Roman Zentsov

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Roman Zentsov
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Born (1973-09-10) September 10, 1973 (age 41)
Bryansk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Other names The Russian Hammer
Nationality Russian
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 230 lb (104 kg; 16 st 6 lb)
Division Heavyweight
Style Boxing
Fighting out of St. Petersburg, Russia
Team Red Devil Sport Club
Years active 2000 – 2008 (MMA)
Professional boxing record
Total 3
Wins 2
By knockout 2
Losses 1
By knockout 1
Draws 0
Mixed martial arts record
Total 30
Wins 18
By knockout 11
By submission 4
By decision 3
Losses 12
By knockout 5
By submission 6
By decision 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Roman Zentsov (Russian: Роман Зенцов, pronounced [rʌˈman zʲɛnˈʐəf]) (born September 10, 1973 in Bryansk) is a retired Russian heavyweight mixed martial arts fighter who has competed in the PRIDE Fighting Championships, a major MMA organization based in Japan, and BodogFIGHT.[1] Roman has an overall 18-12-0 record in mixed martial arts, and 2-1-0 record in boxing.

His upper left arm has a tattoo of the kanji words "宮本武蔵" (the samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi).

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Roman is part of the Red Devil Sport Club (team) and has trained extensively with Fedor Emelianenko, PRIDE's Heavyweight champion since he joined the group in 2005.In 2007 Fedor began to also spar heavily with young heavyweight Kirill Sidelnikov, while Roman has trained in St. Petersburg primarily over the past couple years. Roman's head coach is a Muay Thai champion Ruslan Nagnibeda.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • M-1 MFC Heavyweight Champion

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 18-12 Lee Sang-Soo Submission (triangle choke) M-1 Challenge 6 - Korea August 29, 2008 1 4:33
Win 18-11 Daniel Tabera Decision M-1 - Challenge April 3, 2008 2 5:00
Loss 17-11 Mike Russow Submission (north/south choke) Yarennoka! December 31, 2007 1 2:58
Loss 17-10 Branden Lee Hinkle Decision (unanimous) BodogFight: Alvarez vs. Lee July 14, 2007 3 5:00
Win 17-9 Kristof Midoux TKO (corner stoppage) BodogFight: Clash of the Nations April 14, 2007 1 5:00
Win 16-9 Lee Sang-Soo Decision (unanimous) M-1 MFC: Russia vs. Korea January 20, 2007 3 5:00
Win 15-9 Kristof Midoux TKO (punches) BodogFight: St. Petersburg December 15, 2006 2 4:12
Win 14-9 Lee Min Jin Submission (guillotine choke) M-1: Mix-Fight Tournament October 12, 2006 1 0:55
Win 13-9 Gilbert Yvel KO (punch) Pride FC - Total Elimination Absolute May 5, 2006 1 4:55
Win 12-9 Pedro Rizzo KO (Punch) Pride 31 - Dreamers February 26, 2006 1 0:25
Win 11-9 Ibragim Magomedov TKO (punches) M-1 MFC: Russia vs. France November 3, 2005 2 4:08
Loss 10-9 Fabricio Werdum Submission (triangle armbar) Pride FC: Final Conflict 2005 August 28, 2005 1 6:01
Loss 10-8 Antoine Jaoude TKO (injury) Euphoria - Road to the Titles October 15, 2004 1 3:33
Loss 10-7 Travis Wiuff TKO (cut) Euphoria: Russia vs. USA March 13, 2004 2 2:46
Loss 10-6 Michael Knaap KO (punches) 2H2H: 2 Hot 2 Handle February 22, 2004 1 2:24
Win 10-5 Bob Schrijber Submission (choke) M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 6 October 10, 2003 1 2:12
Win 9-5 Andrey Jangolenko Submission (punches) M-1 MFC - Russia vs. Ukraine June 17, 2003 1 0:16
Win 8-5 Thomas Rahders TKO (punches) M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 5 April 6, 2003 1 0:20
Win 7-5 Alessio Sakara Decision M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 4 November 15, 2002 2 5:00
Win 6-5 Michailis Deligiannakis KO FFG: Heracliones Fight Night July 28, 2002 1
Win 5-5 Rafael Comes TKO (punches) M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 3 April 26, 2002 1 3:27
Loss 4-5 Alistair Overeem Submission (americana) 2H2H 4: Simply the Best March 17, 2002 1
Win 4-4 Pashir Kumiev TKO (kick) M-1 MFC - Exclusive Fight Night 4 December 27, 2001 1 3:35
Loss 3-4 Chalid Arrab KO M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 2 November 11, 2001 N/A 0:53
Loss 3-3 Moise Rimbon Submission (neck crank) 2H2H 3: Hotter Than Hot October 7, 2001 2
Win 3-2 Dave van der Veen TKO (punches) 2H2H 3: Hotter Than Hot October 7, 2001 1 2:15
Loss 2-2 Joop Kasteel Submission (shoulder lock) MillenniumSports: Veni Vidi Vici April 22, 2001 N/A
Win 2-1 Herman van Tol KO (head kick) M-1 MFC - World Championship 2000 November 11, 2000 N/A
Loss 1-1 Andrei Arlovski TKO (punches) M-1 MFC - European Championship 2000 April 9, 2000 1 1:18
Win 1-0 Gennadiy Matsigora Submission (guillotine choke) M-1 MFC - European Championship 2000 April 9, 2000 1 1:56

Professional boxing record[edit]

Date Outcome Record Opponent Event Method Round Notes
10 Feb 2005 W 2-1 Russia Konstantin Iganskly Kentaur Club, Moscow, Russian Federation TKO 3
16 Jul 2003 W 1-1 Russia Sergei Tretiakov Conti Casino, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation TKO 3
24 Jul 2002 L 0-1 Belarus Sergey Dychkov TBC, Vitebsk, Belarus KO 3

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