The former Bellator and M-1 Mw champion Alexander Shlemenko entered this fight with a pro record of 56-11-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.28 middleweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Gegard Mousasi (Gegard Mousasi vs Alexander Shlemenko) and Bruno Silva (Alexander Shlemenko vs Bruno Silva); before these two bouts he had beat Brandon Halsey (Shlemenko vs Halsey).
His opponent, Anatoly Tokov, has an official mma record of 26-2-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Ramazan Emeev in 2016 (Ramazan Emeev vs Anatoly Tokov) but then he has won over Francisco France and Vladimir Filipovic. Shlemenko vs Tokov is on the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen – Bellator 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 208: Fedor vs Sonnen
Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Shlemenko’s previous fight: Alexander Shlemenko vs Bruno Silva
Shlemenko’s next fight: Alexander Shlemenko vs Jonas Billstein
Shlemenko vs Tokov full fight video:
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