|Place of Birth：||Russia|
|Date of Birth：||20/6/1992|
|Association：||Alexander Nevsky (Stary Oskol)|
One of Fedor’s protégés, and is an extremely well rounded fighter. He is the 2014 Sambo World Champion, and has is has won 3 National Championships in a row. He made his name during last year’s RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD -100kg GRAND-PRIX 2015 by knocking out former KSW title holder for the first round, and put on an action packed back and forth battle between Jiri Prochazka in the semifinals. Even though his experience as a professional MMA fighter isn’t significant, he has plenty of world class experience during his Sambo days. Vadim is eager to prove his overall skills in his upcoming fight.