Review: 2014-11-25, some tough exchanges in the second part of the fight but the rest of the bout was not so exciting: Sergei Kharitonov vs Kenny Garner gets two stars. Sergei Kharitonov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-5-0 (95% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 heavyweight in the world, he suffered his last mma loss in 2011 when he faced Josh Barnett (=Barnett vs Kharitonov), since then he has won three consecutive fights, the last one against Tyler East (=Kharitonov vs East).
His opponent, Kenny Garner, has a record of 14-7-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.48 in the same weight class, he has already fought four times in 2014 losing the first two bouts, against Konstantin Gluhov (=Garner vs Gluhov 2) and Shamil Abdurahimov (=Garner vs Abdurahimov), but then he defeated Matt Kovacs and Scott Barrett. Kharitonov vs Garner is on the undercard of Marcin Tybura vs Denis Smoldarev. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire
Where: Mastercard Center, Beijing, China
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Kharitonov’s previous fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Tyler East
Garner’s next fight: Kenny Garner vs Aslambek Musaev
Kharitonov’s next fight: Sergei Kharitonov vs Kenny Garner 2