Gracie Barra black belt living in Switzerland Igor Araujo is set to fight today in Saint Petersburg, Russia, against local Rashid Magomedov (6w, 2l, according to Sherdog.com), at the 20 years of M-1 commemorative event.
The welterweight is riding an eight-fight win streak and wants to rain on the local parade, at least in his personal Brazil vs. Russia dispute.
The event will also include two title fights. Check out the complete card:
Magomed Shikshabekov vs. Che Mills
Mikhail Zayats vs. Matias Baric
Yuri Ivlev vs. Daniel Weichel
Alexei Nazarov vs. Alexei Belyaev
Alexander Sarnavsky vs. Victor Kuku
Rashid Magomedov vs. Igor Araujo
Dmitry Samoilov vs. Gadzhimurad Omarov
Vusal Bairamov vs. Joakhim Apie
Denis Goltsov vs. Marat Aliaskhabov
Artiom Damkovsky vs. Mairbek Taisumov (lightweight title)
Kenny Garner vs. Guram Gugenishvili (heavyweight title)