Association: Throwdown
Pro Debut Date: 1997-02-02
Pro Record: 40-16-1
Win Finish %: 100.0%
Quality Perf. %: 47.4%
Last Ranked: 1/01/2018

#81 Heavyweight

Highest Quarterly Ranking: 1/01/2000

#2 Heavyweight

Last Loss Date: 10/23/2010
Last Loss: [NR] Jon Madsen
UFC Debut: 2010-01-02
Last UFC Fight: 2010-10-23

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
01/01/2018 1 #81 Heavyweight 39-16-1
52
10/01/2017 2 #80 Heavyweight 39-16-1
56
07/01/2017 5 #78 Heavyweight 39-16-1
56
04/01/2017 1 #83 Heavyweight 39-16-1
56
01/01/2017 NR #82 Heavyweight 39-16-1
56
04/01/2013   #39 Light Heavyweight 38-16-1
98
01/01/2013 3 #39 Light Heavyweight 38-16-1
100
10/01/2012 5 #36 Light Heavyweight 38-16-1
100
07/01/2012 3 #41 Light Heavyweight 38-16-1
100
04/01/2012 24 #38 Light Heavyweight 38-16-1
100
01/01/2012 NR #62 Light Heavyweight 37-16-1
66
10/01/2011 1 #68 Heavyweight 36-16-1
51
07/01/2011 1 #69 Heavyweight 36-16-1
52
04/01/2011 3 #68 Heavyweight 36-16-1
52
01/01/2011 25 #65 Heavyweight 36-16-1
53
10/01/2010 5 #40 Heavyweight 36-15-1
75
07/01/2010 10 #35 Heavyweight 36-15-1
76
04/01/2010 1 #25 Heavyweight 36-14-1
103
01/01/2010 3 #24 Heavyweight 36-13-1
103
10/01/2009 2 #27 Heavyweight 36-13-1
103
07/01/2009 16 #25 Heavyweight 36-13-1
103
04/01/2009 1 #41 Heavyweight 35-13-1
61
01/01/2009 3 #40 Heavyweight 35-12-1
62
10/01/2008   #37 Heavyweight 33-12-1
64
07/01/2008 6 #37 Heavyweight 33-12-1
65
04/01/2008 2 #31 Heavyweight 32-12-1
65
01/01/2008   #33 Heavyweight 32-12-1
65
10/01/2007   #33 Heavyweight 32-12-1
65
07/01/2007 10 #33 Heavyweight 32-12-1
65
04/01/2007 5 #43 Heavyweight 30-12-1
58
01/01/2007 27 #38 Heavyweight 30-12-1
58
10/01/2006 1 #65 Heavyweight 29-12-1
37
07/01/2006 12 #66 Heavyweight 29-12-1
37
04/01/2006 6 #78 Heavyweight 28-11-1
35
01/01/2006 6 #72 Heavyweight 28-11-1
35
10/01/2005 3 #66 Heavyweight 28-11-1
35
07/01/2005 34 #69 Heavyweight 28-11-1
35
04/01/2005 2 #35 Heavyweight 27-10-1
52
01/01/2005 11 #37 Heavyweight 27-10-1
52
10/01/2004 1 #26 Heavyweight 27-9-1
70
07/01/2004 1 #27 Heavyweight 27-9-1
70
04/01/2004 1 #26 Heavyweight 26-9-1
60
01/01/2004 NR #25 Heavyweight 26-9-1
61
07/01/2003 1 #16 Heavyweight 26-9-0
74
04/01/2003   #15 Heavyweight 26-9-0
77
01/01/2003 5 #15 Heavyweight 26-9-0
78
10/01/2002 2 #20 Heavyweight 26-9-0
78
07/01/2002 6 #18 Heavyweight 26-9-0
78
04/01/2002 14 #12 Heavyweight 26-8-0
97
01/01/2002 2 #26 Heavyweight 25-8-0
66
10/01/2001 9 #24 Heavyweight 24-8-0
63
07/01/2001 5 #15 Heavyweight 24-7-0
73
04/01/2001 4 #10 Heavyweight 24-6-0
95
01/01/2001 7 #14 Heavyweight 23-6-0
85
10/01/2000 2 #7 Heavyweight 23-5-0
112
07/01/2000 2 #9 Heavyweight 22-5-0
112
04/01/2000 5 #7 Heavyweight 21-4-0
113
01/01/2000 4 #2 Heavyweight 19-3-0
166
10/01/1999 3 #6 Heavyweight 16-3-0
126
07/01/1999 41 #3 Heavyweight 15-2-0
143
04/01/1999 1 #44 Heavyweight 13-2-0
34
01/01/1999   #45 Heavyweight 11-2-0
31
10/01/1998 2 #45 Heavyweight 10-2-0
28
07/01/1998 32 #47 Heavyweight 10-2-0
28
04/01/1998 2 #15 Heavyweight 8-0-0
49
01/01/1998 6 #17 Heavyweight 7-0-0
46
10/01/1997 3 #23 Heavyweight 3-0-0
40
07/01/1997 NR #20 Heavyweight 2-0-0
40


