An unfortunate knee injury forced Shavkat Rakhmonov to withdraw from his scheduled fight with Alexey Kunchenko for M-1 Welterweight Championship. Initially this fight was planned to headline M-1 Challenge 75 event, March 3.
"I wanted this fight badly and put a lot of efforts to prepare for it, - says Shavkat Rakhmonov, - Unfortunately, I torn my ligaments. According to the medical conclusion, I will have to pass through the surgery soon. I bring my apologies to all the MMA fans who were anticipating this fight. I'll do my best to come back in action".