M-1 Challenge XXII To Stream LIVE on MMA-Paradise.com on December 10th

Rounding out the undercard of M-1 Challenge XXII, heavyweights Valeri Scherbakov and Vitaliy Minakov collide and look to impress fans and executive brass for a future return to M-1’s main stage. All the action goes down Friday December 10th from the Druzhba Arena in Moscow, Russia with fans worldwide tuning in LIVE online at the www.MMA-Paradise.com starting 11:00am EST / 8:00am PST.

“M-1 Challenge XXII is primed to be an exciting card and the live stream availability has amped up the worldwide media attention for this event,” says Evgeni Kogan, Director of Operations for M-1 Global. “We’re extremely proud of what we have accomplished this year. With our champions and contention system in place, 2011 will be a great year for our fans, fighters and supporters.”

Under Card Bouts:

Alexander Sarnavskiy (11-0) vs. Arsen Ubaidulaev (1-3) Lightweight
Cindy ‘Battlecat’ Dandois (4-0) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (3-1) 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
Valeri Scherbakov (1-1) vs. Vitaliy Minakov (3-0) Heavyweight

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).

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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