Oleksiy Oliynyk

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Alexey Oleynik
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Born Oleksíy Oleksíyovych Olíynyk
(1977-06-25) June 25, 1977 (age 41)[1]
Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
(now Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Native name Uk: Олексі́й Олексі́йович Олі́йник
Ru: Алексей Алексеевич Олейник
Other names The Boa Constrictor
Residence Parkland, Florida, United States
Nationality Russian[2]
Ukrainian (expatriate)[3]
Ethnicity Ukrainian[4]
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)[5]
Weight 235 lb (107 kg; 16 st 11 lb)
Division Heavyweight
Light Heavyweight
Middleweight
Reach 80 in (200 cm)[6]
Fighting out of Moscow, Russia
Team K-Dojo Warrior Tribe (current)
American Top Team (current)
Team Oplot (founder)
Red Devil Sport Club (former)
Rank International Master of Sports in Combat Sambo[7]
4th degree black belt in Jujutsu[8]
Years active 1997–1999, 2001, 2004–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 69
Wins 57
By knockout 8
By submission 45
By decision 4
Losses 11
By knockout 5
By submission 2
By decision 4
Draws 1
Other information
University Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Alexey Alexeyevich Oleynik (born June 25, 1977 as Oleksíy Oleksíyovych Olíynyk) is a Ukrainian-born Russian[3][2] mixed martial artist, jujitsuka, combat sambist and grappler currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, competing in their heavyweight division. A professional competitor who began his career in 1997, he is a M-1 Global veteran and has fought for Bellator, KSW, BodogFIGHT, and YAMMA Pit Fighting. He is the only fighter to win a UFC fight via Ezekiel choke,[9] and has now done so twice. Oleynik also holds the record for most Ezekiel choke wins in MMA competition, with twelve.[10] As of September 20, 2018, he is the #8 ranked contender in the official UFC heavyweight rankings.[11]

Grappling career[edit]

During his training camp with K-Dojo Warrior Tribe in April 2011, Oleynik participated in two Grappling tournaments, he won the Absolute division in an Eddie Alvarez hosted grappling tournament,[12] and also won the Men's black belt No-Gi Advanced Superweight (210 lbs and over) division in the Grapplers Quest "Beast of the East 2011" tournament.[13]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Oleynik represented Russia for the Imperial Team in the M-1 Challenge 2009 season, where he defeated Sang Soo Lee. Alexey has highly regarded submission grappling skills which he developed from his background in training in traditional Japanese jiu-jitsu (jujutsu)[14][15][16] and competition in Combat Sambo. He fought Robin Gracie trained Spanish BJJ black belt Rogent Lloret in a fight that ended in a draw. After his loss to Chris Tuchscherer he went 12 fights without a loss. That streak came to a halt when he lost via TKO in the first round against Michal Kita at the ProFC – HW Grand Prix 2009.

Bellator MMA[edit]

In the summer of 2010, under the tutelage of K-Dojo Head Coach Murat Keshtov, Oleynik participated in the inaugural heavyweight tournament for Bellator Fighting Championships. He faced Mike Hayes in the opening round and won the match via split decision. In his next bout he was stopped in semi finals by Neil Grove. He lost via TKO, referee stopped the fight at 0:45 of the opening round.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In November 2013 Oleynik announced that he signed a contract with the UFC,[17] and was expected to face Jared Rosholt on January 25, 2014 at UFC on Fox 10.[18] However, Oleynik was forced out of the bout with an injury and Rosholt was pulled from the card altogether.[19]

In his debut, Oleynik faced fellow newcomer Anthony Hamilton on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens.[20] He won the fight via scarf hold headlock submission early in the first round.[21]

The rescheduled bout with Jared Rosholt took place on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57.[22] Oleynik won the fight via knockout in the first round. The win also earned Oleynik his first Performance of the Night bonus award.[23]

In an interview on September 9, 2015, Oleynik indicated that he had been sidelined by multiple knee surgeries and subsequent rehabilitation. Oleynik said he has no intention of retiring and expects a possible return sometime in the middle of 2016.[24]

Oleynik next faced Daniel Omielańczuk on July 13, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 91.[25] He lost the fight via majority decision.[26]

Oleynik next faced Viktor Pešta on January 15, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 103.[27] He won the fight in the first round via Ezekiel choke, the first in UFC history and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus. In unbelievable circumstances, it was executed while in Pešta's "full mount" position, where it is very rarely seen executed without the usage of a 'gi.[28][29]

