Vitali Akhramenko

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Vitali Akhramenko
Born Vitali Akhramenko
(1977-11-22) November 22, 1977 (age 40)
Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Native name Виталий Ахраменко
Other names Screw (Винт)[1]
Nationality Belarus Belarusian
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 97.0 kg (213.8 lb; 15.27 st)
Division Super Middleweight
Light Heavyweight
Cruiserweight
Heavyweight
Style Muay Thai
Stance Southpaw
Team Chinuk Gym (1996–present)
Trainer Andrei Gridin
Years active 1996–2005
2009–present
Kickboxing record
Total 54
Wins 44
By knockout 18
Losses 9
By knockout 3
Draws 1
last updated on: August 5, 2013

Vitali Akhramenko (Belarusian: Віталь Ахраменка; born November 22, 1977) is a Belarusian Heavyweight kickboxer and a former World Muay Thai champion. He is trained by Andrei Gridin and is fighting out of Chinuk Gym, Minsk, Belarus. He made his K-1 debut in 2001 at K-1 Czech Grand Prix 2001 in Prague against Takeru.[2]

Biography and career[edit]

Akhramenko had a successful amateur career, winning three world and European titles in thaiboxing. On November 2, 1998 he won a gold medal at European Open Muaythai Championships in Kiev, Ukraine.[3] After making his K-1 debut in 2001 he fought on various K-1 tournaments in Europe. He also works as a trainer at Chinuk Gym and is the sparring partner of Zabit Samedov.

On July 2006 Akhramenko was sentenced to jail for attempted armed robbery. He was on parole for previous convictions of beating a police officer and possession of drugs.[4]

On September 6, 2009 Akhramenko made his return to the ring after completing a three-year jail sentence. He won the fight against Evgeny Makarov by unanimous decision.[1]

On November 26, 2011, he won the 2011 Fight Code Dragons Tournament by beating Freddy Kemayo in the final.[5]

After a year out of the ring, Akhramenko was scheduled to face Elvin Abbasov at Mustang Knockout Fight Night in Minsk on November 18, 2012.[6] Fight never happened due to unknown reasons.

He fought Jérôme Le Banner for the W.K.N. Kickboxing Oriental World Super Heavyweight title at Fight Night Saint-Tropez in Saint-Tropez, France on August 5, 2013, losing by KO in round two.[7]

Titles[edit]

Professional

  • 2011 Fight Code Rhinos Tournament Champion
  • 2010 Tatneft Arena World Cup 2010 champion +80 kg
  • 2004 K-1 Italy Grand Prix 2004 in Milan tournament runner up
  • 2003 Cup of Arbat Tournament champion -91 kg
  • 2003 Belorussian Muaythai champion
  • 2002 Belorussian Muaythai champion

Amateur

  • 1999 W.A.K.O. World Championships in Caorle, Italy Gold -75 kg (Thai-boxing)
  • 1998 European Open Muaythai Championships Gold -75 kg

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

See also[edit]

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