alexander sarnavskiy

March 29th, 2017
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

April 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at Bellator 136 is a three-round lightweight bout between Marcin Held and Alexander Sarnavskiy. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Sarnavskiy is a-165 favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Held is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Held at…

April 6th, 2015
James Lynch

Bellator MMA returns Friday night with arguably their most stacked event this year, as Bellator 136 emanates from the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. With UFC Fight Night: Krakov offering a lackluster event, this is one of the rare weekends where Bellator could dominate the MMA headlines. Along with the lightweight championship being on…

November 22nd, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania plays host to the final Bellator event of season nine with a stacked card featuring the defense of the middleweight championship as well as the conclusion of the welterweight and lightweight tournaments. Let’s take a look. The best Russian MMA fighter since Fedor, Alexander Shlemenko (48-7) will defend his Bellator middleweight strap for…

November 21st, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 109 Date: November 22, 2013 Arena: Sands Bethlehem Event Center City: Bethlehem, P.A. Lightweight tournament finals: Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy (-200) vs “Ill” Will Brooks (+170) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for Bellator 109 on Spike TV will be the Bellator lightweight finals, and the winner will advance for a shot at the 155 title….

October 25th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Bellator rolls on as we take a trip down south to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the semifinals of the season nine lightweight tournament will continue with a few feature fights to help round out the card before the inaugural Bellator PPV. In the main event, we have season eight tournament finalist Saad Awad (15-5) taking…

October 25th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 105 Date: October 25, 2013 Arena: Santa Ana Star Center City: Rio Ranch, New Mexico Lightweight bout: Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy (-380) vs Ricardo Tirloni (+315) Fight Breakdown: The Bellator 105 main card will feature a semifinal match-up for the promotion’s lightweight tournament, as the Russian Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy takes on the Brazilian Ricardo Tirloni….

October 22nd, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, the last of Bellator’s season nine tournament finalists will be determined, as the lightweight semifinals will move two fighters a step closer to a shot at the belt currently held by Michael Chandler. The two matches have a fair amount of intrigue, as Saad Awad looks to replicate his success in last season’s…

September 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Bellator 101 Date: September 27, 2013 Arena: Moda Center at Rose Quarter City: Portland, OR Lightweight bout: Alexander Sarnavskiy (-490) vs Marcus Davis (+390) Fight Breakdown: The Bellator 101 main card features a lightweight opening round fight between an up and coming prospect and a veteran of the sport, as the 24 year old Russian,…

November 30th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: Bellator 82 Matchup: Alexander Sarnavskiy (-525) vs. Tony Hervey (+325) Location: Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan Time: 8 p.m. (ET) How to watch: Spike.com, MTV2 TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Alexander Sarnavskiy (-525) MMA Record: 20-1 Bellator Record: 0-1 Age: 23 Nationality: Russian Height: 5-11 Weight: 155 pounds Style: Striker/Submissions Camp: RusFighter Sport Club Strengths: Striking, offensive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, length, heart Weaknesses: Takedown…