Oleynik faced Travis Browne on July 8, 2017 at UFC 213.[30] He dropped Browne with a right hook in the first round and showed his superior grappling when he won the fight via submission, due to a rear-naked choke (with a modified grip and without a complete full back mount) in the second round.[31]

Oleynik faced Curtis Blaydes on November 4, 2017 at UFC 217.[32] The referee stopped the fight in the second round after Blaydes delivered an illegal kick to a downed opponent and called a doctor to check on Oleynik. The fight was stopped due to the doctor's advice. The replay, however, showed the strike did not deliver significant damage (as it only grazed the ear), and the fight was ruled a TKO win for Blaydes.[33]

Oleynik faced Júnior Albini on May 12, 2018 at UFC 224.[34] He won the fight in the first round via Ezekiel choke, marking his second win via this rare choke in the UFC.[35] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[36]

Oleynik was briefly linked to a bout with Fabrício Werdum on September 15, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 136.[37] However on May 22, Werdum was flagged for a potential USADA doping violation and his status moving forward is unknown.[38] Oleynik instead faced Mark Hunt on the card.[39] He won the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the first round. This marked Oleynik's 45th submission win in his MMA career.[40] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[41]

Political views[edit]

Ethnic Ukrainian Oleynik supported Russia during the 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine, and even wore a shirt with Putin's face and was denied entry to Ukraine.[42][43][44]

He is a naturalised Russian citizen.[45]

Personal life[edit]

Oleynik is married and has 5 children between the ages of 2 to 16. He and his family moved to Florida in December, 2016. The eldest of which, Polina, attends Stoneman Douglas High School, and was present at the school during shooting but was unharmed.[46]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Sambo[edit]

  • World Combat Sambo Federation
    • World Combat Sambo Champion (2005) [49]
    • Eurasian Combat Sambo Champion (2001) [49]
  • Combat Sambo Federation of Russia
    • Russian National Combat Sambo Champion (2003, 2004) [49]
    • Moscow Combat Sambo Champion (Five time) [49]

Submission grappling[edit]

  • Grapplers Quest
    • 2011 Black belt No-Gi Advanced Superweight (210 lbs ) Tournament Winner
  • Eddie Alvarez Grappling Tournament
    • 2011 Absolute Division Tournament Winner

