Albert Tumenov

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Albert Tumenov
Альберт Туменов

Al'bert Tumenlany
Альберт Туменланы
Tumenov.jpg
Albert in Bastion Boxing club
Born (1991-12-26) December 26, 1991 (age 25)
Chereksky District, Kabardino-Balkar ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Native name Al'bert Tumenlany
Альберт Туменланы
Other names Einstein, Mr. Left Hook, Tummen
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity Balkar
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)[1]
195 lb (88 kg; 13.9 st) (walk around weight)
Division Welterweight
Reach 73.0 in (185 cm)[2]
Style Boxing, Karate, Kickboxing
Fighting out of Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia
Fairfield, New Jersey, United States
Team Bastion Boxing club
K Dojo Warrior Tribe
Trainer Khusein Tumenov
Murat Keshtov
Rank National[citation needed] Master of Sports in Boxing[3]
Master of Sports in Hand-to-hand combat[citation needed]
Years active 2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 22
Wins 18
By knockout 12
By decision 6
Losses 4
By submission 2
By decision 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Albert Khuseinovich Tumenov (Russian: Альберт Туменов; Karachay-Balkar: Альберт Туменланы; born December 26, 1991 in Kabardino-Balkaria) is a Russian mixed martial artist and former amateur boxer of Balkar heritage. Since 2014, he competed in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.[3] As of March 8, 2016, he is ranked #13 in official UFC welterweight rankings.[4] Tumenov is currently fights in the welterweight division of the Absolute Championship Berkut.

Background[edit]

Albert was born in 1991 in the Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia. He belongs to the Balkar ethnic group and is a devout Sunni Muslim. Tumenov is the first child in the family and he has a younger sister, Asiyat.

His cousin is amateur world boxing champion Bibert Tumenov.[5]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

With the help of his father, Tumenov began training in karate and boxing at age 6. After 5 years of training in karate, Albert became a student of hand-to-hand combat. He made his professional MMA debut when he was 18 years old. Albert's coach is his father Khusein, who has a Master of Sports degree in boxing.[6]

ProFC[edit]

Tumenov faced Kadzhik Abadzhyan on February 13, 2010. He won the back-and-forth fight via knockout in the first round.

In second fight for the promotion, Tumenov faced powerful Armenian wrestler Vahe Tadevosyan on October 22, 2012 at ProFC - Union Nation Cup 9. Tumenov won the tough fight via unanimous decision.

Tumenov faced Gocha Smoyan on January 22, 2011. He lost via split decision, although many viewers felt he won the fight.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In December 2013, Tumenov signed a four-fight contract with the UFC.[7]

In his debut, Tumenov faced Ildemar Alcântara on February 15, 2014. at UFC Fight Night 36.[8] He lost the fight via split decision.

Tumenov returned to the promotion on May 10, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 40 against Anthony Lapsley. He won the fight via KO in the first round.

For his third fight with the promotion, Tumenov faced Matt Dwyer on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine.[9] He won the fight via KO in the first round.

Tumenov faced Nico Musoke on January 24, 2015 at UFC on Fox 14.[10] He won the fight by unanimous decision.

Tumenov was expected to face Héctor Urbina on June 13, 2015 at UFC 188.[11] However, Urbina was injured and was replaced by UFC newcomer Andrew Todhunter.[12] Subsequently, the bout was then cancelled altogether on June 11 after Todhunter was medically disqualified from the card after dealing with issues while cutting weight.[13][14]

Tumenov faced Alan Jouban on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192.[15] He won the fight via knockout in the first round, which earned him his first Performance of the Night bonus.[16][17]

Tumenov faced Lorenz Larkin on January 2, 2016 at UFC 195.[18] He won the back-and-forth fight by split decision.[19]

Tumenov next faced Gunnar Nelson on May 8, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 87.[20] He lost the fight via submission in the second round.[21]

Tumenov faced Leon Edwards on October 8, 2016 at UFC 204.[22] He lost the fight via submission in the third round.[23]

Tumenov was released from the UFC following two-straight losses. He has since signed with a regional promotion in Russia.[24]

Absolute Championship Berkut[edit]

On 6 March, 2017 Tumenov signed a three-fight deal with the ACB.[25]

Tumenov was tabbed as a short notice replacement for Marcelo Alfaya and faced Ismael de Jesus on May 20, 2017 at ACB 61.[26] He won the fight via knockout in the first round.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

MMA[edit]

Boxing[edit]

  • Russian Federation of Boxing
    • Russian Kabardino-Balkaria Championships Medalist.
    • Russian National level in Boxing.

Hand-to-hand combat[edit]

  • Russian Union of Martial Arts
    • Russian National Hand-to-hand Gold Medalist (2009, 2013).

