Egidijus Valavičius

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Egidijus Valavičius
Born (1978-12-23) December 23, 1978 (age 35)
Marijampolė, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Division Heavyweight (2000-2003)
Light Heavyweight (2003-present)
Middleweight (2012)
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Marijampole, Lithuania
Team Team Gladiator
RINGS Lithuania
Flawless MMA
Years active 2000–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 39
Wins 28
By knockout 17
By submission 6
By decision 5
Losses 11
By knockout 3
By submission 5
By decision 3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Egidijus Valavičius (born December 23, 1978) is a Lithuanian mixed martial artist from Marijampolė.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Valavičius made his professional debut in August 2000 in the RINGS promotion. He fought for RINGS in his first seven fights ending with a record of 4 wins and 3 losses. One of those loses was to future PRIDE Heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko.

For the first 12 years of his career, he fought in Japan and Eastern European countries such as his native Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Czech Republic. Valavičius made his North American debut in Chicago, Illinois in August 2012.

Bellator MMA[edit]

Valavičius made his debut with Bellator MMA in February 2014. He faced Atanas Djambazov at Bellator 110 and won via knockout due to a knee and punch at 48 seconds in the first round.

In the summer of 2014, Valavičius was announced as a participant in the Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament. He faced Carlos Eduardo in the opening quarterfinals at Bellator 121 and won via split decision. He faced Liam McGeary in the semifinals at Bellator 122 and lost via TKO in the first round.

Valavičius would be released from Bellator the following August.[1]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 28–11 Yuri Gorbenko KO (front kick) Big Fight II in Klaipeda December 5, 2014 1 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Loss 27–11 Liam McGeary TKO (punches) Bellator 122 July 25, 2014 1 2:10 Temecula, California, United States Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal.
Win 27–10 Carlos Eduardo Decision (split) Bellator 121 June 6, 2014 3 5:00 Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal.
Win 26–10 Atanas Djambazov KO (knee and punch) Bellator 110 February 28, 2014 1 0:48 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 25–10 Dan McGlasson Decision (unanimious) Flawless FC 3: California Love May 18, 2013 3 5:00 Inglewood, California, United States
Loss 24–10 Cully Butterfield Decision (unanimious) Flawless FC 2: Hated December 15, 2012 3 5:00 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win 24–9 Eric Hammerich Submission (armbar) Flawless FC 1: The Beginning August 4, 2012 1 0:58 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win 23–9 Krzysztof Morzyszek TKO (leg kick) Bushido HERO'S World GP 2011 Lithuania November 19, 2011 1 N/A Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 22–9 Hendrik Oschmann TKO (punches) Bushido HERO'S World GP 2011 Lithuania November 19, 2011 1 0:13 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 21–9 Sergei Sokho Submission (triangle choke) BUSHIDO FC 2011 IN LONDON Vol.47 November 5, 2011 1 1:14 London, England
Win 20–9 Gheorghe Drucioc TKO (punches) King of Kings: World Grand Prix 2011 October 10, 2011 1 N/A Chisinau, Moldova
Win 19–9 Dmitriy Bulgak KO (punch) King of Kings: World Grand Prix 2011 June 10, 2011 1 0:13 Lublin, Poland
Loss 18–9 Malik Merad TKO (doctor stoppage) King of Kings: World Grand Prix 2011 March 19, 2011 1 N/A Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 18–8 Sergy Soha TKO (knee injury) Hero's Lithuania 2010 November 20, 2010 1 4:44 Vilnius, Lithuania
Loss 17–8 Attila Vegh Decision (unanimious) HG: Heroes Gate 1 May 5, 2010 2 5:00 Prague, Czech Republic
Win 17–7 Denis Bogdanov Submission (neck crank) K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 in Vilnius April 10, 2010 1 2:14 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 16–7 Alexander Grebenkin TKO (doctor stoppage) Bushido Lithuania: Hero's 2009 November 14, 2009 1 4:20 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 15–7 Antoni Chmielewski Decision (unanimous) Hell Cage Championship: Hell Cage 4 September 20, 2009 3 5:00 Prague, Czech Republic
Win 14–7 Jean-Pierre Waflard KO (punch) Bushido Lithuania:Hero's 2008 November 8, 2008 1 0:08 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 13–7 Matteo Minonzio KO (punches) Bushido Lithuania: The Battle Field 2008 March 16, 2008 1 4:56 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 12–7 Jason Jones Decision (majority) Hero's Lithuania 2007 November 10, 2007 3 5:00 Vilnius, Lithuania
Loss 11–7 Dmitry Zabolotny Submission (armbar) International Absolute Fighting Council: Championship Cup December 2, 2006 1 2:15 Moscow, Russia
Win 11–6 Olexandr Tsurpikov TKO (referee stoppage) Hero's Lithuania November 11, 2006 1 0:41 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 10–6 Juha Saarinen TKO (punches) ZST: Prestige September 23, 2006 1 3:44 Turku, Finland
Win 9–6 Boris Jonstomp Decision (unanimous) K-1: World Max Eastern Europe March 10, 2006 3 5:00 Vilnius, Lithuania
Loss 8–6 Jair Goncalves Submission (rear-naked choke) Hero's Lithuania 2005 November 20, 2005 3 2:55 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 8–5 Andre Fyeet Submission (triangle choke) Rings Russia: CIS vs. The World August 20, 2005 1 2:28 Turku, Finland
Loss 7–5 Mikko Rupponen TKO Fight Festival 14 April 9, 2005 1 3:47 Helsinki, Finland
Win 7–4 Andre Fyeet TKO (punches) Shooto Lithuania: Bushido November 10, 2004 1 0:45 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 6–4 Igor Kolacin KO (punches) Shooto: Lithuania Gladiators September 29, 2004 1 0:51 Vilnius, Lithuania
Loss 5–4 Yasuhito Namekawa Submission (guillotine choke) Pride Bushido 2 February 15, 2004 1 1:07 Yokohama, Japan
Win 5–3 Gela Getsadze Submission (guillotine choke) Shooto Lithuania: King of Bushido Stage 1 November 14, 2003 1 1:31 Vilnius, Lithuania
Loss 4–3 Fedor Emelianenko Submission (kimura) Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 7: Adrenalinas April 5, 2003 2 1:11 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 4–2 Krzysztof Gerke TKO (corner stoppage) Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 5: Shock November 9, 2002 1 5:00 Vilnius, Lithuania
Loss 3–2 Chris Haseman Submission (armbar) Rings: World Title Series 5 December 21, 2001 1 3:08 Yokohama, Japan
Win 3–1 Yasuhito Namekawa TKO (towel) Rings: World Title Series 4 October 20, 2001 1 2:18 Yokohama, Japan
Loss 2–1 Andrei Kopylov Decision (unanimous) Rings: World Title Series 2 May 8, 2001 2 5:00 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 2–0 Achmed Sagidgusenov Submission (armbar) Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 1 October 24, 2000 2 4:37 Vilnius, Lithuania
Win 1–0 Denis Baykov TKO Rings: Russia vs. Georgia August 16, 2000 1 18:29 Tula, Russia

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