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Sako Chivitchian

Sako Chivitchian

Sarkis (Sako) Chivitchian (born March 11, 1984 in Armenia) is an American mixed martial arts fighter with an impressive judo background and a knack for getting his opponents to submit in the first round.
Sako began studying judo at the age of 8 and is now an 11x National Champion and 2x Junior Olympic Champion. He was proclaimed the USJF’s 2002 National Youth Male Athlete of the Year, was the number 1 player on the National roster in his division, has placed 1st and 3rd in the Junior U.S. Open Judo Championships and has competed for the U.S. at the 2003 World Judo Championships in Korea. By age 14, Chivitchian took up wrestling, placing 2nd at the California State Championships and 3rd at the Freestyle State Championships.
Chivitchian won his first MMA fight at age 15 by submission in the first round. He then took on his next two opponents in unsanctioned fights, claiming victories in both. He has since expanded his mixed martial arts training to include Jiu-Jitsu, grappling and boxing.
Holding an undefeated record (in all fights he has taken on), Sako won his two most recent bouts by submission within two minutes of the first round.
Sako currently trains at the Hayastan Academy with MMA Legend Gokor Chivichyan and Gene LeBell, and at Main Event Sports Club with Roman Kalantaryan.
In addition to his career as a mixed martial artist, Chivitchian is in the midst of attaining his Bachelors Degree in Business and Finance from the California State University in Northridge and has been in the real estate and mortgage business for the last four years.

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