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 18–4 Ismael de Jesus KO (punch) ACB 61 May 20, 2017 1 0:46 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Loss 17–4 Leon Edwards Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 204 October 8, 2016 3 3:01 Manchester, England
Loss 17–3 Gunnar Nelson Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Arlovski May 8, 2016 2 3:15 Rotterdam, Netherlands
Win 17–2 Lorenz Larkin Decision (split) UFC 195 January 2, 2016 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 16–2 Alan Jouban TKO (head kick and punches) UFC 192 October 3, 2015 1 2:55 Houston, Texas, United States Performance of the Night.
Win 15–2 Nico Musoke Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson January 24, 2015 3 5:00 Stockholm, Sweden
Win 14–2 Matt Dwyer KO (head kick and punch) UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine October 4, 2014 1 1:03 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Win 13–2 Anthony Lapsley KO (punch) UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva May 10, 2014 1 3:56 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Loss 12–2 Ildemar Alcântara Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi February 15, 2014 3 5:00 Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil
Win 12–1 Yasubey Enomoto TKO (head kick and punches) Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 13 October 26, 2013 1 3:52 Moscow, Russia
Win 11–1 Roman Mironenko TKO (punches) Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 12 June 20, 2013 1 2:43 Moscow, Russia
Win 10–1 Viskhan Amirkhanov TKO (punches) Tech-Krep Fighting Championship - Southern Front March 2, 2013 1 0:38 Krasnodar, Russia
Win 9–1 Rasul Shovhalov TKO (punches) MMA South Russian Championship December 8, 2012 1 3:38 Krasnodar, Russia
Win 8–1 Yuri Kozlov TKO (punches) MMA South Russian Championship September 23, 2012 1 1:39 Khabarovsk, Russia
Win 7–1 Ashamaz Kanukoev KO (punches) PRB FCF MMA - Russian Championship August 24, 2012 2 2:05 Nalchik, Russia
Win 6–1 Islam Dadilov TKO (punches) PRB FCF MMA - Russian Championship June 8, 2012 1 2:37 Gudermes, Russia
Win 5–1 Kazavat Suleymanov Decision (unanimous) PRB FCF MMA - Russian Championship June 8, 2012 3 5:00 Gudermes, Russia
Loss 4–1 Murad Abdulaev Decision (unanimous) FCF - CIS Pro Tournament May 15, 2011 2 5:00 Nalchik, Russia
Win 4–0 Gocha Smoyan Decision (split) ProFC - Union Nation Cup 12 January 22, 2011 3 5:00 Tbilisi, Georgia
Win 3–0 Said Khalilov Decision (unanimous) ProFC - Union Nation Cup 11 December 25, 2010 2 5:00 Babruysk, Belarus
Win 2–0 Vahe Tadevosyan Decision (unanimous) ProFC - Union Nation Cup 9 October 22, 2010 2 5:00 Nalchik, Russia
Win 1–0 Kadzhik Abadzhyan TKO (punches) ProFC - Union Nation Cup 5 February 13, 2010 1 2:02 Nalchik, Russia

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Love is just around the corner (on the STS) Albert TV series

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Albert "Einstein" Tumenov". sherdog.com. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fight Card - UFC 192 Cormier vs. Gustafsson". UFC.com. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Albert Tumenov - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved January 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ UFC Fighter Rankings
  5. ^ "Tumeonov er becam world champion". 07kbr.ru. April 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Bio Einstein's and his father's". vk.com. May 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ "KBR boxer in the UFC". r.adm-kbr.ru. December 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ B Wylie (2013-12-12). "Albert Tumenov signs with the UFC, debuts against Ildemar Alcantara at UFC Fight Night 36". fightsportasia.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  9. ^ Dana Becker (2014-08-14). "UFC Fight Night 54 Picks Up Several New Bouts". fightline.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14. 
  10. ^ Staff (2014-10-04). "Nico Musoke vs. Albert Tumenov set for January's UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-11-13. 
  11. ^ Tristen Critchfield (2015-03-31). "Welterweights Albert Tumenov, Hector Urbina paired for UFC 188". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  12. ^ Neil Rooke (2015-06-04). "UFC Signs Andrew Todhunter, Set to Debut at UFC 188". combatpress.com. Retrieved 2015-06-04. 
  13. ^ John Morgan (2015-06-11). "UFC 188's Andrew Todhunter vs. Albert Tumenov scratched following medical issue". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  14. ^ Mike Bohn and Justin Park (2015-06-13). "Albert Tumenov 'very disappointed' with 'suspicious' UFC 188 opponent withdrawals". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-14. 
  15. ^ Staff (2015-08-05). "UFC 192 adds Alan Jouban vs. Albert Tumenov". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  16. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2015-10-03). "UFC 192 results: Albert Tumenov stuns Alan Jouban with head kick, finishes with fists". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-10-03. 
  17. ^ Mike Sloan (2015-10-04). "UFC 192 Bonuses: Cormier, Gustafsson, Tumenov, Martins earn $50K awards". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  18. ^ Staff (2015-10-22). "Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov joins UFC 195 lineup". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-10-22. 
  19. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2016-01-02). "UFC 195 results: Albert Tumenov survives Lorenz Larkin's kicks to take close split call". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  20. ^ Staff (2016-03-01). "Albert Tumenov vs. Gunnar Nelson added to UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  21. ^ Steven Marrocco (2016-05-08). "UFC Fight Night 87 results: Gunnar Nelson gets tap, becomes first to finish Albert Tumenov". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  22. ^ Staff (2016-08-23). "Leon Edwards vs. Albert Tumenov booked for UFC 204 in Manchester". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  23. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2016-10-08). "UFC 204 results: Leon Edwards rallies, chokes out Albert Tumenov in third round". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  24. ^ "8-fight UFC veteran welterweight Albert Tumenov latest to sign with Russia's ACB promotion". MMAjunkie.com. 2017-03-04. Retrieved 2017-03-04. 
  25. ^ "Tumenov will to compete at ACB". allboxing.ru. 2017-03-06. 
  26. ^ "Tumenovmeets with Marcelo Alfaya at ACB 61". fighttime.ru. 2017-03-15. 
  27. ^ "Tumenov won to Koreshkov of the title: "best fighter in Russia", Akhmat fight club won two trophys. Sportbox.ru sums up 2015 in MMA". sportbox.ru. Retrieved December 31, 2015. 

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