M-1 Challenge 63: Makhno vs. Tutarauli, Zawada vs. Yusupov Added
By Press Release
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (November 16, 2015) – Featuring a pair of title fights, M-1 Challenge 63 is shaping up as possibly the best M-1 Global event of the year.
M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Stephan “T-800” Puetz (13-1-0, 5 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) defends his title against former champion Viktor Nemkov (22-5-0, 4 KO/TKO, 9 SUB), while M-1 Challenge middleweight champion Ramazan Emeev (12-3-0, 2 KO/TKO, 6 SUB( meets American challenger Luigi “The Italian Tank” Fioravanti (26-13-0, 10 KO/TKO, 2 SUB), December 4 at the Sports and Concert Complex in St. Petersburg, Russia.
M-1 Global has announced two other main card bouts as German light heavyweight Martin “King Kong” Zawada faces Russian Rashid Yusupov and Russian lightweight Alexey “Ataman” Makho takes on Raul Tutarauli, of Georgia.
M-1 Challenge 63 will be streamed live from St. Petersburg in high definition on www.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card by logging on to register at www.M1Global.TV. Fans may watch all of the action on their computers, as well as on Android and Apple smart phones and tablets.
Zawada (26-13-0, 16 KO/TKO, 5 SUB) is an experienced fighter who was a KSW Grand Prix finalist, as well as two-time German champion. Known as a dangerous striker, Yusupov is a hot prospect with title fight aspirations.
Makhno (10-3-0, 4 KO/TKO, 1 SUB) and Tutarauli (5-2-0, 4 KO/TKO, 1 SUB) are both hot fighters, winning six and four in a row, respectively. A regional champion in Russia, Makhno prefers stand-up fighting and striking. Tutarauli is a rising knockout artist who is known for his excellent conditioning and stamina.
Fight Network will air M-1 Challenge 63 live on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable, Suddenlink Communications and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., as well as nationwide in Canada, Roku devices across North America, and globally in more than 30 countries throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Additional fights will soon be announced by M-1 Global.