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Andrei Semenov (fighter)

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Other names  White Shark
Name  Andrei Semenov
Movies  Sisters
Division  Middleweight (185 lb)
Height  6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Team  Red Devil Sport Club
Nationality  Russian
Role  Mixed martial artist

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Born  Andrei Vladimirovich Semenov June 17, 1977 (age 38) Kineshma, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (1977-06-17)
Residence  Saint Petersburg, Russia
Weight  185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)

Notable students  Alexander Yakovlev

Andrei semenov vs amar suloev m 1 mfc world championship 1999

Andrei Vladimirovich Semenov (Russian: Андрей Владимирович Семенов, also sometimes transliterated as Andrei Semyonov; born June 17, 1977) is a Russian mixed martial artist and Sambo practitioner. He has also made forays into acting.


Andrei Semenov (fighter) Andrei Semenov White Shark MMA Fighter Page Tapology

Semenov has fought within the UFC middleweight division, in M-1 events and Pride Bushido, with an overall MMA record of 34 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws. He has been fighting in Mixed Martial Arts since 1998, and is famed for excellent throws, strong submission defense, superior stamina and being very resilient and hard to finish.

M-1 Global

Three years after retiring in 2008, Semenov returned to MMA and fought Luigi Fioravanti at M-1 Challenge: 25 on April 28, 2011. Though a considerable underdog on media scoring websites, Semenov won the fight via unanimous decision. After another hiatus, Semenov returned on December 8, 2012, facing Michele Verginelli at M-1 Challenge: 36. He won via unanimous decision.

Semenov fought on October 20, 2013, defeating Gregor Herb at M-1 Challenge 42. He was then scheduled to face Ramazan Emeev at M-1 Challenge 47 on April 4, 2014, however in the weeks leading up to the event, the bout was cancelled for unknown reasons.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

With a 20-2 record, Semenov made his UFC debut on January 11, 2002, against notable BJJ black-belt Ricardo Almeida at UFC 35. Semenov won via TKO (punches).

He returned four months later on May 10, 2002, facing Ivan Salaverry at UFC 37. Semenov lost via TKO, and following the fight, Semenov left the UFC and returned to the M-1 Global promotion.

Championships and accomplishments

Mixed Martial Arts

  • M-1 Global
  • Champion M-1 Global - Middleweight GP
  • Filmography

    Among the films in which he has acted is the 2004 Russian film Dark Night (Темная ночь).


    Andrei Semenov (fighter) Wikipedia

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