Artem Frolov (L) cracks Caio Magalhães (M-1)
M-1 Challenge 84 Results: Kuchenko Defends Welterweight Title, Frolov Defeats Magalhães
On Friday, Oct. 27, M-1 Global hosted its 84th event from the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In the night’s main event, the promotion’s welterweight title will be on the line as Alexey Kunchenko took on Sergey Romanov. The champion Kunchenko earned his third title defense, having bested Maksim Grabovich and Murad Abdulaev in his previous two outings. Romanov entered the contest having won 10 straight fights.
The card also featured UFC veterans Caio Magalhães, Joe Riggs and Phil de Fries.
The event kicked off at 11 a.m. ET on Friday.
Alexey Kunchenko def. Sergey Romanov by knockout (punches). Round 1, 2:44 – for welterweight title
Artem Frolov def. Caio Magalhães by unanimous decision – for middleweight title
Joe Riggs def. Oleg Olenichev by TKO (punches). Round 3, 3:22
Bair Shtepin def. Janne Elonen-Kulmala by submission (triangle choke). Round 3, 4:44
Roman Bogatov def. Jani Salmi by unanimous decision
Enoc Solves Torres def. Andrey Seledtsov by submission (armbar). Round 1, 0:44
Phil de Fries def. Anton Vyazigin by majority decision
Zalimbeg Omarov def. Sascha Sharma by unanimous decision
Daniil Prikaza def. Akhmadian Ozdoev by unanimous decision
Maksim Grabovich def. Timerlan Sharipov by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 1:57
Dmitry Tebekin def. Vasily Volodko by unanimous decision
Ilya Bochkov def. Arkadiy Lisin by TKO (punches). Round 2, 4:24