M-1 Challenge XXVII Magalhaes vs Zayats Official Weigh-In ResultsPosted on October 12, 2011, 02:30 PM by Anton Gurevich
All fighters on the M-1 GLOBAL Challenge XXVII event scheduled for tomorrow, October 14, 2011, at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Ariz., have successfully weighed in for their bouts. The weigh-ins took place at the Metro Sportz Bar in Phoenix.
The event will air live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). M-1 Challenge XXVII: Magalhaes vs. Zayats will feature two title bouts from the new 5,500 seat Arena .
The event is headlined with the five-round, M-1 Global Light Heavyweight (205 Lbs.) title bout which features the champion and ADCC Submission Wrestling World Champion Vinny Magalhaes (8-5) will make his first title defense against versatile Russian fighter Mikhail Zayats (14-5).
In co-main event action, the M-1 Global Interim Heavyweight title is on the line between the 2010 M-1 Selection Americas Tournament heavyweight winner Kenny ‘Deuce’ Garner (7-3) and M-1 Global Eastern European Heavyweight Champion Maxim Grishin (11-5).
The full list of official weights and participants is a follows:
1) Vinny Magalhaes 204 lbs vs Mikhail Zayats 205 lbs (For the M-1 Challenge Light Heavyweight Championship)
2) Kenny Garner 255 lbs vs Maxim Grishin 220 lbs (For the M-1 Global Interim Heavyweight title)
3) Arthur Guseinov 185 lbs vs Eddie Arizmendi 186 lbs
4) Tom Gallicchio 170 lbs vs Daniel Madrid 165 lbs
5) Yasubey Enomoto 168 lbs vs Josh Thorpe 166 lbs
6) Ryan Crouch 158 lbs vs Fredrik Lumpkin 156 lbs
7) Mike Chavez 168 lbs vs Joe Martinez 170 lbs