In case you haven't been paying attention to M-1 Global, now might be a good time to start.
That's because the international mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion operates primarily in Russia, which just so happens to be atop the list of planned destinations for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2015.
With that in mind, UFC has already recruited established stars like Rustam Khabilov, Rashid Magomedov, and Khabib Nurmagomedov, among others, and could find its next top prospect in one of the monthly M-1 shows scheduled to drop beginning Feb. 20 in Georgia.
Here is the full M-1 Global 2015 Schedule (via Sherdog.com):
Feb. 20 -- Tbilisi, Georgia
March 14 -- Baku, Azerbaijan
April 25 -- Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia
May 9 -- Orenburg, Russia
May 22 -- Red Square, Moscow, Russia
June 7 -- Targim, Russia
July 6 -- Astana, Kazakhstan
Aug. 13 -- St. Petersburg, Russia
Oct. 8 -- Nazran, Russia
Nov. 11 -- Beijing, China
Nov. 26 -- Prague, Czech Republic
Dec. 18 -- St. Petersburg, Russia
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