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 57–11–1 Mark Hunt Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk September 15, 2018 1 4:26 Moscow, Russia Performance of the Night.
Win 56–11–1 Júnior Albini Submission (Ezekiel choke) UFC 224 May 12, 2018 1 1:45 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Performance of the Night.
Loss 55–11–1 Curtis Blaydes TKO (doctor stoppage) UFC 217 November 4, 2017 2 1:56 New York City, New York, United States
Win 55–10–1 Travis Browne Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 213 July 8, 2017 2 3:44 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 54–10–1 Viktor Pešta Submission (Ezekiel choke) UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Penn January 15, 2017 1 2:57 Phoenix, Arizona, United States Performance of the Night.
Loss 53–10–1 Daniel Omielańczuk Decision (majority) UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs. Lineker July 13, 2016 3 5:00 Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Win 53–9–1 Jared Rosholt KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson November 22, 2014 1 3:21 Austin, Texas, United States Performance of the Night.
Win 52–9–1 Anthony Hamilton Submission (scarf-hold headlock) UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens June 28, 2014 1 2:18 San Antonio, Texas, United States
Win 51–9–1 Mirko Cro Cop Submission (scarf-hold headlock) Legend Fight Show 2 November 8, 2013 1 4:42 Moscow, Russia
Win 50–9–1 Dion Staring Submission (arm-triangle choke) ProFC 50 October 16, 2013 1 1:41 Rostov, Russia
Win 49–9–1 Jeff Monson Submission (rear-naked choke) Oplot Challenge 54 June 20, 2013 2 2:12 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 48–9–1 Tony Lopez Submission (triangle choke) Oplot Challenge 53 April 20, 2013 3 3:19 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 47–9–1 Leo Pla TKO (punches) Oplot Challenge 43 March 16, 2013 1 2:56 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 46–9–1 Martin Hudey Submission (rear-naked choke) Oplot Challenge 12 November 10, 2012 1 1:48 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 45–9–1 Mike Stewart Submission (scarf-hold headlock) WCMMA 1 September 15, 2012 2 1:03 Ledyard, Connecticut, United States Won the WCMMA Heavyweight Championship.
Win 44–9–1 Jerry Otto Submission (Ezekiel choke) SK Oplot 2 May 13, 2012 1 2:20 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 43–9–1 Sergey Terezinov Submission (armbar) SK Oplot 1 March 25, 2012 1 1:05 Moscow, Russia
Loss 42–9–1 Jeff Monson Decision (split) M-1 Challenge 31 March 16, 2012 3 5:00 Moscow, Russia
Loss 42–8–1 Magomed Malikov TKO (punches) Fight Star July 22, 2011 1 2:39 Anapa, Russia
Win 42–7–1 Ernest Kostanyan Submission (rear-naked choke) Razdolie Cup June 26, 2011 1 1:22 Moscow, Russia
Loss 41–7–1 Neil Grove TKO (body kick and punches) Bellator 29 September 16, 2010 1 0:45 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Heavyweight Tournament Semi Final.
Win 41–6–1 Mike Hayes Decision (split) Bellator 26 August 26, 2010 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States Heavyweight Tournament Quarter Final.
Loss 40–6–1 Michał Kita TKO (punches) IAFC: Mayor's Cup 2009 November 28, 2009 1 1:17 Saint Petersburg, Russia Mayor's Cup Final.
Win 40–5–1 Thiago dos Santos Submission (rear-naked choke) IAFC: Mayor's Cup 2009 November 28, 2009 1 4:22 Saint Petersburg, Russia Mayor's Cup Second Round.
Win 39–5–1 Eddy Bengtsson Submission (punches) IAFC: Mayor's Cup 2009 November 28, 2009 2 1:55 Saint Petersburg, Russia Mayor's Cup Opening Round.
Draw 38–5–1 Rogent Lloret Draw (unanimous) M-1 Global: Breakthrough August 28, 2009 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 38–5 Lee Sang-Soo Submission (Ezekiel choke) M-1 Challenge 12: USA February 21, 2009 2 4:27 Tacoma, Washington, United States
Win 37–5 Jessie Gibbs Submission (Ezekiel choke) M-1 Challenge 11: 2009 Challenge Finals January 11, 2009 2 3:42 Amstelveen, Netherlands
Win 36–5 Islam Dadalov TKO (punches) ProFC: President Cup October 25, 2008 1 2:33 Saint Petersburg, Russia Won the ProFC Russian Presidents Cup.
Win 35–5 Abdülhalik Magomedov Submission (heel hook) ProFC: President Cup October 25, 2008 1 0:48 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 34–5 Telman Sherifov Submission (guillotine choke) ProFC: Grand Prix October 4, 2008 1 1:25 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 33–5 Oleg Kutepov Submission (inverted armbar) ProFC: Grand Prix October 4, 2008 1 1:21 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 32–5 Magomedbag Agaev Submission (scarf-hold armlock) ProFC: Grand Prix October 4, 2008 1 3:47 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Loss 31–5 Konstantyn Stryzhak TKO (punches) CSFU: Champions League September 13, 2008 1 4:20 Poltava, Ukraine
