To determine the new M-1 Bantamweight (61kg) division champion, we're planning to arrange a 4 fighters tournament. The first semi-final will be held at M-1 Challenge 64 event between Pavel Vitruk (12-2) Alexander Nevsky Fight Club, Russia and Sergei Morozov (6-0) Kazakhstan.
The passed year wasn't too successful for Pavel Vitruk. He suffered 2 consecutive losses - to Max Coga and Lee Morrison - both in featherweight division. After that streak his team had decided to cut down to new bantamweight division, where Pavel has solid chances to become successful.
Sergei Morozov is a fighter of unique talent. He is a surging martial arts star from Kazakhstan. For the 2 previous years he held an impressive win over Rijirigala Amu and Andy Young. Both wins were held via TKO. Win over Vitruk can make Morozov one step closer to become one of the youngest M-1 champions for the history of the promotion.
The 2nd semi-final fight of bantamweight tournament will be announced soon.