Never Change the ‘Tiger’s Strikes – Sarnavskiy Eye’s Another KO Victory at M-1 Challenge XXII

Feeding the undercard of M-1 Global’s sophomore mega-event of 2010, M-1 Challenge XXII, veteran M-1 fighter and owner of a hi-light reel spinning back-fist knockout, Alexander ‘Tiger’ Sarnavskiy, square off against Arsen Ubaidulaev. All the action goes down Friday December 10th from the Druzhba Arena in Moscow, Russia with fans worldwide tuning in LIVE online at the official M-1 website, www.M-1Global.com starting 12:00pm EST / 9:00am PST.

“Everyone will be watching to see if the Tiger can add another jaw dropping finish to his already impressive record,” says Evgeni Kogan, Director of Operations for M-1 Global. “The addition of Sarnavskiy to an already solid undercard is sure to amp up the attention M-1 Challenge XXII is receiving. We’re closing out 2010 with our best card of the year.”

Under Card Bouts:

Alexander Sarnavskiy (11-0)vs. Arsen Ubaidulaev (1-3) Lightweight
Cindy ‘Battlecat’ Dandois (4-0)vs. Yana Kunitskaya (2-1) Woman’s 145lb
Pat Bennett (3-2)vs. Alexander Volkov (9-2) Heavyweight
Vinny Magalhaes (4-5)vs. Alihan Magomedov (12-1) Light Heavyweight
Luigi Fioravanti (18-8) vs. Arthur Guseinov (15-1) Middleweight
Mikhail Zayats (12-5)vs. David ‘Square’ Tkeshelashvili Light Heavyweight
Daniel Vizcaya (3-1)vs. Victor Nemkov (9-3) Light Heavyweight
Vusal Bayramov (5-1)vs. Mikhail Drinovski (2-1) Lightweight

•Additional bouts to be announced

Championship Bouts

Welterweight Division:
Abner Lloveras, M-1 Selection Western Europe 2010 champion (11-4-1) clashes with Shamil Zavurov, M-1 Selection Eastern Europe 2010 champion (17-1)

Middleweight Division:
Magomed ‘The White Wolf’ Sultanakhmedov, M-1 Selection Eastern Europe 2010 champion (28-4) meets Rafa? ‘Kulturysta’ Moks, M-1 Selection Western Europe 2010 champ (5-2) ?

Light Heavyweight Division:
Tomasz ‘Giraffe’ Narkun, M-1 Selection Western Europe champion (4-0) battles Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Vasilevsky, M-1 Selection Eastern Europe champion?(9-1).

Free broadcast coverage of the entire M-1 Challenge XXII event will be available live to viewers worldwide on www.M-1Global.com.

With M-1 Challenge champions established in all five weight classes, a true contenders system will fuel events throughout 2011, driving M-1 Global’s growth as a leading brand in the US and international markets.? ?

2011 includes a full slate of M-1 Challenge events held in the United States and Europe. These are the mega-event spectaculars where Champions defend their titles and contenders jockey for position. Feeding the contention system will be two Selection tournaments in 2011 with details being announced shortly.

Link to Sarnavskiy vs. Kuku Knock-out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAfEwv4O6X0

Go to www.M-1Global.com for additional information.

About M-1 Global:

Founded in 1998, M-1 Global has established itself in the realm of mixed martial arts (MMA) as the premiere entity for discovering and developing the world’s next-generation of superstar fighters. With offices in St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, New York City, Washington DC, Los Angeles and affiliates in Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Tokyo and Paris, the M-1 brand stages its M-1 Selection and M-1 Challenge events worldwide and its co-produced Strikeforce events in the United States; captivating the live, television and broadband audiences with its superior production values and match-ups. 2011 marks a breakthrough year for this MMA powerhouse. With two Selections tournaments across Eastern & Western Europe and North America and a full calendar of Challenge events, M-1 Global’s World Champions will rank amongst the greatest in the sport and the contention system will fuel spectacular cards around the world.

M-1 Global’s greatest asset is the number one heavyweight fighter in mixed martial arts history, Fedor Emelianenko. With daily coverage on all MMA-related websites in the world, and articles in Time Magazine, LA times and New York times, Fedor and M-1 Global make a lifetime match serving as the catalyst to grow MMA in the 21st century.

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