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ACB 61: Balaev vs. Bataev

ACB 61
  • Saturday 05.20.2017 at 10:00 AM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast:
  • Name: ACB 61: Balaev vs. Bataev
  • Also Known As: Absolute Championship Berkut 61
  • Promotion: Absolute Championship Berkut
  • Tapology Accounts: acberkut
  • Ownership: Fight Club Berkut
  • Venue: Sibur Arena
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Marat Balaev vs. Adlan Bataev   |   $10,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Knockout of the Night
    Arman Ospanov vs. Taichi Nakajima   |   $10,000 bonus to Ospanov
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Referees

  • John McCarthy
    Balaev vs. Bataev (11)Isaev vs. Mutapcic (9)Smoldarev vs. Boser (7)Ospanov vs. Nakajima (5)Ragimov vs. Kerimov (3)Palomino vs. Schmitz (1)
  • Herb Dean
    Butorin vs. Dipchikov (10)Tumenov vs. de Jesus (8)Borisov vs. Astamirov (6)Palyok vs. Martynov (4)Kolobegov vs. Strus (2)

Fight Predictions

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