Abylkasym Yakubov fighting out of Kyrgyzstan has a professional record of four wins and four loses. He is a master of sports in combat sambo and amateur mixed martial arts and the winner of a few tournaments in different local promotions. The debut in M-1 Global is not going to be an easy walk, but it gives Yakubov just some extra motivation!
Dmitry Tebekin (8-3) is a well-rounded fighter with almost equal number of wins by KOs, submissions and decisions. In his last five fights he lost only once and now he is riding a winning streak of three fights. Tebekin is looking forward to get a rematch with Dmitry Mikutsa and to fight him again the victory in the upcoming fight is absolutely necessary!