Sergei Kharitonov (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)
M-1 Challenge 80 Results: Kharitonov Puts Sokoudjou Away Early, Buchinger Chokes Nagibin
On Thursday, June 15, M-1 Global returned to China for M-1 Challenge 80.
In the night’s main event, Bellator fighter Sergei Kharitonov knocked out former UFC and Pride FC veteran Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou in less than a minute.
The event aired live on M-1 Global TV.
Sergei Kharitonov def. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:39
Ivan Buchinger def. Timur Nagibin by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 4, 3:24
Sascha Sharma def. Musu Nuertiebieke by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 1:03
Alexander Butenko vs. Corey Nelson ends in majority draw
Mikhail Korobkov def. Askierbai Jinensibieke by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:18
Carlos Eduard def. Rene Hoppe by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 1, 1:06
Artem Kazbanov def. Nosherwan Khanzada by unanimous decision
Ibragim Navruzov def. Huoyixibai Chuhayifu by split decision
Kurban Tuluosibake def. Maksim Melnik by unanimous decision
Adam Tsurov def. Kang Fu by unanimous decision