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Alexey Kunchenko to defend title against Sergey Romanov

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (October 4, 2017) – Undefeated M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko will make his third title defense in the M-1 Challenge 84 main event against once-beaten challenger Sergey Romanov on October 27 at Ice Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. M-1 Challenge 84 will be streamed live from Saint Petersburg in high definition…

Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik Headlines

AMSTERDAM – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced additional details for the organization’s year-end show, to be broadcast live from Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Saturday, Dec. 9. In a year slated to feature a record number of live shows, a highly anticipated return to the New York market, and an inaugural…

Brandon Halsey defeats Mikhail Ragozin

Aleksander Doskalchuk captures inaugural M-1 Challenge flyweight championship KAZAN, Russia (September 23, 2017) – American MMA fighter Brandon “Bull” Halsey, fighting as a light heavyweight for the first time, won a hard-fought, three-round unanimous decision over his Russian opponent, Mikhail Ragozin, in yesterday’s (Saturday) M-1 Challenge 83: TATFIGHT 5 main event, marking the first international…

GLORY 46 China and GLORY 46 SuperFight Series Fight Cards Made Official

GUANGZHOU, CHINA (SEptember 22, 2017) – The fight cards for GLORY 46 China and GLORY 46 SuperFight Series have been finalized, setting the stage for the promotion’s historic event in mainland China on Saturday, Oct. 14. Multiple-time world and Chinese national Sanda champions have been selected to compete in front of the crowd filling Guangzhou…

TOUGH GUYS

NEW YORK – September 8, 2017 – Today, SHOWTIME announced the premiere of TOUGH GUYS, a feature-length documentary that explores origins and the development of the mixed martial arts (MMA) movement. Executive produced by critically acclaimed filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) and Academy Award winner Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels), the film will premiere…

Bellator 182: Koreshkov Vs Njokuani Results

Andrey Koreshkov (20-2) defeated Chidi Njokuani (17-5) via TKO (punches) at 4:08 of round one Fernando Gonzalez (27-14) defeated Brennan Ward (14-6) via submission (guillotine) at 1:02 of round three Bruna Ellen (4-1) defeated Veta Arteaga (3-1) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) A.J. McKee (9-0) defeated Blair Tugman (10-7) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26,…

Ragozin Vs Halsey Headline

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (August 22, 2017) – M-1 Global will promote the first international mixed-martial-arts event in Republic of Tatarstan history, September 23, as Kazan, Russia hosts M-1 Challenge 83: Tatfight 5. The main event of the evening will be a light heavyweight bout between American invader Brandon “Bull” Halsey (9-3-0, M-1: 0-1-0), the two-time…

Zayats defeats Vanttinen by decision Plus Official Results

HELSINKI, Finland (August 6, 2017) – Russian light heavyweight Mikhail Zayats defeated Marcus “Caveman” Vanttinen by unanimous decision in last night’s M-1 Challenge 82 main event, which headlined the first M-1 Global event held in Finland during the last nine years. Zayats (23-8-0, M-1: 13-5-0) returned to an M-1 Global-promoted event for the first time…