Sergei Kharitonov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-5-0 (95% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 heavyweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Josh Barnett (=Barnett vs Kharitonov), since then he has won four consecutive fights beating Kenny Garner in his last bout (=Kharitonov vs Garner I).
His opponent, Kenny Garner, has an official record of 16-8-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.57 in the same weight class. After losing to Kharitonov in 2014 he came back to win in 2015 defeating Aslambek Musaev (=Garner vs Musaev) and Willian Hoffmann. Kharitonov vs Garner 2 is the main event of M-1 Challenge 59. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: M-1 Challenge 59: Battle of Nomads 5
Where: Astana, Kazakhstan
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Kharitonov’s previous fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Kenny Garner
Kharitonov’s next fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Javy Ayala
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