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Encyclopedia > Igor Vovchanchyn
Igor Vovchanchyn
Image:Vovchanchyn.jpeg
Statistics
Nickname Ice Cold
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Nationality Flag of Ukraine Ukrainian Flag of Russia Russian
Born June 08, 1973 (1973-06-08) (age 34)
Fighting out of Kharkov, Ukraine
Town of birth Zolochiv, Ukraine
Fighting style Kickboxing
Mixed martial arts record
Wins 45
  By knockout 24
  By submission 14
Losses 9
Draws 1
No contests 1

Igor Yaroslavovich "Ice Cold" Vovchanchyn (Russian: Игорь Ярославович Вовчанчин. June 8, 1973) is a Mixed martial arts USSR - born fighter. He has had an accomplished career in the PRIDE Fighting Championships, and holds notable wins over Mark Kerr, Yuki Kondo, Gilbert Yvel, Kazushi Sakuraba,Valentijn Overeem, and Gary Goodridge. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... Kharkov (rus: Ха́рьков) or Kharkiv (ukr: Ха́рків) is the second largest city in Ukraine, a center of Kharkivska oblast. It is situated in the northeast of the country and has a population of two million. ... Zolochiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ; Russian: , translit. ... Kickboxer redirects here. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... For the fighting style, see Hybrid martial arts. ... PRIDE Fighting Championships (PRIDE or PRIDE FC for short) is a mixed martial arts organization based in Japan, and currently promoted by Dream Stage Entertainment (DSE). ... Mark Kerr, also known as The Titan, The Specimen, and The Smashing Machine, is an American mixed martial artist and champion collegiate wrestler. ... Yuki Kondo (Japanese: 近藤有己) (July 17, 1975-) is a Japanese mixed martial arts fighter. ... Gilbert The Hurricane Yvel (June 30, 1976-) is a Dutch mixed martial arts fighter. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Valentijn Overeem (August 17, 1977-) is a Dutch mixed martial arts fighter. ... Gary Big Daddy Goodridge (born January 17, 1966) is a Trinidad and Tobago born kickboxer and a mixed martial arts fighter, now residing in Canada. ...

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Biography

Igor Vovchanchyn was born in Zolochiv, Ukraine in 1973. Igor was world renowned for his fierce fighting skills, and Knockout power. Zolochiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ; Russian: , translit. ... A boxer is knocked down and receives the 10-count. ...


Mixed Martial Arts Career

Igor "Ice Cold" Vovchanchyn began fighting in MMA since the first Warrior's Honor tournament and then inaugral International Absolute Fighting Council tournament in Moscow on September 25, 1995. The event consisted of a grueling 32 man tournament in which the winner would have to fight five times in one night. Vovchanchyn won three fights: he faced Adilson Lima twice. The fourth fight he lost to Mikhail Illoukhine with an illegal "Chin to Eye" submission. Vovchanchyn continued to fight mainly in the IAFC until switching to PRIDE fighting championship for Pride 4. He won his first match in Pride Fighting Championships with a TKO win over Gary "Big Daddy" Goodridge. After defeating Kazushi Sakuraba, Igor came in 2nd place in the prestigious 2000 PRIDE Grand Prix. Igor Vovchanchyn is a celebrated PRIDE fighter with victories over Mark Kerr, Valentijn Overeem, and Gilbert Yvel. For the fighting style, see Hybrid martial arts. ... Position of Moscow in Europe Coordinates: , Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Government  - Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Area  - City 1,081 km²  (417. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Pride refers to a strong sense of self-respect, a refusal to be humiliated as well as joy in the accomplishments of oneself or a person, group, or object that one identifies with. ... PRIDE Fighting Championships (PRIDE or PRIDE FC for short) is a mixed martial arts organization based in Japan, and currently promoted by Dream Stage Entertainment (DSE). ... Gary Big Daddy Goodridge (born January 17, 1966) is a Trinidad and Tobago born kickboxer and a mixed martial arts fighter, now residing in Canada. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Mark Kerr, also known as The Titan, The Specimen, and The Smashing Machine, is an American mixed martial artist and champion collegiate wrestler. ... Valentijn Overeem (August 17, 1977-) is a Dutch mixed martial arts fighter. ... Gilbert The Hurricane Yvel (June 30, 1976-) is a Dutch mixed martial arts fighter. ...


