Vadim Nemkov is one of the strongest Russian fighters currently performing on the world stage of mixed martial arts. He has been undefeated for over five years and holds the belt of the undisputed Bellator light heavyweight champion. Almost all fans are waiting for his arrival in the UFC and are sure that Vadim can easily take the title of the best light heavyweight on the planet.
And today we will go to the beginning of the glorious path of the youngest of the Nemkov brothers. In 2015, he took part in the annual traditional S-70 tournament. Then Vadim was only 23 years old, but he was already the champion of Russia, Europe and the world in combat sambo, and also had four victorious fights in professional mixed martial arts.
At the same time, he was chosen a very difficult opponent. They became an experienced Brazilian fighter Joaquim Ferreira, nicknamed Mammoth. He had 19 victories in 28 fights, a successful experience of participating in the M-1 Challenge tournaments and he could boast of victories over such fighters as Junior dos Santos and Maxim Grishin.
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