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Vitaly Minakov Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 22-2-0

Because Vitaly is a numerous Sambo World Champion and a Junior Russian National Champion in Judo, he considered competing at the 2012 Olympics in London. It is unknown why he didn't make the team.

Last Fight: Said Sowma
Age: 37
Height 6'2"
Weight 265 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: Russia
Association: Eagles MMA
22 Wins
KO / TKO
13
59%
Submission
7
31%
Decisions
2
9%
2 Losses
KO / TKO
1
50%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
1
50%

Wiki Stats

Reach 78 in (198 cm)
Style Sambo, Judo, Freestyle Wrestling
Stance Orthodox
Team Fight Nights Team
Rank 1st Razryad Grand Master in SamboBlack belt in JudoMaster of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling
Years active 2010–present

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Vitaly Minakov next fight?
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Vitaly Minakov last fight?
Vitaly Minakov lost his last fight against Said Sowma by TKO (Finger Injury) on Oct. 23, 2021 at Bellator 269 - Fedor vs. Johnson.
Is Vitaly Minakov retired?
Vitaly Minakov last fought Said Sowma 1 year 1 month 9 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Vitaly Minakov?
Vitaly Minakov has a 91% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 100% of his fights.
Out of the 10 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -463 favorite, and out of 10 favored matches, he has won 80% of them.
He has never been an underdog in 10 matches.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 10 of Vitaly Minakov betting fights, you would have made $16.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $235.
Where is Vitaly Minakov from?
Vitaly Minakov is from Bryansk, Bryansk, Russia.
Has Vitaly Minakov ever been knocked out?
Vitaly Minakov has lost 1 time by KO/TKO. Their only defeat TKO (Finger Injury) from Said Sowma on Oct. 23, 2021 at Bellator 269 - Fedor vs. Johnson
How long has Vitaly Minakov been fighting?
Vitaly Minakov has been fighting for a period of 11 years 5 months and 13 days, his first fight was on Apr. 10, 2010 at M-1 Selection 2010 - Eastern Europe Round 2. He has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 20 minutes and 13 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Said Sowma Bellator 269 - Fedor vs. Johnson
Oct/23/2021
TKO (Finger Injury) Bryan Miner 3 3:08
win Tim Johnson Bellator 225 - Mitrione vs. Kharitonov 2
Aug/24/2019
KO (Punches) Keith Peterson 1 1:45
loss Cheick Kongo Bellator 216 - MVP vs. Daley
Feb/16/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Todd Anderson 3 5:00
win Tony Johnson FNG - Fight Nights Global 82
Dec/16/2017
TKO (Punches) Marc Goddard 2 0:38
win Antonio Silva FNG - Fight Nights Global 68
Jun/02/2017
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 2 1:37
win D.J. Linderman FNG - Fight Nights Global 59
Feb/23/2017
KO (Punches) Gennady Zuev 3 3:09
win Peter Graham EFN 50 - Emelianenko vs. Maldonado
Jun/17/2016
Submission (Armbar) Viktor Korneev 1 1:02
win Josh Copeland EFN - Fight Nights Moscow
Dec/11/2015
Submission (Kimura) Gennady Zuev 2 2:50
win Geronimo dos Santos EFN - Fight Nights Dagestan
Sep/25/2015
Submission (Armbar) Herb Dean 1 3:14
win Adam Maciejewski Fight Nights - Sochi
Jul/31/2015
TKO (Punches) Gennady Zuev 1 0:20
win Cheick Kongo Bellator MMA - Bellator 115
Apr/04/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 5 5:00
win Alexander Volkov Bellator MMA - Bellator 108
Nov/15/2013
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 2:57
win Ryan Martinez Bellator MMA - Bellator 97
Jul/31/2013
TKO (Punches) Raul Porrata 3 4:02
win Ron Sparks Bellator MMA - Bellator 96
Jun/19/2013
KO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 0:32
win Vladimir Starcencov BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 79
Nov/02/2012
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 2 0:27
win Fabiano Scherner Fight Nights - Battle of Desne
Sep/17/2012
TKO (Punches) Valentin Tarasov 1 3:51
win Eddie Sanchez Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 7
Jun/07/2012
KO (Punch) Valentin Tarasov 1 1:59
win Karol Celinski FFC 2 - Russia vs. Latvia
Apr/14/2012
TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 0:55
win Ivan Frolov AntMMA - Ultimate Fighting of Bryansk
Jun/29/2011
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Mikhail Zayats 1 1:06
win Juan Espino League S-70 - Sambo 70 vs. Spain
Apr/21/2011
TKO (Punches) Viktor Korneev 1 0:09
win Valeriy Shcherbakov M-1 Challenge 22 - Narkun vs. Vasilevsky
Dec/10/2010
Submission (Armbar) 1 1:05
win Vitalii Yalovenko M-1 Selection 2010 - Eastern Europe Finals
Jul/22/2010
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Alexander Zubachov Sambo-70 / M-1 Global - Sochi Open European Championships
Jul/14/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:27
win Ruslan Kabdulin M-1 Selection 2010 - Eastern Europe Round 2
Apr/10/2010
Submission (Armbar) 1 0:00