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

  Opponent Event Outcome
W Siala-Mou Siliga
#57 Heavyweight
  Road FC 47 - 2018 Openweight Grand Prix: Opening R...
Saturday, May 12th 2018
Technical Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
W Ricco Rodriguez   WFCA 32 - Grozny Battle
Saturday, November 19th 2016
TKO (Leg Kicks)
Round 1
W Houston Alexander
#51 Light Heavyweight
  RFA 2 - Yvel vs. Alexander
Friday, March 30th 2012
KO (Punch)
Round 1
W Damian Dantibo
#195 Middleweight
  RFA 1 - Elliott vs. Pulver
Friday, December 16th 2011
Submission (Punches)
Round 1
L Jon Madsen
#64 Heavyweight
  UFC 121 - Lesnar vs. Velasquez
Saturday, October 23rd 2010
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Ben Rothwell
#27 Heavyweight
  UFC 115 - Liddell vs. Franklin
Saturday, June 12th 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Junior dos Santos
#5 Heavyweight
  UFC 108 - Evans vs. Silva
Saturday, January 2nd 2010
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Pedro Rizzo
#22 Heavyweight
  FFI - Ultimate Chaos
Saturday, June 27th 2009
KO (Punches)
Round 1
L Josh Barnett
#7 Heavyweight
  Affliction - Day of Reckoning
Saturday, January 24th 2009
Submission (Punches)
Round 3
W Alexander Timonov   M-1 Challenge 9 - Russia
Friday, November 21st 2008
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Sergey Shemetov   KOE - Tough Is Not Enough
Sunday, October 5th 2008
Submission (Toe Hold)
Round 1
W Michal Kita   GFN - Gentlemen Fight Night
Saturday, May 24th 2008
KO (Punch)
Round 2
W Hakim Goram
#78 Heavyweight
  K-1 - World GP in Amsterdam
Saturday, June 23rd 2007
TKO
Round 1
W Akira Shoji
#167 Middleweight
  Pride 34 - Kamikaze
Sunday, April 8th 2007
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Rodney Glunder
#25 Light Heavyweight
  2H2H - Pride & Honor
Sunday, November 12th 2006
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Fabiano Scherner
#109 Heavyweight
  Cage Rage 17 - Ultimate Challenge
Saturday, July 1st 2006
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Roman Zentsov
#22 Heavyweight
  Pride FC - Total Elimination Absolute
Friday, May 5th 2006
KO (Punch)
Round 1
W Valentijn Overeem   Its Showtime - Amsterdam Arena
Sunday, June 12th 2005
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
L Ikuhisa Minowa
#34 Light Heavyweight
  Pride - Bushido 6
Sunday, April 3rd 2005
Submission (Toe Hold)
Round 1
L Atte Backman   FF 12 - Fight Festival 12
Saturday, November 13th 2004
DQ (Yvel KOed the Referee)
Round 1
W Cheick Kongo
#91 Heavyweight
  Its Showtime - Amsterdam Arena
Thursday, May 20th 2004
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
D Daniel Tabera   M-1 MFC - Russia vs. The World 7
Friday, December 5th 2003
Draw
Round 1
L Jeremy Horn
#25 Heavyweight
  Pride 21 - Demolition
Sunday, June 23rd 2002
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Bob Schrijber
#20 Heavyweight
  2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply The Best 4
Sunday, March 17th 2002
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Round 0
W Ibragim Magomedov
#51 Heavyweight
  M-1: Russia vs. The World 2
Sunday, November 11th 2001
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
L Don Frye   Pride 16 - Beasts From The East
Monday, September 24th 2001
DQ (Eye Gouging)
Round 1
L Igor Vovchanchyn
#13 Heavyweight
  Pride 14 - Clash of the Titans
Sunday, May 27th 2001
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Carlos Barreto
#45 Heavyweight
  2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply The Best 2
