Daniel Omielańczuk

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Daniel Omielańczuk
Born Daniel Omielańczuk
(1982-08-31) 31 August 1982 (age 36)
Sokołów Podlaski, People's Republic of Poland, (today Poland)
Other names Polish Bear
Nationality Polish
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Weight 248 lb (112 kg; 17.7 st)
Division Heavyweight
Reach 74.0 in (188 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Warsaw, Poland
Team Ankos Zapasy
Years active 2009-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 31
Wins 20
By knockout 3
By submission 10
By decision 7
Losses 9
By submission 1
By decision 8
Draws 1
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
External image
Daniel Omielanczuk

Daniel Omielańczuk (born August 31, 1982) is a Polish professional mixed martial artist and kickboxer currently competing in the Heavyweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2009, he has competed for the UFC, Absolute Championship Berkut, and Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Omielańczuk made his professional debut in 2009, competing primarily in regional promotions across the Eastern Europe, including KSW, where he compiled a record of 15 - 3 before signing with the UFC in the spring of 2013.[2]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Omielańczuk made his promotional debut against fellow newcomer Nandor Guelmino on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165.[3] After a back and forth first two rounds, Omielańczuk won the fight via knockout in the third round.[4]

Omielańczuk faced Jared Rosholt on April 19, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 39.[5] Rosholt defeated Omielańczuk via unanimous decision.[6]

Omielańczuk was expected to face Soa Palelei on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 55.[7] However, Omielańczuk was forced to pull out of bout with a broken thumb and was replaced by Walt Harris.[8]

Omielańczuk faced Anthony Hamilton on April 11, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 64.[9] Omielańczuk lost the fight by unanimous decision.[10]

Omielańczuk was expected to face Konstantin Erokhin on July 18, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 72.[11] However, Erokhin pulled out of the fight in late June citing an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Chris de la Rocha.[12] He won the fight via TKO in the first round.[13]

Omielańczuk faced Jarjis Danho on February 27, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 84.[14] He won the fight via technical majority decision after Danho was hit with an inadvertent groin strike in the third round that rendered him unable to continue.[15]

Omielańczuk next faced Oleksiy Oliynyk on July 13, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 91.[16] He won the fight via majority decision.[17]

Omielańczuk faced Stefan Struve on October 8, 2016 at UFC 204.[18] He lost the back and forth fight via submission in the second round.[19]

Omielańczuk faced Timothy Johnson on March 18, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 107.[20] He lost the back and forth fight by split decision.[21]

