Sergey Kharitonov after being in a helpless position in the first round against Kenny Garner, waked up in the second and won the fight in the third via doctor's stoppage.
Marcin Tybura retained his M-1 Heavyweight title after he choked out Estonian prospect Denis Smoldarev in the opening round. Smoldarev scored a takedown early on from the clinch, but paid for it as Tybura took his back and after softing him up with strikes executed a rear-naked choke.
Damian Grabowski and Konstantin Glukhov traided strikes in clinch and on the ground in the first round, but in the second the Polish dominated on the ground. In the final round Grabowski took the fight to the floor again and submitted Glukhov from the top.
You can find M-1 Challenge 53 results below and some main card videos.
Kevin Ferguson better known as Kimbo Slice heads to Europe to fight popular super heavyweight Belarusian boxer Alexander Ustinov in a ten round boxing match. Both men has not appeared in the ring since 2013. The match will be held at Dynamo Palace of Sports in Krylatskoye, Moscow, Russia.
Watch best moments from the muay thai event Lion Fight 19 which took place in Mashantucket, Connecticut. In the headliner Jo Nattawut (52-10-2) defeated Sean Kearney (29-11-1) via unanimous decision.
The most awaited rematch between legendary Japanese Kazushi Sakuraba and BJJ practitionar Renzo Gracie by the grappling rules ended in a draw at Metamoris 5. The four other contests, between Rory MacDonald and J.T. Torres, Jake Shields and Roberto Satoshi, Yuri Simoes and Keenan Cornelius, Vinny Magalhaes vs. Matheus Diniz also ended the same way. Only the one match between Garry Tonon who submitted (heel hook) Zak Maxwell didn't go on until the end. Check out below the main event match between Gracie and Sakuraba.
Watch the higlights from the UFC Fight Night 57 post-fight press conference event in Austin, Texas. Hear winners Frankie Edgar, Edson Barboza, and Paige VanZant get interviewed, and also who got the fight bunuses.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar's wrestling skills was too much for Cub Swanson to handle, and the former lightweight title holder after winning round after round submitted Swanson in the last seconds of the fight getting the latest finish in UFC history. In the co-main event Edson Barboza was a more effective striker than Bobby Green bringing the Brazilian victory by decision. Chico Camus won Brad Pickett via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) after a back and forth fight. Also worth to mention is Sambo fighter Alexey Oleinik who the same evening scored an upset by knocking out Jared Rosholt with a right hook to the jaw - the American dropped at 3,5 minutes into the match. Another Eastern-Europian fighter Ruslan Magomedov didn't give any chance to Josh Copeland who made his UFC debut outstriking former RFA champion. Check out the review and full results below.
UFC Fight Night 57 took place at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
Check out the latest fight of M-1 Challenge Middleweight Champion Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (26-2) who met German Yakubov (4-5) at Battle of the Champions 7 in Russia. Eventhough having far less experience Yakubov managed to survive against former the Bellator fighter to the final bell.
Ukrainian submission specialist Alexey Oleinik (49-9-1) came at yesterday's UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in event with Russian President Vladimir Putin on his T-Shirt, probably to gain extra confidence in the fight against American wrestler Jared Rosholt (11-1).
Listen to what MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock (28-15-2) has to say about the most memorable fight with another legend Royce Gracie (14-3-3) which took place at UFC 1, November 12, 1993 in Denver, Colorado. "The World's Most Dangerous Man" said that he wasn't aware of the Brazilians submission game. Note that Shamrock finished all his four previous opponents by submission before he met Gracie.
Check out this picture of Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix competitor Sergey Kharitonov (21-5) and M-1 Heavyweight Champion Marcin Tybura (11-0) (on his shoulders). It's only three days left until M-1 Global will make its debut in China with the strongest fight card in 2014.
M-1 Challenge 53 will be held on November 25 at The MasterCard Center in Beijing, China.