Two rising stars collide: Alexander Yakovlev meets undefeated Christian Eckerlin at M-1 Challenge XXV

Welterweight prospects Alexander Yakovlev and Christian Eckerlin are slated to hook up April 28th as part of the deep M-1 Challenge XXV undercard. It’s a battle between two fighters that prefer to avoid the judges’ scorecards in favour of managing their own destinies. At 10-3, Yakovlev is doing all he can to build momentum within … Read more

Denis Goltsov steps in at M-1 Challenge XXV: Zavurov vs. Magomedov 2

Nothing to Lose In His Late-Replacement Opportunity On April 28th at M-1 Challenge XXV: Zavurov vs. Magomedov 2 in St. Petersburg, Russia, 20 year old, Combat Sambo specialist Denis Goltsov makes his second venture inside the ring of Europe’s leading mixed martial arts promotion, M-1 Global. Given the daunting task of facing Red Devil Sports … Read more

M-1 champ Shamil Zavurov on upcoming title fight and U.S. aspirations – Exclusive interview

ProMMAnow.com’s Jack Bratcher talks with M-1 Global Welterweight Champion Shamil Zavurov about his upcoming title defense against Rashid Magomedov at M-1 Challenge XXV on April 28.

Luigi ‘The Italian Tank’ Fioravanti drives steadfast into hostile territory

Fioravanti Takes Unbeaten Streak Overseas Luigi ‘The Italian Tank’ Fioravanti has always been an extremely dangerous opponent for any mixed martial arts fighter; he brings a veteran’s unshakeable will and a devastating striking arsenal that can blast through even the strongest defense. On April 28th, from the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Fioravanti aims … Read more

Compounding depth to M-1 Challenge XXV: Zavurov vs. Magomedov 2

New York, NY (April 4, 2011) – Closing out an action packed weekend of free, live streaming events which included the kickoff of the 2011 European M-1 Selection tournament, M-1 Global, Europe’s leading mixed martial arts promotion (MMA), continues adding exciting clashes to M-1 Challenge XXV: Zavurov vs. Magomedov 2. On April 28th from the … Read more