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Ion Cutelaba Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 16-9-1 NC(1)

Born and raised in Chișinău, Cuțelaba began training and competing in Greco-Roman wrestling as an adolescent. He additionally competed in Sambo and judo, becoming a national champion in both. In 2012, representing Moldova, Cuțelaba finished first in the 90 kg category of the European Sambo Championships.

Last Fight: Kennedy Nzechukwu
Age: 28
Height 6'1"
Weight 205 lbs
Nick Name: "The Hulk"
Nationality: Moldova
Association: Timoshkov Sport ClubCSA Moldova
16 Wins
KO / TKO
12
75%
Submission
2
12%
Decisions
2
12%
9 Losses
KO / TKO
3
33%
Submission
4
44%
Decisions
1
11%

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Reach 75 in (191 cm)
Style Sambo, Judo, Kickboxing, Greco-Roman Wrestling
Stance Orthodox
Team Timoshkov Sport ClubCSA MoldovaMMA Factory
Years active 2012–present

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Ion Cutelaba next fight?
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Ion Cutelaba last fight?
Ion Cutelaba lost his last fight against Kennedy Nzechukwu by TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) on Nov. 19, 2022 at UFC Fight Night 215 - Nzechukwu vs. Cutelaba.
Is Ion Cutelaba retired?
Ion Cutelaba last fought Kennedy Nzechukwu 10 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Ion Cutelaba?
Ion Cutelaba has a 64% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 54% of his fights.
Out of the 11 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -185 favorite, and out of 6 favored matches, he has won 33% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 5 matches, with a win rate of 40% and an odds average of +193.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 11 of Ion Cutelaba betting fights, you would have lost $371.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $282.
Where is Ion Cutelaba from?
Ion Cutelaba is from Chisinau, Moldova.
Has Ion Cutelaba ever been knocked out?
Ion Cutelaba has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) from Kennedy Nzechukwu on Nov. 19, 2022 at UFC Fight Night 215 - Nzechukwu vs. Cutelaba
How long has Ion Cutelaba been fighting?
Ion Cutelaba has been fighting for a period of 10 years 6 months and 14 days, his first fight was on Apr. 05, 2012 at CIS - Cup. He has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 3 minutes and 41 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Kennedy Nzechukwu UFC Fight Night 215 - Nzechukwu vs. Cutelaba
Nov/19/2022
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) Keith Peterson 2 1:02
loss Johnny Walker UFC 279 - Diaz vs. Ferguson
Sep/10/2022
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Mike Beltran 1 4:37
loss Ryan Spann UFC on ESPN 36 - Blachowicz vs. Rakic
May/14/2022
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 1 2:22
win Devin Clark UFC Fight Night 192 - Smith vs. Spann
Sep/18/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
draw Dustin Jacoby UFC on ESPN 23 - Reyes vs. Prochazka
May/01/2021
Draw (Split) Mark Smith 3 5:00
loss Magomed Ankalaev UFC 254 - Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje
Oct/24/2020
KO (Punches) Anders Ohlsson 1 4:19
loss Magomed Ankalaev UFC Fight Night 169 - Benavidez vs. Figueiredo
Feb/29/2020
TKO (Head Kicks and Punches) Kevin MacDonald 1 0:38
win Khalil Rountree UFC Fight Night 160 - Hermansson vs. Cannonier
Sep/28/2019
TKO (Elbows) Marc Goddard 1 2:35
loss Glover Teixeira UFC Fight Night 150 - Jacare vs. Hermansson
Apr/27/2019
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Alan Abeles 2 3:37
win Gadzhimurad Antigulov UFC on Fox 30 - Alvarez vs. Poirier 2
Jul/28/2018
TKO (Punches and Elbows) Marc Goddard 1 4:25
win Henrique da Silva UFC Fight Night 110 - Hunt vs. Lewis
Jun/10/2017
KO (Punches) Mark Craig 1 0:22
loss Jared Cannonier UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale
Dec/03/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
win Jonathan Wilson UFC Fight Night 96 - Lineker vs. Dodson
Oct/01/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Misha Cirkunov UFC Fight Night 89 - MacDonald vs. Thompson
Jun/18/2016
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Herb Dean 3 1:22
win Malik Merad WWFC - Cage Encounter 4
Sep/19/2015
KO (Punch) Mohamed El Fadili 1 0:08
win Vitaliy Onishchenko WWFC - Cage Encounter 3
Apr/04/2015
Submission (Omoplata) Vladimir Shemarov 1 2:37
win Yuri Gorbenko WWFC - Ukraine Selection 5
Feb/28/2015
TKO (Punches) Vitaly Vovk 1 1:10
win Izidor Bunea WWFC - Cage Encounter 2
Dec/13/2014
TKO (Punches) Vladimir Shemarov 1 1:13
win Alexandru Stoica WWFC - Cage Encounter 1
Jun/14/2014
KO (Punch) Vladimir Shemarov 1 0:07
win Constantin Padure CSA FC - Adrenaline
Apr/04/2014
KO (Punch) Serghey Nechiporuk 1 1:05
win Igor Gorkun GEFC - Battle on the Gold Mountain
Dec/21/2013
KO (Punch) Aleksander Melnichenko 1 0:28
loss Michal Andryszak CWFC 58 - Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 58
Aug/24/2013
Disqualification (Punches to Back of Head) Rich Mitchell 1 4:07
NC Murod Khanturaev AP - Grand Prix 2013
Jul/07/2013
No Contest (Referee Error) Karen Pashikyan 1 0:24
win Anatoli Ciumac ECSF - Battle of Bessarabia
Mar/24/2013
TKO (Punches) Roman Curkanu 2 0:29
win Igor Kukurudziak ECSF - Adrenalin
Dec/14/2012
Submission (Omaplata) Roman Tsurkanu 1 0:42
win Julian Chilikov TBFR - The Battle For Ruse
Jun/22/2012
TKO (Punches) 1 0:25
win Daglar Gasimov CIS - Cup
Apr/05/2012
TKO (Punches) 1 0:27