Mixed martial artist from Belarus known for holding the UFC Heavyweight title from February 2005 to August 2006. He also has a career in acting, appearing in films like 2009's "Universal Soldier: Regeneration."
He started lifting weights at fourteen and training in martial at sixteen in response to being picked on at school.
He beat up a bully on MTV's "Bully Beatdown," winning $10,000 for the victims of the bully.
He previously dated Playboy model Patrycja Mikula.
He is the first fighter to have defeated Roy Nelson via knockout.