Absolute Championship Berkut returns this weekend for ACB 70 which takes place this weekend, Saturday, 23rd September 2017 at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, England.
The main event features a grudge match between English middleweights Scott Askham and Luke Barnatt.
Askham (14-4-0) was recently signed by ACB following his release from the UFC after back-to-back defeats.
A unanimous decision loss to Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night 93 was followed most recently by a split decision loss to Brad Scott at UFC Fight Night 107.
Askham will be looking to get back to winning ways when he meets Barnatt on Saturday.
Following being cut from the UFC himself, Barnatt (13-4-0) has gone on a 5-1 run.
His last two bouts have come under the ACB fight banner with one win and one loss in that time.
A first-round TKO loss to Mamed Khalidov at ACB 54: Supersonic was followed most recently by a first-round TKO win over Max Nunes at ACB 63.
Check out our podcast this week HERE which featured ACB commentator Bryan Lacey and one-half of the main event, Scott Askham.
The co-main event also features a middleweight bout between Ibragim Chuzhigaev vs. Will Noland.
Following a five-fight winning streak with all of those wins coming under the ACB banner, Chuzhigaev (9-5-0) suffered a loss in his most recent bout.
Back-to-back wins over Lee Chadwick at ACB 47: Braveheart and David Mitchell at ACB 54: Supersonic was followed most recently by a second-round submission loss to Vyacheslav Vasilevsky at ACB 57: Payback.
Following a three-fight winning streak which included wins over Sean Powers and Brent Ockerman, Noland (17-7-0) made his ACB debut last time out at ACB 65, however, he dropped a submission loss to Vyacheslav Vasilevsky at ACB 65.
Tickets for the event are still available HERE.
Earlier on today, the weigh-ins for ACB 70 took place in Sheffield. The results from this event can be found below.
ACB 70 Weigh-In Results
Scott Askham – 84.2 vs. Luke Barnatt – 84.4
Ibragim Chuzhigaev – 86 vs. Will Noland – 86
Adam Townsend – 77 vs. Husein Kushagov – 77.5
Diego Marlon – 67.2* vs. Bubba Jenkins – 65.5
Kane Mousah – 70.7 vs. Alex Enlund – 70.7
Filip Macek – 61.4 vs. Kharon Orzumiev – 61.6
Sam Boult – 77.5 vs. Ashley Reece – 75.6
Shoaib Yousaf – 66.3 vs. Jordan Vucenic – 65.7
Aaron Robinson – 56.9 vs. Cheya Saleem 58.6*
Aaron Aby – 56.9 vs. Danny Missin 58.6*
Danny Tombs – 77.5 vs. Gavin Sterritt – 77.3
Adam Bramhald – 61.5 vs Luke Shanks – 61.6
Jordan Barton 65.8 vs Richard Herbert – 65.8
Magomed Ginazov – 61.9 vs Ioan Vranceanu – 62
Ismael De Jesus – 77.3 vs. Ismail Naurdiev – 77.5
All weights are in KG’s
* signals fighter missed weight