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Alexander Povetkin Appeals Process Comes To An End

WBC Board Of Governors Reports Its Definite And Final Ruling November 8, 2017 – The WBC’s March 2, 2017 ruling (the “Ruling”): (1) suspended Mr. Alexander Povetkin from participating in any WBC-sanctioned bouts indefinitely; (2) imposed a $250,000 USD fine; and (3) designed a testing protocol for Mr. Povetkin to commence as soon as feasible…

Alexander Shlemenko avenges 2 ½-year-old loss

Alexander Shlemenko avenges 2 ½-year-old lossSAINT PETERSBURG; Russia (June 2, 2017) — MMA star Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko needed only 25 seconds to avenge a loss to middleweight Brandon “Bull” Halsey in last night’s M-1 Challenge 79 headliner at Saint Petersburg, Russia. M-1 Challenge 79 was a part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum’s Cultural…

Alexander Shlemenko defeats Paul Bradley

Kunchenko retains M-1 Challenge title MOSCOW (March 4, 2017) — Russian middleweight Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko defeated American Paul “The Gentleman” Bradley and undefeated M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko retained his title last night in the loaded M-1 Challenge 75 card at Olympic Sports Complex in Moscow, Russia A three-time Bellator champion, Shlemenko (55-9-0. 1…

Paul Bradley Steps up to challenge Alexander Shlemenko

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 27, 2017) – American MMA veteran Paul “The Gentleman” Bradley has stepped up to meet the awesome challenge presented by 2016 M-1 Grand Prix middleweight champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko in the March 3rd M-1 Challenge 75 main event in Moscow. M-1 Challenge 75 will be streamed live from Moscow in high…

Alexander Shlemenko to headline

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 19, 2017) – M-1 Global has announced that 2016 M-1 Grand Prix middleweight champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko will headline M-1 Challenge 75 in Moscow. It has also been announced that American lightweight Keon “The Black Assassin” Caldwell will make his M-1 Global debut versus former M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Maxim Divnich.…

WBC Ruling Regarding Alexander Povetkin

Issued by WBC Board of Governors, August 17, 2016 BACKGROUND The WBC heavyweight championship of the world was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Russia.  The Bout was Champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory defense of his title against Mandatory Challenger Alexander Povetkin.  The Bout was the result of a purse bid the WBC…