M-1 Challenge 88 Weights & Pictures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 M-1 Challenge 88
Weights & Pictures 
 
Two M-1 Challenge title fights
Damir Ismagulov vs. Raul Tutarauli
Movsar Evloev vs. Sergey Morozov
MOSCOW (February 21, 2018) - The official weigh in for tomorrow's M-1 Challenge 88, featuring two title fights, was held today in Moscow. Below find fighters' weights and weigh in pictures.
MAIN CARD

MAIN EVENT - M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5
 (R) Damir Ismagulov

(14-2-0, M-1: 8-1-0), Champion, Russia 154 lbs. (70,15 kg)

vs.
(L) Raul Tutarauli (18-3-0-1, M-1: 6-1-0), Challenger, Georgia 154 lbs. (70 kg)

CO-FEATURE - M-1 CHALLENGE BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5
(R) Movsar Evloev (8-0-0, M-1: 8-0-0), Champion, Russia 135 lbs. (61,3 kg)
vs.
(L) Sergey Morozov (10-3-0, M-1: 5-2-0), Challenger, Kazakhstan 135 lbs. (61,3 kg)
CATCHWEIGHT -- 3 X 5
(L) Stephan Puetz (15-3-0, M-1: 6-2-0), Germany 218 lbs. (98,9)
vs.
(R) Khadis Ibragimov (2-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 218 lbs. (98,9 KG)
MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Joseph "Leonidas" Henle (10-3-1, M-1: 0-1-0), USA 184 LBS. (83,5 KG)
vs.
Valery Myasnikov (11-1-2, M-1: 2-1-1), Russia 185 LBS. (84 KG)
            BANTAMWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Heliton Dos Santos Davella (15-6-1, M-1: 0-1-1), Brazil 142 lbs., (64,5 kg)
vs.
Bair Shtepin (5-2-0, M-1: 2-2-0), Russia 140 ½ lbs. (63,9 kg)
PRELIMINARY CARD
HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Frank Kortz (4-4-0, M-1: 0-1-0), Germany 242 1/2 lbs. (110,2 kg)
vs.
Maksim Yakobyuk (2-0-0, M-1: 1-0-0) 257 lbs. (116,6 kg)
CATCHWEIGHT - 3 X 5
Petur Petrov (3-0-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Bulgaria 200 lbs. (91 kg)
vs.
Vadim Shabadash (6-2-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Ukraine 196 lbs. (89 kg)
MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Reda Oudgou (2-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), France 183 lbs. (61,25 kg)
vs.
Ruslan Shamilov (3-0-0, M-1: 3-0-0), Russia 185 lbs. (84 kg)
Talekh Nadzhafadze (6-2-1, M-1: 2-1-1), Azerbaijan 185 lbs. (84 kg)
vs.
Vitaliy Slipenko (9-1-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Russia 185 lbs. (84 kg)
LIGHTWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Rebenilton Pereira (18-5-0, M-1: 2-2-0), Brazil 154 ½ lbs. (70.3 kg)
vs.
Rinat Sayakbaev (7-1-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Kyrgyzstan 154 ½ lbs. (70,3)
FEATHERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Maxim Divnich (13-4-0, M-1: 7-4-0), Russia 144 ½ lbs. (65,7 kg)
vs.
Busurmankul Abdibait Uulu (9-2-1, M-1: 1-0-1), Kyrgyzstan 145 (65,8 kg)
BANTAMWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Alexander Osterov (3-0-0, M-1: 2-0-0), Russia 135 lbs. (61,25 kg)
vs.
Sergey Klyuev (5-0-0, M-1: 3-0-0), Russia 135 lbs. (61,3 kg)
 
(all fights & fighters subject to change)
WHEN:           Thursday, February 22, 2018
WHERE:         Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia
 
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March 10 - M-1 Challenge 89 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
March 30 - M-1 Challenge 90 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
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