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Inclement weather causes cancellation of the M-1 Challenge finals

M-1 Global officials announced Thursday that the finals for its inaugural season of the M-1 Challenge, which had been scheduled to take place at the Emerald Queen Casino in Seattle, Washington, has been canceled.

In a press release received by, M-1 officials claimed that the reason for the cancellation was due to inclement weather conditions in the Seattle area that prevented its athletes that were traveling overseas from arriving in time.

Team Russian Red Devil had been scheduled to take on Team Holland in a best-of-five series to determine the first-ever champion of the M-1 Challenge, an International team competition that M-1 has billed as the “World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts.”

A new date for the finals has yet to be finalized but the release indicated that Russian Red Devil and Team Holland are expected to square off in Holland within the next two weeks.

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