• MMC Fight Club 1: Artem Lobov steps in to replace Thomas Hytten against David Lee

  • MMC Fight Club Logo 300x169 MMC Fight Club 1: Artem Lobov steps in to replace Thomas Hytten against David LeeA new bout has been formed for the MMC Fight Club 1 fight card as Artem Lobov (4-6-1) replaces Thomas Hytten and now faces David Lee (10-8) in a featherweight battle. The event is set to take place at London’s IndigO2 Arena on Dec. 16.

    MMC Fight Club officials announced the new bout to day via official press release.

    MMC Fight Club 1 will feature a headline bout between Damian Grabawski and Oli Thompson, who will face each other in a heavyweight showdown. Also on the card, Mariusz Pudzianowski squares off against Tyberiusz Kowalczyk. MMC Fight Club 1 “Revelation” will be available for PPV live stream with advance bookings on sale from Wednesday, December 5th for £4.99 and £9.99 on the day of the event.

    Artem Lobov was last in action at “Celtic Gladiator 5″ on September 22nd, where he recorded a no contest against Artur Sowinski. Prior to that he dropped a unanimous decision loss to Jay Furness at “Cage Warriors – Fight Night 7″ on September 1st. Lobov’s most recent victory was against Shay Walsh at OMMAC 14 in July, where he picked up a third round TKO. Lobov will no doubt look to bounce back into the win column with a big performance against Lee.

    David Lee last fought at “Fusion Fighting Championship – Resolution” in November, where he scored a first round submission victory over Stuart Davies. Prior to that he had been on a two fight skid, dropping losses to Nathan Beer and Dave Hill during 2011. Lee now has the chance to take a step up the featherweight ladder with a big win over Lobov.

    The MMC Fight Club 1 main card is below:

    - Damian Grabawski vs. Oli Thompson
    - Mariusz Pudzianowski vs. Tyberiusz Kowalczyk
    - David Lee vs. Artem Lobov
    - Paul Reed vs. Sabastian Grabarek
    - Kriss Barras vs. Robert Skujins

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