On Friday, July 15, Fight Club Berkut returned to Sochi, Russia for Absolute Championship Berkut 41: The Path to Triumph.
In the evening’s main event, 26-year-old Russian heavyweight prospect Denis Goltsov earned his 13th straight victory against former UFC title challenger Paul Buentello. Goltsov had finished 10 of his past 12 opponents since his last defeat. Buentello had victories in six of his past seven fights, including five knockouts.
In the evening’s co-main event, top bantamweight prospect Petr Yan returned to the cage against former BAMMA bantamweight champion Ed Arthur. Yan was hungry for the victory following his lone career defeat in a ‘fight of the year’ contender in the ACB bantamweight championship against Magomed Magomedov.
The event aired live at 10:00 a.m. ET on ACB’s YouTube channel.