The Absolute Championship Akhmat organization (ACA) released the fight card for its upcoming event. ACA KB 19 takes place on Friday 26 July in Chechnya.
Headlining the event is a 75 kg super fight between Suliman Kosumov (14-3) of the Akhmat Fight Club and Turan Gafarov (22-5). Gavarov represents Azerbaijan, and fights out of the Zabit Samedov Fight Club.
Tamerlan Bashirov returns to ACA competition. Bashirov won a unanimous decision against Georgi Khufenia of Georgia in the ACA KB 18 main event in March.
Also scheduled for action is Suleyman Beterbiev (3-0), who won his bout by first-round stoppage at ACA KB 14 last year.
Fighters from the Russian Federation, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, and Serbia are scheduled to take part in the gala.
Here is the full fight card (subject to change). All fighters represent the Russian Federation unless otherwise indicated.
26 July 2019
ACA KB 19
Chechnya, Russian Federation
-75 kg: Suliman Kosumov vs Turan Gafarov (Azerbaijan)
ACA KB 19 Main Card:
-67 kg: Tamerlan Akhmadov vs Kirill Kornyushko (Belarus)
-65 kg: Tamirlan Bashirov vs Abram Grigoryan (Armenia)
-57 kg: Hamid Paschaev vs Mario Djordjevic (Serbia)
-60 kg: Temirlan Bermurzayev vs Amil Shahmarzade (Azerbaijan)
ACA KB 19 Undercard Bouts:
-60 kg: Suleiman Beterbiev vs Iskander Ziyaev
-67 kg: Zelim Martanukaev vs Makhabbat Khumbetov (Azerbaijan)
-71 kg: Amruddin Saidulayev vs Ruslan Nagiyev (Azerbaijan)
-60 kg: Magomed Shamsayev vs Zaurbek Kochiev