After winning his first fight at the second edition of Battle of Empires, Thierry "African Assassin" Sokoudjou will face Evgeny Erohin (4-1-0) at FEFoMP - Battle of Empires 3. The event will take place on May 25, from the 7,000-seat Platinum Arena in Khabarovsky, Russia.
Fans can follow Thierry Sokoudjou on Twitter at @SokTeamQuest
BanGa GimmE PaWa... BanGa GimmE NtonG!!!
It was a big weekend for the team as two team members had fought over the weekend. The 11th show of the ROAD FC in Seoul, South Korea.
The "African Assassin" Thierry Sokoudjou defeated Seung Bae Whi via unanimous decision and Murat Kazgan defeated the Korean rising star Hyung Suk Lee via guillotine choke in the first round.
A big Duello congrats to Murat Kazgan and Thierry Sokoudjou on their impressive wins in Seoul tonight at ROAD FC 11 !!!
MMA RECORD : 0 - 0 - 0
AMATEUR MMA RECORD : 1 - 2 - 0
HEIGHT : 6'0'' / 183 cm
WEIGHT : 205 LBS / 93 KG
DIVISION : Light Heavyweight
HOMETOWN : Bursa, Turkey
ASSOCIATION : Tolga Polat Fight Club / Mudanya MMA
Tolga Polat (born May 29, 1988) is a amateur Turkish Light Heavyweight mixed martial artist and wrestler, fighting out of Tolga Polat Fight Club in Bursa, Turkey.
He was born in the capital of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara. Currently is living in Bursa, Turkey and training at his own academy TPFC with his striking coach turkish former K-1 Max Japan kick boxer Serkan Yilmaz, Wrestling national coach Ahmet Yildirim, Judo coach Semih Isik, Boxing national olympic coach Bahram Muzaffer and his strentgh and conditionning coach Hakan Korular.
Tolga is Judo, he began judo at the age of 10. Growing up, he played soccer as a goal keeper, and participated in gymnastics, swimming, basket ball and hand ball. As mma amateur outside of Turkey he fought in Baku, Azerbaijan (95kg).
In Judo, he is 3 time Turkish Championship (1999, 2002 and 2006), 3 time Balkan Champion in 81 kg and 1 time Bronze medals in Austria.
In November 2013 at the Sambo World Championship in St Petersburg, he was in the round 16th (Category 100kg).
In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Tolga is Blue Belt under Emre Baydas and Arda Günçicek (Branch of Checkmat Turkey).
In BJJ, he is Balkan Champion in +94kg and 2nd at Ne-Waza Championship (Romania 2014)
IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
In July 2016, Tolga participate in the IMMAF 2016 in Las Vegas, lose the fight in the first round by tko. Despite the loss, Polat says that he's still determinated to pursue his MMA dream.
In November 2017, Tolga participate in the IMMAF 2017 in Manama, Bahrain, won the fight in the first round by abandon.
In November 2018, Tolga participate in the IMMAF 2018 in Manama, Bahrain, lost his fight via guillotine choke.
MMA RECORD : 11 - 3 - 1
BOXING RECORD : 1 - 0 - 0
KICKOXING RECORD : 4 - 1 - 0
HEIGHT : 5'6'' / 168 cm
WEIGHT : 125 LBS / 56 KG
DIVISION : Flyweight
HOMETOWN : Newquay, Cornwall, UK
ASSOCIATION : Koncept Gym
Katharine "Kate" Jackson (born August 13, 1986) is a professional British Flyweight Mixed Martial Artist, fighting out of Koncept Gym.
She was born in England, United Kingdom. Currently is living in Cornwall, UK and training at Koncept Gym.
She started with karate and judo in 2002, in BJJ she's Brown belt under Kevin Derrington and Kanny Baker and is a professional MMA competitor since 2009.
She is TUF 23 semi finalist and strawweight BCMMA title holder.
2018 - British NoGi Champion
2017 - BCMMA Strawweight Champion
2016 - Semi finalist TUF 23 Strawweight Tournament
THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER (TUF)
In the Eliminition, Kate faced Irene Cabello on Jan 26, 2016 at TUF 23. She won the fight by Unanimous Decision.
In the Quarter-Finals for the TUF 23, she faced Ashley Yoder on Feb 19, 2016 at TUF 23. She won the fight by Unanimous Decision.
In the Semi-Finals for the TUF 23, Kate faced Tatiana Suarez on Mar 2, 2016 at TUF 23. She lose the fight by submission (guillotine choke).
On Feb 18, 2017 in Colchester, Essex, England, Kate faced Bryony Tyrell at BCMMA 18. She won the fight by TKO R3 and becomes BCMMA Strawweight Champion
On Aug 25, 2017 in Verona, NY, Kate faced Colleen Schneider at BELLATOR 182. She won the fight by TKO R1 (Knee Injury).
On Dec 15, 2017 in Newcastle, UK, Kate faced Valérie Letourneau at BELLATOR 191. She lose the fight by unanimous decision.
On May 25, 2018 in London, UK, Kate faced Anastasia Yankova at BELLATOR 200. She won the fight by unanimous decision.
On June 22, 2019, in London, UK, Kate faced Lena Ovchynnikova at BELLATOR 223. She won the fight by TKO R1 (Elbows)
On July 1019, Kate extended her Bellator contrat to more 4 fights and will challenge the flyweight champion Ilima-Lei MacFalarne on December 21th in Hawai.
Boyd Allen (born July 19, 1989) is a professional South African Featherweight Mixed Martial Artist, fighting out of Fight Fit Militia in Johannesbourg, South Africa.
He was born in Springs, South Africa. Currently is living in Johannesbourg, South Africa and training at Fight Fit Militia.
He is former EFC featherweight champion
FIGHT NIGHTS GLOBAL
March 30, Boyd made his FIGHT NIGHTS debut in Moscow at FNG85. Sinistra lose the fight by unanimous decision against Magomed Yunusilau.