Sergei Kharitonov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-6-0 (96% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.40 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Javy Ayala in 2016 (=Kharitonov vs Ayala) but he came back to win in 2017 against Chase Gormley (=Kharitonov vs Gormley).
His opponent, the black belt in judo and former Ksw light-Hw champion Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, has an official record of 18-17-0 (72% finishing rate) and he has already fought twice in 2017 beating Marcelo Tenorio and losing to Lukasz Jurkowski. Sergei Kharitonov vs Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou is the main event of M-1 Challenge 80. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: M-1 Challenge 80: Kharitonov vs Sokoudjou
Where: Harbin International Center, Harbin, China
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Kharitonov’s previous fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Chase Gormley
Kharitonov vs Sokoudjou Fight Video:
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