- Given Name: Михаил Мохнаткин
- Pro MMA Record: 12-5-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: N/A
- Current Streak: 1 Win
- Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1990.01.16
- Last Fight: May 30, 2020 in Leon Warriors
- Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 205.6 lbs
- Affiliation: Fight Nights Team
- Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 77.0" (196cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
- Born: Russia
- Fighting out of: St. Petersburg, Russia
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Mikhail Mokhnatkin came to the sport of MMA from an extensive background in Combat Sambo, where he earned the distinction of Master of Sports. A term akin to that of a black belt in Jiu Jitsu, Master of Sports means Mokhnatkin has reached the pinnacle of Combat Sambo and is highly regarded by his peers.
Mokhnatkin has had a successful career in Combat Sambo picking up a Russian national title in 2012, a bronze at the Combat Sambo Nationals and a gold at the European Championships, both in 2013. Most recently, Mokhnatkin defeated Vadim Nemkov to win the Russian Combat Sambo championships 2016 at 100+kg.
Along with his success in Combat Sambo Mokhnatkin has found success in MMA picking up a 7-1-1 record beating the likes of Valentijn Overeem and the well regarded Artur Astakov. Mokhnatkin recently took another European Light Heavyweight prospect Jiri Prochazka to a draw. In his most recent bout Mokhnatkin defeated former UFC fighter Ednaldo Oliveira by submission in the first round.
Mokhnatkin was voted by Bloody Elbow as the #1 Light Heavyweight prospect in MMA back in December 2014.
Mokhnatkin although a natural Light Heavyweight has fluctuated in weight and taken fights at Heavyweight on occasion. He is currently ranked # 20 at HW in Russia as well as #22 at LHW by Tapology.