M-1 Challenge 79 official weights & pictures from Russia

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M-1 Challenge 79 official weights & pictures from Russia

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
M-1 CHALLENGE 79
 
OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
(L-R) -- Brandon Halsey, promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Alexander Shlemenko

 
 

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MAIN CARD

MAIN EVENT - MIDDLEWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5
Alexander "Stormk" SHLEMENKO (55-7-0, M-1: 5-0-0), Russia 183 lbs. (83.3 kg)
vs.
Brandon "Bull" Halsey (9-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), USA 186 lbs. (84.4 kg)
LIGHTWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Arda "Boma Ye" Adas (7-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Germany 168 lbs. (76.5 kg)
vs.
Sergey Romanov (10-1-0, M-1: 3-2-0), Russia 169 1/2 lbs. (77.1 kg)
LIGHTWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Michael "Sassarito" Silva (18-5-1 (M-1: 0-0-0) Brazil 154 lbs. (69.9 kg)
vs.
Alexey "Ataman" Makhno (13-5-0, M-1: 3-2-0), Russia 154 1/2 lbs. (70.3 kg)
MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Oleg Olenichev (8-4-0, m-1: 1-0-0), Russia 184 lbs. (83.5 kg)
vs.
Enoc Solves Torres (19-9-1, M-1: 5-6-1), Spain 183 1/2 lbs. ( 83.4 kg)
BANTAMWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Dragan "Little Wonder" Pesic (13-7-0, M-1: 0-0-0), UK 147 lbs. (67.0 kg)
vs.
Dalgiev Khamzat (8-1-0, M-1: 5-1-0), Russia 148 1/2 lbs. (67.5 kg)
PRELIMINARY CARD
 
HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Anton Vyazigin (7-1-0, M-1: 2-0-0), Russia 257 lbs. (116.8 kg)
vs.
Yuri Protsenko (8-3-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Ukraine 255 1/2 lbs. (116.1 kg)
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Dmitriy Mikutsa (6-4-0, M-1: 0-1-0), Ukraine 209 lbs. (94.9 kg)
vs.
Dmitry Tebekin (5-2-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Russia 205 lbs. (93.1 kg)
WELTERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Dejan Stefanoski (5-1-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Macedonia 172 lbs. (78.1 kg)
vs.
Danila Prikaza

(6-1-1, M-1: 4-1-0), Russia 169 lbs. (77.0 kg)
BANTAMWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
"The Finisher" Josh Rettinghose (14-4-0, M-1: 2-0-0), USA 138 lbs. (62.9 kg)
vs.
Bakhtiyar "Baha" Toychubaev (6-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), 136 lbs. (62.0 kg)
"Hellboy" Won Jun Jang (4-1-0, M-1: 0-0-0) 134 1/2 lbs. (61.2 kg)
vs.
Bair Shtepin (3-2-0, M-1: 0-2-0), Russia 134 lbs. (61.0 kg)

BANTAMWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5
Almog Shay (2-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Israel 135 lbs. (61.3 kg)
vs.
Alexander Ostetrov (1-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 134 lbs. (61.1 kg)

WHEN:           Thursday, June 1, 2017
WHERE:         St. Petersburg, Russia
 
PROMOTER:   M-1 Global
LIVE STREAM: www.m1global.tv (12.00 p.m. ET / 9:00 a.m. PT in USA)
        
INFORMATION:

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M-1 CHALLENGE EVENT CALENDAR:
 
M-1 Challenge 79: Shlemenko vs. Halsey - June 1, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Russia
M-1 Challenge 80: Kharitonov vs/ Lopes - June 15, 2017 in Habin, China
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 superstar fighters. With its office in St Petersburg, Russia, the M-1 brand has staged more than 200 events worldwide, including M-1 Selection, M-1 Challenge, M-1 Global and M-1 Global HWGP events, in addition to co-promoting Strikeforce events and M-1 Global on the U.S. network, Showtime. Captivating live, television and broadband audiences with its superior production values and match-ups, M-1 Global events have featured some of the sport's top names, including legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, Andrei Arlovski, Gegard Mousasi, Alistair Overeem, Keith Jardine, Ben Rothwell, Melvin Manhoef, Sergei Kharitonov, Aleksander Emelianenko, Roman Zentsov, Yushin Okami, Mike Pyle, Denis Kang, Martin Kampmann, Amar Suloev, Chalid Arrab and Stephan Struve. 2017 has been another sensational year of world-class competition, featuring a full calendar of Challenge events, fueled by a talent-rich contention system ranking M-1 Global Champions among the greatest fighters in the sport.
 
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