M-1Challenge 47 Official Weights and Photos

  

 Presents

M-1 CHALLENGE 47:
Battle in the Heart of the Continent

 MARAT GAFUROV vs. LEE MORRISON

M-1 Challenge Featherweight Championship

Apr. 4, 2014 * Orenburgzhye Sport Hall * Orenburg, Orenburg Blast, Russia

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‘M-1 Challenge 47’ Friday in Orenburg, Russia

 

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS

 

MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 5 X 5

MARAT GAFUROV (8-0-0, 1 KO/TKO, 5 SUB), Champion, Dagestan, Russia   144 ½ LBS.

LEE MORRISON (13-3-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB), Challenger, Okanogan, Washington, USA 144 ½ LBS.

 

   

(L-R) Marat Gafurov, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Lee Morrison

 

CO-FEATURE – HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

JEFF MONSON (49-17-1, 3 KO/TKO, 29 SUB), Miami, Florida, USA   237 ¾ LBS.

CHABAN KA (6-3-1, 0 KO/TKO, 5 SUB), Villeneuve-d’ Ascq, France   246 ½ LBS.

 

(L-R) — Jeff Monson, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Chaban Ka

 

HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

Marcin TYBURA (9-0-0, 3 KO/TKO, 4 SUB), Lodz, Poland   242 ½ LBS.

MARIO “Gladiator” PEREK (23-33-1, 12 KO/TKO, 7 SUB), Dubrovnik, Croatia   219 ½ LBS.

 

 (L-R) — Marcin Tybura, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Mario Perak

 

LIGHTWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

IVAN BUCHINGER (25-4-0, 6 KO/TKO, 15 SUB), Gabcikovo, Slovania    153 ¾ LBS.                                 

SERGEY GOLYAEV (23-10-0, 6 KO/TKO, 12 SUB), St. Petersburg, Russia   154 ¼ LBS.

 

(L-R) — Sergey Golyaev, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Ivan Buchinger

 

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

LUIS FERNANDO MIRANDA (11-0-1, 4 KO/TKO), 6 SUB), Rio Grande, Rio Grande Do Sol, Brazil  202 LBS.

VASILY BABICH (9-2-0, 3 KO/TKO, 5 SUB), Yeupatoria, Ukraine   202 ½ LBS.

 

 (L-R) — Luis Fernando Miranda, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Vasily Babich

 

WELTERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

JULIEN WILLIAMS (4-1-0, 0 KO/TKO, 4 SUB), Orlando, Florida, USA  170 LBS.

RASUL ABDULAEV (3-0-0, 1 KO/TKO, 0 SUB), Kolpino, Russia   169 ¾ LBS.

 

 (L-R) — Rasul Abdulaev, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Julien Williams

 

FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

KAMIL MARON (4-1-0, 0 KO/TKO, 3 SUB), Tarnov, Poland   145 LBS.

GEORGY FUROV (2-1-0, 1 KO/TKO, 0 SUB), Orenburg, Russia   145 LBS.

 

(L-R) — Georgy Fursov and Kamil Maron

 

WELTERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

ALEXEI KUNCHENKO (2-0-0, 1 KO/TKO, 1 SUB), Tyumen, Russia   168 LBS.

ANATOLY SAFRONEV (19-20-0, 3 KO/TKO, 8 SUB), Kharkiv, Ukraine   169 ¾ LBS.

 

(L-R) — Anatoly Safronev, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Alexei Kunchenko

 

FEATHERWEIGHTS – 3 X 5

MURAD MIRZABEKOV (1-0-0, 0 KO/TKO, 0 SUB), Orenburg, Russia   144 ½ LBS.

SAID MAADZIEV (0-1-0), St. Petersburg, Russia  144 ½ LBS.

 

 (L-R) — Murad Mirzabekov, M-1 promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Said Maadziev

WHAT:          M-1 Challenge 47: Battle in the Heart of the Continentent

 

WHEN:           Friday, April 4, 2014

 

WHERE:         Orenburgzhye Sport Hall, Orenburg, Orenburg Blast, Russia

 

PROMOTER:   M-1 Global

 

LIVE BROADCAST:      FREE at www.m-1global.tv (Friday, April 4 at 11 a.m. / 8 a.m. PT in U.S.A.).  Also On Russia 2 throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Individual States (CIS), as well as across the Middle East on Abu Dhabi Sports Channels

 

INFORMATION:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/M-1-Global/145250878842244

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 and Los Angeles and affiliates in Seoul, Tokyo and Paris, the M-1 brand has staged more than 150 events worldwide, including the M-1 Selection, M-1 Challenge and M-1 Global and M-1 Global HWGP events, in addition to co-promoting Strikeforce events and M-1 Global on the Showtime network in the United States. Captivating live, television and broadband audiences with its superior production values and match-ups, M-1 Global events have featured some of the sport’s top names, including Fedor Emelianenko, Andrei Arlovski, Aleksander Emelianenko, Gegard Mousasi, Alistair Overeem, Keith Jardine, Ben Rothwell, Melvin Manhoef, Roman Zentsov, Yushin Okami, Mike Pyle, Denis Kang, Martin Kampmann, Amar Suloev, Chalid Arrab and Stephan Struve. 2014 promises to be another sensational year of world-class competition with a full calendar of Challenge events fuelled by a talent-rich contention system ranking M-1 Global’s Champions amongst the greatest in the sport. M-1 Global’s greatest asset is renowned heavyweight fighter, Fedor Emelianenko.

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