Category Archives: M-1 Challenge

M-1 CHALLENGE 83 FACT SHEET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 83 FACT SHEET MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5 Mikhail Ragozin (8-2-0, M-1: 3-0-0), Russia vs. Brandon "Bull" Halsey (9-3-0, M-1: 0-1-0), USA INAUGURAL M-1 CHALLENGE FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP -- 5 X 5 Aleksander Doskalchuk (7-1-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Ukraine vs. Vadim "Bad Santa" Malygin (11-2-1, M-1: 2-1-1), Russia LIGHTWEIGHTS -…
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M-1 Challenge 83: Ragozin vs. Halsey promo video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 83: Ragozin vs. Halsey PROMO VIDEO  Sept. 23 in Kazan, Russia    INFORMATION: www.M1Global.tv www.mixfight.ru www.wmmaa.org Twitter & Instagram: @M1GlobalNews @VFinkelchtein @M1Global Facebook: www.facebook.com/M-1-GlobalNews ABOUT M-1 GLOBAL: Founded in 1997, M-1 Global has established itself in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as the premier entity for discovering and developing the world's next-generation of…
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M-1 Challenge 82 results from Finland

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 82 results from Finland [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Zayats defeats Vanttinen by decision in M-1 Challenge 82 main event OFFICIAL RESULTS Mikhail Zayats was too much for Marcus Vanttinen HELSINKI, Finland (August 6, 2017) - Russian light heavyweight Mikhail Zayatsdefeated Marcus "Caveman" Vanttinen by unanimous decision in last night's M-1 Challenge 82 main event, which headlined the…
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Fight Network to Live Broadcast Over 12 Hours of Live MMA

[adsenseyu1] Fight Network to Live Broadcast Over 12 Hours of Live MMA [adsenseyu2] For Immediate Release – August 4, 2017     Fight Network to Live Broadcast Over 12 Hours of Live MMA this Weekend, Including UFC Fight Night Prelims, ONE Championship, M-1 Challenge 82 & LFA 18 TORONTO – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7…
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M-1 Challenge: Markus “CaveMan” Vanttinen Promo Video

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge: Markus "Caveman" Vanttinen Promo Video [adsenseyu2]  M-1 Challenge 82, August 5, in Helsinki Markus Vanttinen Highlight Video SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (July 18, 2017) - Finnish MMA star Markus "Caveman" Vanttinen will headline the first M-1 Global show held in Finland in nine years, August 5, at M-1 Challenge 82, at Hatwall Arena…
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Sergei Kharitonov vs. Geronimo Dos Santos promo video

[adsenseyu1] Sergei Kharitonov vs. Geronimo Dos Santos promo video [adsenseyu2] For Immediate Release SERGEI KHARITONOV vs. GERONIMO DOS SANTOS M-1 CHALLENGE 81 PROMO VIDEO M-1 Challenge 81 will be streamed live from Ingushetia, Russia in high definition on www.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card by logging on to register at www.M1Global.TV. Fans…
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M-1 Global returns to Finland for first time in 9 years

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Global returns to Finland for first time in 9 years [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Global returns to Finland for first time in 9 years M-1 Challenge 82, August 5, in Helsinki Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland Home for M-1 Challenge 82 SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (June 28, 2017) - M-1 Global, one of the largest…
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Sensational heavyweight showdown announced for “M-1 Challenge 81: Battle in the Mountains 6” Sergei Kharitonov vs. Geronimo Dos Santos

[adsenseyu1] Sensational heavyweight showdown announced for "M-1 Challenge 81: Battle in the Mountains 6" Sergei Kharitonov vs. Geronimo Dos Santos K July 22 in Ingushetia [adsenseyu2] SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (June 28, 2017 - M-1 Global has announced a sensational heavyweight shodeown between two International stars, Sergei "The Paratrooper" Kharitonov and Geronimo "Mondragon" Dos Santos, at…
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Sergei Kharitonov puts Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou To sleep in opening round

[adsenseyu1] Sergei Kharitonov puts  Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou To sleep in opening round [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sergei Kharitonov puts  Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou To sleep in opening round   Ivan Buchinger retains  M-1 Challenge featherweight title OFFICIAL M-1 CHALLENGE 80 RESULTS HARBIN, China (June 16, 2017) - MMA heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov continued his dominance in…
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M-1 Challenge 80 weights, pictures & video from China

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 80 weights, pictures & video from China [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 80 weights, pictures & video from China M-1 CHALLENGE 80   OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FROM HARBIN, CHINA MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - HEAVYWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5 (L) Sergei "The Paratrooper" Kharitonov (24-6-0, M-1: 3-0-0), Russia 266 ½ lbs. vs.…
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Shlemenko-Halsey 3? Only at light heavyweight!

