Nikolai Zouev

Nikolai Zouev is a Russian[1] mixed martial artist. He competed in the Heavyweight[2] division.

Nikolai Zouev
Weight235 lb (107 kg; 16.8 st)
Years active1995 - 1999
Mixed martial arts record
By submission2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog


He had a background in sambo and freestyle wrestling, starting a rivalry with Volk Han[3]

He debuted on July 13, 1993 at Fighting Network Rings "RINGS BATTLE DIMENSION '93" against Todor Todorov.[4]

He spent most of his career in Fighting Network Rings in a variety of fighting codes including professional wrestling, Sambo and Mixed Martial Arts. He had multiple matches against his rival Volk Han and Mitsuya Nagai.[4]

He stopped fighting for RINGS on February 21, 1999 in a loss against Magomedkhan Gamzatkhanov as the promotion was shifting towards only doing MMA matches.[4]

He became a coach after his retirement, helping to train fighters such as Sergei Kharitonov.[3]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
5 matches 1 win 4 losses
By submission 0 2
Unknown 1 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 1-4 Magomedkhan Gamzatkhanov Submission Rings: Final Capture February 21, 1999 1 4:49 Japan
Loss 1-3 Akira Maeda Submission (rear naked choke) Rings: Mega Battle Tournament 1997 Semifinal 1 October 25, 1997 1 5:17 Japan
Win 1-2 Mitsuya Nagai N/A Rings: Budokan Hall 1997 January 22, 1997 0 0:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 0-2 Tariel Bitsadze N/A Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1996 Opening Round October 25, 1996 0 0:00
Loss 0-1 Mikhail Ilyukhin N/A Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1995 Opening Round October 21, 1995 0 0:00

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Nikolai Zouev". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "Nikolai Zouev". Archived from the original on October 31, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Kakutei (ed.). "ニコライ・ズーエフ " [Nikolay · Zooev] (in Japanese). Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "RINGS 1991-1996 DVD VHS". Quebrada. Retrieved 18 February 2017.

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