Andrey Koreshkov

by John Von 22 Jul,2018
Andrey Koreshkov

Andrey Andreevich Koreshkov or famously known as Andrey Koreshkov is a Russian professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter who currently competes for renowned American MMA promotion, Bellator MMA in their welterweight category.

 

He is a former  Bellator Welterweight Champion and has won FILA Pankration World Championship senior gold medal as well as World Combat Games Pankration gold medal in 2010.

Andrey Koreshkov’s Early Life

Andrey Koreshkov is of Russian nationality. He was born on August 23, 1990, in Omsk, Russian SFSR, Russia. Names of his parents aren't disclosed yet.

Andrey Koreshkov’s Net worth

Nicknames as Spartan, the Russian MMA starfighter has amassed a good sum of fortune through his professional MMA career. Even though his exact net worth is not known, his earnings from Bellator MMA could be well over $50,000 per fight.

Andrey Koreshkov’s  Career

The Russian MMA athlete made his professional debut in October 2010. He then moved to the United States of America and joined Bellator MMA in early 2012. He took on Taiwan Howard at Bellator LXIII and won his debut match via KO in the first round.

After facing off against several Bellator MMA competitors such as Jordan Smith, Lyman Good, Sam Oropeza, Adam McDonough, etc to name a few, he went against Douglas Lima at  Bellator 140 on July 17, 2015, for the Bellator Welterweight Championship.

He won the bout and the title through a unanimous decision and successfully defended his title against Benson Henderson at Bellator 153 that took place on April 22, 2016.

Koreshkov later had a rematch with former Bellator Welterweight champion Lima in the Bellator 164 main event on November 10, 2016, and lost the fight and the title back to Lima with a KO in the third round.

As of 2017, he took on Chid Njokuani in the Bellator 182 that occurred on August 25, 2017, and won the bout in the first round.

Andrey Koreshkov’s  Personal Life

Currently 27, he stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs around 77 Kg. He has a maximum reach of 74 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his fights and matches in Bellator.

Talking about his personal life, he maintains a very low profile. But according to sources, he is a happily married man. It was also reported the couple is blessed with a child. The name of his wife and children isn't disclosed by the fighter.

He looks like a person totally devoted and committed to his family. As of now, he is not linked or dragged into any rumors, controversy or affairs with any woman other than his wife and lives a happy life together with his wife and children.

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