[adsenseyu1] Shlemenko-Halsey 3? Only at light heavyweight! [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brandon Halsey 3? Only if it's a light heavyweight fight SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (June 9, 2017) -- World-class MMA middleweights Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko and Brandon "Bull" Halsey have fought twice with each opponent imposing their wills from the opening bell to…
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M1 Challenge 79 Results

[adsenseyu1] M1 Challenge 79 Results [adsenseyu2] M1 Challenge 79 Schlemenko vs Halsey 2. Sergey Romanov Defeats Arda Adas via 1st rd Submission to Injury (Broken Arm) Alexey Makhno Defeats Michel Silva via Majority Decision Oleg Olenichev Defeats E. Solves Torres via UD Khamzat Dalgiev Defeats Dragan Pešic via 1st rd Heel Hook Josh Rettinghouse  Defeats  B. Uulu Toichubay via 2nd rd RNC Anton Vyazigin Defeats…
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M-1 Challenge 79 official weights & pictures from Russia

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 79 official weights & pictures from Russia [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 79   OFFICIAL WEIGHTS (L-R) -- Brandon Halsey, promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Alexander Shlemenko     MORE WEIGH IN PICTURES GO HERE: https://yadi.sk/d/eJDSP8P23JhrBi MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - MIDDLEWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5 Alexander "Stormk" SHLEMENKO (55-7-0, M-1: 5-0-0),…
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Damir Ismagulov stops Maxim Divnich to become new M-1 Challenge Lightweight Champion

[adsenseyu1] Damir Ismagulov stops Maxim Divnich to become new M-1 Challenge Lightweight Champion [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Damir Ismagulov stops Maxim Divnich to become new M-1 Challenge Lightweight Champion M-1 CHALLENGE 78 RESULTS New M-1 Challenge Lightweight Champion Damir Ismagulov Additional photos are available at: https://yadi.sk/d/qxxExTyC3JYnwN ORENBURG, Russia (May 27, 2017) - A new M-1…
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Fight Network to Live Broadcast ONE Championship: Dynasty of Heroes, M-1 Challenge 78, KSW 39: Colosseum, “Brave Warriors in Action” & UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira PRELIMS

[adsenseyu1] Fight Network to Live Broadcast ONE Championship: Dynasty of Heroes, M-1 Challenge 78, KSW 39: Colosseum, "Brave Warriors in Action" & UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira PRELIMS [adsenseyu2] For Immediate Release – May 25, 2017 Fight Network to Live Broadcast ONE Championship: Dynasty of Heroes,   M-1 Challenge 78, KSW 39: Colosseum, "Brave…
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M-1 Challenge 79 weights & pictures from Russia

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 79 weights & pictures from Russia [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 78 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - VACANT M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5 Maxim Divnich (13-2-0, M-1: 7-2-0), Ukraine 154 lbs. (70.2 kg) vs. Damir Ismagulov (10-2-0, M-1: 6-1-0), Russia by way of Kazakhstan 154 lbs.…
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Viktor Nemkov defeats Ronny Markes In M-1 Challenge 77 main event

[adsenseyu1] Viktor Nemkov defeats Ronny Markes In M-1 Challenge 77 main event [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Viktor Nemkov defeats Ronny Markes M-1 CHALLENGE 77 RESULTS  SOCHI, Russia (May 21, 2017) - Two-time M-1 Challenge Light Heavyweight Champion Viktor Nemkov has positioned himself for another title shot, defeating Brazilian challenger Ronny Markes, last Friday night in…
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Evloev stops Nevzorov to capture Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title

[adsenseyu1] Evloev stops Nevzorov to capture Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Evloev stops Nevzorov to capture Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title M-1 CHALLENGE 76 RESULTS NAZRAN, Ingushetia, Russia (April 23, 2017) - Undefeated Movsar Evloev captured the Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title in last night's M-1 Challenge 76 main event at Nazran, Ingushetia,…
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M-1 CHALLENGE 76 MAIN CARD SET

[adsenseyu1] M-1 CHALLENGE 76 MAIN CARD SET [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 76 MAIN CARD SET   Alexey Nevzorov & Movsar Evloev to fight for Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title This Saturday night in Ingushetia, Russia MOSCOW (April 18, 2017) - The M-1 Challenge 76 main card is set, headlined by an Interim M-1…
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Busy May & June for M-1 Global

[adsenseyu1] Busy May & June for M-1 Global [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Busy May & June for M-1 Global   ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (March 31, 2017) - M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein (pictured above) has announced five M-1 Challenge events to be held this May and June. Below is a Q & A with the…
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Alexander Shlemenko defeats Paul Bradley, Kunchenko retains M-1 Challenge welterweight title

[adsenseyu1] Alexander Shlemenko defeats Paul Bradley, Kunchenko retains M-1 Challenge welterweight title [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexander Shlemenko defeats Paul Bradley, Kunchenko retains M-1 Challenge title M-1 CHALLENGE 74 OFFICIAL RESULTS   (R) Alexander Shlemenko kicked his way to another victory MOSCOW (March 4, 2017) -- Russian middleweight Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko defeated American Paul "The…
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M-1 Challenge 75 weights & pictures

