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Thiago Silva headlines Absolute Championship Berkut 51, January 13


Europe’s biggest MMA event, Absolute Championship Berkut, makes its long-awaited North American debut in style with ACB 51 on Friday, January 13 at Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif.Thiago Silva headlines Absolute Championship Berkut 51, January 13

The card, which will be broadcast LIVE and FREE on YouTube, will be headlined by a light-heavyweight championship clash between 12-time UFC vet Thiago Silva and 31-fight vet Jared Torgeson.

The stacked event will also feature fellow UFC vets Christos Giagos, Tim Hague, Pat Healy, Mike Kyle, Danny Martinez, Leandro Silva, Rodney Wallace, former WSOF title challenger Luis Palomino, and a who’s who of hungry and exciting up-and-coming fighters.

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More information may be found here:

Absolute Championship Berkut 51

January 13 | Irvine, Calif., USA | LIVE and FREE on YouTube

205: Thiago Silva (18-5, Brazil) vs Jared Torgeson (17-14, USA)

*for the vacant ACB Light-Heavyweight Championship

145: Musa Khamanaev (17-4, Russia) vs Luis Palomino (24-13, Peru)

155: Pat Healy (30-22, USA) vs. Leandro Silva (19-5-1, Brazil)

155: Alexandre Pimentel (15-1, Brazil) vs Christos Giagos (13-5, USA)

+205: Tim Hague (21-13, Canada) vs. Mike Kyle (21-13-1, USA)

205: Shamil Gamzatov (10-0, Russia) vs. Rodney Wallace (26-12-1, USA)

135: Nick Mamalis (27-10, USA) vs. Terrion Ware (15-4, USA)

125: Danny Martinez (20-7, USA) vs Darren Mima (9-4, USA)

125: Cory Alexander (9-9, USA) vs. Isaac Pimentel (15-6, Brazil)

170: Ivan Castillo (11-2, Mexico) vs. Guillermo Martinez (9-4, Cuba)

140: Saul Elizondo (6-7, USA) vs. Nolan Ticman (4-3, USA)

155: Dave Courchaine (21-6, USA) vs. Arthur Estrazulas (13-5, Brazil)

135: Kyle Reyes (11-5, Guam) vs. TBD

[Card subject to change]

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