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Age 36
Gender Male
Height 6' 4"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Linton Vassell is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 19-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 11 years
Rounds Fought 46.0
Avg. Fights/Year 2.5
Longest Layoff 9 months, 25 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 26 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 6 9 4
Losses 4 1 3
Finish Rate 78.9%
Finished Rate 62.5%
Win by Decision Rate 21.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 37.5%
Win by KO Rate 31.6%
Loss by KO Rate 50.0%
Win by SUB Rate 47.4%
Loss by SUB Rate 12.5%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:48
Fastest KO 02:09
Fastest SUB 00:48
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 06:22
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 13:35
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 03/22/2019 L
(19-7-0)
Valentin Moldavskii
(8-1-0)
HW
(246.7 vs. 232.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 218
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/25/2018 L
(19-6-0)
Phil Davis
(18-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 206.0)
KO (Strike)
Bellator MMA 200
3 1:06
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2017 L
(19-5-0)
Ryan Bader
(23-5-0)
LHW
(204.6 vs. 204.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 186
2 3:58
Official MMA Fight Results 05/19/2017 W
(18-5-0)
Liam McGeary
(12-1-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.5)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Bellator MMA 179
2 2:28
Official MMA Fight Results 11/19/2016 W
(17-5-0)
Francis Carmont
(22-11-0)
LHW
(205.2 vs. 205.9)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 165
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/19/2016 W
(16-5-0)
Emanuel Newton
(25-9-1)
LHW
(205.4 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 149
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/19/2015 L
(16-4-0)
Muhammed Lawal
(15-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 142
2 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2015 W
(15-4-0)
Thierry Sokoudjou
(15-10-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC
Bellator MMA 134
2 3:18
Official MMA Fight Results 10/24/2014 L
(15-3-0)
Emanuel Newton
(24-7-1)
LHW
(204.5 vs. 204.1)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 130
5 0:47
Official MMA Fight Results 07/25/2014 W
(14-3-0)
Virgil Zwicker
(12-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 206.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 122
1 1:32
Official MMA Fight Results 03/28/2014 W
(13-3-0)
Trever Carlson
(7-2-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.6)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 114: Shlemenko VS. Ward
2 1:54
Official MMA Fight Results 11/08/2013 W
(12-3-0)
Matthew Jones
(6-5-0)
LHW
(205.5 vs. 202.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 11/08/13
3 5:00
NSF 02/02/2013 W
(11-3-0)
Zelg Galesic
(11-7-0)
LHW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 32
1 4:31
NSF 08/18/2012 W
(10-3-0)
Nick Chapman
(2-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 29
2 0:55
NSF 02/04/2012 W
(9-3-0)
Aurelijus Kerpe
(9-15-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 26
1 3:16
NSF 10/08/2011 W
(8-3-0)
Zolti Balla
(3-1-0)
TKO/RSC
UWC 17 - Bad to the Bone
1 2:09
NSF 04/24/2011 W
(7-3-0)
Simon Carlsen
(5-2-0)
LHW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Cage Warriors 41
3 5:00
NSF 02/05/2011 W
(6-3-0)
Rolandas Cizauskas
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 18 - Face Off
1 4:21
NSF 10/29/2010 L
(6-2-0)
Matti Makela
(8-9-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Superior Challenge 6: Lion's Den
3 4:10
NSF 10/23/2010 NC
(6-2-0)
Adrian Preda
(1-1-0)
No Contest
Ultimate Challenge MMA 16: Unbelievable
1 0:00
NSF 06/05/2010 W
(5-2-0)
Kevin Thompson
(5-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
OMMAC 5: Showdown
1 4:21
NSF 03/20/2010 W
(4-2-0)
Nick Nembhard
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC
UWC 12
1 2:49
NSF 11/28/2009 L
(4-1-0)
Stavros Economou
(6-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UWC 11
3 5:00
NSF 06/28/2009 W
(3-1-0)
Svajunas Siaucilla
(1-5-1)
LHW Submission (Keylock)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 10
1 0:48
NSF 03/22/2009 W
(2-1-0)
Reza Meldavian
(2-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 9 - Unstoppable
1 2:35
NSF 11/08/2008 L
(2-0-0)
Shola Adeniran
(0-0-0)
HW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 8
3 3:43
NSF 09/13/2008 W
(1-0-0)
Chris Greig
(0-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
FX3: Fight Night 9
1 3:19
NSF 03/01/2008 W
(0-0-0)
Marco Motta
(1-0-0)
LHW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 6: Relentless
1 2:57
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class