Yuri Ivlev faces former M-1 lightweight champ Artiom Damkovsky at M-1 Ukraine European battle

Heavy Handed Submission Technician In Need of a Win Yuri Ivlev (16-7) was seemingly unstoppable through 2009/10 as he racked up six consecutive victories, five by way of explosive knock out or punishing TKOs but it was Daniel Weichel and Mairbek Taisumov who derailed his train in incredibly exciting, back to back fights. Intent on … Read more

M-1 Challenge 24 LIVE Results, Play-By-Play

Tonight, M-1 Global takes center stage on Showtime. For years, the promotion has been “copromoting” with Strikeforce, but now they have their own timeslot for M-1 Challenge 24. Join us live at 11 p.m. ET.

Dissecting Damkovsky’s title defense: Can “The People’s Champ” dethrone THE champ

25 year old Belarusian mixed martial artist Artiom Damkovsky walked away from his last battle carrying M-1 Global’s first-ever lightweight championship belt and extended his current win streak to five, improving his record to a respectable 11-4. Capping off a seemingly ‘Cinderella story’ torrent through the 2010 Eastern Europe M-1 Selection tournament with back-to-back-to-back decisions, … Read more

M-1 Challenge 24 to air LIVE on Showtime March 25

Showtime Sports and M-1 Global formally announced today that “M-1 Challenge 24: Damkovsky vs. Figueroa” will air LIVE on Showtime from the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Va. on Friday, March 25.

Guram Gugenishvili crowned heavyweight champion at M-1 Challenge XXI – full results

Called “the hottest card produced in Europe this fall,” “M-1 Challenge XXI: Guram vs. Garner” took place Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Mikhail Zayats added to M-1 Challenge XXI: Guram vs. Garner undercard

Light heavyweight contender, Mikhail Zayats has been added to M-1 Challenge XXI: Guram vs. Garner Thursday October 28th at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.