Omielańczuk faced Curtis Blaydes on July 8, 2017 at UFC 213.[22] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[23]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 20–9–1 (1) Amir Aliakbari Decision (Unanimous) ACB 89 September 8, 2018 3 5:00 Krasnodar, Russia
Win 20–8–1 (1) Bobby Brents Submission (neck crank) ACB 83: Borisov vs. Kerimov March 24, 2018 1 2:45 Baku, Azerbaijan
Loss 19–8–1 (1) Curtis Blaydes Decision (unanimous) UFC 213 July 8, 2017 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 19–7–1 (1) Timothy Johnson Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson March 18, 2017 3 5:00 London, England
Loss 19–6–1 (1) Stefan Struve Submission (D'Arce choke) UFC 204 October 8, 2016 2 1:41 Manchester, England
Win 19–5–1 (1) Oleksiy Oliynyk Decision (majority) UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs. Lineker July 13, 2016 3 5:00 Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Win 18–5–1 (1) Jarjis Danho Technical Decision (majority) UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping February 27, 2016 3 1:31 London, England A groin strike rendered Danho unable to continue.
Win 17–5–1 (1) Chris de la Rocha TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites July 18, 2015 1 0:48 Glasgow, Scotland
Loss 16–5–1 (1) Anthony Hamilton Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2 April 11, 2015 3 5:00 Kraków, Poland
Loss 16–4–1 (1) Jared Rosholt Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson April 11, 2014 3 5:00 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win 16–3–1 (1) Nandor Guelmino KO (punch) UFC 165 September 21, 2013 3 3:18 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Win 15–3–1 (1) David Tkeshelashvili Decision (unanimous) ECSF 2 December 15, 2012 3 5:00 Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan
Win 14–3–1 (1) Farrukh Mammadiev Submission (north-south choke) Warrior's Honor 2 November 9, 2012 1 0:00 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 13–3–1 (1) Tadas Miceika Submission (kimura) Warrior's Honor 2 November 9, 2012 1 0:00 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 12–3–1 (1) Julian Bogdanov Submission (arm-triangle choke) ECSF: Kolomyia Cup October 13, 2012 1 3:06 Kolomyia, Ukraine
Win 11–3–1 (1) Evgeniy Timanovskiy Submission (rear-naked choke) Warrior's Honor May 25, 2012 2 1:54 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 10–3–1 (1) Yuri Gorbenko Submission (americana) Warrior's Honor May 25, 2012 2 2:24 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 9–3–1 (1) Ivan Bogdanov Submission (americana) ECSF 1 April 28, 2012 1 0:17 Kiev, Ukraine
Win 8–3–1 (1) Vladimir Abdulov Submission (north-south choke) IFC: Winner Punch 2 March 24, 2012 1 1:58 Piła, Poland
Win 7–3–1 (1) Ivan Gayvanovich Submission (kimura) West Fight 3 March 11, 2012 1 1:54 Ternopil, Ukraine
Win 6–3–1 (1) Dayman Lake Decision (unanimous) Bushido Lithuania 47 November 5, 2011 3 5:00 London, England
Win 5–3–1 (1) Jakub Beresiński KO (head kick) ASP: Champions Night August 20, 2011 1 2:29 Koszalin, Poland
Loss 4–3–1 (1) Michał Włodarek Decision (split) VAC: Victory and Glory June 10, 2011 2 5:00 Siedlce, Poland
Draw 4–2–1 (1) Dmitry Poberezhets Draw Fight on the East January 23, 2011 3 3:00 Rzeszów, Poland
Win 4–2 (1) Piotr Mliński Decision (unanimous) IFC: Winner Punch November 19, 2010 3 5:00 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Win 3–2 (1) Patryk Gaca Decision (unanimous) Fight Night Łobez October 23, 2010 2 5:00 Łobez, Poland
Win 2–2 (1) Błażej Wójcik Submission (rear-naked choke) Pro Fight 5 June 18, 2010 1 1:29 Wrocław, Poland
NC 1–2 (1) Michał Gutowski NC (illegal soccer kick) Iron Fist 2 May 14, 2010 2 2:46 Szczecin, Poland
Loss 1–2 David Oliva Decision (unanimous) KSW 12 December 11, 2009 2 5:00 Warsaw, Poland
Loss 1–1 Konstantin Gluhov Decision (majority) KSW 12 December 11, 2009 2 5:00 Warsaw, Poland
Win 1–0 Karol Celiński Decision (unanimous) FCK: Łobez October 17, 2009 2 5:00 Łobez, Poland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Bisping vs. Leites". UFC.com. Retrieved July 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ Zane Simon (2013-05-14). "UFC signs European heavyweights Daniel Omielanczuk and Nikita Krylov". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 
  3. ^ Jason Floyd (2013-07-01). "Nandor Guelmino faces Daniel Omielanczuk at UFC 165". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  4. ^ Matt Erickson (2013-09-21). "UFC 165 results and photos: Daniel Omielanczuk KOs Nandor Guelmino in third". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-09-21. 
  5. ^ Damon Martin (2014-02-25). "UFC announces several new fights for return to Abu Dhabi in April". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  6. ^ Staff (2014-04-11). "UFC Fight Night 39 results: Jared Rosholt cruises in win over Daniel Omielanczuk". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  7. ^ Staff (2014-09-11). "Soa "The Hulk" Palelei vs Daniel Omielańczuk announced for Fight Night in Sydney". fighters.com. Retrieved 2014-09-11. 
  8. ^ Neil Rooke (2014-10-19). "Walt Harris Replaces Daniel Omielanczuk, Faces Soa Palelei at UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney". combatpress.com. 
  9. ^ Staff (2015-02-04). "Heavyweights Daniel Omielanczuk and Anthony Hamilton meet at UFC Fight Night 64". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  10. ^ Matt Erickson (2015-04-11). "UFC Fight Night 64 results: Anthony Hamilton grinds way past Daniel Omielanczuk". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-04-11. 
  11. ^ Staff (2015-06-11). "Konstantin Erokhin vs. Daniel Omielanczuk official for UFC Fight Night 72". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  12. ^ Staff (2015-06-29). "Daniel Omielanczuk gets new opponent for UFC Fight Night 72 in Scotland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-29. 
  13. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2015-07-18). "UFC Fight Night 72 results: Daniel Omielanczuk stops Chris de la Rocha in 48 seconds". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-07-18. 
  14. ^ Karol Dąbrowski (2015-12-22). "UFC FN 84: Daniel Omielańczuk Vs. Jarjis Danho in London (Polish)". mmanewspl.com. Retrieved 2015-12-22. 
  15. ^ Steven Marrocco (2016-02-27). "UFC Fight Night 84 results: Omielanczuk tops Danho via majority technical decision". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  16. ^ Staff (2016-05-04). "Alexey Oleinik returns vs. Daniel Omielanczuk at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  17. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2016-07-13). "UFC Fight Night 91 results: Daniel Omielanczuk upsets Aleksei Oleinik with majority decision". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-07-13. 
  18. ^ Steven Marrocco (2016-09-14). "Daniel Omielanczuk steps in as replacement, faces Stefan Struve at UFC 204". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  19. ^ Damon Martin (2016-10-08). "Stefan Struve chokes out Daniel Omielanczuk for second straight win". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  20. ^ Danny Segura (2017-01-19). "Timothy Johnson vs. Daniel Omielanczuk added to UFC Fight Night 107 in London". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2017-01-19. 
  21. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2017-03-18). "UFC Fight Night 107 results: It wasn't pretty, but Timothy Johnson edges Daniel Omielanczuk". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-03-18. 
  22. ^ Staff (2017-04-19). "Curtis Blaydes vs. Daniel Omielanczuk heavyweight bout teed up for UFC 213 in Las Vegas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  23. ^ "UFC 213 results: Curtis Blaydes shows room to improve in clean-sweep win vs. Daniel Omielanczuk". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-09. Retrieved 2017-07-09. 

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