M-1 Challenge 65 results & event replay: Emeev finishes Falcao, will face Shlemenko in Grand Prix final
Global hosted the 65th edition of their Challenge series on Saturday
night in St. Petersburg with a headlining bout between middleweight
champion Ramazan Emeev and Maiquel Falcao. The bout was billed as the
second semi-final in the middleweight Grand Prix tournament and set up a
final against Alexander Shlemenko in June.
Emeev, the renowned
Dagestani champion, secured his place in the final with a first round
submission win against the UFC, Bellator and KSW veteran. He will now
have the opportunity to cement his claim as the top middleweight in
Russia with a win against Shlemenko at M-1 Challenge 67.
co-main event saw the crowning of a new welterweight champion, as
undefeated Alexey Kunchenko defeated Murad Abulaev by corner stoppage
after Abdulaev could not continue due to a punch to an area that was
recently operated on.
Note: You can watch the entire M-1
Challenge 65 event for free above with english commentary provided by
UFC veteran Ian Freeman and BloodyElbow\’s own Karim Zidan.
Check out the full results below:
Ramazan Emeev def. Maiquel Falcao via submission (Round 1)
Alexey Kunchenko def. Murad Abdulaev via corner stoppage (Round 4)
Maxim Divnich def. Robert Turnquest via TKO (Round 2)
Artryom Frolov def. Kristijan Perak via submission(Round 2)
Sergey Romanov def. Sergio De Fatima via TKO,(Round 1)
Alexander Butenko def. Sascha Sharma via unanimous decision
Damir Ismagulov def. Vyacheslav Ten via submission (Round 1)
Danila Prikaza def. Manaf Damirli via TKO (Round 1)
Murad Kamilov def. Charles Andrade via corner stoppage (Round 2)
St-Petersburg Mixed Martisl Arts Supercup
Salman Magomedov def. Zurab Jojua via submission (Round 2)