Maciej Jewtuszko

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Maciej Jewtuszko
Born (1981-01-31) January 31, 1981 (age 36)
Szczecin, Poland
Other names Irokez
Residence Szczecin, Poland
Nationality Polish
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Division Lightweight
Reach 74.0 in (188 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Szczecin, Poland
Team Berserker's Team
Nak Muay Szczecin
Linke Gold Team
Trainer Mariusz Linke
Rank 2nd degree purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2005–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 12
Wins 10
By knockout 5
By submission 5
Losses 2
By knockout 1
By decision 1
Draws 0
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Maciej Jewtuszko (born January 31, 1981) is a Polish professional mixed martial artist. He has competed in the lightweight division of various European MMA promotions and fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Background[edit]

Jewtuszko comes from a Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu background. He is currently ranked as the #2 Polish lightweight mixed martial artist by mmarocks.pl [1]

Jewtuszko has fought for promotions in Poland and Germany, as well as the Dutch promotion BOTE; one of the largest MMA promotions in Europe, defeating solid opponents like Edvardas Norkeliunas and Grzegorz Trędowski. After going 7-0 (never out of the second round), Jewtuszko attracted the attention of larger promotions. Maciej has also competed in the sport of Muay Thai.[2]

World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]

Jewtuszko then signed for the WEC and made his debut at WEC 50 - where he was regarded as a heavy underdog [2][3][4] - against Anthony Njokuani. Jewtuszko went on to defeat his opponent via TKO (punches) early in the first round. By doing so, he was awarded the Knockout of the Night bonus.[5] Maciej was scheduled to make his second World Extreme Cagefighting appearance against Ricardo Lamas at WEC 53,[6] but had to withdraw as he suffered a broken hand during training.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In October 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As part of the merger, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.[8]

Jewtuszko faced Curt Warburton on February 27, 2011 at UFC 127[9] and suffered his first loss of his professional career via unanimous decision. After the loss, Jewtuszko was released from the promotion.[10]

KSW[edit]

Jewtuszko made his Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki debut at KSW 17 against Artur Sowiński, losing after being knocked out by punches 46 seconds into the first round.

He then fought Ultimate Fighter contestant Dean Amasinger at KSW 18, winning the fight via TKO (punches)

Jewtuszko then rematched Artur Sowiński at KSW 21 to crown the first KSW Lightweight Champion. This time around Jewtuszko won via submission (d'arce choke) in the second round to claim the title.

At KSW 24, Jewtuszko was scheduled to defend his KSW Lightweight title against Andre Winner. However, he was replaced by Mateusz Gamrot in the weeks prior to the event. Gamrot went on to defeat Winner and earned himself a title shot in the process.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Maciej is a firefighter in his hometown of Szczecin, Poland.[2]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–3 Kamil Szymuszowski Decision (unanimous) KSW 31 May 23, 2015 3 5:00 Gdańsk, Poland Welterwight debut
Win 11–2 Vaso Bakocevic TKO (front kick to body & punches) KSW 28 October 4, 2014 3 3:00 Szczecin, Poland Non-title fight; Knockout of the Night.
Win 10–2 Artur Sowinski Technical submission (d'arce choke) KSW 21 December 1, 2012 2 4:01 Warsaw, Poland Won KSW Lightweight Championship.
Win 9–2 Dean Amasinger TKO (punches) KSW 18 February 25, 2012 1 3:39 Plock, Poland Knockout of the Night.
Loss 8–2 Artur Sowinski KO (punches) KSW 17: Revenge November 26, 2011 1 0:46 Lódz, Poland KSW debut.
Loss 8–1 Curt Warburton Decision (unanimous) UFC 127 February 27, 2011 3 5:00 Sydney, Australia
Win 8–0 Anthony Njokuani TKO (punches) WEC 50 August 18, 2010 1 1:35 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Knockout of the Night.
Win 7–0 Edvardas Norkeliunas Submission (heel hook) BOTE - Grabowski vs Kita June 12, 2010 1 3:42 Gdynia, Poland
Win 6–0 Erikas Petraitis KO (punches) IF 2 - Iron Fist 2 May 14, 2010 1 1:38 Szczecin, Poland
Win 5–0 Grzegorz Tredowski Submission (guillotine choke) BOTE Gdynia November 14, 2009 2 0:37 Gdynia, Poland
Win 4–0 Maros Nagy TKO (corner stoppage) Fight Club Berlin 13 April 5, 2009 2 5:00 Berlin, Germany
Win 3–0 Tomas Pallai Submission (rear-naked choke) Fight Club Berlin 12 November 2, 2008 1 1:37 Berlin, Germany
Win 2–0 Adam Lazowski TKO (soccer kicks) Extreme Cage 2 November 19, 2006 1 4:57 Warsaw, Poland
Win 1–0 Dainius Krishtopaitis Submission (armbar) La Onda: Germany vs. Lithuania December 4, 2005 1 N/A Magdeburg, Germany

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Polish MMA fighter rankings" (in Polish). mmarocks.pl. Retrieved September 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Jewtuszko wants Njokuani on his highlight reel". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved September 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ "WEC 50 preview". sherdog.com. Retrieved September 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ "WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez odds". mmasportbetting.com. Retrieved September 1, 2010. 
  5. ^ "WEC 50 bonuses, Jewtuszko, Pettis, Jorgensen, Pickett earn 10k fighter awards". mmajunkie.com. August 19, 2010. 
  6. ^ "mmanews.pl knows the next opponent of Maciej Jewtuszko" (in Polish). mmanews.pl. October 20, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Maciej Jewtuszko has broken his hand" (in Polish). mmarocks.pl. October 28, 2010. 
  8. ^ "UFC and WEC set to merge in 2011; events to air on Versus and Spike TV". mmajunkie.com. October 28, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Verbal agreements for Warbuton vs Jewtuszko for UFC 127". mmajunkie.com. December 3, 2010. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  10. ^ "https://twitter.com/mmarocks_pl/status/47014567167016960". March 13, 2011.  External link in |title= (help)
  11. ^ http://www.sherdog.com/news/pressreleases/KSW24-Bedorf-vs-Nastula-and-Jewtuszko-vs-Winner-to-fight-for-KSW-belts-53771 KSW24: BEDORF VS NASTULA AND JEWTUSZKO VS WINNER TO FIGHT FOR KSW BELTS.

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