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First M-1 Medieval lightweight champion to be crowned at M-1 Challenge 63

The first M-1 Medieval Lightweight champion will be determined at M-1 Challenge 63 event on December 4th.

A new M-1 Medieval lightweight champion will be determined at M-1 Challenge 63 in St. Petersburg,

According to M-1 Global, undefeated challenger Dmitry Kovrizhin will face Evgeniy Bedenko to crown the promotion's first ever M-1 Medieval champion.

Bedenko, a Battle of Nations and White Castle winner, recently competed on the M-1 Challenge 56 fight card in Moscow, where he defeated Ivan Vasilev on points following a three-round match.

His opponent, Kovrizhin, compiled a 4-0 record in professional knight fighting that included a win at M-1 Challenge 50 in Orel against Roman Zuev. He finished Roman early in the opening round to earn the dominant win.

M-1 Challenge 63 takes place Dec. 4 in St. Petersburg.

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