Win 31–4 Makasharip Makasharipov Decision (unanimous) CSFU: Champions League September 13, 2008 3 5:00 Poltava, Ukraine
Win 30–4 Alexander Timonov Submission (Ezekiel choke) M-1 Challenge 4: Battle on the Neva 2 June 27, 2008 1 1:09 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 29–4 Daniel Dowda Decision (unanimous) KSW IX: Konfrontacja May 9, 2008 2 5:00 Warsaw, Poland 209 lb. bout.
Loss 28–4 Chris Tuchscherer Decision (unanimous) YAMMA Pit Fighting April 11, 2008 1 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States YAMMA Pit Fighting Semi Final.
Win 28–3 Sherman Pendergarst Submission (Ezekiel choke) YAMMA Pit Fighting April 11, 2008 1 4:18 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States YAMMA Pit Fighting Quarter Final.
Win 27–3 Gela Getsadze TKO (punches) Mix Fight Tournament December 14, 2007 1 1:48 Yaroslavl, Russia
Win 26–3 Ishkhan Zakharian Submission (armbar) Mix Fight Tournament December 14, 2007 1 2:56 Yaroslavl, Russia
Win 25–3 Andrey Oleinik Submission (heel hook) Mix Fight Tournament December 14, 2007 1 1:30 Yaroslavl, Russia
Win 24–3 Timur Gasanov Submission (Ezekiel choke) Perm Regional MMA Federation: MMA Professional Cup November 23, 2007 1 1:19 Perm, Russia
Win 23–3 Alavutdin Gadzhiyev Submission (Ezekiel choke) Perm Regional MMA Federation: MMA Professional Cup November 23, 2007 1 0:46 Perm, Russia
Win 22–3 Adlan Amagov Submission (Ezekiel choke) Perm Regional MMA Federation: MMA Professional Cup November 23, 2007 1 1:00 Perm, Russia
Win 21–3 Krzysztof Kułak Submission (bulldog choke) KSW 8 November 10, 2007 1 2:50 Warsaw, Poland Won the KSW 8 Heavyweight Tournament.
Win 20–3 Karol Bedorf Submission (triangle choke) KSW 8 November 10, 2007 1 1:03 Warsaw, Poland
Win 19–3 Lukasz Wos Submission (rear-naked choke) KSW 8 November 10, 2007 1 0:50 Warsaw, Poland
Win 18–3 Shamil Nurmagomedov Submission (Ezekiel choke) Legion Fight 1 October 20, 2007 1 N/A Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Loss 17–3 Chael Sonnen Decision (unanimous) BodogFight December 2, 2006 3 5:00 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Win 17–2 Ishkhan Zakharian Submission (triangle choke) Legion Fight: Black Sea Cup August 15, 2006 1 1:21 Anapa, Russia
Win 16–2 Vladimir Rudakov Submission (triangle choke) IAFC: Cup of Russia in Professional Pankration April 14, 2006 1 2:41 Novosibirsk, Russia Won the Pankration Cup of Russia.
Win 15–2 Magomed Sultanakhmedov Submission (arm-triangle choke) IAFC: Cup of Russia in Professional Pankration April 14, 2006 1 0:35 Novosibirsk, Russia
Win 14–2 Shavkat Urakov Submission (rear-naked choke) IAFC: Cup of Russia in Professional Pankration April 14, 2006 1 0:41 Novosibirsk, Russia
Loss 13–2 Flavio Luiz Moura Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) M-1 MFC: Middleweight GP October 9, 2004 1 1:11 Saint Petersburg, Russia Lost the M-1 Mixfight Middleweight GP.
Win 13–1 Marcelo Alfaya Decision (unanimous) M-1 MFC: Middleweight GP October 9, 2004 2 5:00 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 12–1 Azred Telkusheev Submission (heel hook) M-1: Middleweight Grand Prix August 27, 2004 1 0:38 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 11–1 Ubaidula Chopolaev Submission (rear-naked choke) M-1: Middleweight Grand Prix August 27, 2004 1 0:48 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 10–1 Ramin Tagiev Submission (rear-naked choke) M-1: Middleweight Grand Prix August 27, 2004 1 2:03 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Win 9–1 Igor Bondarenko Submission (rear-naked choke) Land of Peresvit December 7, 2001 1 2:03 Kiev, Ukraine
Win 8–1 Gennadiy Matsigora Submission (triangle choke) Land of Peresvit December 7, 2001 1 2:25 Kiev, Ukraine
Win 7–1 Gennadiy Matsigora Submission (armbar) InterPride 1999 May 16, 1999 1 2:03 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 6–1 Vladimir Malyshev TKO (punches) InterPride 1999 May 16, 1999 1 2:30 Kharkiv, Ukraine
Win 5–1 Clarence Thatch Submission (punches) International Super Challenge 1998 March 16, 1998 1 3:43 Kiev, Ukraine
Loss 4–1 Leonid Efremov Submission (rear-naked choke) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 2 April 30, 1997 1 2:48 Moscow, Russia
Win 4–0 Igor Akinin Submission (guillotine choke) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 2 April 30, 1997 1 N/A Moscow, Russia
Win 3–0 Artem Kondratko Submission (rear-naked choke) Minamoto Clan: Ukraine Open No Holds Barred Championship Nov 10, 1996 1 4:09 Kharkov, Ukraine
Win 2–0 Sergey Zalikhvatko TKO (punches) Minamoto Clan: Ukraine Open No Holds Barred Championship Nov 10, 1996 1 1:52 Kharkov, Ukraine
Win 1–0 Alexandr Kruglenko Submission (rear-naked choke) Minamoto Clan: Ukraine Open No Holds Barred Championship Nov 10, 1996 1 3:06 Kharkov, Ukraine

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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