Championships and accomplishments

Mixed Martial Arts

  • PRIDE World Grand Prix 2000 runner-up
  • Mr. Strong Guy 1996 winner
  • Ukranian Octagon winner (1996)
  • International Fighting Championship 1 winner (1996)
  • AROC 3 winner (1997)
  • Absolute Fighting Championship 3 winner (1997)
  • World ValeTudo Championship 5 winner (1998)

Pride refers to a strong sense of self-respect, a refusal to be humiliated as well as joy in the accomplishments of oneself or a person, group, or object that one identifies with. ...

Mixed Martial Arts Record

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Date Outcome Opponent Method Event Round, time Notes
8/28/2005 Loss Kazuhiro Nakamura Decision (Unanimous) PRIDE Final Conflict 2005 Round 2, 5:00
6/26/2005 Loss Alistair Overeem Submission (Guillotine Choke) PRIDE Critical Countdown 2005 Round 1, 1:20
4/23/2005 Win Yuki Kondo Decision (Unanimous) PRIDE Total Elimination 2005 Round 3, 5:00
2/20/2005 Win Yoshiki Takahashi KO (Punch) PRIDE 29 - Fists Of Fire Round 1, 1:10
12/4/2004 Win Sergey Terezimov Submission (Heel Hook) WOP - Water of Peresvit
10/14/2004 Win Shamoji Fujii KO PRIDE Bushido 5 Round 1, 4:02
2/1/2004 Win Dan Bobish TKO (Strikes) PRIDE 27 - Inferno Round 2, 1:45
8/10/2003 Loss Mirko Filipović KO (Head Kick) PRIDE Total Elimination 2003 Round 1, 1:29
6/8/2003 Win Bob Schrijber Submission (Rear Naked Choke) It's Showtime - Amsterdam Arena Round 2, 4:05
9/29/2002 Loss Quinton Jackson Submission (Injury) PRIDE 22 - Beasts From The East 2 Round 1, 7:17
2/24/2002 Loss Heath Herring Decision (Unanimous) PRIDE 19 - Bad Blood Round 3, 5:00
12/23/2001 Win Valentijn Overeem Submission (Heel Hook) PRIDE 18 - Cold Fury 2 Round 1, 4:35
11/10/2001 Win Ricardas Rocevicius TKO (Leg Kicks) Rings Lithuania - Bushido Rings 3 Round 2
11/3/2001 Loss Mario Sperry Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) PRIDE 17 - Championship Chaos Round 1, 2:52
7/29/2001 Win Masaaki Satake Decision (Unanimous) PRIDE 15 - Raging Rumble Round 3, 5:00
5/27/2001 Win Gilbert Yvel Submission (Choke) PRIDE 14 - Clash of the Titans Round 1, 1:52
3/25/2001 Loss Tra Telligman Decision PRIDE 13 - Collision Course Round 3, 5:00
12/9/2000 Win Mark Kerr Decision PRIDE 12 - Cold Fury Round 3, 5:00
10/31/2000 Win Nobuhiko Takada Submission (Strikes) PRIDE 11 - Battle of the Rising Sun Round 2, 3:17
8/27/2000 Win Enson Inoue TKO (Strikes) PRIDE 10 - Return of the Warriors Round 1, 10:00
6/4/2000 Win Daijiro Matsui TKO (Strikes) PRIDE 9 - New Blood Round 1, 5:03
5/1/2000 Loss Mark Coleman Submission (Strikes) PRIDE Grand Prix 2000 - Finals Round 2, 3:09
5/1/2000 Win Kazushi Sakuraba TKO (Corner Stoppage) PRIDE Grand Prix 2000 - Finals Round 1, 15:00
