M-1 Global will begin its “Selection” event series this Friday with a worldwide tournament of 160 fighters vying for slots among M-1 Challenge’s 2010 roster.
Sherdog.com will stream the entire “Selection” series, which opens with a 14-fight card on Friday at 12:00 p.m. EST.
The “Selection” series will be broken down into four global regions: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas. Each region will hold eight-man elimination tournaments in each of the five weight divisions, with the final winners earning positions on their M-1 Challenge team for the 2010 season.
Friday’s event will feature a 14-fight card in the Western Europe bracket from the Hilversum in the Netherlands, along with two M-1 featured bouts.
M-1 Global 2010 “Selection” Western Europe Line-up (in order)
Jawaad Hussein (Holland) vs. Kuku Victor (Holland)
Julien Boussuge (France) vs. Ivica Truscek (Croatia)
Daniel Sharifi vs. Borys Mankowski (Poland)
Mairbek Taisumov (Tsjechie) vs. Ohad Bergtop (Holland)
Patrick Asscher (Holland) vs. Fatih Dogan (Turkey)
Ville Rasanen (Finland) vs. Joao Neves (Portugal)
Abner Loveras (Spain) vs. Sunnat Ilyasov (England)
Yaya Lalanne (France) vs. Semih Arslan (Belgium)
Jaouad Ikan (Holland) vs. Miljan Jaksic (Serbia)
Cindy Dandois (Belgium) vs. Maria Hougaard (Denmark)
Geronimo de Groot (Holland) vs. Jermaine Voetman (Holland)
Danijel Dzebic (Serbia) vs. Lopez Owonyebe (France)
Rafal Moks (Poland) vs. Serghei Popa (Italy)
Clarence Noordzee (Holland) vs. Ahmed Bayrak (Turkey)