WHAT IS SAMBO / COMBAT SAMBO?
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Fedor Emelianenko, four-time World Combat Sambo Champion and six-time Russian National Combat Sambo Champion in the +100 kg division. Two-time Russian national Judo bronze medalist, he was the last heavyweight champion of the PRIDE Fighting Championships and was the consensus No. 1 ranked Heavy weight MMA fighter in the world for over seven years.
Marko Kosev, Bulgarian national and the first and only one five-time world combat sambo champion.
Vitaly Minakov, four-time Sambo World Champion, four-time Russian National Champion.
Alexander Pushnitsa, three-time Sambo World Champion, two-time European Champion, nine-time champion of the USSR, Merited Master of Sports of the USSR.
Rasul Mirzaev, World Combat Sambo Champion in Tashkent 2010.
The World Sambo Academy in Kstovo, the venue of many sambo competitions
Igor Kurinnoy, a Merited Master of Sport, three-time Sambo World Champion, a five-time Sambo World Cup Champion and director of Borec Sports Club.
Andrei Arlovski, UFC heavyweight champion. He was also the Junior World Sport Sambo Champion, as well as a silver medalist in the World Sambo Championship and World Sambo Cup.
Vladimir Kyullenen, 1972 European Champion and USSR Champion, 1975 World Champion and USSR Champion.
Ahad Rajabli, World Champion and multiple champion of Azerbaijan.
Chris Dolman, 1969 World Cup Champion, 1985 World Champion and 1985 World Games Champion. Eight-time Judo champion of Netherlands, European Judo silver medalist, four-time Greco-Roman wrestling champion of Benelux. Also the first primary trainer for Rings Holland and Dolman Gym, the mixed martial arts teams for which Alistair Overeem, Valentijn Overeem and Gegard Mousasi all were members. Also trainer and co-owner of Chakuriki Gym.
Volk Han, 1987 and 1988 USSR Champion, 1987 and 1988 Russian National Champion, Merited Master of Sports of the USSR. Multiple freestyle wrestling champion of Dagestan. Also the first primary trainer for the Russian Top Team, the mixed martial arts team for which Fedor Emelianenko, Aleksander Emelianenko, and Sergei Kharitonov all were members.
Andrei Kopylov, 1986 and 1991 Spartakiad of Peoples of the USSR Champion, 1991 USSR Champion. Also primary trainer for the Russian Top Team.
Ron Tripp, 1994 World Champion and 7 times World Medalist capturing 8 US National Titles and 6 Pan Am Golds during his career (both FIAS East and West). A Judo champion and current general secretary of USA Judo. Tripp was promoted to 10th degree in sambo in 1995 and became America's first International Distinguished Master of Sport in 1996. Also in 1996, he served as World Team Coach at the Tokyo World Championships. At the 1993 U.S. Sambo Championships, he scored a total victory throw over Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Rickson Gracie, the only time Gracie was defeated in competition.
Clinton Burke, NCAA wrestling finalist and All-American from the University of Oklahoma, was a four-time finalist in world competition beginning in 1987, when he earned a silver medal in the World Cup in Tokyo. He won World Championship silver medals in three different weight classes (62 kg, 68 kg, and 74 kg), closing his career in 1993 as runner-up in the World Championships in Kstovo, Russia.
Lance Campbell Sport Sambo World Champion (FIAS West). One of only eight grapplers selected to compete in the Ultimate Submission Showdown.
Martin Clarke, The Father of British Sambo, Multiple time FIAS British Sambo Champion, World Games Silver 1985, World Silver 1986, World Masters Silver 1997. He is the only person in Great Britain to receive the FIAS Gold Medal for services to FIAS. He holds the rank of Grand Master in combat sambo and sport sambo.
Amy Ehlenfeldt, an accomplished US judo player; she won the 1991 FIAS World Championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, becoming the first American woman to achieve victory over a female USSR competitor.
Aleksander Emelianenko, Fedor's brother, is a five-time Russian National Combat Sambo Champion and three-time World Sambo Champion in the +100 kg divisions.
Jason Gabrielson, Three-time World champion, one-time World Cup champion, Pan-American Games champion, Sixteen-time US Champion competing in all age groups (FIAS West). Only US lifetime undefeated champion. Was nominated for (but did not win) the American Sambo Association's Pioneer of American Sambo Award. Is also a champion wrestler and judo competitor.
James Chico Hernandez, First sambo champion to be featured on a box of Wheaties Energy Crunch. He won the 2000 FIAS World Cup silver medal, FIAS Pan American silver medal,10 time USA AAU Sambo Champion, three-time British FIAS silver medalist, and bronze medal winner at the 2010 FIAS Championships of Scotland. 2009 American Sambo Association's Pioneer of American Sambo Award winner and he is the first sambo wrestler to appear in CNN/SI "Faces In the Crowd".
