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Muhammad Hasrul vs. Richie Celestial lightweight championship fight preview for MIMMA 2: 'Grand Finals' on Oct. 25 in Kuala Lumpur

Muhammad Hasrul (L) vs. Mohd Rizal Ismail Celestial
Muhammad Hasrul (L) vs. Mohd Rizal Ismail Celestial
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Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) 2: "Grand Finals" returns to Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Oct. 25, 2014, featuring an 11-fight mixed martial arts (MMA) card headlined by former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Will "The Kill" Chope, as he makes his cagefighting return against Matt "Liquid Monkey" Pellino.

You can watch the entire show LIVE and FREE on fight night via Tune Talk by clicking here.

The MIMMA lightweight championship is up for grabs after Allen Chong vacated the title earlier this year, and that means Selangor supercop Muhammad Hasrul (4-2) is going to bring his own brand of heavy-handed justice on Saturday night in Kuala Lumpur.

Hasrul breezed through the tournament earlier this year by dispatching Gary Maclay and Kim Lee Tan, before the Ultimate Malaysian Fighter (UMF)-trained prospect turned the division on its head with a stunning upset over Khoo Lee Kian in the semifinals.

But "Secsyen" has his work cut out for him this weekend.

Richie Celestial (3-0) put the entire division on notice when he scored a violent technical knockout victory over Brandon Yea at last May's Ladder Match. Not one to rest on his laurels, the Team Karabaw / NOMAD representative followed that up by armbarring Ahmad Zakariya, then took a hard-fought decision win over Vinod Dave Singh to earn his spot in the Grand Finals.

Two hungry lightweights, but only one lightweight title.

Local fight fans can buy tickets for MIMMA 2: "Grand Finals," also featuring Filipino phenom Mark Striegl against Australian featherweight sensation Kai Kara-France, by clicking here. In addition, the event will be televised on AXN in Malaysia, as well as stream live on Tune Talk right here.

For more news and notes on the upcoming event check out the official MIMMA website here, as well as the official TwitterInstagram, and Facebook pages herehere, and here. And be sure to check back with us tomorrow as we preview the welterweight showdown pitting Ooi Aik Tong vs. Agilan Chandran.

See the complete and finalized MIMMA 2: "Grand Finals" fight card and line up right here.

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