Last 5: L L W L L
Association: SK Absolute Bulgaria
Pro Debut Date: 2007-10-13
Pro Record: 19-6-0
Current Ranking:
'Big League' Record: 15-6-0
Last 3 Years: 1-2-0
Win Finish %: 63.2%
Combat Age: 45
Quality Perf. %: 80%
Last Quality Perf.: 2022-05-07
540 Metric: .545
Rating Points: 195
Highest Quarterly Ranking: 4/01/2020

#12 Heavyweight

Last Fight Date: 7/01/2023 [UFC]
Last Opponent: [#20 HW] Alexander Romanov
Opponent's Last 5: W W L L W
UFC Debut: 2018-07-14
Last UFC Fight: 2023-07-01

Quarterly Generated Historical Rankings
Rating bar represents the fighter's standing relative to the top of the division at the time

Date ↑ ↓ Rank Record Points
01/01/2024 1 #25 Heavyweight 19-6-0
197
10/01/2023   #24 Heavyweight 19-6-0
201
07/01/2023 4 #24 Heavyweight 19-6-0
206
04/01/2023 5 #20 Heavyweight 19-5-0
254
01/01/2023 2 #15 Heavyweight 19-4-0
303
10/01/2022   #17 Heavyweight 19-4-0
303
07/01/2022 NR #17 Heavyweight 19-4-0
303
07/01/2021   #15 Heavyweight 18-4-0
271
04/01/2021 3 #15 Heavyweight 18-4-0
279
01/01/2021 2 #18 Heavyweight 18-4-0
279
10/01/2020   #16 Heavyweight 18-4-0
279
07/01/2020 4 #16 Heavyweight 18-4-0
299
04/01/2020   #12 Heavyweight 18-3-0
340
01/01/2020 1 #12 Heavyweight 18-3-0
340
10/01/2019 1 #13 Heavyweight 18-2-0
291
07/01/2019 7 #12 Heavyweight 18-2-0
291
04/01/2019 2 #19 Heavyweight 17-2-0
229
01/01/2019   #21 Heavyweight 16-2-0
196
10/01/2018 1 #21 Heavyweight 16-2-0
200
07/01/2018 3 #20 Heavyweight 16-1-0
219
04/01/2018 1 #17 Heavyweight 16-1-0
219
01/01/2018 4 #18 Heavyweight 16-1-0
219
10/01/2017   #22 Heavyweight 15-1-0
187
07/01/2017 1 #22 Heavyweight 15-1-0
187
04/01/2017   #21 Heavyweight 15-1-0
187
01/01/2017 2 #21 Heavyweight 14-1-0
154
10/01/2016 3 #23 Heavyweight 14-1-0
154
07/01/2016 3 #26 Heavyweight 14-1-0
154
04/01/2016 1 #23 Heavyweight 13-1-0
144
01/01/2016 3 #24 Heavyweight 13-1-0
144
10/01/2015 4 #27 Heavyweight 12-1-0
123
07/01/2015 13 #23 Heavyweight 12-1-0
123
04/01/2015 1 #36 Heavyweight 11-1-0
86
01/01/2015 4 #37 Heavyweight 11-1-0
86
10/01/2014 1 #33 Heavyweight 11-1-0
86
07/01/2014 6 #32 Heavyweight 11-1-0
86
04/01/2014 18 #38 Heavyweight 10-0-0
80
01/01/2014 8 #56 Heavyweight 9-0-0
61
10/01/2013 NR #64 Heavyweight 8-0-0
55
01/01/2013 3 #54 Heavyweight 7-0-0
61
10/01/2012 1 #51 Heavyweight 7-0-0
62
07/01/2012 4 #52 Heavyweight 7-0-0
62
04/01/2012 1 #56 Heavyweight 7-0-0
62
01/01/2012 12 #55 Heavyweight 7-0-0
62
10/01/2011 12 #67 Heavyweight 6-0-0
52
07/01/2011 3 #79 Heavyweight 5-0-0
46
04/01/2011 8 #82 Heavyweight 5-0-0
46
01/01/2011 13 #90 Heavyweight 4-0-0
43
10/01/2010 21 #103 Heavyweight 3-0-0
36
07/01/2010 2 #82 Heavyweight 3-0-0
40
04/01/2010   #84 Heavyweight 3-0-0
40
01/01/2010 4 #84 Heavyweight 3-0-0
40
10/01/2009 NR #80 Heavyweight 3-0-0
40


Complete Professional MMA Fight History
Fighter rankings represent most recent generated quarterly rating prior to the fight

  Opponent Event Outcome
L Alexander Romanov
#26 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov
Saturday, July 1st 2023
UD
Round 3
L Marcin Tybura
#12 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 218 - Lewis vs. Spivak
Saturday, February 4th 2023
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Marcos Rogerio de Lima
#30 Heavyweight
  UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje
Saturday, May 7th 2022
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Augusto Sakai
#25 Heavyweight
  UFC on ESPN 9 - Woodley vs. Burns
Saturday, May 30th 2020
Decision (Split)
Round 3
L Derrick Lewis
#5 Heavyweight
  UFC 244 - Masvidal vs. Diaz
Saturday, November 2nd 2019
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Tai Tuivasa
#20 Heavyweight
  UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes
Saturday, June 8th 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Ben Rothwell   UFC Fight Night 146 - Lewis vs. Dos Santos
Saturday, March 9th 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Junior dos Santos
#8 Heavyweight
  UFC Fight Night 133 - Dos Santos vs. Ivanov
Saturday, July 14th 2018
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 5
W Caio Alencar
#26 Heavyweight
  PFL: Fight Night
Thursday, November 2nd 2017
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Shawn Jordan
#36 Heavyweight
  WSOF 35: Ivanov vs. Jordan
Saturday, March 18th 2017
TKO
Round 1
W Josh Copeland
#47 Heavyweight
  WSOF 31 - Ivanov vs. Copeland
Friday, June 17th 2016
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 5
W Derrick Mehmen
#40 Heavyweight
  WSOF 24 - Fitch vs. Okami
Saturday, October 17th 2015
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Smealinho Rama
#25 Heavyweight
  WSOF 21 - Palmer vs. Horodecki
Friday, June 5th 2015
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 3
L Alexander Volkov
#24 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 120
Saturday, May 17th 2014
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 2
W Lavar Johnson
#33 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 116
Friday, April 11th 2014
Submission (Keylock)
Round 1
W Rich Hale
#45 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 111
Friday, March 7th 2014
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Keith Bell
#219 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 109
Friday, November 22nd 2013
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Manny Lara   Bellator MMA - Bellator 99
Friday, September 13th 2013
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 1
W Ricco Rodriguez
#90 Heavyweight
  CMMAT - Chekhov MMA Tournament
Saturday, December 24th 2011
TKO (Retirement)
Round 3
W Zak Jensen
#189 Heavyweight
  BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 52
Saturday, October 1st 2011
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 2
W William Penn   Bellator 38
Saturday, March 26th 2011
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Svetoslav Zahariev   RPC 9 - Collision
Saturday, October 9th 2010
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Kazuyuki Fujita
#108 Heavyweight
  Sengoku - Ninth Battle
Sunday, August 2nd 2009
Decision (Split)
Round 3
NC Ilir Latifi   RPC 2 - Real Pain Challenge 2
Saturday, May 17th 2008
NC (Ring Broke)
Round 1
W Jancho Dimitrov   RPC 1 - Real Pain Challenge 1
Sunday, March 9th 2008
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Kamen Georgiev   FM - Fitness Mania
Saturday, October 13th 2007
TKO (Corner Stoppage)
Round 1