Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 6' 3"
Reach: 77"
Leg reach: 43.50
Weight: 205 lbs.
Team: Xtreme Couture (2010–present)
Nationality: Riga, Latvia
Age: 36


Wins by KO: 5
Wins by submission: 8
Wins by decision: 2



Significant Strikes Attempted: 314
Significant Strikes Landed:


Takedowns Attempted: 19
Takedowns Landed: 9


Misha Cirkunov is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division. Born and raised in Riga, Latvia, Cirkunov developed an interest in martial arts at a young age and started training judo when he was seven years old. After earning his black belt at 15, he went on to compete internationally and won several major tournaments throughout Europe.

In 2008, Cirkunov moved to Toronto, Canada and began training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under John Kavanagh while also working as a personal trainer. He made his amateur debut in 2009 with a submission victory before transitioning to MMA two years later. His professional career began quickly with five straight stoppage wins over the course of just six months; four by submission and one by TKO. This streak earned him an invitation to compete on The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia card where he recorded another first-round finish via guillotine choke over Ryan Jimmo which propelled his name into the spotlight of MMA fans around the world.

Since then, he has been competing for UFC where he has racked up impressive victories against notable opponents such as Nikita Krylov and Ion Cutelaba – both victories coming via technical knockout in the very first round of their respective bouts! His most recent fight ended prematurely due to injury but secured him yet another win nonetheless; this time against Ovince Saint Preux who was considered one of UFC’s top contenders entering into their bout together.. Additionally outside of competition Misha enjoys spending time outdoors exercising with friends or going camping – something that helps keep him grounded away from fights/training while still allowing himself stay active & refreshed mentally/physically prepping for upcoming battles inside Octagon!

Outside of fighting Misha is equally passionate about helping others achieve success too! Since 2017 Cirkunov has served as ambassador for ‘Fight For The Cure’ charity organization which works towards raising funds cancer research worldwide & awareness through various events including Jiu Jitsu seminars across globe – inspiring generations come out stronger than ever during adversity faced daily living lives affected by this serious disease [cancer]. He also frequently visits local high schools speaking students about importance staying focussed achieving goals no matter what life throws way sometimes… all while encouraging them be best version themselves inside outside cage/ring! All these qualities have made Misha not only one toughest competitors Octagon today but also respected figure within entire MMA community world wide – making sure everyone knows there no limits what can do if they put enough dedication passion behind it every single day!

Fight History

Alonzo Menifield
Misha Cirkunov: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 1:28
Sat. Oct 15, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo
Wellington Turman
Misha Cirkunov: Defeated
by Submission in Round 2 @ 1:29
Sat. Feb 26, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Green
Krzysztof Jotko
Misha Cirkunov: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 02, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Walker
Ryan Spann
Misha Cirkunov: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Mar 13, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad
Jimmy Crute
Misha Cirkunov: Winner
by Submission in Round 1
Sat. Sep 14, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Gaethje


What Is Misha Cirkunov's Record?
Misha Cirkunov's record in UFC stands at 15 wins and 9 losses with zero draws.

Is Misha Cirkunov In UFC 4?
Yes, Misha Cirkunov is included in UFC 4.

Who Is Misha Cirkunov In UFC?
Misha Cirkunov is a Light Heavyweight fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Who Is Misha Cirkunov's Wife?
Misha Cirkunov's wife is Brittany Churchill.

What Is Misha Cirkunov's Fighting Style?
Misha Cirkunov is known for his grappling-based fighting style in UFC, heavily relying on his background in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Who Is Misha Cirkunov's Next Opponent In His Upcoming Fight?

What Is Misha Cirkunov's Net Worth?
The net worth of Misha Cirkunov is unknown.

What Is Misha Cirkunov's Profile On Sherdog?
Misha Cirkunov's profile on Sherdog includes his MMA Stats, pictures, news, videos, and biographical information.

What Is Misha Cirkunov's Tapology Record?
Misha Cirkunov's tapology record is 15-9-0.