Guram decapitates Grishin and earns submission of the night at M-1 Challenge XXIII

M-1 Challenge heavyweight champ, Guram Gugenishvili, maintains perfection and improves to 11-0 after sinking in his trademark, suffocating rear-naked-choke on Maxim Grishin this past Saturday night at M-1 Challenge XXIII; the RNC win earned Submission of the Night recognition, a back-to-back honour for the Makfight Team warrior who also took home the SOTN award with … Read more

Mairbek Taisumov gears up for Ivlev at M-1 Challenge XXIII

Headed into M-1 Challenge XXIII on March 5th, Mairbek ‘Beckan’ Taisumov has his sites set on returning to the lightweight title spotlight but first has to dispose of the always dangerous Yuri Ivlev; a win puts Taisumov back in the sniff for the belt. Fans can catch the lightweights face-off, starting at 11:00am EST / … Read more

Rashid Magomedov: The evil stepmother lurking in Mok’s Cinderella story

On March 5th at M-1 Challenge XXIII, relentless Gorec team fighter, Rashid Magomedov, takes aim at Rafal Moks, intent on making a horrific nightmare out of his welterweight debut since relinquishing the 185-pound title. With Moks culminating 2010’s run through the Selection tournament with a golden Cinderella victory over teammate Magomed Sultanakhmedov, Magomedov’s mission is … Read more

Weichel vs. Khasbulaev added to M-1 Challenge XXIII

New York, NY (January 17, 2011) – Adding some anticipated lightweight fury into the undercard mix at M-1 Challenge XXIII on Saturday, March 5th, Team MMA Spirit’s Daniel Weichel (25-7) will face the talented Rusfighters propsect Magomedrasul Khasbulaev (16-4); all the evening’s action from the Crocus City Arena in Moscow, Russia can be caught LIVE … Read more

M-1 Challenge XXIII: Guram vs. Grishin kicks off 2011

Moscow, Russia (January 3, 2011) – Kicking off the new year, M-1 Global announces its first event of 2011; on March 5th, from the Crocus City Arena in Moscow Russia, M-1 Challenge XXIII: Guram vs. Grishin will see the current heavyweight champ, Guram Gugenishvili, defend his title for the first time against 2010 Selections Eastern … Read more

American warriors cross the pond for M-1 Challenge XXII: Gallicchio vs. Zavurov

Feeding the undercard of M-1 Global’s sophomore mega-event of 2010, M-1 Challenge XXII: Gallicchio vs. Zavurov, veteran American fighters venture overseas to square off against stiff European talent.