On Saturday, Sept. 23, M-1 Global traveled to Kazan, Russia for M-1 Challenge 83: Ragozin vs. Halsey.
In the night’s main event, Russia’s Mikhail Ragozin took on former Bellator middleweight champion Brandon Halsey. Ragozin had won eight of his past nine fights and was coming off of back-to-back knockout victories. The American, Halsey, was looking to end a three-fight skid. His most recent outing ended in just 25 seconds against Alexander Shlemenko at M-1 Challenge 79.
The event aired live at 10 a.m. ET on M1Global.tv, Fight Network (Canada), and Match TV (Russia).
Brandon Halsey def. Mikhail Ragozin by unanimous decision
Aleksander Doskalchuk def. Vadim Malygin by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 3:34
Raul Tutarauli def. Vladimir Kanunnikov by unanimous decision
Nate Landwehr def. Mikhail Korobkov by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:31
Sergey Morozov def. Luan Fernandes by TKO (punches). Round 2, 4:48
Viktor Kolesnik def. Brian Hooi by TKO (punches). Round 1, 3:36
Alik Albagachiev def. Ruslan Khisamutdinov by majority decision
Diego D’Avila vs. Busurmankul Abdibait Uulu ruled a split draw
Vadim Shabadash def. Kirill Kuzmin by unanimous decision
Aleksandr Osetrov def. Lenar Suleymanov by unanimous decision
Vadim Sinitsyn def. Timur Gilimzyanov by unanimous decision
Nidzhat Imanov def. Rinat Shakirov by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:06