Watch champ Nate Landwehr’s TKO finish at M-1 Challenge 100

M-1 Challenge Featherweight Champion Nate “The Train” Landwehr retained his belt in his first title defense on Saturday as he put a stop to Russian challenger Andrey Lezhnev via third round TKO in the M-1 Challenge 100 “Battle in Atyrau” main event in Kazakhstan. Landwehr, hailing from Clarksville, Tenn., was the first American ever to … Read more

Nate Landwehr to defend M-1 Challenge featherweight title against Andrey Lezhnev

M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Nate “The Train” Landwehr will make his first title defense on Dec. 15 when he faces Andrey “Iron” Lezhney in the M-1 Challenge 100: Battle in Atyrau main event in Atyrau, Kazakhstan. The event will stream live from Kazakhstan on FITE.TV (preliminary card is free, $7.99 for the main card). Fighting out of … Read more

UFC and M-1 Global announce partnership with UFC Russia

“East bound and down, loaded up and truckin’,  We’re gonna do what they say can’t be done. We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there.  I’m east bound, just watch ol’ ‘Bandit’ run.” This reminded me of the lyrics to the Smokey and the Bandit theme song, because this … Read more

Watch M-1 Challenge 83: Ragozin vs Halsey live stream video

M-1 Challenge 83 takes place early Saturday morning, Sept. 23, from Kazan, Russia. The main event features former Bellator standout and Division 1 NCAA All-American Brandon Halsey (9-3) as he takes on a well-rounded Mikhail Ragozin (8-2) in light heavyweight action. Also on the card is surging featherweight slugger Nate “The Train” Landwehr (8-2) making … Read more

Preparing for Conflict: The Nick Smiley blog #1

Hello friends, family and fans of the great MMA world! My name is Nick Smiley. For those of you who don’t know who I am, I’m a heavyweight pro from the little town of Ellabell, Georgia, a speck on the map between Savannah and Statesboro. I got my start in combat sports in 2001 through … Read more

Tom Gallicchio vs. Daniel Madrid official for “M-1 Challenge: Guram vs. Garner 2” LIVE on Showtime

M-1 GLOBAL announces the addition of relentless striker Tom Gallicchio (16-6) versus submission protégé Daniel ‘Blackout’ Madrid (6-2) at the mixed martial arts (MMA) event titled M-1 Challenge: Guram vs. Garner 2.

M-1 Global announces M-1 Challenge event to air LIVE on Showtime

Friday, October 14, 2011 From The Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona NEW YORK (September 15, 2011) – M-1 GLOBAL announced today an upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) event titled M-1 Challenge: Guram vs. Garner II featuring the rematch between current M-1 Global Heavyweight (265 Lbs.) Champion Guram Gugenishvili (11-0) and 2010 M-1 Selection … Read more

Tyson Jeffries vs. Arthur Gusenov official for M-1 Challenge: Bennett vs. Garner LIVE on Showtime

Friday, July 8, 2011 from The Hangar at the O.C. Fair and Events Center, Costa Mesa, California NEW YORK (June 21, 2011) – M-1 GLOBAL announces the addition of 2010 M-1 Selection Americas middleweight tournament winner Tyson ‘The Anti-Hero’ Jeffries (7-5) versus feared Russian striker Arthur Guseinov (7-2) at the mixed martial arts (MMA) event titled … Read more

Tyson Jeffries: Eager for Showtime’s Familiar Spotlights

After enduring a round-and-a-half of pure punishment from newly crowned Middleweight Champion Magomed Sultanakhmedov, Oregon native and Team Quest fighter Tyson ‘The Anti-Hero’ Jeffries has done all he can to prepare himself this time out. When the bell rings to start the action from The Hangar in Costa Mesa, California, Jeffries will look to draw … Read more