M-1 Challenge 88 Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

M-1 Challenge 88 Fact Sheet  

Two M-1 Challenge title fights

Damir Ismagulov vs. Raul Tutarauli

Movsar Evloev vs. Sergey Morozov

This Thursday in Moscow

M-1 CHALLENGE 88 FACT SHEET MAIN CARD

 

MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 5 X 5

Damir Ismagulov (14-2-0, M-1: 8-1-0), Champion, Russia

vs.

Raul Tutarauli (18-3-0-1, M-1: 6-1-0), Challenger, Georgia

CO-FEATURE – M-1 CHALLENGE BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 5 X 5

Movsar Evloev (8-0-0, M-1: 8-0-0), Champion, Russia

vs.

Sergey Morozov (10-3-0, M-1: 5-2-0), Challenger, Kazakhstan

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS — 3 X 5

Stephan “T-800” Puetz (15-3-0, M-1: 6-2-0), Germany

vs.

Khadis Ibragimov (2-0-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Russia

 

MIDDLEWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Joseph “Leonidas” Henle (10-3-1, M-1: 0-1-0), USA

vs.

Valery “The Russian Hammer” Myasnikov (11-1-2, M-1: 2-1-1), Russia

BANTAMWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Heliton Dos Santos Davella (15-6-1, M-1: 0-1-1), Brazil

vs.

Bair Shtepin (5-2-0, M-1: 2-2-0), Russia

PRELIMINARY CARD

HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Frank “Tatoo” Kortz (4-4-0, M-1: 0-1-0), Germany

vs.

Maksim Yakobyuk (2-0-0, M-1: 1-0-0)

CATCHWEIGHT – 3 X 5

Petur Petrov (3-0-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Bulgaria,

vs.

Vadim Shabadash (6-2-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Ukraine

MIDDLEWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Reda “Boom Boom” Oudgou (2-2-0, M-1: 0-0-0), France

vs.

Ruslan Shamilov (3-0-0, M-1: 3-0-0), Russia

Talekh “The Azerbaijan Terminator” Nadzhafadze (6-2-1, M-1: 2-1-1), Azerbaijan

vs.

Vitaliy Slipenko (9-1-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Russia

 

LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Rebenilton “Rubinho” Pereira (18-5-0, M-1: 2-2-0), Brazil

vs.

Rinat “Riko” Sayakbaev (7-1-0, M-1: 0-0-0), Kyrgyzstan

FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Maxim Divnich (13-4-0, M-1: 7-4-0), Russia

vs.

Busurmankul Abdibait Uulu (9-2-1, M-1: 1-0-1), Kyrgyzstan

BANTAMWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Alexander Osterov (3-0-0, M-1: 2-0-0), Russia

vs.

Sergey Klyuev (5-0-0, M-1: 3-0-0), Russia

 

(all fights & fighters subject to change)

WHEN:           Thursday, February 22, 2018

WHERE:         Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia

 

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