M-1 Challenge 87 Weights & Pictures from Saint Petersburg, Russia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
M-1 CHALLENGE 87
WEIGHTS & PICTURES 
SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (February 8, 2018) -- The official weigh in was held todau fpor tomorrow's M-1 Challenge 87, highlighted by the grand opening of M1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
 
MAIN CARD

MAIN EVENT - M-1 CHALLENGE INTERIM FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5
 (L) Mikael "Hulk" Silander

(Finland) 124.56 LB. (56,5 kg.)

vs.
(R) Arman Ashimov (Kazakhstan) - 124.78 LB. (56,6 kg.)

CO-FEATURE - LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
(L) Kleber Raimundo "Orgulho" Silva (Brazil) - 204.37 LB. (92,7 kg.)
vs.
(R) Dimitry Mikutsa (Ukraine) - 205 LB. (93 kg.)
FEATHERWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5
Timur Nagibin (Russia) - 144.62 LB. (65,6 kg.)
vs.
Jadison Dimitry "Tita" Silva (Brazil) - 144.84 LB. (65,7 kg.)
WELTERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
(R) Shavkat Rakhmonov (Kazakhstan) - 169.76 LB. (77 kg.)
vs.
(L) Levan Solodovnik (Russia) - 168.87 LB. (76.6 kg.)
(L) Pablo Ortmann (Switzerland) - 169.76 LB. (77 kg.)
vs.
(R) Ingiskhan Ozdoev (Russia) - 170 LB. (77.1 kg.)
PRELIMINARY CARD
HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Jose "Agus" Augustin Jimenez Garcia (Spain) - 263.23 LB. (119,4 kg.)
vs.
Adam Bogatyrev (Russia) - 255.74 LB. (116 kg.)
WELTERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Charles-Henri Tchoungui (France) - 170 LB. (77.1 kg.)
vs.
Artem Nenakhov (Russia) - 169.54 LB. (76.9 kg.)
Amiran Gogoladze (Georgia) - 170 LB. (77.1 kg.)
vs.
Stanislav "Stas" Podolsky (Russia) - 167.33 LB. (75.9 kg.)
Anderson "Fala Mansa" De Queiroz Diniz (Brazil) - 168.43 LB. (76,4 kg.)
vs.
Danila Prikaza (Russia) - 170 LB. (77.1 kg.)
LIGHTWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Pavel Gordeev (Russia) - 158.07 LB. (71,7 kg.)
vs.
Bobur "Karshinskiy" Kurbonov (Uzbekistan) - 158.51 LB. (71,9 kg.)
Jani Salmi (Finland) - 154.76 LB. (70,2 kg.)
vs.
Nikolay Goncharov (Russia) - 154.76 LB. (70,2 kg.)
Aleksandar Rakas (Croatia) - 154.54 LB. (70,1 kg.)
vs.
Anatoly Lyagu (Ukraine) - 155 LB. (70,3 kg.)
 
PRE-UNDERCARD
Tino Gilaranz (Spain) - 154.1 LB. (69,9 kg.)
vs.
Valentin Kryzhanovsky (Russia) - 151.46 LB. (68,7 kg.)
 
(all fights & fighters subject to change)

WHEN:           Friday, February 9, 2018
WHERE:         M-1 Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
Feb. 9 - M-1 Challenge 87: Silander vs. Ashimov, M-1 Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Feb. 22 - M-1 Challenge 88: Ismagulov vs. Tutarauli, Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia
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