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Frank Sharipov-Paragon MMAAge: 24
Weight: 135-145 lbs.
Height: 5′ 5″
Style: wrestler
Record: 8-3

Frank began his fighting career as a member of the Russian national wrestling team before moving to the United States to train Mixed Martial Arts and go to school. In the past year, he has competed in a variety of events across the state of Florida and continues to diversify his fighting style. With a handful of fights under his belt and a challenging training regimen at the renowned Gracie Barra Orlando school, Frank has become a smart, strong fighter, and is quickly on his way towards a promising career.

Battle in Baton Rouge

Posted on March 23rd, 2009

Frank Sharipov is now 7-2 after his defeat of Joey Marimberga in Louisiana Fighting Championship 3 Vendetta, hosted at the Baton Rouge River Center.  Once again taking the match to a three round decision, Sharipov was able to escape Marimberga’s…

Frank Goes to LFC in Baton Rouge

Posted on March 19th, 2009

We just took a last minute fight with the Louisiana Fighting Championship vs Joey Marimberga. We hope to come home from Baton Rouge with a solid victory and a new set of fans from Louisianna. Special thanks to Richie Crunkilton for heading…

Victory at Robarts!

Posted on January 24th, 2009

Frank Sharipov improved his record to an impressive 6-2 on Saturday in his most dominant performance to date. Typically reliant on his strength as a wrestler and his evolving skills on the ground, Sharipov brought a whole new game plan to…

Frank Sharipov will be back at the Robarts Arena Fighting Jan 24th

Posted on January 21st, 2009

Paragon Fighter Frank Sharipov will be facing Reynaldo Duarte a BJJ Black Belt our of the American Top Team Academy.

We look forward to a great night of fights hosted by Art of Fighting. This will be a true test against…

Frank Sharipov Ready for a Title?

Posted on December 13th, 2008

XFC brought yet another 10 thousand plus people into the St Pete Times Forum for a night of fast paced MMA action. The most notable fight of the night was very clearly the match up between Justin Goodall and Haender…

Dont Miss Franks Teammate Corey Krebs @

Posted on November 18th, 2008

Plus Paragon MMA fighter Ryan Hodge will be fighting for the Florida State Middleweight Title. Visit RyanHodge.tv for more info

Farkhad “Frank” Sharipov Defeats a Very Tough Haender “Cubita” Rodriguez

Posted on November 11th, 2008

Congratulations to Frank Sharipov who brought home his first bantamweight victory in the G Force Promotions Bad Blood event in Miami last week. In his first fight at 135, Sharipov maintained control through all three rounds of the co-main event matchup,…

Frank Sharipov Fighting November 6th in “Bad Blood” Miami

Posted on October 31st, 2008

This coming Thursday November 6th Frank Sharipov is scheduled to fight the renowned Haender “Cubita” Rodriguez. Frank will be making his debut at 135lbs and taking on a very game competitor.The fights will be held thursday night in the Miami…

Teammate Mikey Gomez to fight in Elite XC

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

Mikey Gomez is now scheduled to fight on the Elite XC card this coming OCT in Ft. Lauderdale at the Bank Atlantic Center on October 4th. He will be fighting a very though opponent from American Top Team, Loren ​zo…

XFC 5 St. Pete Times Forum Superfights

Posted on September 13th, 2008

Frank Sharipov had one of the best fights of his career on Sept 13th. He faced the very talented Shah “Hollywood” Babonis in his sixth career fight. Frank won by a dominating unanimous descion. Frank’s indominable spirit and takedowns proved…

Cage Supremacy

Posted on September 6th, 2008

Team Paragon was at the Cage Supremacy event in Sarasota, FL on the 6th of September. One of the best matchups of the night was between Frank Sharipov (3-2) of Paragon MMA and Ralph Acosta (3-1), with Acosta coming out…

Frank Sharipovs Official Site!

Posted on September 3rd, 2008

Its now official. There is everything from pics and videos to wallpapers for your desk top and info on upcoming fights. So check everything out and let me know what you think by shooting me a message on the contact…

Paragon MMA has success @ Cage Warriors Unleashed

Posted on August 23rd, 2008

Congratulations to Featherweight Champion Bruce Connors on his decisive victory in the Cage Warriors event in Orlando this past weekend! Connors, still a stranger to the second round, now holds a 6-0 record and continues to prove that he is…



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