M-1 Challenge: Emelianenko/ S. Korea vs Finland/ Russia vs Japan - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
General MMA Discussion Discuss King Of The Cage, Ultimate Challenge UK, and HDNet Fights as well as general mixed martial arts discussion.

User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 04-06-2008, 06:52 PM Thread Starter
MMA Fanatic
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 41
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Post M-1 Challenge: Emelianenko/ S. Korea vs Finland/ Russia vs Japan

Aleksander Emelianenko (13-3-0) destroyed his opponent, Silvao Santos (1-1-0), from Brazil, in one of the super-fights of M-1 Challenge, held in Russian soil and featuring clashes between the South Korean and the Finnish squad and Russia versus Japan. Aleksander appeared in great shape and annihilated the Brazilian unexperient newcomer with vicious strikes, during the first round. It wasn't the best match-making but the Russian did what he was supposed to and continues improving his record. In other super fight action, Roman Zentsov (17-12-0), another Russian diehard fan favorite, had much more trouble with his opponent because he faced Daniel Tabera (9-1-2), a Spanish undefeated fighter whose ranks are growing. Zentsov took a decision victory after the second round's bell. In other international action Amar Suloev (24-7-0), from Armenia, got an impressive first round TKO victory against Jacek Buczko (11-4-0), a Polish talented fighter. In team action, Finland overcame a weak South Korean side featuring fighters with inexpressive fight records, so Niko Puhakka (11-6-0), Janne Tulirinta (7-2-0), Toni Valtonen (15-7-0) and Jarno Nurminen (2-1-0) all got victories, the only defeated member of the team was Lucio Linhares (7-3-0), a Brazilian athlete based in Finland, that was knocked out by Hyun Gyu Lim (2-1-1), in the first round. Team Japan scored a hard 3-2 victory against team Russian. In opposition to what South Korea did, the team from the land of the rising sun gathered a cast of experienced fighters and Pride veteran Daisuke Nakamura (13-9-0), Ken Hamamura (14-4-4) and Yuta Watanabe (8-1-3) gave their side the victory by winning their bouts. The Russian reaction was lead by Besiki Gerenava (5-0-0) and Akhmet Sultanov (2-0-0). Perhaps Russia could have chosen a stronger armada for this competition, especially in their own homeland.

udenied is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome