The black belt in judo and former world combat sambo champion Blagoy Ivanov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-1-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 heavyweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Alexander Volkov in 2014 (final of the Bellator Hw tournament – season ten – Volkov vs Ivanov), after this bout he has won three consecutive fights beating Josh Copeland in 2016 (=Ivanov vs Copeland).
His opponent, Shawn Jordan, has an official record of 19-7-0 (95% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class. He lost to Ruslan Magomedov in 2015 (=Magomedov vs Jordan) but he came back to win in 2016 against Ashley Gooch. Blagoy Ivanov vs Shawn Jordan, main event of Wsof 35, is valid for the WSOF heavyweight title (Ivanov’s third defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: WSOF 35: Ivanov vs Jordan
Where: Turning Stone Resort Casino, New York, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Title: WSOF Heavyweight Championship
Ivanov’s previous fight: Blagoy Ivanov vs Josh Copeland
Ivanov vs Jordan Fight Video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)