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 75 weights & pictures [adsenseyu2] M-1 CHALLENGE 75 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 3 X 5 (L) ALEXANDER SHLEMENKO (54-9-0, 1 NC, M-1: 4-0-0), Russia  184 1/2 lbs. (83.9 kg) vs. (R) PAUL BRADLEY (23-7-0, 2 NC, M-1: 0-0-0), USA 184 lbs. (83.6 kg) M-1 CHALLENGE WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5…
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Rashid Yusupov defeats Stephen Puetz To retrain M-1 Challenge light heavyweight crown

[adsenseyu1] Rashid Yusupov defeats Stephen Puetz To retrain M-1 Challenge light heavyweight crown [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rashid Yusupov defeats Stephen Puetz To retrain M-1 Challenge light heavyweight crown   Abukar Yandiev destroys Alexander Butenko To become new M-1 Challenge lightweight champion M-1 CHALLENGE 74 OFFICIAL RESULTS       Yusupov (7-0-0, M-1: 4-0-0), fighting…
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M-1 Challenge 74 weights & pictures

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 74 weights & pictures [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 74 Weights & Pictures OFFICIAL WEIGHTS MAIN CARD M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT - 5 X 5 (R) RASHID YUSUPOV (6-0-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Champion, Russia 205 lbs. (93.1 kg) vs. (L) STEPHAN "T-800" PUETZ (15-2-0, M-1: 6-1-0), Challenger, Germany 204 ½ lbs. (92.9…
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American middleweight Paul Bradley Steps up to challenge “Storm” Alexander Shlemenko in main event

[adsenseyu1] American middleweight Paul Bradley Steps up to challenge "Storm" Alexander Shlemenko in main event [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American middleweight Paul Bradley Steps up to challenge "Storm" Alexander Shlemenko in main event M-1 Challenge 75, March 3, in Moscow, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 27, 2017) - American MMA veteran Paul "The Gentleman" Bradley…
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Maksim Grabovich new opponent for M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko

[adsenseyu1] Maksim Grabovich new opponent for M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maksim Grabovich new opponent for M-1 Challenge welterweight champion  Alexey Kunchenko M-1 Challenge 75, March 3, in Moscow, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 23, 2017) - Undefeated M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko will now be challenged by fellow…
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“Storm” Warning! Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 75

[adsenseyu1] "Storm" Warning! Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 75 [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Storm" Warning! Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 75   American lightweight  Keon Caldwell added to loaded card March 3 in Moscow, Russia   ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 19, 2017) - M-1 Global has announced that 2016 M-1 Grand Prix middleweight…
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M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight Butenko vs. Yandiev added to M-1 Challenge 74

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight Butenko vs. Yandiev added to M-1 Challenge 74 [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge lightweight title fight Butenko vs. Yandiev added to M-1 Challenge 74 February 18 in St. Petersburg, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 16, 2017) - M-1 Global has announced that M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Alexander "Iron…
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Injured Shavkat Rakhmonov pulls out of welterweight title fight vs. Alexey Kunchenko

[adsenseyu1] Injured Shavkat Rakhmonov pulls out of welterweight title fight vs. Alexey Kunchenko [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Injured Shavkat Rakhmonov pulls out of Welterweight title fight vs. Alexey Kunchenko M-1 Challenge 75, March 3 in Moscow, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 9, 2017) - A serious knee injury requiring surgery has forced undefeated Kazakhstan challenger…
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Sergey Romanov preparing to ruin Magomed Sultanakhmedov’s comeback party

[adsenseyu1] Sergey Romanov preparing to ruin Magomed Sultanakhmedov's comeback party [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sergey Romanov preparing to ruin Magomed Sultanakhmedov's comeback party M-1 Challenge 75, March 3 in Moscow, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 5, 2017) - Hot welterweight prospect Sergey "Streetfighter" Romanov is training hard to ruin the comeback of Russian veteran Magomed…
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M-1 Challenge Champion Alexey Kunchenko vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov To headline M-1 Challenge 75 in Battle of Undefeated Welterweights

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge Champion Alexey Kunchenko vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov To headline M-1 Challenge 75 in Battle of Undefeated Welterweights [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge Champion Alexey Kunchenko vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov To headline M-1 Challenge 75 in Battle of Undefeated Welterweights  March 3 in Moscow, Russia   ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 2, 2017) - M-1…
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KO & Submission of the Night M-1 Challenge 73 co-winners announced

[adsenseyu1] KO & Submission of the Night M-1 Challenge 73 co-winners announced [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KO & Submission of the Night M-1 Challenge 73 co-winners announced   ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (December 15, 2016) - M-1 Global has announced Knockout of the Night and Submission of the Night bonus performance award co-winners for last Friday night's…
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