Category Archives: M-1 GLOBAL

Ivan Buchinger defends M-1 Challenge featherweight title vs. Khamzat Dalgiev to headline M-1 Challenge 86

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ivan Buchinger defends   M-1 Challenge featherweight title vs.  Khamzat Dalgiev to headline M-1 Challenge 86 This Friday in Ingushetia, Russia Ivan Buchinger (R) has been the M-1 Challenge featherweight champion for 3 years SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (November 20, 2017) - M-1 Global holds one of its final events of the year on Friday night, featuring M-1…
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Damir Ismagulov takes decision in Super Fight over Rogerio Karranca

M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Damir Ismagulov (on top) won a decision over Rogerio Karranca in their non-title, Super Fight at M-1 Challenge 85 MOSCOW (November 11, 2017) -- M-1 Challenger lightweight champion Damir Ismagulov defeated Rogerio Karranca in a non-title, Super Fight last night in the M-1 Challenge 85 main event, at the Ice Palace in Moscow. In another true international MMA…
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M-1 Challenge 85: Damir Ismagulov vs. Rogerio Karranca   WEIGHTS & PICTURES  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 85: Damir Ismagulov vs. Rogerio Karranca WEIGHTS & PICTURES   This Friday at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia M-1 Challenge 85 Press Conference M-1 CHALLENGE 85 WEIGHTS   MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - LIGHTWEIGHT SUPER FIGHT - 3 X 5 (R) Damir Ismagulov (12-2-0, M-1: 7-1-0), Kazakhstan by way of Russia, 155,86 lbs.…
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M-1 Challenge 85 Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Damir Ismagulov vs. Rogerio Karranca M-1 Challenge 85 Super Fight   M-1 CHALLENGE 85 FACT SHEET  This Friday at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - LIGHTWEIGHT SUPER FIGHT - 3 X 5 Damir Ismagulov (12-2-0, M-1: 7-1-0), Kazakhstan by way of Russia vs. Rogerio Karranca (13-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Brazil CO-FEATURE FEATHERWEIGHTS -…
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Damir Ismagulov vs. Rogerio Karranca M-1 Challenge 85 Super Fight, Giga Kukhalashvili vs. Stephan Puetz in co-feature line here.

Damir Ismagulov vs. Rogerio Karranca M-1 Challenge 85 Super Fight   Giga Kukhalashvili vs. Stephan Puetz in co-feature Nov. 10 at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia  Damir Ismagulov (R) is the M-1 Challenge 85 headliner SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (November 2, 2017) - The stars will be out November 10 at M-1 Challenge 85, featuring M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Damir Ismagulov,…
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Alexey Kunchenko stops Sergey Romanov in 1st round to retain title and remain undefeated, Artiom Frolov defeats Caio Magalhaes to capture vacant M-1 Challenge middleweight title

Alexey Kunchenko stops Sergey Romanov in 1st round to retain title and remain undefeated   Artiom Frolov defeats Caio Magalhaes Captures vacant M-1 Challenge middleweight title M-1 CHALLENGE 84 RESULTS & PICTURES (L-R) -- M-1 Global promoter Vadim Finkelchtein & M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (October 27, 2017) - M-1 Challenge welterweight…
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M-1 Challenge 84: Alexey Kunchenko vs. Sergey Romanov weights & pictures

M-1 Challenge 84   Alexey Kunchenko vs. Sergey Romanov OFFICIAL WEIGHTS & PICTURES   This Friday in Saint Petersburg, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (October 26, 2017) - The official weigh in was held today fortomorrow's M-1 Challenge 84 in St. Petersburg Russia. See weights and pictures below. M-1 Challenge 83 will be streamed live from Saint Petersburgh in…
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M-1 Challenge 84: Alexey Kunchenko vs. Sergey Romanov Fact Sheet

