Amsterdam, Holland - M-1Global.com is quickly becoming one of the leading destinations on the Internet for the streaming of mixed martial arts online. In the month of September alone, http://www.M-1Global.com will offer a free stream featuring M-1 Selection: Ukraine on Sept. 20; the pay-per-view stream of its Sept. 26 M-1 Challenge Playoff Semifinals in Russia (not available in the U.S. or Korea); along with the debut of its brand new free daily feature, “The M-1Global.com Fight of the Day.”
The Sept. 20 M-1 Selection: Ukraine free stream will air at 1:45 p.m. ET and will be available to users all over the world. Featuring a total of 12 fights, M-1 Selection: Ukraine is a new fight series started by M-1 officials to determine which group of Ukraine fighters will qualify to compete in the 2010 M-1 Challenge. Additional information about the card along with a complete bout lineup is available at http://www.M-1Global.com.
On Sept. 26, the M-1 Challenge Semifinals will take place from Rostov, Russia. Orders are now being accepted via an SMS payment platform at http://www.M-1Global.com with price varying depending on what country the consumer resides in. Featuring a total of ten fights, the semifinals will pit Team USA West vs. Team USA East and Team England vs. Russia Legion in two best-of-five playoff series to determine which teams will compete for the M-1 Challenge Championship Cup later this year.
Notable individual matchups scheduled to take place during the semifinals (card subject to change) include USA West welterweight and former Affliction fighter Fabio “Negao” Nascimento taking on USA East’s Delson Heleno, a former standout in the IFL, along a battle of unbeaten heavyweight prospects Shane Del Rosario (7-0) of USA West vs. Pedro Ribeiro (5-0) of USA East.
Also scheduled for action is Team England heavyweight Rob “The Bear” Broughton, Matt “12 Gauge” Thorpe, UFC vet Ansar Chalangov, and Magomed Shikshabekov, voted the number eight best European MMA prospect by Sherdog.com. For a complete listing of all ten matchups, visit M-1Global.com.
Finally, the new “M-1Global.com Fight of the Day” feature is free of charge and showcases M-1’s vast video library containing 10-plus years worth of fights from old M-1 shows, M-1 Challenge events, and recent M-1 Selection shows. Each day users will be able to watch the world’s best up-and-coming fighters free of charge at http://www.M-1Global.com.
Additionally, for those looking for additional fight action beyond their computer screen, be sure to watch the M-1 Challenge, a weekly fight series dubbed by some as the “World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts.” Currently viewed in over 80 countries, the M-1 Challenge can also been seen in the U.S. each and every Friday at 8 p.m. ET on HDNet. For additional information on where to watch the M-1 Challenge, check out the TV listing guide at http://www.M-1Global.com.