Dec 14 on MEGA Fights
Amir Khan vs. Paul McCloskey
Andrey Koreshkov was born in Omsk, Russia on August 23rd in 1990. He has a background in freestyle, hand to hand combat in which he is ranked as a Master of Sports, and Pankration. He won gold medals for Russia in Pankration at the 2010 World Championships and the 2010 World Combat Games.
In October of 2010 Koreshkov made his MMA debut and he’d went 8-0 before joining Bellator in 2012. After winning his first 5 fights with Bellator, Koreshkov faced Bellator’s welterweight champion Ben Askren but lost in the 4th round via TKO. Koreshkov won his next 4 fights to earn a second opportunity at the Bellator welterweight title and this time was able to win the title with a 5 round unanimous decision victory.