Zsolt Balla

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Zsolt Balla
Born (1987-11-10) November 10, 1987 (age 27)
Oradea, Romania
Nationality Romania Romanian
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 97 kg (214 lb; 15.3 st)


Light Heavyweight
Style Judo, Kickboxing
Fighting out of Oradea, Romania
Bucharest, Romania
Team Centru de Arte Martiale Mixte
Golden Glory Romania
Trainer Alexandru Lungu; Horia Radulescu; Branza Ioan
Years active 2010-present (MMA)
Kickboxing record
Total 1
Wins 0
Losses 1
By knockout 1
Mixed martial arts record
Total 11
Wins 7
By knockout 4
By submission 0
Losses 4
By knockout 3
By submission 0
Draws 0

Zsolt Balla(born 10 November 1987 in Oradea, Romania)is a Romanian professional judoka and mixed martial artist.In presente, one of the best mixed martial artist Heavyweight fighter from Romania.

Biography and career[edit]

In 2004 he meets Alexandru Lungu, a symbol in the Romanian judo sport In Oradea.Sandu starts to help him in preparing for the The Judo worlds,Zsolti became his student directly. In the spring of 2010, Sandu open in Oradea in Romania the first centre dedicated exclusively to mixed martial arts.Also in 2010 comes to Bucharest, sent by Alexandru Lungu, to Academy wrestling Ciprian Sora,where he train alongside the captured 4 world titles of K1,the Dutchman Semmy Schilt. Then comes 2011 and his entry time really in the big stage to Mixed Martial Arts.Under the wing of Horia Radulescu,he comes to the attention of Alex Burzotta,Ultimate Warrior Challenge promoter from the United Kingdom.His appearance on the Fight Card at the number 15 of the organization is one full of success, he managed to make the second round TKO on better cotatul or opponent, Darren Towler. Worn by England's success, Zsolt accept a new fight, just three weeks away, during a gala Beast Of The East of the Netherlands. This time, the opponent or a more experienced rider, Hans Stringer, with a track record of 18-5-2. And the result is as: Zsolt made TKO in the first round of the fight. Choose demonsteze his courage and determination, and to move on in his career as a mixed martial artist. They intensify your workouts again, working more with his teachers, and decides to give Burzotta a chance at Ultimate Warrior Challenge. In the gala with the number 16 in England, Zsolt put in scene an almost perfect performance, and win with ease in front of the arbitrators decision ready local Luke Blythe.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 7-4 Greece Christos Pappas KO(Punches) Superkombat World Grand Prix I 2014 April 12, 2014 1 Piteşti, Romania
Win 6-4 Hungary Finfere Ianos TKO(Punches) RXF 9 January 31, 2014 1 Piteşti, Romania
Lost 5-4 Bulgaria Kamen Georgiev Decizion(Unanimous) RXF 7 September 27, 2013 3 5:00 Piteşti, Romania
Win 5-3 Hungary Zsolt Zathureczky Decizion(Split) KlasH Champions Challenge: Drumul către Glorie! Bătălia de pe Bega May 24, 2013 3 5:00 Timisoara, Romania
Win 4–3 Romania Adrian Stoiti Decision (Unanimous) LK - Local Kombat Onesti December 7, 2012 2 5:00 Onesti, Romania
Loss 3–3 Germany Mathias Schuck TKO(Punches) Gala MMA: Romania-Germany October 29, 2011 1 1:03 Cluj Napoca, Romania
Loss 3–2 United Kingdom Linton Vassell TKO(Punches) UWC 17 - Bad to the Bone October 8, 2011 1 2:29 England
Win 3–1 United Kingdom Steven Evans TKO(Punches) SFC 6 - Spartan Fight Challenge 6 October 1, 2011 2 England
Win 2–1 United Kingdom Luke Blythe Decision (Majority) UWC 16 - Ultimate Warrior Challenge July 2, 2011 3 5:00 England
Loss 1–1 Netherlands Hans Stringer TKO(Punches) BOTE - Beast of the East April 23, 2011 1 3:02 Cluj Napoca, Romania
Win 1–0 United Kingdom Darren Towler TKO (Punches) UWC 15 - Rage April 2, 2011 2 1:02 England

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing Record

See also[edit]


http://www.natiuneamma.ro/editorial-Luptatori%20romani%20care%20ne%20fac%20cinste%20peste%20hotare%20-%20Zsolt%20Balla-22.html; http://www.natiuneamma.ro/evenimente-mma-Romanian-Xtreme-Fighting-9-Craiova-789.html; http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Zsolt-Balla-78918; http://superkombat.com/news/superkombat-world-grand-prix-resita-official-results;