Rene Hoppe (3-0) is a renowned lightheavyweight fighter with a solid freestyle wrestling background, out of Germany. He is dangerous submission master who dominated all three his opponents up to date. Rene Hoppe defeated Russian MMA prospect Andrey Seledtsov via unanimous decision in his most recent M-1 appearance in September 2016.
Ilya Bochkov (2-0) representing team Sech Pro, Russia, is a promising fighter who defeated both his opponents in professional MMA arena. He has a striking background and won a row of Russian kickboxing events.