M-1 Challenge 86 Battle of Narts, 24 November, Ingushetia, Russia!
The featherweight title bout between the champion Ivan Buchinger (32-5) and Khamzat Dalgiev (9-1) will be the main event of the evening!
Ivan Buchinger is one of the biggest stars of M-1 Global. After the loss to Conor McGregor in 2013, Ivan won 11 of 12 fights and became the featherweight champion. Last time Buchinger lost one year ago in a non-title fight, but since than gained one more victory proving that he is still a real champ. It will be the third visit to Ingushetia for Ivan, and this is also a place where he won the title.
Khamzat Dalgiev is an example of disciplined and strong-willed fighter. Despite losing the first professional #MMA fight, Khamzat did not give up and used this experience to his own benefit and since then never lost again. In the last fights Dalgiev defeated such some experienced opponents and proved his title ambitions. Fighting at home with support of thousands fans Khamzat Dalgiev will feel double responsibility and triple motivation!