Mladen Brestovac

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Mladen Brestovac
Lascenko Brestovac.jpg
Brestovac in action at FFC04
Born (1983-10-27) October 27, 1983 (age 35)
Zagreb, Croatia
Other namesThe Scorpion Sting
NationalityCroatia Croatia
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight116.9 kg (258 lb; 18.41 st)[1]
DivisionSuper Heavyweight
StyleMuay Thai
StanceSouthpaw
Fighting out ofZagreb, Croatia
TeamSpartan Gym
TrainerAleksandar Pupac
Years active2002–present
Kickboxing record
Total70
Wins55
By knockout37
Losses14
By knockout4
Draws1
Other information
Universitybusiness economy university in Zagreb, Croatia
last updated on: March 8, 2014

Mladen "The Scorpion Sting" Brestovac (born October, 1983) is a Croatian Super Heavyweight Muay Thai kickboxer, fighting out of Spartan Gym in Zagreb. He is a former Croatian Muay Thai champion,[2] he has competed in the K-1 and SUPERKOMBAT promotions and is currently signed to Final Fight Championship and GLORY.

He was named Croatian K-1 Fighter of the Year in 2013 by a jury of experts made of Fight Channel members, kickboxing coaches and sports journalists. Mirko Filipović, as one of the best Croatian kickboxers of all time, was out of competition.[3]

As of 1 April 2019, he is ranked the #5 heavyweight in the world by Combat Press.[4]

Career[edit]

Brestovac was scheduled to fight Chinese giant Taishan in a non-tournament bout at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2012 Final in Zagreb, Croatia on March 15, 2013; however Taishan was replaced, and Brestovac defeated Frank Muñoz via unanimous decision.[5][6]

He took unanimous decision win against Sergei Lascenko after being better and more active fighter during the fight. Brestovac made damage with punch kick combinations, and left kick made lots of damage on Lascenko's body. Lascenko, who replaced Michael Duut, was dangerous during the fight but not enough to take victory. Fight was held at Final Fight Championship 3 event in Zadar, Croatia on May 10, 2013.[7][8]

He beat Ali Cenik by decision at Final Fight Championship 8 in Zagreb, Croatia on October 25, 2013. [9]

In November, 2013 Brestovac signed for world top promotion, Glory, he made his debout in his hometown Zagreb at Glory 14: Zagreb event facing Jahfarr Wilnis, defeating him with left high kick in first round.[10][11][12][13][14][15]

He defeated Tomas Pakutinskas at FFC Futures 2 on May 5, 2014 after he suffered arm injury early in round one. Tomas was late replacement for Wiesław Kwaśniewski.

He fought on June 24, 2014 in Slovenia against Tomaž Simonič, who replaced Nikolai Falin. Brestovac scored another victory on points, scoring a knockdown in third round with flying knee.[16]

He became La Nuit Des Champions K-1 rules heavyweight +100 kg champion defeating Nicolas Wamba on November 22, 2014 in Marseille, France. Wamba was counted two times before end of second round, when his corner threw towel because of injury.[17][18][19]

He was supposed to replace Benjamin Adegbuyi to fight Anderson Silva on May 8, 2015 at Glory 21: San Diego event, however Brazilian failed medical test and that fight is on hold.[20][21]

Titles[edit]

Professional competition[edit]

Accolades[edit]

  • 2013 Croatian K-1 Fighter of the Year

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monstruozni Mladen Brestovac trenutno na 117 kilograma: "U vrhunskoj sam formi"‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  2. ^ "Kingboxer Star Sefo Prepared to Ruin Filipovic's Retirement Party". newsblaze.com. Retrieved 2012-07-13.
  3. ^ "Brestovac uvjerljivo uzeo titulu najboljeg hrvatskog K1 borca godine, Jurković i Preteni dijele drugo mjesto!" (in Croatian). fightsite.hr. 22 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Combat Press Kickboxing Rankings: April 2019". combatpress.com.
  5. ^ K-1 World Grand Prix 2013 Live Results
  6. ^ K-1 World Grand Prix Final 8 results and LIVE kickboxing coverage from Zagreb, Croatia TODAY (March 15)
  7. ^ FFC04: Brestovac ipak protiv opasnog Ukrajinca Lascenka!‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  8. ^ FFC 4: Perak soccer kickovima svladao Jonija, "Terror" izmlatio "Psihopatu"‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  9. ^ Weekend Results: FFC 8 in Croatia
  10. ^ Mladen Brestovac potpisao za Glory : "Olakšanja nema, morat ću zapeti"‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  11. ^ [fightsite.hr/k1-boks/otkriven-i-protivnik-za-brestovca-na-gloryju-scorpion-sting-protiv-opasnog-wilnisa Otkriven i protivnik za Brestovca na Gloryju: "Scorpion sting" protiv opasnog Wilnisa!]‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  12. ^ Mirko Filipović poražen kontroverznom odlukom sudaca, ostali sunarodnjaci brutalni‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  13. ^ GLORY 14 Zagreb Results
  14. ^ Remy Bonjasky Walks Away With Controversial Decision Over ‘Cro Cop’ at Glory 14
  15. ^ Glory 14 Results and Recap Archived 2015-03-20 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ Brestovac komentira najnoviju pobjedu i meč Ghita vs. Verhoeven, bori se na jesen‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  17. ^ La Nuit des Champions 21 - Résultats. Archived 2014-12-19 at the Wayback Machine‹See Tfd›(in French)
  18. ^ NDC 2014 : les résultats ! Archived 2014-11-29 at the Wayback Machine‹See Tfd›(in French)
  19. ^ Brestovac: Veselim se borbi u Opatiji, FFC pojas daje dodatni naboj‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  20. ^ Verhoeven brani naslov protiv Adegbuyija, Rumunj otpao za Glory 21‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  21. ^ Benjamin Adegbuyi Out of GLORY 21, Will Challenge Rico Verhoeven at GLORY 22
  22. ^ FFC Futures Finale: Rodriguez napustio ring usred meča, Mladen Brestovac prvak‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)
  23. ^ Ante Delija, Mladen Brestovac i Matej Truhan zvijezde eventa FFC Futures 3‹See Tfd›(in Croatian)