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Gegard Mousasi

"Gegard Mousasi The Dreamcatcher"Gegard Mousasi The Dreamcatcher (Geghard Movsesian on August 1, 1985) is an Armenian –Dutch (MMA) mix martial artist & professional kickboxer. Mousasi has professional record of 30 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws in his MMA career. He finished 56.67% of his fights by (T)knockouts and 33.3% by submissions.  Gegard Mousasi is the member of Russian Red Devil Sport Club which most notable fighters are Alexander and Fedor Emelianenko.

Titles of Gegard Mousasi:

Current Dream Light Heavyweight Champion
Cage Warriors Middleweight Champion
Dream Middleweight Champion
Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion (former)

Mousasi was born in Tehran (Iran) and during the Iran-Iraq war his family moved to Leiden, Netherlands. Gegard was brought to Judo gym by his father at the age of 8. He started boxing at 15 and just 12 month later he became an amateur boxing champion of the Netherlands with a record of 12-1 earning 12 knockouts. Later he switched to kickbox and MMA (mixed martial arts). Gegard Mousasi is a good friend of Fedor “The last Emperor” Emelianenko and trains with famous Ernesto “Mr. Perfect” Hoost and Tyrone “King of The Ring” Spong.

He has noticeable wins over famous fighters like:

  • Kyotaro (K-1)                                Decision (Unanimous)
  • Musashi (K-1)                               TKO (Referee stoppage)
  • Melvin Manhoef                             Submission (triangle choke)
  • Ronaldo Souza                              KO (upkick)
  • Mark Hunt                                     Submission (armbar)
  • Renato “Babalu” Sobral                 KO (punches)
  • Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou           TKO (strikes)
  • Evangelista Santos                       TKO (strikes)

Gegard Mousasi “The Dreamcatcher”           Gegard Mousasi “The Dreamcatcher”

"Gegard Mousasi""Gegard Mousasi (knees)"

Gegard Mousasi & Belts                                        Gegard Mousasi & Fedor Emelianenko

"Gegard Mousasi & Belts" "Fedor Emelianenko and Gegard Mousasi"

Gegard training with Dan Henderson                  Gegard playing game with Fedor Emelianenko

"Gegard Mousasi & Dan Henderson""Gegard Mousasi playing game with Fedor Emelianenko"

Gegard vs Sokoudjou weight ins                            Gegard vs Sokoudjou (TKO)

"Mousasi vs Sokoudjou weight ins""Gegard vs Sokoudjou"

Gegard vs Renato Sobral (KO)                               Gegard vs Renato Sobral (KO)

"Gegard Mousasi vs Renato Sobral""Gegard Mousasi vs Renato Babalu Dobral (KO)"

Gegard vs Melvin Manhoef (Triangle)                   Gegard vs Ronaldo Souza  (KO)

"Gegard Mousasi vs Melvin Manhoef""Gegard Mousasi vs Ronaldo Souza KO"

Last fight of Gegard Mousasi was against Keith Jardine,… judges give the decision of a majority draw,…Decision was an upset of the night, many people think that Gegard was the winner of the fight even UFC president Dana White who wrote on his twitter “You’ve got to be $h*%ing me!”.  Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said that that Mousasi had won the fight and he thinking of organizing a rematch for the fighters. Gegard is going to face Hiroshi Izumi in Dream 17 on July 16, 2011 🙂

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