August 25, 1987 |
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Reach||71.0 in (180 cm) |
|Fighting out of||Gdynia, Poland|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
August 27, 1987 |
|Rank||Podporucznik (Second Lieutenant)|
Piotr Hallmann (born 25 August 1987 in Gdynia) is a Polish mixed martial artist and second lieutenant in the Polish Navy. Hallmann has fought as a lightweight throughout his MMA career, and competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
He is currently fights in the lightweight division of the Absolute Championship Berkut.
Hallmann was born in Gdynia, Poland on August 25, 1987. He is the first professional athlete from his family. He had shown interest in martial arts at a very young age, when he had started training karate at the age of six. His other athletic pursuits included football and capoeira. He had started training in mixed martial arts in 2008, and made his professional debut one year later.
He trains at Mighty Bulls Gdynia under Grzegorz Jakubowski.
Hallmann graduated from Akademia Marynarki Wojennej and is currently an officer of the Navy, with the rank of Secondary Lieutenant.
Mixed martial arts career
Hallmann had made his professional debut at "Beast of the East" event in his hometown, Gdynia, on November 14, 2009, when he defeated Krzysztof Adaszak. After three consecutive wins, he suffered his first career defeat against a German fighter, Christian Eckerlin.
Following that loss, Hallmann collected nine consecutive wins at various European events. He won Casino Fight Night 2011 tournament in Erfurt, as well as World Freefight Challenge and Celtic Gladiator lightweight championship titles.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Hallmann first competed on the UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader card, which took place on September 4, 2013 in Brazil. He faced Brazilian fighter Francisco Trinaldo and scored a comeback win by kimura in the second round, after getting repeatedly hurt by kicks to the body in the first round. This performance had earned him a $50,000 Submission of the Night bonus award.
Hallmann's second fight in the promotion took place at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz on October 26, 2013. He had faced Al Iaquinta and, after three back-and-forth rounds, he had lost by unanimous decision.
In his highest profile fight with the promotion to date, Hallmann faced Yves Edwards at UFC Fight Night 42 on June 7, 2014. He won the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the third round. The win also earned Hallmann his first Performance of the Night bonus award.
Hallman next faced Gleison Tibau on September 13, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 51. He lost the back-and-forth fight via split decision. Despite the loss on the scorecards, Hallman was awarded a bonus for Fight of the Night. However, Hallman tested positive during a post fight drug screening for drostanolone. In turn, Hallmann was suspended for nine months and his bonus award was rescinded.
Hallman faced promotional newcomer Magomed Mustafaev on June 20, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 69. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round, after the referee stopped the contest on the advice of the doctor due to a large cut over Hallman's left eye.
Absolute Championship Berkut
Hallmann is expected to face Adrian Zielinski on July 1, 2017 at ACB 63.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|23 matches||18 wins||5 losses|
|Win||18–6||Adrian Zielinski||Decision (split)||ACB 63||July 1, 2017||3||5:00||Gdansk, Poland|
|Win||17–6||Patryk Nowak||Decision (unanimous)||FEN 17||May 12, 2017||3||5:00||Gdynia, Poland|
|Loss||16–6||Kamil Łebkowski||Decision (unanimous)||FEN 12||August 13, 2016||3||5:00||Gdynia, Poland|
|Win||16–5||Jason Ponet||Decision (split)||Slavia Republic 1||April 30, 2016||3||5:00||Gdynia, Poland|
|Loss||15–5||Alex Oliveira||KO (punch)||UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3||November 7, 2015||3||0:54||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Loss||15–4||Magomed Mustafaev||TKO (doctor stoppage)||UFC Fight Night: Jędrzejczyk vs. Penne||June 20, 2015||2||3:24||Berlin, Germany|
