M-1 Challenge 89 weights & pictures from Russia

M-1 CHALLENGE 89 WEIGHTS & PICTURES FROM RUSSIA
M-1 CHALLENGE 89 FACT SHEET
MAIN CARD
MAIN EVENT - FEATHERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
(L) Ivan "Buki" Buchinger (32-6-0, M-1: 7-2-0), Slovakia 149 lbs. (67,9 kg)
vs.
(R) Andrey Krasnikov (14-3-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Ukraine, 149 lbs. (67,9 kg)

CO-FEATURE - FEATHERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
 (R) Viktor Kolesnik

(11-3-1, M-1: 2-1-1), Russia (145 ½ lbs. (66,2 kg)

vs.
(L) David "Davi Boxer" Silva De Souza (7-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Brazil 149 lbs. (67,7 kg)*

FLYWEIGHTS -- 3 X 5
 (L) Oleg Aduchiev

(3-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 133 lbs. (60,4 kg)

vs.
(R) Vitaliy Branchuk (23-7-0, M-1: 2-3-0), Ukraine 133 lbs. (60,5 kg)
HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
(L) Zaur Gadzhibabayev (6-1-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Azerbaijan 265 lbs. (120,4 kg)
vs.
(R) Anton Vyazigin (8-2-0, M-1: 3-1-0), Russia 266 ½ lbs. (121, 1 kg)

LIGHTWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
(L) Mickael "Ragnar" Lebout (16-8-2, M-1: 0-0-0), France 164 ½ lbs. (74,75 kg)*
vs.
(R) Sergey Faley (20-10-0, M-1: 4-1-0), Belarus 160 lbs. (72, 9 kg)
PRELIMINARY CARD
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Brendson "Zyzz" Ribeiro (9-2-0 (M-1: 0-0-0), Brazil202 ½ lbs. (92 kg)
vs.
Denis Vygovsky (6-3-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Ukraine 203 ½ lbs. (92,5 kg)
LIGHTWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Rasul Magomedov (6-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 154 lbs. (70,1 kg)
vs.
Ali Albogachiev (4-0-0, M-1: 4-0-0), Russia 154 lbs. (70,2 kg)
FEATHERWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Elizar Tariku (3-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Israel 145 lbs. (65,8 kg)
vs.
Nikita Solonin (3-1-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 144 ½ lbs. (65,7 kg)
Daniel "Diamond" Vasquez (4-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Spain 148 lbs. (67,2 kg)
vs.
Ivan Kibala (2-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 144 lbs. (65,5 kg)
FLYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Vazha Tsiptauri (3-1-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Georgia 128 ½ lbs. (58.4 kg)*
vs.
Dimitar Kostov (9-4-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Bulgaria 125 lbs. (56,8 kg)
PRE-UNDERCARD
HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 x 5
Mikhail Makogon (pro debut), Russia 255 lbs. (114,6 kg)
vs.
Dmitry Novikov (0-0-1, M-1: 0-0-1), Russia 232 lbs. (105,3 kg)
MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 3 X 5
Boris Medvedev (pro debut), Russia 181 ½ lbs. (82,5 kg)
vs.
Kirill Majara (2-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia 183 lbs. (83,1 kg)
 
*denotes yellow card
(all fights & fighters subject to change)

 
WHEN:
           Saturday, March 10, 2018

WHERE:         M-1 Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
 
PROMOTER:   M-1 Global
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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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