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  • 8 days ago
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In his latest interview, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein revealed the details from the infamous “Island Meeting” between himself, Fedor Emeleianenko, and the UFC brass. UFC President Dana White had always been candid about his interest in signing Fedor Emelianenko back in 2009, and never shied away from expressing his vehement dislike for the Russian legend's management team. However, according to Fedor's longtime manager Vadim Finkelchtein, several important details have been convenient read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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So it would appear that M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein has a lot of time on his hands now that his prized racehorse and former PRIDE FC Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko has decided to stay retired. And you know what they say about idle hands ... Finky has been brainstorming with Artemiy Gershvald and they came up with an idea that combines mixed martial arts (MMA) and Medieval Times -- minus the chicken dinner. From the M-1 website: Artemiy Gershvald and M-1 Global President Vadim read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Russia's top MMA organization announced the launch of a new armored knight fighting project titled ‘M-1 Medieval.’ Back in August 2014, M-1 Global hosted an event in St. Petersburg, Russia that pitted some of the top talent in the region, as well as the country's first professional armored knight fight at an MMA event. Following positive response from the crowds in attendance, the promotion has decided to launch the ‘M-1 Medieval' project, which is an offshoot of M-1 that will feature profession read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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M-1 Global announced the rematch between Vyacheslav Vasilevsky vs. Ramasan Emeev as the headlining bout for M-1 Challenge 56 in Moscow. On September 7, 2014, fans witnessed an entertaining middleweight title fight that saw the two competitors take part in a grueling battle that only came to an end late in the fourth round of action. The conclusion of the M-1 Challenge 51 event saw the crowning of a new champion, Vyacheslav Vasilevsky, and now, just seven months later, former champion Ramasan Eme read news >>

  • a month ago
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M-1 Global founder Vadim Finkelchtein discusses the promotion's plans over the coming years. Following a fruitful and eventful season of fights, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein has no intentions of slowing down his promotion's gradual development. In 2015, the promotion is scheduled to host twelve events, five of which will take place outside of Russia. They will begin their year with a tribute event in Tbilisi, Georgia in the memory of their first heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In case you haven't been paying attention to M-1 Global, now might be a good time to start. That's because the international mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion operates primarily in Russia, which just so happens to be atop the list of planned destinations for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2015. With that in mind, UFC has already recruited established stars like Rustam Khabilov, Rashid Magomedov, and Khabib Nurmagomedov, among others, and could find its next top prospect in one of the m read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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M-1 Global has tentatively revealed 12 event dates for 2015, four less than the Russian-based promotion held in 2014. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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M-1 Global hosts a pair of UFC veterans, plus Mighty Mo travels to Romania to take on PRIDE vet Alexandru Lungu. Mid-week fights? Mid-week fights! This past Monday, in the main event of Romanian XF 15, Siala Mou SIliga, aka Mighty Mo, sought to rebound from his knockout at the hands of Alexander Volkov in April. Standing in his way back to the win column was super-sized PRIDE veteran Alexandru Lungu. Siliga made a comeback to MMA in 2013, going on an unlikely three fight win streak in Bellator b read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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As the UFC continues its aggressive global expansion plans, Australia has emerged as one of the most passionate fanbases for the promotion. Now the country could soon play host to a stadium event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC executive Garry Cook discusses his new role as the promotion's chief global officer. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC chief executive, Garry Cook discusses proposed global expansion plan for Russia. Recently, a report from Standard & Poor confirmed that UFC parent company, ZUFFA is seeing a 40% decline in their earnings for 2014. Injuries and over saturation have been the most talked about issues leading to this economic downturn for the MMA conglomerate. In a press event that took place a week ago, the entire 2015 calendar of events was rolled out, featuring a schedule just as chock full of fight cards as read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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M-1 Global and Chechen promotion ACB will take part in a joint venture on Dec. 17 to co-promote M-1 Challenge 54 and ACB 12. M-1 Global and Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) recently announced a joint venture to co-promote M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 in St. Petersburg, Russia next month. The decision to join forces is an interesting decision, as the Chechen organization ACB appeared on the Russian MMA scene in 2014 and featured a Grand Prix event that showcased more than 50 fights. With the full read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former M-1 Global heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili died in a car accident this weekend in his native Georgia, officials today announced.Filed under: News read news >>

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