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Fedor Emelianenko and Pedro Rizzo will square off in the “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo” main event Thursday at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. Weigh-ins took place Wednesday and saw Fedor come in at 235 pounds, while Rizzo weighed in eight pounds heavier at 243.5.

Fedor has won his last two fights in a row, while Rizzo has won his last three. However, Rizzo has not fought since 2010, when he defeated UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock via first round TKO.

Other matches on the card include Jeff Monson vs. Denis Komkin, Daniel Weichel vs. Musa Khamanaev for the lightweight title and Guram Gugenishvili vs. Kenny Garner for the heavyweight title.

The full “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo” weigh-in results are as follows:


  • 265 lbs.: Fedor Emelianenko (235) vs. Pedro Rizzo (243.5)
  • 265 lbs.: Kenny Garner (258) vs. Guram Gugenishvili (252)
  • 155 lbs.: Musa Khamanaev (155) vs. Daniel Weichel (155)
  • 265 lbs.: Jeff Monson (234) vs. Denis Komkin (248.6)
  • 155 lbs.: Mairbek Taisumov (155) vs. Marat Gaifurov (155)
  • 145 lbs.: Mikhail Malyutin (145) vs. Renat Gasanov (151.6)


  • 185 lbs.: Albert Duraev (185) vs. Ramzan Emeev (185)
  • 145 lbs.: Vugar Bahshiev (145) vs. Jerome Bouisson (145)
  • 145 lbs.: Pavel Vitruk (145) vs. Radoslav Pehnik (145)
  • 265 lbs.: Dennis Golcov (228) vs. Akhmed Sultanov (230)
  • 185 lbs.: Davrbek Isakov (181) vs. Abdulmazhid Magomedov (185)

 “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo” weigh-ins video:

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