M-1 Challenge 84   Alexey Kunchenko vs. Sergey Romanov FACT SHEET  This Friday in Saint Petersburg, Russia M-1 CHALLENGE 84 FACT SHEET   MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - M-1 CHALLENGE WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5 Alexey Kunchenko (16-0-0, M-1: 8-0-0), Champion, Russia vs. Sergey Romanov (11-1-0, M-1: 5-0-0), Challenger, Russia MIDDLEWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5 Caio "Hellboy"…
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M-1 Challenge 84: Alexey Kunchenko vs. Sergey Romanov M-1 Challenge welterweight title fight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 84 Promo Video Alexey Kunchenko vs. Sergey Romanov M-1 Challenge Welterweight Title Fight  M-1 Challenge 84, Oct. 27, in Saint Petersburg, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (October 11, 2017) - Undefeated M-1 Challengewelterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko (16-0-0, M-1: 8-0-0) will make his third title defense in the M-1 Challenge 84 main event against once-beaten challengerSergey Romanov on (11-1-0, M-1:…
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Alexey Kunchenko to defend M-1 Challenge welterweight title against top contender Sergey Romanov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko to defend title against Top contender Sergey Romanov M-1 Challenge 84, Oct. 27, in Saint Petersburg, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (October 4, 2017) - Undefeated M-1 Challenge welterweight championAlexey Kunchenko will make his third title defense in the M-1 Challenge 84 main event against once-beaten challenger Sergey Romanov on October 27at Ice Palace in Saint…
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M-1 Global’s 20th Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Global's 20th Anniversary All-Time Best Knockouts Video INFORMATION: www.M1Global.tv www.mixfight.ru www.wmmaa.org Twitter & Instagram: @M1GlobalNews @VFinkelchtein @M1Global Facebook: www.facebook.com/M-1-GlobalNews   M-1 CHALLENGE EVENT CALENDAR:   M-1 Challenge 84: October 27, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Russia M-1 Challenge 85: November 10, 2017 in Moscow, Russia ABOUT M-1 GLOBAL: Founded in 1997, M-1 Global has established itself in…
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Brandon Halsey defeats Mikhail Ragozin by Decision in light heavyweight Super Fight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brandon Halsey defeats Mikhail Ragozin by Decision in light heavyweight Super Fight   Aleksander Doskalchuk captures inaugural M-1 Challenge flyweight championship   M-1 CHALLENGE 83 RESULTS  Brandon Halsey recorded his first M-1 Global victory KAZAN, Russia (September 23, 2017) - American MMA fighter Brandon "Bull" Halsey, fighting as a light heavyweight for the…
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M-1 Challenge 83 Weights & Pictures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 83 WEIGHTS  KAZAN, Russia (September 22, 2017) - The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow's M-1 Challenge 83 in Kazan, Russia. See weights and pictures below. M-1 Challenge 83 will be streamed live from Kazan in high definition on www.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card…
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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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Promo video for M-1 Challenge 83, September 23, in Kazan, Russia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 83 will be streamed live from Kazan in high definition onwww.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card by logging on to register at www.M1Global.TV. Fans may watch all the action on their computers, as well as on Android and Apple smart phones and tablets. INFORMATION: www.M1Global.tv www.mixfight.ru…
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Super Fight Mikhail Ragozin vs. Brandon Halsey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Super Fight   Mikhail Ragozin vs. Brandon Halsey   Doskalchuk vs. Malygin Inaugural M-1 Challenge Flyweight title fight   M-1 Challenge 83, September 23, in Kazan, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (September 13, 2017) - The M-1 Challenge 83main card is set for the first international mixed-martial-arts event ever held in the Republic of…
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One-on-One with M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein

One-on-One with M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (August 16, 2017) - M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein recently sat down with mixfight.ru to discuss the recent M-1 Challenge 82 in Finland, M-1 Challenge 83 in next month in Kazan, Russia, and what fight he considers to be the most anticipated this autumn. M-1 Challenge 82 tournament has just ended in Helsinki.…
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M-1 CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS

[adsenseyu1] M-1 CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS HEAVYWEIGHT (265 lbs., 120.2 kg)   Alexander "Drago" Volkov   28-6-0 (M-1: 10-3-0) 18 KO/TKO, 3 SUB, 7 DEC Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia Strela Team LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (205 lbs., 93.0 kg)   Rashid Yusupov   8-0-0 (M-1: 5-0-0) 3 KO/TKO, 2 SUB, 3…
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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 82 Weights & Pictures

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 82 Weights & Pictures [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 82 Weights & Pictures This Saturday in Helsinki, Finland HELSINKI, Finland (August 4, 2017) - The official weigh in for tomorrow's M-1 Challenge 82 event was held today in Helsinki. Official weights are below: OFFICIAL WEIGHTS   MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3…
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M-1 Challenge 82 Fact Sheet

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 82 Fact Sheet [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 82 Fact Sheet This Saturday in Helsinki, Finland M-1 CHALLENGE 81 FACT SHEET        MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5 Mikhail Zayats (22-8-0, M-1: 12-5-0), Russia vs. Marcus "Caveman" Vanttinen (24-6-0, M-1: 2-2-0), Finland WELTERWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5…
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Marcus Vanttinen vs. Mikhail Zayats M-1 Challenge 82 promo video

[adsenseyu1] Marcus Vanttinen vs. Mikhail Zayats M-1 Challenge 82 promo video [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 82 main event promo video Marcus Vanttinen vs. Mikhail Zayats M-1 Challenge 82, Aug. 5, in Helsinki, Finland Russian light heavyweight  Mikhail Zayats (22-8-0, M-1: 12-5-0), challenges Marcus "Caveman" Vanttinen (24-6-0, M-1: 2-2-0), August 5, in the M-1 Challenge 82…
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Alexander Volkov: Mikhail Zayats is now hungry for battles, I’m looking forward to his triumphant victory.

[adsenseyu1] Alexander Volkov: Mikhail Zayats is now hungry for battles, I'm looking forward to his triumphant victory. [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexander Volkov: Mikhail Zayats is now hungry for battles, I'm looking forward to his triumphant victory. M-1 Challenge 82, Aug. 5, in Helsinki, Finland (MMA heavyweight star Alexander Volkov recently spoke about the preparation of his…
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Undefeated Movsar Evloev New M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Champion, Sergei Kharitonov defeats Geronimo Dos Santos, Joe Riggs wins M-1 Global debut

[adsenseyu1] Undefeated Movsar Evloev New M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Champion, Sergei Kharitonov defeats Geronimo Dos Santos, Joe Riggs wins M-1 Global debut [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Undefeated Movsar Evloev New M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Champion   Sergei Kharitonov defeats Geronimo Dos Santos   Joe Riggs wins M-1 Global debut   M-1 CHALLENGE 81 RESULTS INGUSHETIA, Russia (July…
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M-1 Challenge 81 weights from Ingushetia

[adsenseyu1] M-1 Challenge 81 weights from Ingushetia [adsenseyu2] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 81 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FROM INGUSHETIA MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - M-1 CHALLENGE BANTWAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5 Pavel Vitruk (14-2-0, M-1: 8-2-0), Champion, Russia 134 lbs. (61.1 kg) vs. Movsar Evloev (7-0-0, M-1: 7-0-0), Interim Champion, Russia 134 lbs. (61.2 kg) HEAVYWEIGHTS --…
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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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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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