Mixed martial arts career
Koreshkov made his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut in October 2010. He initially competed exclusively in his native Russia and compiled an undefeated record of 8-0 (five technical knockouts, three submissions) with none of his fights going to a decision.
The MMA news site Bloody Elbow listed Koreshkov as the top welterweight prospect in their 2012 MMA scouting report.
In the semifinals of the tournament, Koreshkov won via Technical Knockout, defeating Marius Zaromskis in the first round.
Koreshkov faced Lyman Good in the final of the tournament and won via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
In March 2014, Koreshkov entered the Bellator season ten welterweight tournament. He faced Nah-Shon Burrell in the quarterfinal match on March 14, 2014 at Bellator 112. He won the fight via TKO during the first minute of the first round.
Koreshkov was expected to face Sam Oropeza on May 2, 2014 in Welterweight tournament finals at Bellator 118. Oropeza, however, was injured and replaced by Justin Baesman. Koreshkov won via knockout due to a flying knee in the first round.
Koreshkov faced former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson on April 22, 2016 at the Bellator 153. He dominated the fight, winning a unanimous decision and scoring his first title defense as the Bellator welterweight champion.
Koreshkov faced Douglas Lima in a third match as part of the opening round of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix on September 29, 2018 at Bellator 206. He lost the fight via a rear-naked choke in the fifth round.
Article source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrey_Koreshkov