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Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010

M-1 Challenge XXI Weigh-In Results

By FCF Staff; photo courtesy M-1 Global
All of the competitors made weight for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge XXI event in St. Petersburg, Russia, save Che Mills, who is scheduled to face welterweight Magomed Shikshabekov. M-1 Global Director of Operations Evgeni Kogan was quoted saying in a press release from the promotion:(Pictured left: Kenny Garner)
“Magomed Shikshabekov has shown nothing but class in the unfortunate circumstances surrounding his opponent failing to make weight. Although there is never an excuse for missing the cut-off, Che Mills and his team made every effort they could despite not having their bags and training gear arrive with them upon landing. Thanks to both fighters for agreeing that the bout will go ahead as scheduled.”
Here are the official weigh-in results for Thursday’s event, which can be viewed live on the official M-1 Global website, starting at 11:30AM EST. 
Magomed Shikshabekov (168.0 lbs) vs. Che Mills (172.0 lbs) WW
Mikhail Zayats (200.5 lbs) vs. Matias Baric (198.5 lbs) LHW
Yuri Ivlev (154.0 lbs) vs. Daniel Weichel (154.0 lbs) LW
Alexei Nazarov (182.75 lbs) vs. Alexei Belyaev (184.0 lbs) MW
Alexander Sarnavsky (153.25 lbs) vs. Victor Kuku (155.5 lbs) LW
Rashid Magomedov (167.5 lbs) vs. Igor Araujo (170.25 lbs) WW
Dmitry Samoilov (198.75 lbs) vs. Gadzhimurad Omarov (205.0 lbs) LHW
Vusal Bairamov (153.75 lbs) vs. Joakhim Apie (155.25 lbs) LW
Denis Goltsov (213.25 lbs) vs. Marat Aliaskhabov (208.75 lbs) HW
Lightweight Title Fight:
Artiom Damkovsky, M-1 Selection Eastern Europe 2010 champion (153.75 lbs) vs.
Mairbek Taisumov, M-1 Selection Western Europe 2010 champion (153.25 lbs)
Heavyweight Title Fight:
Kenny Garner, M-1 Selection Americas champion (249.50 lbs) vs.
Guram Gugenishvili, M-1 Selection Western Europe champion (249.5 lbs).
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 1:25 pm
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