5/1/2000 Win Gary Goodridge TKO (Strikes) PRIDE Grand Prix 2000 - Finals Round 1, 10:14
1/30/2000 Win Alexander Otsuka Decision PRIDE Grand Prix 2000 - Opening Round Round 1, 15:00
11/21/1999 Win Francisco Bueno KO (Punches) PRIDE 8 Round 1, 1:23
9/12/1999 No Contest Mark Kerr KO (Punches) PRIDE 7 N/A
7/4/1999 Win Carlos Barreto Decision PRIDE 6 Round 3, 5:00
5/8/1999 Win Vepcho Bardanashvili Submission (Choke) InterPride 1999-Heavyweight Final N/A
4/29/1999 Win Akira Shoji Decision PRIDE 5 Round 2, 10:00
2/2/1999 Win Edson Carvalho TKO (Strikes) WVC 7-World Vale Tudo Championship 7 Round 1, 3:16
11/1/1998 Win Aloisio Freitas Neto Submission (Strikes) WVC 6-World Vale Tudo Championship 6 Round 1, 7:26
10/11/1998 Win Gary Goodridge TKO (Strikes) PRIDE 4 Round 1, 5:58
2/3/1998 Win Nick Nutter KO (Knee) WVC 5-World Vale Tudo Championship 5 Round 1, 0:14
2/3/1998 Win Elias Rodrigues Submission (Punches) WVC 5-World Vale Tudo Championship 5 Round 1, 10:35
2/3/1998 Win Tulio Palhares Submission (Punches) WVC 5-World Vale Tudo Championship 5 Round 1, 5:35
11/12/1997 Win Nick Nutter Submission (Headbutts) IAFC-1st Absolute Fighting World Cup Pankration Round 1, 24:42
11/12/1997 Win Mikhail Avetisyan Decision IAFC-1st Absolute Fighting World Cup Pankration Round 1, 35:00
11/12/1997 Win Valery Pliev Submission (Punches) IAFC-1st Absolute Fighting World Cup Pankration Round 1, 7:13
8/29/1997 Win Igor Guerus TKO IAFC-Absolute Fighting Russian Open Cup 3 Round 1, 7:13
8/29/1997 Win Vasily Kudin Submission (Leg Kicks) IAFC-Absolute Fighting Russian Open Cup 3 Round 1
5/23/1997 Win Dimitry Panfilov TKO COS-Cup of Stars N/A
5/2/1997 Draw Leonardo Castello Branco TKO [[IAFC-Absolute Fighting Championship 2 [Day 2]]] Round 1, 35:00
3/30/1996 Win John Dixon Submission (Exhaustion) IIFC 1-Kombat in Kiev Round 1, 9:10
3/30/1996 Win Paul Varelans TKO IIFC 1-Kombat in Kiev Round 1, 6:20
3/30/1996 Win Fred Floyd Submission (Strikes) IIFC 1-Kombat in Kiev Round 1, 13:14
3/1/1996 Win Igor Guerus KO DNRF-Ukrainian Octagon Round 1, 1:41
3/1/1996 Win Sergey Sheremet KO DNRF-Ukrainian Octagon Round 1, 1:27
3/1/1996 Win Oleg Tischenko KO DNRF-Ukrainian Octagon Round 1, 0:05
1/28/1996 Win Roman Tikunov KO MSG 1996-Mr. Strong Guy 1996 Round 1
1/28/1996 Win Sergei Bondarovich KO MSG 1996-Mr. Strong Guy 1996 Round 1
1/28/1996 Win Nikolai Yatsuk KO MSG 1996-Mr. Strong Guy 1996 Round 1
9/25/1995 Loss Mikhail Illoukhine Submission (Chin in the Eye) IAFC-Absolute Fighting Championship 1 Round 1, 6:30
9/25/1995 Win Adilson Lima TKO (Broken Nose) IAFC-Absolute Fighting Championship 1 Round 1, 1:51
9/25/1995 Win Adilson Lima KO (Kicks and Punches) IAFC-Absolute Fighting Championship 1 Round 1, 0:56
9/25/1995 Win Sergei Akinen TKO (Broken Arm) IAFC-Absolute Fighting Championship 1 Round 1, 2:40