Scott Sonnon, Honourable Master of Sports in Sambo from the AASF, was nominated for (but did not win) the American Sambo Association's Pioneer of American Sambo Award, World University Sambo Games Silver Medalist (not an official University games event), USA Grand National and Pan-American Sambo Champion, and USA National Sambo Team Coach.
Zurab Bekochvili, World Sambo Champion, Russian/U.S. Sambo & Judo Champion & a leading sambo authority in Florida, USA under American Sambo Federation. Zurab Bekochvili holds a notable victory in a 1993 sport sambo match against Scott Sonnon
Archil Chokheli, two times world Sambo Champion (1997 & 2000) and European champion, trained the Georgian national team in 2012 but was killed in an anti terror operation while serving as officer of a special operations unit.
Igor Yakimov, World Judo Champion, as well a World Sport Sambo Champion and a medallist at the Combat Sambo World Championships
Irina Rodina, Russian Women's Sport Sambo Champion, judo olympian, and mixed martial artist
David Rudman, USSR, champion of the first International Sambo Tournament, at 70 kg, and first World Champion in the weight category up to 68 kg.
Yury Rybak, Belarusian sport sambo champion, and World Judo silver medalist
Andrei Kazusionak, Belarusian sport sambo champion, European Judo champion, and Olympian
Blagoi Ivanov, Won the over 100 kg combat sambo gold medal at the 2008 World Sambo Championships, at 22 years of age he notably defeated Fedor Emelianeko, 4 time World Combat Sambo Champion.
Sergej Grecicho, two-time Lithuanian combat sambo champion, mixed martial artist
Rumen Dimitrov, World Combat Sambo Champion, and mixed martial artist from Bulgaria
Rosen Dimitrov, World Combat Sambo Champion, and mixed martial artist from Bulgaria
Rustam J Szudoczki, From Russia, Chechnya. 2 time European Combat Sambo and Sambo champion, 9 time World Champion Combat Sambo/MMA/WCC. Sambo grandmaster (level 10) He was one of the youngest sambist in the world who get the grandmaster level in young age. He is professional fighter and referee.
Genrikh Shults, 6-times Soviet Sport Sambo Champion (85 kg), the first captain of the USSR national Judo team, European Judo champion (80 kg)
Marko Kosev, 5 time World Combat Sambo Champion from Bulgaria.
Johnson Jajoute, Currently trains out of MPR Endurance also recognized as the USA Sambo National Training Center. Combat Sambo Finish 5th 2 times at the World Championships in 2016 and 2018, World Cup (Kharlampiev) 2016 bronze medalists, President’s Cup bronze medalist in 2016 and 2 time silver medalist in 2017 and 2018, Pan American Championships 2 time gold medalist in 2016,2017 and bronze medalist in 2018. Sport Sambo silver medalist at US National Championships 2018, Beach Sambo Pan American silver medalist 2018. He’s also a pro boxer and MMA fighter.
Illegal Sambo techniques
Sambo (Russian: са́мбо, IPA: [ˈsambə]; самозащита без оружия) is a Russian martial art and combat sport. It originated in the Russian SFSR in Soviet Union. The word "SAMBO" is a portmanteau for samozashchita bez oruzhiya, which literally translates as "self-defence without weapons". Sambo is relatively modern, since its development began in the early 1920s by the Soviet Red Army to improve their hand-to-hand combat abilities. It was intended to be a merger of the most effective techniques of other martial arts. Sambo have 2 traditional way, 1 with belt system and 1 without belt system (only blue and red belt). The SAMBO and Combat Sambo rules can be different on different countries.
The pioneers of sambo were Viktor Spiridonov and Vasili Oshchepkov. Oshchepkov died in prison as a result of the Great Purge after being accused of being a Japanese spy. Oshchepkov spent several years living in Japan and training in judo under its founder Kano Jigoro.
Spiridonov and Oshchepkov independently developed two different styles, which eventually cross-pollinated and became what is known as sambo. Compared to Oshchepkov's system, called "Free wrestling" in Russia (known in the West as Catch-as-catch-can wrestling or simply Catch wrestling), Spiridonov's style was softer and less brutal. It was also less strength-dependent, which in large part was due to injuries Spiridonov sustained during World War I.
Anatoly Kharlampiev, a student of Vasili Oshchepkov, is also considered a founder of sambo. In 1938, it was recognized as an official sport by the USSR All-Union Sports Committee.
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