Review: 2014-11-25, fight not particularly good between Marcin Tybura and Denis Smoldarev: it gets two stars. Both undefeated, the Polish Marcin Tybura entered this fight with a professional mma record of 11-0-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 heavyweight in the world, he has fought twice in 2014 beating Maro Perak (=Tybura vs Perak) and Damian Grabowski (bout valid for the M-1 Hw title Grabowski vs Tybura).
His opponent, the Estonian Denis Smoldarev, has an official record of 9-0-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class, he has fought three times this year defeating Ante Delija, Evgeni Guryanov and Yuriy Kyselov. Tybura vs Smoldarev, main event of M-1 Challenge 53, is valid for the M-1 Global heavyweight title (Tybura’s first defense). 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)
Title: M-1 Global Heavyweight title
Tybura’s previous fight: Damian Grabowski vs Marcin Tybura
Smoldarev’s next fight: Denis Smoldarev vs Maro Perak
Tybura’s next fight: Marcin Tybura vs Stephan Puetz