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Russian light heavyweight knockout artist Vitaly Shemetov (28-9, 1 NC) is currently riding a 10-fight winning streak, including eight by stoppage. Pro MMA Now has a long history with “The Dancing Bear”, starting way back in our Oct. 2008 profile on the Shemetov brothers. Now, here we are nearly a decade later and Vitaly is better than … Read more

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The Russian invasion of The Shemetov Brothers

Vitaly Shemetov
Sergey Shemetov

by:  Jack Bratcher

Meet Sergey and Vitalius Shemetov; two brothers from Siberia with more combat credentials than General George Patton.  The Shemetov brothers have spent many years training and paying their dues in their homeland and around Europe and now have decided to set their sights upon America.

They have seen another couple of Russian brothers venture into the U.S. and gain the respect and attention of fans and media alike and they too have similar aspirations.

Growing up and being trained in combat Sambo, the brothers began expanding their repertoire with muay thai, kickboxing, and boxing and competing in events such as Kumite, Pancrase, K-1,  DRAKA, and much more.  Here’s an abbreviated list of the accomplishments of the brothers Shemetov:

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