M-1 Global
is an international company carrying out fights on the mixed single combats among professionals. The head office is located in Russia, Saint-Petersburg[source unknown 1440.

Mission M-1 Global
— conducting mixed martial arts tournament to promote MMA as a sport.
Brand M-1 for 20 years. Starting with small tournaments in 1997,the League of M-1 has grown into a global international organization. Among the international stars of MMA, which were and are under the banner of M-1 — Fedor Emelianenko Jeff Monson, Pedro Hizzo, Andrew Orlowski, Aleksander Emelianenko, Gegard mousasi, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Roman Zentsov, Kenny garner, Martin Kampmann, Amar Suloev, Chalid Arrab, Zhambyl Tulepbergenov, Alexander Volkov, Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko[1] Andrew Bilyk, and many others.
M-1 Global has held over 200 events including the Road to M-1, M-1 Selection and M-1 Challenge.
The geography:
Russia, Ukraina, Georgia, United States, Japan, Brazil, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Korea, China, UK, Bulgaria, Finland.

Vadim Finkelstein

The Founder Of M-1 Global

Thanks to Vadim Finkelstein MMA became popular in Russia. He brought "fights without rules" in Russia. In 1997, on the basis of sports club "RED DEVIL" there is a Federation of the mixed single combats in St. Petersburg.