The former World Vale Tudo and Bas Rutten Invitational 3 Tournament champion Heath Herring (who replaces Shane Carwin) entered this fight with a mma record of 28-14-0 (82% finishing rate) while his opponent, the 2010 Greco-Roman wrestler world champion Amir Aliakbari, has a perfect record of 3-0-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission). Herring is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since August 9, 2008 when he was defeated by Brock Lesnar. Herring vs Aliakbari is the quarter-final of the Rizin openweight Grand-Prix tournament; undercard of Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: 2nd Round
Where: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan
Aliakbari’s next fight: Valentin Moldavsky vs Amir Aliakbari
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