M-1 Challenge is a competition organized with a series of events held in few places around the world where MMA clubs compete against each other. The events are broadcast in limited countries, mainly Russia and unknown anywhere else. The teams consist of five athletes (one in each of the five major weight class). The program airs on HDNet.
The M-1 Selection is a MMA competition where the next generation of fighters are given the opportunity to showcase their skills on the world stage with fighters being eliminated after only one loss; victory will advance the winning fighters throughout the tournament and earn them a trip to the championship event where they will compete for a “M-1 Selection” title.