John Polakowski (fighter)

John Polakowski (born June 21, 1981) is an American retired mixed martial artist. He was a cast member of SpikeTV's The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir

John Polakowski
Born (1981-06-21) June 21, 1981 (age 40)
Seattle, Washington, United States
Other namesBuckets of Blood
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Fighting out ofSan Luis Obispo, California, United States
TeamThe Pit
Years active2004–2008
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout1
By decision1
By submission1
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog


John Polakowski was born June 21, 1981 in Washington State.

The Ultimate FighterEdit

John Polakowski earned himself a shot into the house by defeating Wesley Murch because of referee stoppage due to a leg injury in the second round. Polakowski was selected by interim heavyweight champion Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira to be a part of his "red team". He was selected to fight George Roop and this was the last lightweight, first round fight. Polakowski lost the fight by decision after two rounds.

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Polakowski lost his UFC debut against former The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir castmate Rolando Delgado by guillotine choke. They fought on the preliminary card at the UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale.[1] Polakowski was released from the organization following the loss.

Kickboxing recordEdit

Kickboxing record
? wins (? KOs), ? losses, ? draws
Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time
2004-09-11 Loss   Jack Thames Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
2004-04-30 Loss   Rob McCullough K-1 World Grand Prix 2004 in Las Vegas I Las Vegas, Nevada, USA TKO 2 2:38
Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
4 matches 2 wins 2 losses
By knockout 1 0
By submission 0 1
By decision 1 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 2–2 Rolando Delgado Submission (guillotine choke) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs Team Mir Finale December 13, 2008 2 2:18 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 2–1 Olaf Alfonso Decision (split) WEC 24 October 12, 2007 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 1–1 Olaf Alfonso TKO (corner stoppage) WEC 14 March 17, 2005 1 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Loss 0–1 Olaf Alfonso Decision (split) WEC 9 January 16, 2004 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2008-12-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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