Mike
Russow
15-3-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 15-3-0, 1NC
Summary: Submissions, world-class experience

Fighter Info

From: Kankakee, Illinois USA
Fights Out Of: Chicago, IL USA
Age: 38
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 255 lb ( 115 kg )
College: Eastern Illinois University
Degree: Sociology

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
208
47% Successful
98
Types of Successful Strikes
0
98
58% Standing
13%
29%
57
13
28
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
42
43% Successful
18
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
5
1
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Mike Russow Jan 26, 2013
25 1 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Shawn Jordan 42 2 0 4
Loss
Fabricio Werdum Jun 23, 2012
31 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Mike Russow 3 0 0 0
Win
Mike Russow Jan 28, 2012
21 6 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
John-Olav Einemo 31 0 0 1
Win
Jon Madsen Mar 26, 2011
27 0 0 0 R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Mike Russow 14 3 0 0
Win
Todd Duffee May 29, 2010
51 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Mike Russow 14 0 0 0
Win
Mike Russow Aug 29, 2009
21 8 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Justin McCully 11 0 0 1
Win
Mike Russow
Yarrenoka! - New Year's Eve 2007
Dec 31, 2007
-- -- -- -- R1 Submission
Roman Zentsov -- -- -- --
Loss
Sergei Kharitonov
PRIDE 33: The Second Coming
Feb 24, 2007
3 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Mike Russow 7 3 1 2

Biography

TRAINING: Training twice a day - technique in the morning and hard sparring at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? My first fight was in 1998. I love to compete and set goals for myself. 

What ranks and titles have you held?
High school state heavyweight wrestling champ

Do you have any heroes? My mother and grandparents

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Eastern Illinois - degree in sociology

What was your job before you started fighting? Still a Chicago police officer

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Junior college All-American wrestler, three-time Division I national qualifier

Favorite grappling technique: north south choke

Favorite Striking technique: left hook

•    Graduated from same school and wrestling program as Matt Hughes

•    Win over Duffee was awarded Knockout of the Night honors. Russow was far behind on the scorecards when he delivered the finisher in the final round.

•    Lone loss came in PRIDE bout in 2007 against Sergei Kharitonov.

•    Four wins by KO

•    Eight wins by submission

•    On ten fight winning streak

Career

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