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Thiago Silva, Paulo Thiago to compete in Akhmat MMA Grand Prix on April 9

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The second edition of the Akhmat MMA Grand Prix will feature Thiago Silva, Paulo Thiago, and Jim Wallhead.

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Following a successful Grand Prix show last month, World Fighting Championship of Akhmat (WFCA) will host the second set of tournament quarter-finals, this time for the heavyweight, light-heavyweight, middleweight, and welterweight division.

The event, which takes place on April 9, will feature the likes of Thiago Silva, Paulo Thiago, 'Professor X' and Jim Wallhead.

Fight card:

Heavyweight Quarter-finals
Thiago Silva vs. Dion Staring
Volkan Oezdemir vs. Alikhan Vakhaev
Tanner Boser vs. Kazbek Saidaliev
Geronimo dos Santos vs. Stav Economou

Light-Heavyweight Quarter-finals
Marcin Lazarz vs. Maxim Grishin
Dan Spohn vs. Magomed Ankalayev
Stjepan Bekavac vs. Maxim Futin
Rodney Wallace vs. Saparbek Safarov

Middleweight Quarter-finals
Anatoly Safronov vs. Salam Abdurakhmonov
Delson Heleno vs. Aslambek Musaev
Nikos Sokolis vs. Vagab Vagabov
Xavier Foupa Pokam vs. Alexey Efremov

Welterweight Quarter-finals
Paulo Thiago vs. Abubakar Vagaev
Josué Vieira vs. Beslan Ushukov
Marcelo Alfaya vs. Anton Radman
Jim Wallhead vs. Gennadiy Kovalev

Follow Karim Zidan @ZidanSports for more updates regarding the event.