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PRIDE 29: Fists of Fire was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... A submission (depending on the context also referred to as a tap out or tapping out) is a combat sports term for yielding to the opponent, and hence resulting in an immediate defeat. ... The leglock is a joint lock in martial arts which attacks the opponents leg joints, usually the knee but less commonly the hip. ... A boxer is knocked down and receives the 10-count. ... PRIDE Bushido 5 was a mixed martial arts event held by PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... A boxer is knocked down and receives the 10-count. ... PRIDE 27: Inferno was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A boxer is knocked down and receives the 10-count. ... A taekwondo sidekick. ... PRIDE Total Elimination 2003 was a mixed martial arts event held by PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... A submission (depending on the context also referred to as a tap out or tapping out) is a combat sports term for yielding to the opponent, and hence resulting in an immediate defeat. ... Samoa Joe performs his Coquina Clutch (Rear naked choke) on Christopher Daniels at TNA Final Resolution The rear naked choke (often abbreviated RNC) is a chokehold in martial arts applied from an opponents back. ... Quinton Ramone Rampage Jackson (born June 20, 1978) is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter who rose to prominence with his fights in Japans PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... A submission (depending on the context also referred to as a tap out or tapping out) is a combat sports term for yielding to the opponent, and hence resulting in an immediate defeat. ... PRIDE 22–Beasts From The East 2 was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Heath Herring is an American professional mixed martial artist. ... PRIDE 19–Bad Blood was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Valentijn Overeem (August 17, 1977-) is a Dutch mixed martial arts fighter. ... A submission (depending on the context also referred to as a tap out or tapping out) is a combat sports term for yielding to the opponent, and hence resulting in an immediate defeat. ... Heel hook may refer to: A heel hook in grappling. ... PRIDE 18–Cold Fury 2 was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Mario The Zen Machine Sperry (born September 28, 1966) is a heavyweight martial artist from Brazil. ... PRIDE 17–Championship Chaos was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Masaaki Satake is a karate and kickboxing fighter. ... PRIDE 15–Raging Rumble was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Gilbert The Hurricane Yvel (June 30, 1976-) is a Dutch mixed martial arts fighter. ... PRIDE 14–Clash of the Titans was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Tra Telligman (pronounced tray) (born Feb. ... PRIDE 13–Collision Course was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Mark Kerr, also known as The Titan, The Specimen, and The Smashing Machine, is an American mixed martial artist and champion collegiate wrestler. ... PRIDE 12–Cold Fury was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Nobuhiko Takada (Japanese:髙田延彦, born April 12, 1962) is a Japanese mixed martial arts fighter and professional wrestler. ... PRIDE 11–Battle of the Rising Sun was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Enson Yamato Damashii Inoue (Japanese: エンセン井上, born April 15, 1967) is a Japanese mixed martial arts fighter. ... PRIDE 10 was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Daijiro Matsui is a professional Japanese mixed martial arts fighter. ... PRIDE 9–New Blood was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Mark The Hammer Coleman (born December 20, 1964) is an American mixed martial arts fighter and former olympic amateur wrestler. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Gary Big Daddy Goodridge (born January 17, 1966) is a Trinidad and Tobago born kickboxer and a mixed martial arts fighter, now residing in Canada. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... PRIDE 8 was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... Mark Kerr, also known as The Titan, The Specimen, and The Smashing Machine, is an American mixed martial artist and champion collegiate wrestler. ... PRIDE 7 was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships. ... 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Kick Boxing Record

Russian Kick Boxing Champion 60 Fights, 58 Wins, 2 Losses


Won World Kick Boxing Championship in Moscow, 1995.


See also

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External links

  • Sherdog stats, images and video interviews with Igor

Videos

  • Igor vs. Gary Goodridge
  • Igor vs. Crocop
  • Highlight Videos of Igor Vovchanchyn – [2][3]

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