Sergei Kharitonov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-6-0 (96% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Javy Ayala in 2016 (=Kharitonov vs Ayala) but then he has won over Chase Gormley (=Kharitonov vs Gormley) and Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou in 2017 (=Kharitonov vs Sokoudjou).
His opponent, Geronimo dos Santos, has an official record of 39-18-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.39 in the same weight class but ‘Mondragon’ lost two out of his last three fights, against Zelimkhan Umiev and Amir Aliakbari; between these two bouts he beat Evgeny Erokhin. Sergei Kharitonov vs Geronimo dos Santos is on the undercard of Pavel Vitruk vs Movsar Evloev – M-1 Challenge 81. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: M-1 Challenge 81 Battle in the Mountains 6: Vitruk vs Evloev
Where: Nazran, Ingushetia, Russia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Kharitonov’s previous fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Rameau Sokoudjou
Kharitonov’s next fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Joey Beltran