|Loss||15–3||Gleison Tibau||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski||September 13, 2014||3||5:00||Brasília, Brazil||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||15–2||Yves Edwards||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov||June 7, 2014||3||2:31||Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Loss||14–2||Al Iaquinta||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz||October 26, 2013||3||5:00||Manchester, England|
|Win||14–1||Francisco Trinaldo||Submission (kimura)||UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader||September 4, 2013||2||3:50||Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Submission of the Night.|
|Win||13–1||Juha-Pekka Vainikainen||Decision (unanimous)||MMA Attack 3||April 27, 2013||3||5:00||Katowice, Poland|
|Win||12–1||Ivica Truscek||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Celtic Gladiator VI||February 9, 2013||2||2:03||Saggart, Ireland||Won the CG Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||11–1||Vaso Bakocevic||TKO (doctor stoppage)||WFC 17: Olimp Live & Fight||October 21, 2012||2||0:47||Ljubljana, Slovenia||Won the WFC Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||10–1||Jarkko Latomaki||TKO (punches)||Botnia Punishment 12||September 14, 2012||1||4:02||Seinajoki, Finland|
|Win||9–1||Kevin Donnelly||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Cage Warriors Fight Night 5||May 22, 2012||3||4:10||Amman, Jordan|
|Win||8–1||Szymon Walaszek||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Round 1||November 12, 2011||1||2:18||Białogard, Poland|
|Win||7–1||Tamirlan Dadajew||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Casino Fight Night 2||April 9, 2011||1||11:23||Erfurt, Germany|
|Win||6–1||Avtandil Shoshiashvili||KO (punch)||Casino Fight Night 2||April 9, 2011||1||0:12||Erfurt, Germany|
|Win||5–1||Rastislav Hanulay||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Ring XF 3: Double Battle||March 5, 2011||2||4:08||Zgierz, Poland|
|Loss||4–1||Christian Eckerlin||TKO (retirement)||GMC 2: Continued||October 10, 2010||4||0:51||Herne, Germany|
|Win||4–0||Kerim Abzaiłow||KO (punches)||RING XF 2: Second Coming||May 30, 2010||1||2:47||Łódź, Poland|
|Win||3–0||Rafał Terlikowski||TKO (punches)||Shooto Poland: Polish Shooto League 9||February 27, 2010||1||1:42||Przodkowo, Poland|
|Win||2–0||Paweł Wołowiec||TKO (punches)||Shooto Poland: Held vs. Lasota||November 21, 2009||1||2:15||Kielce, Poland|
|Win||1–0||Krzysztof Adaszak||TKO (punches)||Beast of the East||November 14, 2009||1||2:49||Gdynia, Poland|
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne". UFC.com. Retrieved June 21, 2015.
- "WFC Lightweight Champion Piotr Hallmann returns title, signs with the UFC". wfc.si.
- Staff (2014-04-01). "Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallmann pushed back from UFC 173 to UFC Fight Night 43". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
- Staff (2014-06-08). "UFC Fight Night 42 bonuses: Henderson, Hallmann among award winners". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-08.
- Staff (2014-07-29). "Hallmann-Tibau booked for UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-07-29.
- "UFC Fight Night 51 bonuses: Arlovski, Pepey, Tibau and Hallmann win $50,000 bonuses". MMAjunkie.com. September 13, 2014.
- Staff (October 6, 2014). "'Fight of the Night' winner Piotr Hallmann fails UFC Fight Night 51 drug test". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
- Jason Floyd (2015-04-15). "Piotr Hallmann vs. Magomed Mustafaev added to UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin". mmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-04-15.
- Brent Brookhouse (2015-06-20). "UFC Fight Night 69 results: Magomed Mustafaev cuts Piotr Hallmann, forces TKO". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-20.
- Tristen Critchfield (2015-08-26). "Alex Oliveira to face Piotr Hallmann at UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo on Nov. 7". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2015-08-26.
- Ben Fowlkes (2015-11-07). "UFC Fight Night 77 results: Alex Oliveira starches Piotr Hallmann with wicked right". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-11-07.