M-1 Challenge 50 Results: Tybura dethrones Grabowski, Puetz retains title

| August 16, 2014


M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on Neva
OFFICIAL RESULTS
Tybura dethrones Grabowski, Puetz retains title


St. Petersburg Russia MMA ring

Undefeated challenger Marcin “Tyber” Tybura (11-0-0) dethroned defending M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Damian “Polish Pitbul” Grabowski (19-2-0) by way of a first-round submission in last night’s main event on theM-1 Challenge 50: Battle of Neva anniversary show held outdoors in the open center area of St. Petersburg, Russia.

In the co-feature, Stephan Puetz (11-1-0) successfully defended his M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title by second-round submission against Luis Fernando “Hulk” Miranda (12-2-0).
Tybura

In a battle of Polish heavyweights, Tybura (pictured above) needed only 1:28 to force a submission of his fellow countryman, Grabowski, by skillfully using a North-South choke.

Puetz

Puetz (pictured above on right), fighting out of Germany, made his first title defense memorable, locking a rear naked choke hold on Brazilian challenger Miranda, who submitted at 4:31 of the second round.

In one of three Super Fights, Spanish welterweight Daniel “The Gladiator” Tabera (18-5-3) took a three-round split decision from previously unbeaten Ilya Doderkin (5-1-0), who was fighting at home in St. Petersburg.

Slovakian featherweight Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (27-4-0) won a three-round majority decision over Russian veteran Mikhail Malyutin (26-13-0).

Russian featherweight Nikita Chistyakov (2-1-0), also fighting at home, came out on top of a unanimous three-round decision versus Polish invader Kamil Maron (5-2-0).

Also fighting on the main card, German lightweight Saba Bolaghi (1-0-1) and another hometown favorite, Zulfikar Usmanov (6-3-1), battled to a two-round majority draw.

In Ros Stroilnvest Cup action, St. Petersburg’s Anton Telepnev (8-4-0) used a rear naked choke to defeat Kyrgyzstan’s Zhyrgalbek Emilbekov (0-1-0)in the semifinals, as well as Artem Glybchak (1-1-0) in the championship final, both by first-round submission. Glybchak had won a unanimous two-round decision over fellow Russian, Daniyar Ismailov (0-1-0) in their semifinal match.

Also fighting in preliminary bouts, Russian lightweight Marat Balaev (1-0-0) won his professional debut with a two-round unanimous decision over Spaniard Issac Alvarado (1-1-0), Adam Tsurov (1-0-0) used a rear naked choke to submit Stanislav Rogov in a fight featuring a pair of Russian welterweight making their pro debuts, and Russian middleweight Khabib Isaev (1-0-0) won his pro debut by second-round split decision over Dauren Ermekov (0-1-0), of Kazakhstan.

Complete results and photo gallery below:

M-1 Challenge Title Fights

MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Marcin Tybura (11-0-0), Poland
WSUB1 (1:28 – north-south choke)
Damian Grabowski(19-2-0), Poland
(Tybura won M-1 Challenge heavyweight title)

CO-FEATURE – M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Stephan Puetz(11-1-0), Germany
WSUB2 (4:31 – rear naked choke)
Luis Fernando Miranda(12-2-0), Brazil
(Puetz retained M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title)

M-1 Challenge Super Fights

WELTERWEIGHTS
Daniel Tabera(18-5-3), Spain
WSDEC3
Ilya Doderkin(5-1-0), Russia

FEATHERWEIGHTS
Ivan Buchinger(27-4-0), Slovakia
WMDEC3
Mikhail Malyutin (26-13-0), Russia

Nikita Chustyakov(2-1-0), Russia
WUDEC3
Kamil Maron (5-2-0), Poland

Undercard Fights

LIGHTWEIGHTS
Saba Bolaghi(1-0-1), Germany
SD2
Zulfikar Usmanov(6-3-1), Russia

Marat Balayev (1-0-0), Russia
WUDEC2
Issac Alvarado (1-1-0), Spain

WELTERWEIGHTS
Adam Tsurov (1-0-0), Inqushetia
WSUB1 (2:00 – rear naked choke)
Stanlslav Rogov (0-1-0), Russia

MIDDLEWEIGHTS
Khabib Isaev (1-0-0), Russia
WSDEC2
Dauren Ermekov (0-1-0), Kazakhstan

ROS STROILNVEST CUP

SEMIFINALS — LIGHTWEIGHTS
Artem Glybchak(1-0-0), Russia
WUDEC2
Daniyar Ismailov (0-1-0), Russia

Anton Telepnev (7-4-0), Russia
WSUB1 (rear naked choke)
Zhyrgalbek Emilbekov (0-2-0), Kyrgyzstan

CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
Anton Telepnev (8-4-0), Russia
WSUB1 (2:47 – rear naked choke)
Artem Glybchak(1-1-0), Russia

Marcin Tybura attacks Damian GrabowskiMarcin Tybura attacks Damian Grabowski

heavyweight champion Marcin TyburaM-1 Global promoter Vadim Finkelchtein raises the hands of new M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Marcin Tybura

Stephan Puetz champRising star Stephan Puetz enters ring in style before his first M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title defense

Stephan Puetz stalks Luis Fernando MirandaStephan Puetz (R) stalks Luis Fernando Miranda

Kamil Maron throws Nikita ChistyakovKamil Maron throws Nikita Chistyakov

Mikhail Malyutin catches Ivan BuchingerMikhail Malyutin catches Ivan Buchinger

Issac Alvarado and Vadim Russul Issac Alvarado (L) and Vadim Russul

Daniel Tabera hears decision over Ilya DoderkinDaniel Tabera hears decision over Ilya Doderkin

Ros Stroilnvest Cup lightweight champion Anton TelepnevRos Stroilnvest Cup lightweight champion Anton Telepnev

Saba Bolaghi counters Zulfikar UsmanovSaba Bolaghi (l) is about to counter Zulfikar Usmanov

Adam Tsurov blocks Stanislav Rogov kickAdam Tsurov blocks Stanislav Rogov’s kick

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