M-1 Challenge makes their return to Showtime tonight with “M-1 Challenge 26: Bennett vs. Garner 2” coming to us from The Hanger in Costa Mesa, California. As always, FiveOuncesOfPain will provide live results of the even in progress.

The event can be seen on Showtime starting at 11PM EST.

M-1 Challenge 26 is headlined by a heavyweight bout between top M-1 contenders Pat Bennett and Kenny Garner. The two previously met last September in a bout won by Garner via TKO in the first round. Also on the card is former M-1 middleweight title challenger Tyson Jeffries taking on Arthur Guseinov and former lightweight title challenger Mairbek Taisumov taking on Josh Bakkalao.


Diman Morris def. Brandon Michaels via Split Decision
Max Martyniouk def. Mike Derobers via KO Round 1
Tyler Weathers def. Richard Schiller via Submission Round 1 (Guillotine Choke)


Eddie Arizmendi def. Jason Norwood via KO Round 2 (Strikes)
Daniel Weichel def. Beau Baker via Unanimous Decision
Mairbek Taisumov def. Josh Bacallao via KO Round 1 (Punches)
Arthur Guseinov def. Tyson Jeffries via KO Round 1 (Spinning Back Fist)
Kenny Garner def. Pat Bennett via KO Round 2 (Strikes)