Archive: Alexander Shlemenko

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Tito Ortiz explains his side of the bizarre Bellator brawl

Ten days ago, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz stepped into the Bellator cage with fellow MMA veteran Stephan Bonnar to announce their November 15 fight in San Diego, California. What happened during the “promotion” of their upcoming bout could only be described as bizarre and included the unveiling of a masked man. “The...

Apr 18, 2014 4:38 pm

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko Is Official For Bellator’s First PPV

  Today Bellator officials announced that the fight between veteran fighter Tito Ortiz and current Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will take place on the promotions first ever Pay-Per-View event, Bellator 120. Ortiz, who hasn’t won a fight since 2011, will make his Bellator debut on May 17 in Southaven, Miss. The fight is scheduled...


Apr 12, 2014 9:51 am

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko set for Bellator 120 PPV

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (16-11 MMA) will once again attempt to make his debut for Bellator Fighting Championships, as it was announced yesterday that he is scheduled to face the promotions current middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko at the Bellator 120 pay-per-view this May. The announcement was made by “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” himself during...

Apr 11, 2014 7:15 am

Shlemenko Calls Out Tito Ortiz: ‘I will fight you. I will beat you.’

Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko made a short video yesterday calling out Tito Ortiz for the May 17th Bellator PPV card. Ortiz had JUST announced via twitter that he was officially cleared to fight when Shlemenko respectfully called out the former UFC champ: “Tito Ortiz, you say you want to fight May 17th on the...

Mar 14, 2014 7:19 am

Vladimir Putin Gives MMA Fighter Anthony Ruiz $150,000

In August of 2012, mixed martial arts fighter Anthony Ruiz took a journey to Sochi, Russia for a bout against Alexander Shlemenko. During the fight, Ruiz was on the receiving end of a whooping so brutal that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, hooked him up with $150,000.00 of his own money. Bleacher Report’s Josh Gross got the...