Ivan Buchinger became the newest M-1 Challenge featherweight champion by knocking out Tural Ragimov at M-1 Challenge 52 from Russia and securing the belt.
Buchinger moved to 28-4 in his career with the win, which came in the fourth round. The loss was the second of Ragimov’s career.
In other action, Artiom Damkovsky earned a decision victory over Said Khaililov, as did Rustam Gadzhiev vs. Ingiskhan Ozdoev.
Murad Abdullayev, Magomed Mutaev and Murad Ismailov all picked up stoppage wins.
Complete results can be found below:
Ivan Buchinger def. Tural Ragimov via TKO (strikes) in Round 4 to become the M-1 Challenge featherweight champion
Artiom Damkovsky def. Said Khaililov via decision
Rustam Gadzhiev def. Ingiskhan Ozdoev via decision
Murad Abdullayev def. Daniel Tabera via TKO (strikes) in Round 2
Magomed Mutaev def. Bartosz Chyrek via TKO (strikes) in Round 3
Murad Izmailov def. Vladimir Mishchenko via TKO (strikes in Round 1
Shavkat Rakhmonov def. Adam Tsurov via submission (triangle choke) in Round 1
Khamzat Dalgiev def. Dmitry Ermolaev via submission (guillotine choke) in Round 2