M-1 Challenge 87 Results: Ashimov Knocks Out Silander, Claims Interim Title

On Friday, Feb. 9, M-1 Global hosted its 87th event from the M-1 Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia.

In the night’s main event, the promotion crowned an interim flyweight champion when Finland’s Mikael Silander met Kazakhstan’s Arman Ashimov.

The event aired live on M-1 Global TV at 10:30 a.m. ET.


Arman Ashimov def. Mikael Silander by knockout (uppercut). Round 2, 3:05 – for interim flyweight title
Timur Nagibin def. Jadison Costa by knockout (punch). Round 3, 3:07
Dimitriy Mikutsa def. Kleber Silva by unanimous decision
Shavkat Rakhmonov def. Levan Solodovnik by submission (triangle choke). Round 2, 4:42
Pablo Ortmann def. Ingiskhan Ozdoev by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 3:47
Daniil Prikaza def. Anderson Queiroz by knockout (punches). Round 1, 1:37
Adam Bogatirov def. José Agustin by TKO (knee and punches). Round 1, 2:54
Artem Nenakhov def. Charles-Henri Tchoungui by unanimous decision
Pavel Gordeev def. Bobur Kurbonov by unanimous decision
Jani Salmi def. Nikolay Goncharov by unanimous decision
Anatoly Liagu def. Aleksandar Rakas by unanimous decision
Tino Gilaranz def. Valentin Kryzhanovsky by unanimous decision