Alexey Oleynik has competed 74 times as a professional MMA fighter, with his career beginning in November of 1996.
Footage of Oleynik’s first professional MMA fight has surfaced and the fighter posted it on Twitter:
My first fight was on 10.11.1996. I came to the gym 2months before this tournament. There is no equipment,I asked for shorts and gloves from the guys, from my knowledge and skills-watching the very first UFC @ufc tournaments with fights @realroyce #mma #ufc #oleynik #warrior pic.twitter.com/WtVdTcXzPT— Alexey Oleynik (@oleynikufc) November 10, 2020
Oleynik’s professional MMA debut was actually part of a one-night tournament for the Minamoto Clan promotion, where he defeated Alexandr Kruglenko, Sergey Zalikhvatko and Artem Kondratko. Oleynik has not competed since the main event of UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleynik, where he suffered a second-round TKO loss to Derrick Lewis.