One of Finland’s brightest prospects (11-4) Aleksi Mäntykivi won in impressive fashion on tonight’s M-1 Challenge 86 card.  The Hardknocks Helsinki fighter faced a tough Bashir Gagiev (3-3) in Ingushetia, Russia and was looking good early until the Hardknocks Helsinki fighter finished with a second round guillotine that put the fighter to sleep.

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The Russian fighter took down Mantykivi in the first round and looked solid with his strikes.  Aleksi started landing hard leg kicks that seemed to take a toll.  When Bashir had enough he shot in for another takedown, but the Finn immediately slapped on a guillotine and shortly after it was over.  Impressive win at 1:06 into round 2.

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Mäntykivi had a five fight win streak from 2014 to 2015, and his most recent outing in October 1, 2016 was a TKO win over the Cage Warriors star Soren Bak. Mäntykivi in his M-1 debut stopped Gagiev that was on a three fight winning streak with two in M-1 and another in ACB promotion.

Watch the full fight here: