M-1 Global returned to Russia this week for the 60th edition of their Challenge series, this time from Orel City. It was a night that began with a flurry of knockouts - six of them consecutively, in fact.
In the main event of the evening, Viktor Nemkov defeated Maro Perak via unanimous decision following a hard-fought battle. Prior to that, the co-main event saw Maxim Futin beat Marcin Zontek by submission in the opening round.
The event also featured an M-1 Medieval contest between Dmitry Kovrizhin and Roman Zuev.
Check out the full event results below:
Viktor Nemkov (22-5) def. Maro Perak (23-6-1) via Decision (Unanimous, Round 3)
Maxim Futin (5-2) def. Marcin Zontek (14-9-2) via Submission (RNC, Round 1, 03:07)
Zalimbeg Omarov (5-1-1) def. Marcelo Costa (11-3-1) via unanimous decision
Evgeniy Lazukov (8-2) def. Elias Boudegzdame (9-4) via TKO (Corner Stoppage, Round 2, 03:19)
Alexey Makhno (10-3) def. Zulfikar Usmanov (6-5-1) via Decision (Majority), RND 3
Denis Genyuk (7-4) def. Josip Artukovic (11-5) via KO, (Punch, Round 1, 1:01)
Javier Fuentes (4-2) def. Alexander Sankov (1-2) via Submission (RNC), (Strikes, Round 1, 02:06)
Talekh Nadzhafzade (2-1) def. Ivan Zakabunya (0-2) via TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 02:28)
Raul Tutarauli (5-2) def. Valeriu Mircea (0-2) via TKO, (Strikes, Round 1, 03:18)
Alexander Kolesnik (1-0) def. Dmitry Shvets (1-2) via Submission (Scarf Hold Armlock, Round 1, 02:04)