On Friday, June 1, M-1 Global held its 93rd event from the Traktor Ice Arena in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

In the night’s main event, former Bellator middleweight titleholder Alexander Shlemenko returned for the first time since dropping a closely contested decision against now Bellator middleweight king Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 185. Shlemenko welcomed Brazil’s Bruno Silva back to Russia following his most recent stoppage victory over Gennadiy Kovalev at RCC 2.

Also, Artem Frolov met UFC veteran Joe Riggs for the M-1 middleweight title.

The preliminary card aired live at 10:30 a.m. ET on Combat Press via Fite TV. The main card continued at 1:30 p.m. ET on Combat Press via Fite TV.

Bruno Silva def. Alexander Shlemenko by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:54
Artem Frolov def. Joe Riggs by TKO (knee injury). Round 2, 0:46 – middleweight title
Alexander Pletenko def. Chris Kelades by unanimous decision
Alexey Makhno def. Rogério Matias by unanimous decision
Nikolay Savilov def. Nikolai Rachek by TKO (punches). Round 3, 4:26
Yuriy Fedorov def. Charles-Henri Lucien by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:31
Vladimir Migovich def. Nikita Novikov by unanimous decision
Magomed Magomedov def. Nikita Podkovalnikov by unanimous decision
Pierre Ludet def. Egor Filidov by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:56
Mark Hulme def. Vadim Shabadash by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:20
Sergey Klyuev def. Ilya Karetnikov by submission (reverse triangle kimura). Round 1, 2:25
Mikael Silander def. Nureles Aidarov by submission (D’arce choke). Round 1, 4:26

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