China. The 27-year-old Swain […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 91 FACT SHEET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 91 FACT SHEET ‌ MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – MIDDLEWEIGHTS — 3 X 5 Masu “Iron King” Nuertiebieke (12-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), China vs. Daniel “Agent Orange” Swain (17-8-1, M-1: 0-0-1), USA CO-FEATURE – FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5 Mikhail Zayats (23-8-0, M-1: 13-5-0), Russia vs. Caio “Hellboy” Magalhaes (10-4-0, M-1: 1-1-0), Brazil LIGHTWEIGHTS — 3 […]

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Strongmen enter The Rage at M-1 Challenge 92 May 24 in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Strongmen enter The Rage at M-1 Challenge 92 May 24 in Saint Petersburg, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (May 7, 2018) – The first Spanish Olympia deadlift champion will face one of the strongest Russian athletes May 24 at M-1 Challenge 92 in M-1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Fredy Gonzales, also known as “El Gigante,” is […]

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Joe “Diesel” Riggs vs. Artem Frolov on June 1st in Russia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (April 27, 2018) – Eternal confrontation: experience vs. youth will continue June 1st at M-1 Challenge 93 in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Undefeated M-1 Challenge middleweight champion Artem Frolov (10-0-0, M-1: 7-0-0), who was mentioned by Fighters Only Magazine among the 20 top MMA prospects for 2018, will defend his title for the first time against […]

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Star middleweight Alexander Shlemenko To headline M-1 Challenge 93

“Storm” Warning! Star middleweight Alexander Shlemenko To headline M-1 Challenge 93   Plus, Artem Frolov vs. Joe Riggs title fight   June 1 in Chelyabinsk, Russia Alexander Shlemenko (R) is as tough as they come SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (April 24, 2018)) – One of the greatest middleweights in mix martial arts history, Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko, returns […]

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Heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov To headline M-1 Challenge 92 in  Saint Petersburg, Russia

Heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov To headline M-1 Challenge 92   May 24 at M-1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia Sergei Kharitonov (R) SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (April 23, 2018)) – Russian heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov returns to The Rage on May 24 to headline M-1 Challenge 92 at M-1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Kharitonov (27-6-0, M-1: 5-0-0) faces his […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 90 RESULTS

M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko remains perfect Stops Alexander Butenko to go 18-0-0   M-1 CHALLENGE 90 RESULTS And still champion…….Alexey Kuchenko (R) SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (March 31, 2018) – M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko improved his professional MMA record to a perfect 18-0-0, stopping Russian challenger Alexander “Iron Capture” Butenko in the third round of last […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 90 FACT SHEET 

M-1 CHALLENGE 90 FACT SHEET  MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT — M-1 CHALLENGE WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP- 5 X 5 Alexey Kunchenko (17-0-0, M-1: 9-0-0), Champion, Russia vs. Alexander “Iron Capture” Butenko (45-12-3, M-1: 11-2-1), Challenger, Russia CO-FEATURE – MIDDLEWEIGHTS – 3 X 5 Joe “Diesel” Riggs (47-17-0, 1 NV, M-1: 2-0-0), USA vs. Boris Polejay (18-6-0, M-1: 2-1-0), Ukraine FLYWEIGHTS — 3 […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 89 RESULTS

  “Buki” is back!   Ivan Buchinger rebounds from title loss with impressive win over Andrey Krasnikov   M-1 CHALLENGE 89 RESULTS Ivan Buchinger is back! SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (March 10, 2018) — Former M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Ivan “Buki” Buchinger rebounded from his title loss last November with an impressive win over Andrey Krasnikov in tonight’s M-1 Challenge 89 main […]

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M-1 CHALLENGE 89 WEIGHTS & PICTURES FROM RUSSIA

M-1 CHALLENGE 89 WEIGHTS & PICTURES FROM RUSSIA M-1 CHALLENGE 89 FACT SHEET MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT – FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5 (L) Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (32-6-0, M-1: 7-2-0), Slovakia 149 lbs. (67,9 kg) vs. (R) Andrey Krasnikov (14-3-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Ukraine, 149 lbs. (67,9 kg) CO-FEATURE – FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5  (R) Viktor Kolesnik (11-3-1, M-1: 2-1-1), Russia […]

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