May 29, 1966 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
|Fighting out of||Créteil, France|
|Rank||black belt in Judo|
|Years active||1995 - 2004|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Notable relatives||Karl Amoussou, brother|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
|1990 Frankfurt||78 kg|
Bertrand Amoussou-Guenou (born May 29, 1966) is a retired French mixed martial artist and judoka. He is a trainer for his younger brother Karl of Team Amoussou and, following official recognition of mixed martial arts in France, became the president of the national sanctioning body, the Commission National de Mixed Martial Arts, in January 2008. On 1 October 2013, Amoussou assumed the position of president of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF).
Life and career
Amoussou was a national champion in judo and, as a member of the French national team for ten years, became the bronze medalist (78 kg) at the 1990 European Judo Championships. Amoussou became three-time world champion in Ju-Jitsu Combat (practically an amalgamation of judo and karate) and also trained kickboxing with French full contact karateka Dominique Valera.
In 2008 Amoussou became the president of the national sanctioning body, the Commission National de Mixed Martial Arts, which was later to change its name to the Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts. In October 2013, he ascended to the role of president of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and oversaw the first IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA in Las Vegas (USA) in June - July 2014.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|2 matches||1 win||1 loss|
|Win||1-0-1||Rao Rao||TKO (punches)||Pride Bushido 3||May 23, 2004||2||0:29||Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Loss||0-0-1||Mushtaq Abdullah||Submission (rear naked choke)||Brazil Open - '95||December 1, 1995||1||2:33||Brazil|
- Le MMA officialisé en France at Ikusa
- Combat libre. Tous les coups ou presque sont permis à Saint-Girons at La dépêche
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-06-27. Retrieved 2014-11-23.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-23.
- Le Jujitsu
- Interview de Bertrand Amoussou at Noomba SPORT
- Pre-Pride Bushido 3 Interview
- European Championships Frankfurt, 1990, Germany[permanent dead link] at JudoInside