Sarnavskiy vs. Ubaidulaev Added to Dec. 10th M-1 Challenge

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

By FCF Staff Photo Courtesy M-1 Global

M-1 Global has announced that lightweight Alexander Sarnavskiy will fight Arsen Ubaidulaev on the undercard of the promotion’s upcoming December 10th event in Moscow, Russia. M-1 Challenge XXII will feature three championship fights and will be broadcast live on the official M-1 Global website. (Pictured: Sarnavskiy hitting Victor Kuku)

Sarnavskiy (11-0) is coming off a first round, spinning back-fist stoppage of Victor Kuku in October, earning his fifth victory of 2010.

Ubaidulaev (1-3) last competed in July, when he lost by unanimous decision to Artiom Damkovsky at a M-1 Selection Eastern Europe event.

“Everyone will be watching to see if the Tiger can add another jaw dropping finish to his already impressive record,” Evgeni Kogan, Director of Operations for M-1 Global was quoted saying in a press release from the promotion. “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.”

Footage of the Sarnavskiy / Kuku fight is below.

Here is the line-up to date for the December 10th, M-1 Challenge XXII event.

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) vs.
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) vs. RafaƂ ‘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) vs.
Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Vasilevsky, M-1 Selection Eastern Europe champion (9-1).