VFD Marketing Signs UFC Star Ali Bagautinov

April 16, 2014

VFD Marketing is proud to announce the signing of top UFC Flyweight Ali Bagautinov. After only a few years in professional MMA competition, Bagautinov has quickly established himself as one of the top fighters in his weight class.

 

Bagautinov is an accomplished Mixed Martial Artist with multiple national and international titles in Combat Sambo and Wrestling. Born in Kizlyar, Dagestan, and fighting out of Moscow, Russia, Bagautinov is a role model for many aspiring MMA fighters in his home country, and a great ambassador for the sport.

 

Ali Bagautinov’s MMA record is 13-2. He’s undefeated in the UFC (3-0), with one TKO finish and two decision victories.

 

The biggest fight of Ali Bagautinov’s career so far will come on June 14, when he faces Demetrious Johnson for the UFC Flyweight title. This fight will headline the UFC 174 Pay-Per-View event at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

A fighter of Ali Bagautinov’s caliber strengthens VFD Marketing as top athlete representation agency. He joins a long list of top talent, with fighters like Travis Browne, Clay Guida and Alistair Overeem already being on the roster. “We are excited to bring on a world-class fighter in Ali,” said Elie Deshe, VFD Marketing Co-Founder. “He is an incredible fighter and a great ambassador of the UFC around the world. We look forward to supporting Ali on his quest for the UFC title.”

 

Bagautinov represents Jackson-Winkeljohn’s MMA Academy and has his training camp set in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nicknamed “The Puncher King”, Bagautinov has competed in MMA professionally since 2009.

Bagautinov  was born in Russia, Dagestan , and started his career training in freestyle and classic wrestling .
In early 2002, he moved to Moscow and joined the FIGHT NIGHTS TEAM.  As a member of Fight Nights Team, he became very successful in boxing, grappling and combat sambo.  He became three times the Champion of the World in combat sambo.

FIGHT NIGHTS TEAM (FN TEAM) - is a top Russian team, led by Kamil Gadzhiev and Batu Khasikov , with  such fighters as Vitaly Minakov  (Bellator champion ), Ruslan Magomedov ( fighter UFC), Gasan Umalatov ( fighter UFC), Rasul Mirzaev (world champion in combat sambo ), Mikhail Mokhnatkin ( European champion in combat sambo ) and Abdulkarim Edilov (world champion Unifight ) .


The team has a deep pool of 20 young prospects.  Currently, they are gaining popularity in Russia and soon will launch their careers in United States .

In USA , the team received a partner in the former UFC champion Andrei Arlovsky.


Today FN TEAM, VFD Marketing and Andrew Orlovsky join forces to achieve a high goal - the conquest belt UFC bantamweight division.

VFD Marketing starts cooperation with the top Russian flyweight Ali Puncher Bagautinov .

Bagautinov  was born in Russia, Dagestan , started his career with training freestyle and classic wrestling .  In early 2002, he moved to Moscow , where, under the protection of FIGHT NIGHTS TEAM became a successful boxing , grappling and combat sambo , winning three world championships gold .

FIGHT NIGHTS TEAM (FN TEAM) - is a top Russian team, led by Kamil Gadzhiev and Batu Khasikov , having such fighters as Vitaly Minakov ( Bellator champion ), Ruslan Magomedov ( fighter UFC), Gasan Umalatov ( fighter UFC), Rasul Mirzaev (world champion in combat sambo ), Mikhail Mokhnatkin ( European champion in combat sambo ) and Abdulkarim Edilov (world champion Unifight ).


The team is also composed of 20 young prospects, gained popularity in Russia and is soon going to start a career in the United States .

Recently, the former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Andrei Arlovski, joined FIGHT NIGHTS TEAM and became team's official representative in United States.  

Today FN TEAM, VFD Marketing and Andrei Arlovski have joined forces to achieve a high goal - the conquest belt UFC flyweight division.

 

ABOUT VFD SPORTS MARKETING

VFD Sports Marketing is the leading sports management and marketing company focused on MMA and extreme sport athletes. VFD works with top companies and athletes who want to get involved in the fastest growing sports in the world, via sports consulting, athlete & brand management, and corporate sponsorship opportunities.