M-1 Challenge 51 results - Vasilevsky wins middleweight title

Sep 16, 2014
(PRESS RELEASE) -- KILPONO, Moscow, Russia - In an all-out war between Russian countrymen, Vyacheslav "Slav" Vasilevsky (25-2-0, 11 KO/TKO, 7 SUB) captured the M-1 Challenge middleweight title tonight, stopping defending champion Ramazan Emeev (11-3-0, 2 KO/TKO, 5 SUB) in the fourth round, tonight in M-1 Challenge 41: Fightspirit at Izhorets Stadium in Kolpino, Moscow, Russia.

In a Super Fight, Russian lightweight contender Islam Makhachev (11-0-0, 2 KO/TKO, 5 SUB) kept his undefeated record intact, defeating Croatian invader Ivica Truscek (25-21-0, 14 K.TKO, 9 SUB) by way of third-round submission via a triangle choke.

Ukrainian lightweight Maxim Divnich (9-0-0, 5 KO/TKO, 1 SUB) also remained unbeaten, using a heel hook to submit previously undefeated Antonio "Nego" Paulo (4-1-0, 1 SUB), of Brazil, in the opening round.

Croatian lightweight Anton Radman (11-3-0, 1 KO/TKO, 8 SUB)) needed only 43-seconds to upset MMA veteran Alexander "Iron Capture" Butenko (34-10-1, 3 KO/TKO, 23 SUB), of Ukraine, by submission with an arm-bar.

Russian lightweight Sergei Andreev (5-3-0, 1 KO/TKO, 2 SUB) punched out Arthur Kascheev (6-5-0, 1 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) in the first round.

Six Championship Final matches of Grand Prix Cities of Military Glorypreceded the main card.

The action was streamed live in HD on www.M1Global. TV.

Official Results


Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (25-2-0), Russia WKO/TKO4 (4:34) Ramazam Emeev (11-3-0), Russia

(Vasilevsky won M-1 Challenge Middleweight title)


Islan Makhachev (11-0-0), Russia WSEB3 (4:45 - triangle choke) Ivica Truscek (25-21-0), Croatia


Maxim Divnich (9-0-0), Ukraine WSUB1 (2:25 - heel choke) Antonio Paulo (4-1-0), Brazil


Anton Radman (11-3-0), Croatia WSUB1 (0:43 - arm-bar) Alexander Butenko (34-10-1), Ukraine


Sergei Andreev (5-3-0), Russia WKO/THO1 (1:55 - punches) Arthur Kashcheev (6-5-0), Ukraine

Championship Finals of Grand Prix Cities of Military Glory


Zhamaludin Israpilov WDEC2 Tilek Batyrova (Narofominsk).


Arthur Aliyev WDEC2 Yuri Smoyana


Dowd Shaikhaev WSUB1 (1:50) Arsene Baymurzayev


Elvin Mammadov WDEC2 Magomed Magomedov


Batraz Agaev WKO1 Taygiba Dzhavatkhanov


Kurban Ibragimov WTKO1 (due to injury) Magomed Dibirova

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