Sunday, March 18th 2001
KO (Flying Knee)
Round 1
L Kazuyuki Fujita
#20 Heavyweight
  Pride 12 - Cold Fury
Saturday, December 23rd 2000
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
NC Wanderlei Silva
#7 Light Heavyweight
  Pride 11 - Battle of the Rising Sun
Tuesday, October 31st 2000
No Contest (Yvel Kicked in Groin)
Round 1
W Gary Goodridge
#93 Heavyweight
  Pride 10 - Return of the Warriors
Sunday, August 27th 2000
KO (Head Kick)
Round 1
L Vitor Belfort
#11 Light Heavyweight
  Pride 9 - New Blood
Sunday, June 4th 2000
UD
Round 2
W Kiyoshi Tamura
#8 Heavyweight
  Rings - Millennium Combine 1
Thursday, April 20th 2000
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Brian Dunn
#25 Light Heavyweight
  2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply The Best 1
Sunday, March 5th 2000
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Dan Henderson
#21 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Saturday, February 26th 2000
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
W Joop Kasteel
#57 Heavyweight
  Rings Holland - There Can Only Be One Champion
Sunday, February 6th 2000
KO (Palm Strikes)
Round 1
W Tariel Bitsadze
#42 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Block B
Wednesday, December 22nd 1999
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
W Tsuyoshi Kosaka
#5 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Block B
Wednesday, December 22nd 1999
TKO (Cut)
Round 1
W Dennis Reed   IMA: Amsterdam Absolute 2
Saturday, November 27th 1999
KO (Flying Knee)
Round 1
W Fabio Piemonte   World Vale Tudo Championship 9: Battle Of The Titans
Monday, September 27th 1999
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Tsuyoshi Kosaka
#30 Heavyweight
  Rings - Rise 5th
Thursday, August 19th 1999
Technical Decision (Lost Points)
Round 1
W Semmy Schilt
#1 Heavyweight
  Rings Holland: The Kings Of The Magic Ring
Sunday, June 20th 1999
KO (Punches)
Round 2
W Tsuyoshi Kosaka
#13 Heavyweight
  Rings - Rise 2nd
Friday, April 23rd 1999
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Round 1
W Todd Medina   WVC - World Vale Tudo Championship
Saturday, March 20th 1999
KO (Knee)
Round 1
W Big Mo T   Rings Holland: Judgement Day
Sunday, February 7th 1999
KO (Flying Knee)
Round 1
W Lee Hasdell   Rings Holland - The Thialf Explosion
Saturday, October 24th 1998
TKO (Cut)
Round 0
W Valentijn Overeem   Rings Holland: Who's The Boss?
Sunday, June 7th 1998
TKO (Shoulder Injury)
Round 1
L Karimula Barkalaev
#32 Heavyweight
  IAFC: European Championship 1998
Saturday, May 23rd 1998
DQ (Biting)
Round 1
W Algirdas Darulis   IMA: Knockout Power
Sunday, April 12th 1998
TKO (
Round 1
L Bob Schrijber   IMA: Knockout Power
Sunday, April 12th 1998
KO (Punches and Kick)
Round 1
W Bob Schrijber   Rings Holland - The King of Rings
Sunday, February 8th 1998
Submission (Achilles Lock)
Round 2
W Bas Jussen   IMA: Battle Of Styles 2
Sunday, December 7th 1997
KO
Round 1
W Oleg Tsygolnik   M-1 MFC - World Championship 1997
Saturday, November 1st 1997
KO (Punch)
Round 1
W Sergei Tunic   M-1 MFC - World Championship 1997
Saturday, November 1st 1997
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Pedro Palm   Gym Alkmaar - Fight Gala
Sunday, October 5th 1997
TKO
Round 0
W Vyacheslav Kiselev   IMA: Red Devil Fight Night 1
Saturday, September 27th 1997
TKO (Knees)
Round 1
W Leon van Dijk   Rings Holland - Utrecht at War
Sunday, June 29th 1997
KO (Knee)
Round 1
W Rob van Leeuwen   Rings Holland - The Final Challenge
Sunday, February 2nd 1997
TKO (Corner Stoppage)
Round 1