M-1 Challenge 49 still holds the Russian MMA live attendance record
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (September 19, 2018) - Contrary to some media reports, the 22,603 fans at last weekend's UFC Fight Night 136 in Moscow did not set a Russian MMA live attendance record.
M-1 Global still holds the record for the highest live attendance of an MMA event in Russia, when 23,255 fans attended M-1 Challenge 49: Battle in the Mountains on June 7, 2014 in Ingushetia, which is officially registered in the Russian Book of Records.
Last weekend's UFC debut event in Russia UFC Fight Night 136 is the second-most fans to attend a Russian MMA event.
Living legend Fedor Emelianenko's return from retirement on November 20, 2011 at M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson drew 22,000 fans, dropped to third place on the all-time Russian MMA live attendance list.
Twitter & Instagram:
Upcoming M-1 Challenge Events:
Sept. 28 - M-1 Challenge 97/TATFIGHT 7: Bogatov vs. Pereira in Kazan, Russia
Click here to view a list of other articles written by .
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. MIKEY GARCIA ARLINGTON, TEXAS PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES|
By , Thu, 21 Feb 2019Tapales on way back to throne
By Joaquin Henson, Thu, 21 Feb 2019CANELO ALVAREZ AND DANIEL 'MIRACLE MAN' JACOBS TO EMBARK ON THREE-CITY INTERNATIONAL PRESS TOUR
By , Thu, 21 Feb 2019JOE JOYCE vs. BERMANE STIVERNE FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
By , Thu, 21 Feb 2019Anthony Joshua Says 'Big Baby' Won't Want Rematch After I Beat His Ass!
By , Thu, 21 Feb 2019Subriel Matías faces Hugo Roldán in Undefeated Duel
By , Thu, 21 Feb 2019ERISLANDY LARA TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
By , Thu, 21 Feb 2019LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT ALL AUSSIE SUPER FIGHT WORLD RATED REAGAN DESSAIX TAKES ON WORLD RATED CAPARELLO FRIDAY IN MELBOURNE
By , Wed, 20 Feb 2019Pinoys in title eliminators
By Joaquin Henson, Wed, 20 Feb 2019The Past Week in Action 19 February 2019
By Eric Armit, Wed, 20 Feb 2019Jarrell Miller Says Anthony Joshua Has a 'Bitch Ass Rematch Clause'
By , Wed, 20 Feb 2019Jarrell Miller Says Anthony Joshua Has a 'Bitch Ass Rematch Clause'
By , Wed, 20 Feb 2019KARLOS BALDERAS SCORES SEVENTH WIN
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Wed, 20 Feb 2019Boxeo Telemundo 2019 Season Opener this Friday in Kissimmee
By , Wed, 20 Feb 2019Graham and Torrez Jr. Win Gold; Coe Takes Silver in Finals of 2019 Strandja Tournament
By , Wed, 20 Feb 2019Vinny Paz & Micky Ward to be honored this Saturday by USA Boxing Alumni Association at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island
By , Wed, 20 Feb 2019Espinoza vs. Nuñez Main Event Added to “Rumble at the Rock IV” on Friday, March 1
By , Tue, 19 Feb 2019With Impressive KO Over Marshall, ‘Towering Inferno’ Fundora Continues Streak as Hottest Super Welterweight Prospect in Boxing
By , Tue, 19 Feb 2019Ray Ximenez, Jr. vs. Luis Alberto Lopez Headlines in vacant WBO International featherweight title fight
By , Tue, 19 Feb 2019ALA Boxing cares for Mark Magsayo
By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 19 Feb 2019Dana White Says Conor McGregor vs. Cowboy Cerrone Deal is 'Not Even Close'
By , Tue, 19 Feb 2019FACEBOOK FIGHTNIGHT LIVE TO COLLABORATE WITH STAR BOXING ON FRIDAY, FEB. 22, FROM JAM-PACKED PARAMOUNT
By , Tue, 19 Feb 2019"Popeye" returns to the South this Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina
By , Tue, 19 Feb 20192019 NBA All-Star Game -- KD bags MVP honors in Team LeBron's win
By Anthony Rozic, Tue, 19 Feb 2019