M-1 Challenge 89: Buchinger vs. Krasnikov FACT SHEET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
M-1 CHALLENGE 89 FACT SHEET
Ivan Buchinger vs. Andrey Krasnikov
Mar. 10 in Saint Petersburg at new M-1 Arena
 MAIN CARD
MAIN EVENT – FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (32-6-0, M-1: 7-2-0), Slovakia
vs.
Andrey Krasnikov (14-3-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Ukraine
CO-FEATURE – FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Viktor Kolesnik (11-3-1, M-1: 2-1-1), Russia
vs.
David “Davi Boxer” Silva De Souza (7-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Brazil
FLYWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5
Chris “The Greek Assassin” Kelades (12-3-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Canada
vs.
Vitaliy Branchuk (23-7-0, M-1: 2-3-0), Ukraine
HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Zaur Gadzhibabayev (6-1-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Azerbaijan
vs.
Anton Vyazigin (8-2-0, M-1: 3-1-0), Russia
         LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Mickael “Ragnar” Lebout (16-8-2, M-1: 0-0-0), France
vs.
Sergey Faley (20-10-0, M-1: 4-1-0), Belarus
PRELIMINARY CARD
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Brendson “Zyzz” Ribeiro (9-2-0 (M-1: 0-0-0), Brazil
vs.
Denis Vygovsky (6-3-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Ukraine
LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Rasul Magomedov (6-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia
vs.
Ali Albogachiev (4-0-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Russia
FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Elizar Tariku (3-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Israel
vs.
Nikita Solonin (3-1-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia
Daniel “Diamond” Vasquez (4-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Spain
vs.
Ivan Kibala (2-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia
FLYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5
Vazha Tsiptauri (3-1-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Georgia
vs.
Dimitar Kostov (9-4-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Bulgaria
(all fights & fighters subject to change)
WHEN:          Saturday, March 10, 2018
WHERE:        M-1 Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
PROMOTER: M-1 Global
LIVE STREAM: www.m1global.tv (9.00 a.m. ET / 6:00 a.m. PT in USA). Also available on FITE.TV(preliminary card is free, $7.99 for the main card)
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UPCOMING EVENTS:
Mar. 10 – M-1 Challenge 89: Buchinger-Krasnikov, M-1 Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Mar. 30 – M-1 Challenge 90: Kunchenko-Butenko, M-1 Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
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