Completed MMA Event

Absolute Championship Berkut 40: Battleground

Absolute Championship Berkut 40
  • Friday 06.03.2016 at 10:00 AM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast:
  • Name: Absolute Championship Berkut 40: Battleground
  • Also Known As: ACB 40
  • Promotion: Absolute Championship Berkut
  • Ownership: Fight Club Berkut
  • Venue: Sports Palace Olymp
  • Location: Krasnodar, Russia
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • MMA Bouts: 12
  • Promotion Links:
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Performance of the Night
    Aslambek Saidov vs. Jesse Taylor   |   $5,000 bonus to Saidov
  • Submission of the Night
    Muslim Khizriev vs. Nikola Dipchikov   |   $5,000 bonus to Khizriev
  • Performance of the Night
    Yusuf Raisov vs. Carlos Alexandre   |   $5,000 bonus to Raisov
  • Knockout of the Night
    Bislan Etleshev vs. Nurbek Abdyzhaparov   |   $5,000 bonus to Etleshev


  • Ashot Ashughyan
    Saidov vs. Taylor (12)Khizriev vs. Dipchikov (11)Bataev vs. Cubas (8)Nakajima vs. Meshev (7)Barakhanov vs. Ciubotaru (4)Kushagov vs. Klybik (3)Etleshev vs. Abdyzhaparov (2)
  • Alexander Sidorin
    Dzhanaev vs. Abdulkhalikov (10)Raisov vs. Alexandre (9)Ginazov vs. Dias (6)Peduson vs. Kerimov (5)Gorshechnik vs. Nikitin (1)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. Absolute Championship Berkut 40 is closed for new predictions. 87 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: Absolute Championship Berkut 40 Leaderboard

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