Linton
Vassell

  • Age:
    37
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 4"
  • Weight:
    250
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
20-8-0
(T)KO
7-4
SUB
9-1
  • Age:
    37
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 4"
  • Weight:
    250
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
20-8-0
(T)KO
7-4
SUB
9-1

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:48
  • Fastest KO:
    02:09
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:48

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    80%
  • Finished Rate:
    62.5%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    20%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    37.5%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    35%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    50%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    45%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    12.5%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    20-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    11 years, 8 months, 13 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    47.6
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.4
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 9 month, 25 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 26 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    06:28
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    13:35

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
11/14/2019
Win
19-8-0
Sergei Kharitonov
(29-6-0)
Heavyweight
238.6 vs 260.2
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 234
2 03:15
03/22/2019
Loss
19-7-0
Valentin Moldavskii
(8-1-0)
Heavyweight
246.7 vs 232.7
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 218
3 05:00
05/25/2018
Loss
19-6-0
Phil Davis
(18-4-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 206
KO (Strike)
Bellator MMA 200
3 01:06
11/03/2017
Loss
19-5-0
Ryan Bader
(23-5-0)
Light-heavyweight
204.6 vs 204.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bellator MMA 186
2 03:58
05/19/2017
Win
18-5-0
Liam McGeary
(12-1-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 205.5
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Bellator MMA 179
2 02:28
11/19/2016
Win
17-5-0
Francis Carmont
(22-11-0)
Light-heavyweight
205.2 vs 205.9
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 165
3 05:00
02/19/2016
Win
16-5-0
Emanuel Newton
(25-9-1)
Light-heavyweight
205.4 vs 205
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 149
3 05:00
09/19/2015
Loss
16-4-0
Muhammed Lawal
(15-4-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 204.4
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 142
2 05:00
02/27/2015
Win
15-4-0
Thierry Sokoudjou
(15-10-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 205
TKO/RSC
Bellator MMA 134
2 03:18
10/24/2014
Loss
15-3-0
Emanuel Newton
(24-7-1)
Light-heavyweight
204.5 vs 204.1
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 130
5 00:47
07/25/2014
Win
14-3-0
Virgil Zwicker
(12-4-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 206
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 122
1 01:32
03/28/2014
Win
13-3-0
Trever Carlson
(7-2-0)
Light-heavyweight
205 vs 205.6
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 114: Shlemenko VS. Ward
2 01:54
11/08/2013
Win
12-3-0
Matthew Jones
(6-5-0)
Light-heavyweight
205.5 vs 202
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 11/08/13
3 05:00
NSF
02/02/2013
Win
11-3-0
Zelg Galesic
(11-7-0)
Light-heavyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 32
1 04:31
NSF
08/18/2012
Win
10-3-0
Nick Chapman
(2-1-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 29
2 00:55
NSF
02/04/2012
Win
9-3-0
Aurelijus Kerpe
(9-15-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 26
1 03:16
NSF
10/08/2011
Win
8-3-0
Zolti Balla
(3-1-0)

TKO/RSC
UWC 17 - Bad to the Bone
1 02:09
NSF
04/24/2011
Win
7-3-0
Simon Carlsen
(5-2-0)
Light-heavyweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Cage Warriors 41
3 05:00
NSF
02/05/2011
Win
6-3-0
Rolandas Cizauskas
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Challenge MMA 18 - Face Off
1 04:21
NSF
10/29/2010
Loss
6-2-0
Matti Makela
(8-9-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Superior Challenge 6: Lion's Den
3 04:10
NSF
10/23/2010
NC
6-2-0
Adrian Preda
(1-1-0)

No Contest
Ultimate Challenge MMA 16: Unbelievable
1 05:00
NSF
06/05/2010
Win
5-2-0
Kevin Thompson
(5-1-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
OMMAC 5: Showdown
1 04:21
NSF
03/20/2010
Win
4-2-0
Nick Nembhard
(1-0-0)

TKO/RSC
UWC 12
1 02:49
NSF
11/28/2009
Loss
4-1-0
Stavros Economou
(6-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UWC 11
3 05:00
NSF
06/28/2009
Win
3-1-0
Svajunas Siaucilla
(1-5-1)
Light-heavyweight
Submission (Keylock)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 10
1 00:48
NSF
03/22/2009
Win
2-1-0
Reza Meldavian
(2-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 9 - Unstoppable
1 02:35
NSF
11/08/2008
Loss
2-0-0
Shola Adeniran
(0-0-0)
Heavyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 8
3 03:43
NSF
09/13/2008
Win
1-0-0
Chris Greig
(0-1-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
FX3: Fight Night 9
1 03:19
NSF
03/01/2008
Win
0-0-0
Marco Motta
(1-0-0)
Light-heavyweight
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge 6: Relentless
1 02:57

* 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