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"The Viking"


John Olav Einemo

"The Viking" John Olav Einemo

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Fighter Details

  • Name: John Olav Einemo
  • Pro MMA Record: 6-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Viking
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 44 | Date of Birth: 1975.12.10
  • Last Fight: January 28, 2012 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 253.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Golden Glory
  • Height: 6'6" (199cm) | Reach: 81.0" (206cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $85,000 USD
  • Born: Oslo, Norway
  • Fighting out of: Oslo, Norway
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Jiu Jitsu
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Einemo, is an accomplished grappler and BJJ black belt who first made a name for himself winning the 2003 ADCC world championchip in Sao Paulo. His first MMA fight in a big organization was back in 2006 at Pride 31. He fought Fabricio Werdum and lost a decision.


After he advanced his MMA record to 6-1 with a win over Josh Thompson he decided to end his career. However Einemo made a comeback in 2011 against Dave Herman. Both fighters made their UFC debut and earned fight of the night honors. Einemo lost the fight via TKO and had also no success in his next fight against Mike Russow which he lost via decision.


In 2012 Einemo announced his retirement from MMA.

Last updated 11.25.2012, 2:20 PM ET
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